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Department Psychiatry and Psychology
Primary Location Lutheran Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Lutheran Hospital
Primary Location

Lutheran Hospital

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Chemical Dependency Treatment
  • Detoxification
  • Drug Testing
  • Drug/Alcohol Rehabilitation
  • Medication Assisted Treatment of Opiate Use Disorder
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Second Opinion
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Alcoholism
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Opiate
  • Tobacco Dependence
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About David Streem, MD

David Streem, MD, serves as Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital's Chief of Psychiatry and Medical Director of the Alcohol and Drug Recovery Center. He holds an academic appointment as Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. In 2019, Dr. Streem assumed the role of Chairman of the Northeast Ohio Hospital Consortium, a group of healthcare organizations working to mitigate the opioid crisis.

Dr. Streem is certified in psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, as well as certified in addiction medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA

Undergraduate - Boston University
Biomedical Engineering
Boston, MA USA

Professional Highlights

    • Chairman of the Northeast Ohio Hospital Consortium (2019 - present)
    • Chief of Psychiatry, Lutheran Hospital (2019 - present)
    • Gregory Collins, MD Endowed Chair in Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation
    • Certified Medical Review Officer


  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Psychiatry
  • Preventive Medicine - Addiction Medicine
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Consultation - Liaison Psychiatry

Specialty Interests

Chemical Dependency Rehabilitation, Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Drug and Alcohol Detoxification Techniques, Drug Testing, Medical Problems Related to Addiction, Smoking Cessation

Awards & Honors

  • 2019 Lutheran Hospital Nightingale Physician Collaboration Award


  • Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 8/7/2023, Dr. Streem 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.

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.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

59 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 4.3
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

16 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

Dr Streem has been my doctor for years and has my highest possible recommendation

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2023

Easy transition from Dr. Davis.

Reviewed on May 22, 2023

Dr Streem is focused, professional and very attentive. He listens and is keen to cut through my crap when I get too lost in my head. I love his practical approach to my perceived problems; he's a guiding voice in these chaotic times. I've had seven psychiatrist over my 41 yrs of treatment. He's by far the most insightful, reasonable and helpful of all the doctors that I've cycled through. -- And Jen is a sweetheart!

Reviewed on May 19, 2023

Dr Stream is a top doctor I would recomend him to anyone in need !!!

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

I have been working with Dr Streem since 2007 and I have nothing but praise for him and Cleveland Clinic!

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2023

I have been a patient of CCFAlcohol & Drug Recovery for over 20 years, beginning with Dr. Greg Collins. The program was so solid that I brought patients in from NYC and Hong Kong to be treated there. Dr. Streem has been a wonderful continuation of that care and a critical component of relapse prevention.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2023

Dr stream is a great doctor who I whould recomend to anyone !!!

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2023

I absolutely love Dr. Stream, he listens to all my concerns and answers all questions I have

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2023

I received my appointment so quickly and wonderfully! Dr. Streem was very caring

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2023

Dr. Streem is the most caring and knowledgeable doctor I have ever had!!!!!

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

Dr Streem was incredibly well informed about the product being used.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2023

There was a technical issue, but Dr. Streem and the front desk was very flexible with arranging another appointment for me ASAP which was very nice of them to do.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

Always a great visit with Dr. Stream.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

Dr. Streem is the best shrink I've had in 44 yrs.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

Dr Streem is an exceptional doctor and human being I am treated with dignity and respect and his knowledge base is phenomenal !

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

Doctor Streem was very helpful in explaining my treatment and helping me understand it begtwr

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