Treatment & Services
- 2nd Opinion Evaluations
- Airway and Lung Conditions
- Critical Care Medicine
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Adult Cystic Fibrosis
- Advanced Lung Disease
- Bronchiolitis Obliterans
- Bronchogenic Carcinoma
- Carcinoid Tumors of the Lungs
- Chronic Cough
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- End Stage Lung Disease
- Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
- Interstitial Lung Disease
- Lung Nodules
- Pulmonary Embolism
- Pulmonary Nodules
- Pulmonary Thromboembolism
- Shortness Of Breath
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - State University of New York at Buffalo Affiliated Hospitals
Buffalo, NY USA
Residency - Akron City Hospital
Akron, OH USA
Internship - Akron City Hospital
Akron, OH USA
Medical School - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA
Undergraduate - John Carroll University
University Heights, OH USA
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
- Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema, Bronchiectasis, Asthma, Interstitial Lung Disease, Chronic Cough, Shortness of Breath, Solitary Pulmonary Nodule, Pleural Effusion, Lung Mass
Awards & Honors
- Doctor of Distinction, Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital, June, 2015
- America's Top Physicians, Consumer's Research Council of America, 2010
- Top Docs, Northern Ohio Live magazine, 2001, 2005
- Elite Patient Service Award, Summa Health System, 2005, 2006
- Best in Specialty Award, Summa Health System, 2005
- Subspecialist Teacher of the Year, Summa Health System, 2001
- Teacher of the Year, Akron City Hospital, 1988
Research & Publications
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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 3/13/2017, Dr. Olbrych 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.
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108 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||5|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
10 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Aug 3, 2017
I am never rushed and the physician always go over the chart to confirm current conditions as well as any changes that were made and how they may have affected my condition. Excellent care.
Reviewed on Jul 21, 2017
Dr. Olbrych is a fantastic doctor who is thorough & truly cares for his patients.
Reviewed on Apr 4, 2017
Dr. O. was great, his jokes needed help. Ha ha ha ha
Reviewed on Mar 20, 2017
Dr O is wonderful and I have total confidence in him and his treatments!
Reviewed on Jan 17, 2017
As I said previously, Dr. Olbrych is a fine physician. He is a fantastic diagnostician and has helped me incredibly!!!
Reviewed on Jan 13, 2017
I have had COPD for over 15 years and this Doctor is the first pulmonologist that helped me understand what my disease really is and how to treat it. I could not be happier with the doctor and the clinic
Reviewed on Jan 3, 2017
Highlighted instructions on summary sheet
Reviewed on Dec 21, 2016
Reviewed on Nov 17, 2016
Dr. Olbrych is a pleasure to visit, his ability to provide medical advise mixed with humor makes me feel at eaze with him, truly a professional.
Reviewed on Sep 27, 2016
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