Thomas Olbrych, MD

Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Medina Hospital Medical Office Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Primary Location

Medina Hospital Medical Office Building

Appointment:
330.721.5700
Fax:
330.721.5796
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • 2nd Opinion Evaluations
  • Airway and Lung Conditions
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Critical Care Medicine
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adult Cystic Fibrosis
  • Advanced Lung Disease
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Carcinoid Tumors of the Lungs
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • End Stage Lung Disease
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Nodules
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Nodules
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolism
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness Of Breath
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Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2006

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - State University of New York at Buffalo Affiliated Hospitals
Pulmonary Disease
Buffalo, NY USA
1986

Residency - Akron City Hospital
Internal Medicine
Akron, OH USA
1984

Internship - Akron City Hospital
Internal Medicine
Akron, OH USA
1982

Medical School - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
M.D.
Columbus, OH USA
1981

Undergraduate - John Carroll University
B.S.
University Heights, OH USA
1978

Certifications

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

Specialty Interests

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Interstitial Lung Disease, Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Cough.

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

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

115 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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

12 Patient Comments

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

outstanding experience

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

great

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2016

Very good appointment.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2016

Dr. Olbrych and his staff are always helpful, nice, respectful, and take the time to explain things. Use My chart a lot.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2016

Doctor is excellent in explaining what and why he is doing the procedures.

Reviewed on May 23, 2016

He is excellent, listens well and truly cares about his patient.

Reviewed on May 9, 2016

Very thorough and concerned that my care and needs were handled appropriately.

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