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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.6503
Desk:
216.444.7567
Fax:
216.445.8160
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Diagnosing Asthma
  • Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Bronchitis
  • Cough
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodules
  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Sarcoidosis
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Biography

About Joseph Parambil, MD

Joseph Parambil, MD, is a Staff Member in the Department of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine. He is also Assistant Professor of Medicine at Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner College of Medicine.

He earned his medical degree from Semmelweis Medical University in Budapest, Hungary. He completed a surgical internship at Frankford Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.  He completed an internal medicine residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Mich., as well as a Fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with additional specialty certification in pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine.

Dr. Parambil is a member of several professional societies, including the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Internal Medicine, American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society and Pulmonary Hypertension Association.

He has presented a number of times on topics such as disease pathology, connective tissue disorders, and the causes and associations of pulmonary infarctions, among many others. He has also published a number or articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as having published a number of abstracts and a book chapter on pulmonary hypertension and interstitial lung diseases.  He is currently the Director of the HHT Center of Excellence. 
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2006

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Mayo Clinic
Pulmonary / Critical Care
Rochester, MN USA
2006

Residency - Henry Ford Hospital
Internal Medicine
Detroit, MI USA
2002

Internship - Aria Health - Frankford Hospital
Transitional Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
1999

Medical School - Semmelweis Medical University
Budapest,
1997

Specialty Interests

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis, langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), lung cancer, lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, sarcoidosis, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. Asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), lung cancer, lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, sarcoidosis

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 3/7/2017, Dr. Parambil 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

288 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 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

19 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2017

Dr. Parambil is always very thorough in all areas of my care. He's wonderful to have as my provider.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2017

Dr. Parambil is an excellent doctor with a very good bedside manner. Have even recommended him to a friend. Everyone was very helpful and professional at Our visit to the Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2017

I really appreciated the doctor's relaxed personality and knowledge about my disease. He helped me to feel hopeful and positive about managing my symptoms.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2017

I very much feel that Dr. Parambil is closely following my case, and that he is ensuring that I get cutting-edge treatment for my disease.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2017

Great staff 99% are caring and courteous.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2017

I am very impressed with concern and respect provided @ the Cleveland clinic. Dr. Parambil offers superb service. I feel comfortable asking questions.

Reviewed on May 27, 2017

Wonderful!

Reviewed on May 9, 2017

Dr Parambil has a wonderful bedside manner. He's very kind.

Reviewed on May 8, 2017

Dr. Parambil is thorough and answers all questions.

Reviewed on May 2, 2017

Excellent physician who has always been informative about my condition and prognosis - he has kept me on track to stability and improvement with my scleroderma issues.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2017

Brief visit summary would be helpful in remembering instructions.Doctor did not work on his computer during the visit. Great attention given to patient.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2017

All appointments from x-ray, pulmonary function testing and with Dr. Parambil are exceptional. I have the utmost respect for Dr. Parambil. The treatment he has provided to me for the last 2 years and our appointments to the Cleveland Clinic are unmatched. Dr. Parambil is the best doctor I have been associated with for my pulmonary treatment.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2017

excellent service

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2017

Dr Parambil is the greatest!!! professionally and socially, he has a way of making me feel safe and secure with my disease and everything will be ok

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2017

Very good

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2017

always takes the time to explain meds and next steps

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2017

Dr. Parambil is a wonderful doctor and person.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2017

once you are able to talk with the doctor he takes the time to listen and explain each step.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2016

When I see him I most usually have had a setback or am having issues. I saw him on Monday, could barely walk, was feeling SO bad and today, Friday, I'm running around all day doing housework, wrapping gifts, cooking, baking, and candy making for friends and family. I couldn't even begin to do that last week. His advice is always so on point.

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