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Department Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Primary Location Independence Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Challenges and Choices of Aging
  • Cognitive/neuropsychological Evaluations
  • Falls Prevention In The Elderly
  • Functional Assessment
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medication Management
  • Optimizing Function In Older Adults
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Aging
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Falls
  • Female Incontinence
  • Functional Impairment
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Osteoporosis
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About Ronan Factora, MD

Ronan Mangcucang Factora, MD, is Staff at the Center for Geriatric Medicine, Medicine Institute; Program Director for the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, Co-Director of the Aging Brain Clinic; and Associate Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Factora is a diplomate of American Board of Internal Medicine, with added qualifications in geriatric medicine. His clinical interests include dementia and related disorders, normal pressure hydrocephalus, falls, and elder abuse..

Dr. Factora received his medical degree from the Ohio State University, College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus, Ohio. He completed his internal medicine residency at Montefiore Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Penn. and a geriatrics fellowship at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland.

He is a member of many professional organizations, including the American Geriatrics Society, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Gerlatric Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - UPMC, Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Center
General Internal Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA

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

Undergraduate - Purdue University
Computer and Electric Engineering
West Lafayette, IN USA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Geriatric Medicine

Specialty Interests

Dementia and related disorders, normal pressure hydrocephalus, falls, elder abuse

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow - American College of Physicians
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Ronan Factora, MD.

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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 10/25/2021, Dr. Factora 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

71 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 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

10 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

We discussed the COVID booster for mom, a homebound, hospice patient (among other things). Dr. Factora took me through the thinking after listening fully to my concerns. Really great.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2021

One of few doctors who takes the time to really listen!

Reviewed on May 27, 2021

dr Factora is an excellent listener and makes good suggestions that are relevant and practical.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Service was good and a lot of time was spent with me by nurse and resident. Very little of the time was spent with Dr. Factora. The time I did spend was primarily Dr. Factora reinforcing what I was told by the others who say me. He did answer some questions that were important to me and discussed diet and exercise as well as making me feel that I was not having any significant problems with my mental health.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

Excellent Dr. he does a great job of diagnosing and puts elderly patients at ease. I am impressed that he knows his patients needs

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2021

The Fellow and Dr. Factora were great.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

it was great to be able to see Dr Factora by video, saving travel time. he didn't need to physically examine her so the video visit was a perfect option. and Dr Factora is awesome.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

Dr Factora is beyond amazing. he is professional but also personable. we're lucky to have him overseeing my mom's care.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

Dr. Factora is always professional. He is very thorough. He explains everything to his patients so it's easy to understand. His staff is wonderful. They are very friendly and kind.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

Very disappointed with the quality of follow up phone calls. After labs were drawn and an MRI and bone density scans were taken and reported on my chart there was no follow up from the doctor's office to explain the results. I had to chase down an explanation in all three cases.This is after 1 to 2 weeks of waiting at all three cases

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