License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Belai Damtew, Internist is Good. Dr. Damtew has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • HIV Infections
  • Hepatitis C

Education & Awards

Dr. Damtew graduated from Addis Ababa University. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2013)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Damtew has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Cleveland Clinic HS - Medina General Hospital 


  • Amharic
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Belai Damtew MD is a male Internist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease.
Where does Dr. Belai Damtew practice?
Dr. Belai Damtew has 3 office locations.
Dr. Belai Damtew practices Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease near Cleveland, OH.
Additional practice locations include: Lakewood, OH.
See Cleveland Internists and Cleveland Infectious Disease Doctors.