Department Center for General Neurology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
Rochester, MN USA

Residency - Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
Rochester, MN USA

Internship - Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
Rochester, MN USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Cleveland Institute of Music
Cleveland, OH USA


  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Vascular Neurology

Specialty Interests

general neurology, electroencephalography, epilepsy, headache, neurologic education

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 7/22/2020, Dr. Bambakidis 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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* 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

215 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

43 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

Dr. B is by far the most personable doctor I have ever interacted with and seems to understand my issues and treats me as a person not a patient.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

amazing doctor and staff

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Dr. Bambikidis puts me at ease &. answers every concern in a soft spoken manner.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Dr. Bambakidis is a wonderful doctor. He was very caring and helpful when he diagnosed Parkinson's. My disease's progress has been quite slow, so my visits easy and helpful. he tales the time to answer all my questions.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

When my dad needed a neurologist I immediately recommended Dr. Bambakidis. He is always informative, honest, and looks out for my best interest.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

Dr Bambakidis is extremely compassionate and caring.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

thanks for being Zelma doctor and for everything you have done for us both

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Wonderful doctor. Really took the time to get to know me and my symptoms.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

would definitely recommend Dr B to family and friends

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

He is a wonderful doctor

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

Dr. Bambakidis could not have been more patient, kind, and respectful to both of my parents. He took the time to get to know them, and treated them with the dignity that they deserve but often don't receive now that they have Alzheimer's.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Dr Bambikidis is a really great Dr.He's very personable. I wish all Doctors were like him

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

The Doctor did not give me my test results and I forgot to ask what they were. They took me into the waiting are and I was there about 40 minutes before the Dr. came in. My apt. 11:30 I was in the room 11:10 and Dr arrived 11:50 I believe. Otherwise everything was okay.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

knowledgeable, great person, not just doctor. All questions and more were discussed and the conversation was delightful.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Dr. Bambakidis Contiues to show an interest in solving my problem. He asks questions and works to get to the cause.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

wonderful doctor

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Best Doctor Never worried because of Him

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Dr. Bamb is very considerate and caring

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Very good experience , with everything explained to me in talk i could understand . Great Doctor !

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Dr. Bambakitis was knowledgeable about my case and took the time to be helpful and answer any concerns.

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

amazing doctor

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

Dr. Bambakidis has been extremely attentive to my concerns and has recommended treatment that has been effective so far. He has made me feel that I am a partner in determining my treatment.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020


Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Dr. Bambakidis is a patient, positive doctor! He makes me feel very comfortable when discussing our situation. he is quite easy to understand! Always a good appointment!

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

great doctor all around!

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Dr.B is a thorough, caring& wonderful neurologist to have at the Cleveland clinic!!!

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

I am very thankful that I was directed to the Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Babikidis. This has been the best experience that I have had with a specialist. He truly cares about helping me.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Dr. Bambakidis is exceptional; he genuinely listens and empathizes. He is thorough, unhurried and discusses the problem and proposes solutions to help. Awesome doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Doctor is kind, compassionate and caring. His knowledge and understanding of our entire families concerns is remarkable.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

we just love the Dr !!!!! he took all the time and courtesy to inform us of all that we needed to understand. He is the best Dr that we EVER had!!!!!!!

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

thank you Dr. Mom really enjoyed the visit with you. You are an awesome and caring Dr. that cares

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Great doctor, very impressed with his knowledge, and personality.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

I left feeling very satisfied with the doctor, as well as his nurse.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Office staff as well as the physician were very courteous, professional and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Dr. Bambakidis was very thorough and took a detailed description of the issues that I am currently experiencing. He reviewed the images of my MRI and explained the areas in questions with me. He is professional, patient, kind and an asset to the CCF.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

I already referred my dad to Dr. Bambakidis

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

Dr. Bambikadis is a very thoughtful and well rounded physician. I feel he treats me as a whole patient not just a symptom. Any students that have an opportunity to work with him have a wonderful opportunity to learn from the best.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019

MA, RN, and physician were very attentive and listened to my concerns

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

Dr. Bambakidis could not of been more of a consummate professional and gentleman. He was patient and kind, yet thorough. He knows how to speak to his older patients, giving them the time they need, and respecting their dignity. We have seen many doctors, and Dr. Bambakidis is by far our favorite!

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

Dr. Bambakidis is truly exceptional. He is one of the kindest and most empathetic caregivers I?ve ever had. He?s patient and is clearly concerned. I have already recommended him to several people.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

Dr. a Bambakidis is one of the best doctors I have dealt with at the Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

Dr. Bambakidis was very thorough in his exam. He explained the diagnosis in a straight forward manner which I could understand. He put me as ease.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

An excellent doctor - listens! This is not typical of other doctors I have. He does not rush thru appointment.

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