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

Medina Hospital Medical Office Building

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 (ILD)
  • Lung Nodules
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Nodules
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolism
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness Of Breath
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

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

Residency - Akron City Hospital
Internal Medicine
Akron, OH USA

Internship - Akron City Hospital
Internal Medicine
Akron, OH USA

Medical Education - 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

Specialty Interests

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

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 2/10/2020, 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

92 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

24 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

I am very impressed with the time the doctor took with me, his thoroughness in both questioning and testing, his bedside manor, and his true desire to figure out what the problem is.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

dr is awesome! He explained everything from the first test/ray to the last. asked my opinion or thoughts too.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

Dr. Olbrych, always answers my questions and takes the time with me.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Good doctor who cares.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Dr Olbryct is fantastic. He listens to me, explains everything, is concerned about my health. He is the best Dr I have ever had.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Dr Obrect is very thorough. Every visit is personal to you.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Dr is a terrific! Makes things at ease from the beginning.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

one of the best doctor visits I've ever had

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Dr Olbrych is outstanding in every way!

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

The care I have received from Dr. Olbrych and his staff since the beginning of my health issues has been outstanding. The education, instruction for self-care, and options for treatment have afforded me confidence and understanding that aides in reducing health anxieties.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

Dr Olbrych was excellent. Very caring. Excellent communicator!!

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

great visit, learned a lot about what is wrong and needed. thank goodness for Dr O. he is the best!

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

Dr Olbrych is very caring, knowledgable and professional. Felt well taken care of.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

dr Olbrych is a kind and caring person and has the patients well being as a top priority

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

one of the best doctors I have seen

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Dr Olnrycht is a very compassionate and thorough physician who truly cares about his patient. Thankful there is still someone like him in the field.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Dr. Olbrych is one of the finest doctors I have ever encountered. He is extremely knowledgable but also has a wonderful rapport with his patients - it's very rare to find this combination in a physician.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

best Dr I've ever seen. very caring and thorough

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

The doctor showed care and concern. He was wonderful.

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019

Dr. Olbrych is very good at listening and telling you what's going on - I highly recommend him

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

To me, Dr. O'Brycht is one ladder rung under God.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Dr. Olbrych is one of the most caring Dr's I have been to in a long while.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

Made appointment, six weeks out. I was called a few days before appointment and was told it was canceled. I was told to reschedule. I called and was told the next appointment would be in six weeks. Twelve weeks to finally see the doctor is not acceptable.

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

Of all the physicians I see, Dr Olbrych is by far the most knowledgeable, caring & personable one by far!

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