Aphrodite Papadakis, MD

Physician, Cleveland Clinic–Beachwood Family Health Center, Ohio; Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Ohio

Dr. Papadakis works in a suburban multidisciplinary family health center that is part of the Cleveland Clinic. Prior to her eight-year tenure at the Cleveland Clinic, she worked at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, caring for an urban underserved patient population and serving as faculty and program director of the family medicine residency program. She earned her medical degree at The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus and completed a residency in family medicine at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, IL. In addition, Dr. Papadakis completed a National Institute for Program Director Development (NIPDD) fellowship in 2008 and a one-year faculty research fellowship through the Cleveland Clinic in 2017. She serves on the advisory committee for Primary Care Women’s Health, a group of Cleveland Clinic primary care providers who have additional expertise in caring for women’s issues. Currently, Dr. Papadakis has a busy clinical practice that provides care for all ages, and she has amassed significant experience in identifying patients who are at high risk for familial cancers. Since 2012, she has run a successful shared medical appointment for patients who have prediabetes. She continues to work to innovate and energize the specialty of family medicine.