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Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
  • Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH)
  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis (PAP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
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Biography

About Daniel Culver, DO

Daniel Culver, DO, is Chair of the Department of Pulmonary Medicine at Cleveland Clinic's Main Campus. He holds a joint appointment in the Department of Inflammation and Immunity.  His clinical interests include interstitial lung diseases, sarcoidosis, pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, and critical care. 

Dr. Culver earned his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio. After medical school, he did an osteopathic rotating internship at Meridia SoutePointe Hospital. He completed his residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Culver is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and a member of several professional associations, including the American Thoracic Society, the American Osteopathic Association and the World Association of Sarcoidosis. He is the President of the World Association of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2005

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2003

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2000

Internship - South Pointe Hospital
Rotating
Warrensville Heights, OH USA
1997

Medical Education - Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Athens, OH USA
1996

Undergraduate - The Ohio State University
Biology, English
Columbus, OH USA
1992

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Interests

Acute lung injury, goodpasture syndrome, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, interstitial lung disease, langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), pneumonia, pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP), pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis

Awards & Honors

  • Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award, Matrix metalloproteinases and PPAR gamma in sarcoidosis, National Institutes of Health
  • Bruce Hubbard Stewart Award for Humanitarian 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 3/30/2021, Dr. Culver 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. Culver receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Boehringer Ingelheim

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

68 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

22 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2022

Dr. Culver is the best. I'm so happy I found him and under his care.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

I would like very much to continue to see/talk to Dr. Culver. The impression I have is that he has an excellent knowledge of the medical issue that I experience. His empathy is very much appreciated.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

Dr Culver is wonderful! Incredibly knowledgeable, and he genuinely cares about his patients. He's also not afraid to say "I don't know" instead of pretending to have all answers at all times.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Dr. Culver is an excellent doctor. He s very personable with a wonderful bed side manner. He is brilliant and I feel very lucky to have him as my doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

Dr. Culver spent a lot of time discussing my unique illness and worked out a plan that I really feel good about. I'm very happy with his manner and professionalism.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2021

Dr. Culver is the best period.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2021

Great Doctor with a great personality.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2021

Dr Culver is great!

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Dr. Culver is the best!!!

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Dr. D Culver and I have a great rapport with one another. I feel comfortable talking with the Doctor about my medical concerns. He is upfront and kind at the same time.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

My experience at the doctor was fine understood everything was satisfied with all the work they did for me

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Dr Culver is extraordinary! Very smart, but easy to talk with, and takes the time to ensure that we fully discuss all treatment options.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2021

Dr Culver is excellent. Both his knowledge and manner are exceptional.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

Dr. Culver is very knowledgeable, communicates well and is thoughtful about understanding the medical issues and thinking through appropriate treatment options.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

Video appointment is a very good alternative to handle much of the overall care. It's more efficient of everyones time, and as long as the provider is prepared, which Dr. Culver always is, video is a great way to have an appointment.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

I have nothing but excellent things to say about the medical care and treatment from Dr. Culver. He is outstanding and I appreciate his service. It seems that the video appointment registration process runs more smoothly than the in-person meetings.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

I have nothing but excellent things to say about the medical care and treatment from Dr. Culver. He is outstanding and I appreciate his service.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Dr Culver was very good at listening to what I had to say about my condition. His answers were to the point and easy to understand.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

All including the Dr.were personable, informative and helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

I really appreciated Dr Culver's thoroughness in considering how to help me and provide guidance.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2021

Dr. Culver is phenomenal. He is the Best pulmonologist I have ever met.

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

Dr Culver gives his complete attention, asks questions, listens carefully, thoughtfully considers. he remembers my history. he is kind and thoughtful and so intelligent. I completely trust him.

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