Department Head and Neck Institute
Primary Location Lorain Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages Arabic, English, Spanish
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • General ENT
  • General Otolaryngology
  • Polysomnogram
  • Thyroidectomy
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Ear Infections (Otitis Media)
  • Hearing Loss
  • Middle Ear Infection
  • Nosebleed
  • Pediatric Head And Neck Cancer
  • Sinonasal Disease
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smell And Taste Disorder
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat (Pharyngitis)
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
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About George Ozbardakci, MD

George Ozbardakci, MD, is a Staff physician in the Department of Otolaryngology at Cleveland Clinic Lorain, and the Head and Neck Institute, located on the main campus of Cleveland Clinic. He was appointed in 1999 after working in private practice in Lorain for nearly 20 years. During that time, he was vice president of medical staff for Lorain Community Hospital, St. Joseph Regional Health Care Center and also was a clinical instructor of otolaryngology at Case Western Reserve University.

His clinical interests are in general otolaryngology.

 Dr. Ozbardakci received his medical degree from the University of Istanbul, Turkey, and completed a general surgery internship and residency at Brooklyn Cumberland Medical Centre, Brooklyn, NY. He then completed a residency in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery at New York State University, Brooklyn.

Dr. Ozbardakci is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Ohio State Medical Association and Lorain County Medical Society. He was board-certified in 1980.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Kings County Hospital Center
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck
New York, NY USA

Residency - Brooklyn VA Medical Center
General Surgery
Brooklyn, NY USA

Medical School - Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School
Capa, Istanbul,


  • Otolaryngology

Specialty Interests

General otolaryngology, thyroid nodule, sinusitis, hearing loss, sleep apnea, ear infections (otitis media), sore throat (pharyngitis), smell and taste disorder, tonsillitis, vocal cord paralysis, swallowing disorders

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/29/2018, Dr. Ozbardakci has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

140 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.7
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

4 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2018

Dr. Oz super talkes to you makes sure you are ok just a wonderful doctor

Reviewed on May 2, 2018

Excellent nurses and the doctor explained everything very clearly and especially understandable.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2018

I left my appt very confident with the information my Dr provided

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2017

I was grateful that Dr. Ozbardakci gave me a print out explaining everything he did, tests that I was to get and questions and answers that we went over during my exam. Dr. Ozbardakci is the only doctor that every did that for me. Now I can refer back to my papers when needed.

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