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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Asthma
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Scleroderma
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About Samar Farha, MD

Samar Farha, MD, is Staff in the Respiratory Institute of Cleveland Clinic since 2008. Dr. Farha is board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. 
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Advanced Lung Disease/Pulmonary Diseases/Critical Care
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - University of Texas Medical Branch
Internal Medicine
Galveston, TX USA

Internship - University of Texas Medical Branch
Internal Medicine
Galveston, TX USA

Internship - American University of Beirut
Internal Medicine
Beirut, Lebanon

Medical Education - American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
Beirut, Lebanon, Lebanon

Undergraduate - American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon


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

Specialty Interests

Acute respiratory distress syndrome(ARDS), asthma, goodpasture syndrome, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 2/7/2021, Dr. Farha 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.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

49 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 4.3
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

12 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

Since I am 4+ hour away, these types of visit are great! They allow follow up visits to be easy and the exchange of information is great! Of course if there are major issues I would make the trip back to see Dr Farha.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

I have found Dr Farha to be an extremely knowlegable and responsive doctor. She listens to my reports re my health and takes them seriously. In addition, she's very warm and empathic with a nice sense of humor, which I really appreciate.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Not all things were agreed upon by assistant provider were accomplished in a timely manner. Had to make the request at least 4 times before request was provided.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2021

I have already referred people to Dr. Farha. She is a very knowledgeable, caring Physician. She puts her patients at ease. She helped me a lot with the very new symptoms I had developed.

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

Dr. Farha goes above and beyond to communicate with me and I always leave feeling like she truly cares for me as a person.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

Dr Farha was prompt at returning my requests and communicating with other members of my health care team.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Dr. Farha is amazing. She is so positive and upbeat. She answers all questions thoroughly and makes sure I understand what is happening with my health. she demonstrates care for me as a person, not just a number. I am so thankful she is myprovider.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

Dr Farha was not happy when I told her about the delay in rescheduling. She urged me to call her in the future. She is very good & super nice.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

Love Dr Farha

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

the doctor and nurses are very good it's the first time I was ever treated like they really want to help . doctor farhas is the best thanks for everything.

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

Hreat experience, everyone went out of there way to get me in to see the doctors I needed to see. Great staff.Dr's Farha, Miller and Rubin were great.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2020

My entire experience was very positive. Dr. Farha was an excellent doctor. She listened, admitted she didn't know much about the mold that was making me sick but engaged the topic anyway. She didn't take my word for it, either, but ordered tests and asked for our house report, all of which made a great deal of sense. I'd had doctors who were very kind but didn't listen to me before this, and whose approach to my problem wasn't informed or particularly sensible, so I greatly appreciated Dr. Farha. She inspired confidence in me. She was also very friendly.

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