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Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Solon Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adolescent Health
  • Challenges and Choices of Aging
  • Family Medicine
  • General Adolescent Care
  • General Dermatology
  • General Obstetrics And Gynecology
  • General Pediatric And Adolescent Medicine
  • Men's Health
  • Pap Test
  • Pediatrics
  • Prevention And Wellness
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Skin Care
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Sports Safety
  • Student Health
  • Women's Health
View all 17 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acne
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia
  • Amenorrhea
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Back Pain in Athletes
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Illness
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Health and Wellness
  • Heartburn
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Mood Disorder
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Primary Care
  • Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
  • Substance Abuse
  • Warts
View all 29 Specialties +


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About Lisa DeSantis, MD

Lisa A. DeSantis, MD, was born in Youngstown, Ohio. She attended Boardman High School, and then matriculated to Case Western Reserve University where she graduated magna cum laude in 1991 with a degree in communication sciences. She then attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine where she graduated in 1995. She completed a family practice residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Ohio, in 1998, and was board-certified in family medicine in the same year. After three years in private practice, Dr. DeSantis joined Cleveland Clinic at the Solon Regional Medical Practice. She is Section Head of Family Medicine at the Solon Family Health Center. In addition to seeing patients, she is involved in teaching students at the Lerner College of Medicine. Her clinical interests include preventive medicine, patient education, adolescent and women’s health and common chronic medical conditions such as diabetes and hypertension.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Family Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA


  • Family Medicine

Specialty Interests

child and adolescent health, Preventive Medicine, Women's Health

Awards & Honors

  • Best Doctors in America, 2008
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 5/13/2021, Dr. DeSantis 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

157 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

55 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

Absolutely love Dr DeSantis and I recommend her to everyone!

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2021

I have already recommended Dr. DeSantis to friends. Some are now her patients.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2021

Only the best doctor ever, A plus for sure.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2021

Dr. DeSantis is wonderful.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2021

my doctor is very personal & easy to talk to like a friend. she always gives me all the facts concerning my care & I get to make informed decisions about my care. treats my physical & mental health

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2021

she is a really good doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

I was able to schedule within doctor's recommended time frame and with my schedule.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Dr. DeSantis is always friendly and respectful. We work together to address problems, solutions, and recommendations.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Very responsive physician - listened and advised regarding concerns.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Love Dr. de Santis

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

THE best doctor ever. Dr. de Santis is very thorough and patient with me. Excellent bedside manors, and always willing to answer my million and one questions. Could not ask for a better healthcare provider. Thank you Dr. de Santis.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Dr. Desantis had been my doctor for a long time. you should have a box for #6 Excellent because she is!

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

I've been a patient of Dr. DiSantis for many years. I'm confident that she's concerned about my well-being. She's very thorough.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Dr. DeSantis is wonderful

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

Very satisfied! Dr. DeSantis has me schedule my appointments every 3-4 months to keep my health issues in good order. Just love her and all the help she has provided me.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

A doctor who really listens and I feel gives great information on issues that I bring up.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

Dr. DeSantis has been a great doctor for me..

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

Dr. DeSantis is the best doctor! I thought no one would come close to Dr Strausburg, but Dr. DeSantis is the same, if not better! She deserves a huge raise! she has helped me in so many ways!

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021


Reviewed on Jan 2, 2021

Dr. De Santis' office called me when she noticed I was overdue for a physical. That was nice!

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2020

Dr. DeSantis is always very caring and I have confidence in her.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

Lisa DeSantis is a wonderful, compassionate, caring doctor. I dont know what we would do with out her

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

I couldn't ask for a better physician that. Dr. deSantis

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

I felt that Dr. Lisa A Desantis was great in diagnosing my illness and able to advise me of something as far as my health she was even quick in responding to my email.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

Dr DESANTIS is always caring and professional. She has been my primary care doc for many years.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Dr. de Santis is the best doctor I have had in my life.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Dr DeSantis is always very personable.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

dr d is so caring and patient and knowledgeable. she's truly one in a million

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Dr DeSantis is wonderful

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Dr de Santis is a joy to have as my primary care physician. She engages in a dialogue making sure she understands my opinion regarding my health.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Dr.DeSantis was very patient and gracious in finally getting us connected thru my Apple phone

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Dr Di Santis is THE BEST!!

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

The doctor is wonderful. I never feel rushed in her office.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

We weren't able to connect the first time we tried, Dr. DeSantis ended up calling me on my phone so we could facetime.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

Dr. DeSantis has been my physician for approximately 10 years, and she has always been competent, kind, supportive and available to address any and all of my health needs. She is exceptional!

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Outstanding, caring doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

I not only would, but have recommended Dr. DeSantis to others.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Great Doctor no problems, so happy I found her!

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Love, respect, and appreciate Dr. DeSantis

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Dr DeSantis listens and made me feel like I was part of my treatment plan. Very empathic!

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

*Dr. De Santis is the best! I feel very fortunate to have access to health care at CCF.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Dr. DeSantis is wonderful. I feel like she really listens and has a great grasp on me as an individual and my health concerns.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Dr. contacted me promptly after reviewing test results and providing recommendations for care.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

I'm so happy Dr. DiSantis is my primary physician. She is very thorough and a very caring person.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

I prefer the 'in-person' Doctor visits. But am grateful for the 'on-screen' visit so that I do not need to leave my home to come into the office during the Covid 19 'situation'.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

I just wished Dr. Desantis would have invited me in after the examination to see if I have any questions or concerns. I was disappointed that Dr. Desantis did not even consider coming out to greet me.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Dr DeSantis has excellent bedside manner.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

video care is okay but as being older it was difficult to link up and living where I live connection is iffy at best. Dr.Lisa was patient with my inept use of the video call. I appreciate Dr.Lisa and how I feel her best interest is for my well being and to live a good hopefully long life which I stand in the way of by bad habits and lack of self control.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

I was very happy with the way I was able to get the answers and prescription I needed without having to worry about getting to her office for the appointment. It made my day easier and visiting a doctor easier as well.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Dr. De Santis is an absolutely wonderful doctor and I have already recommended her to my family and she is their primary care doctor now as well.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Dr. D has always provided me with the best care and advice. Thank you

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Dr DeSantis is very caring and always takes the time to listen to any of my concerns

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Dr.deSantis is always caring and professional.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Dr. DeSantis is wonderful :)

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dr. DeSantis always is a great listener and shows real concern for my issues. I've even talked to her about issues with my kids. Going to the doctor is not something I look forward to but she always puts me at ease.

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