Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM)
- Central Nervous System Complications of Autoimmune Disease
- Neurocognitive Disorders
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 11/4/2022, Dr. Abbatemarco has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Abbatemarco receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Genentech, Inc
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
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49 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
8 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Oct 26, 2022
Dr Abbatemarco was was very kind and thorough and hopefully corrected many errors in my medical record.
Reviewed on Oct 6, 2022
The doctor was phenomenal!
Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022
I really appreciated the time Dr Abetmarco spent with me. He actually studied my medical file, and truly wanted to help me get answers.
Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022
Dr listened & really seemed to care about what I said & my concerns
Reviewed on Mar 22, 2022
Dr Abbatemarco was so kind to me. Plus he's a very smart cookie! Grateful to have him managing my care.
Reviewed on Dec 28, 2021
My doctor was patient and kind as he explained my possible diagnosis and answered my questions as well as the questions of my daughters who accompanied me. I couldn't have asked for a better experience.
Reviewed on Dec 27, 2021
Dr. Justin has an excellent bed side manner. He actually took my hand and said he was sorry for what happened to me.
Reviewed on Dec 27, 2021
He was A-MA-ZA-ZING! This doc was not only professional , but empathetic.
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