Leann Olansky, MD | Cleveland Clinic (2023)

Leann Olansky, MD | Cleveland Clinic (1)

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DepartmentEndocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Primary LocationCleveland Clinic Main Campus

Type of DoctorBoth Adults and Children & Adolescents




Treatment & Services

  • Diabetes Center
  • Endocrine Immunology
  • General Endocrinology
  • Menstruation
  • Radioactive Iodine Treatment
  • Thyroid Aspiration
  • Thyroid Ultrasound
  • Thyroid Ultrasound And Biopsy

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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Addison's Disease
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD)
  • Amenorrhea
  • Androgen Deficiency (Low Testosterone)
  • Androgen Excess
  • Beta-cell disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Disorders
  • Carcinoid Syndrome
  • Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes - Management
  • Diabetes, Gestational
  • Empty sella
  • Endocrine Complications of Pregnancy
  • Familial Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Fasting hypoglycemia
  • Flushing Syndromes
  • Galactorrhea
  • Goiter
  • Growth hormone deficiency
  • Growth hormone excess
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hair Loss
  • Hair Loss in Women
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hirsutism
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hyperandrogenism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypophysitis
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Mastocytosis
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Neuropathy - Diabetic
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Panhypopituitarism
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Disease Description
  • Periodic Paralysis
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Pituitary stalk lesions
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Primary Hyperaldosteronism
  • Prolactin Excess States
  • Prolactinoma
  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism
  • Reactive hypoglycemia
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Sexual Hormone disorders
  • Tertiary hyperparathyroidism
  • Thyroid and pregnancy
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

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About Leann Olansky, MD

Leann Olansky, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Department of Endocrinology, located on the main campus of Cleveland Clinic. She was appointed in 2006. Dr. Olansky is board-certified in the subspecialty of endocrinology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Olansky's particular interests include diabetes, diabetes complications andglucose sensing technology for management of diabetes.

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Virginia Medical Center
Charlottesville,VA USA

Residency - Georgetown University Hospital
Internal Medicine
Washington,DC USA

Internship - Georgetown University Hospital
Internal Medicine
Washington,DC USA

Graduate School - Emory University
Physical Chemistry
Atlanta,GA USA

Medical Education - Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta,GA USA

Undergraduate - Emory University
Atlanta,GA USA

Additional Training

  • Sabbatical: Lab of Alan Permutt, MD, Washington University, Saint Louis, Mo.,1990-1991

Professional Highlights

  • Fellow, American College of Endocrinology
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Specialty Interests

Type I and Type 2 diabetes, diabetes in pregnancy, diabetic neuropathy, thyroid disease, thyroid nodules, pituitary disease, adrenal disease, calcium disorders, osteoporosis

Awards & Honors

  • Elected to AOA, Emory University Chapter, 1975


  • American Diabetes Association
  • Endocrine Society
  • AmericanAssociationof Clinical Endocrinology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
(Video) Improving Adherence to Therapy: A Patient-centered Approach

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 10/29/2021, Dr. Olansky 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

117 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.

OverallStar Ratings

4.7 out of 5

Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor4.7
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24 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

Dr. Orlansky is loving and caring and always shows concern

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2022

Excellent experience w Doctor On recommend treatment

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2022

Dr. Olansky was very kind, thorough, and professional. She listened well and provided thoughtful responses and commentary.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2022

I live 4 hours away and the video visit saves traveling. If I needed to she Dr Olansky she would get my in ASAP

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2022

I am so pleased with Dr. Olansky care and professionalism. I seem to learn something beneficial to me and my case. She keeps current with my tests and advises accordingly. Nurses and scheduling persons are always competent, friendly and professional.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2022

Dr.Olansky is very professional she's awesome if you don't understand something she will break it down into terms you understand.

Reviewed on May 26, 2022

The assistant and doctor who talked to me or were very amazing. I got so much information and she was so considerate of my feelings.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

Dr.Olansky was extremely frazzled and disorganized at this appointment.. She did not particularly check anything or engage in any dialogue regarding future treatment or the fact that I purposefully was able to loose over 30 pounds in the last 6 months.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

Dr. Olansky is simply the best I love her care however the person that check me in gave me a horrible experience her name was syndey

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

Dr Olansky is such a good Dr always give the best care

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2022

Very pleased with the Doctor

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2022

My visit with Dr. Orlansky was great, she was thorough and compassionate. I felt appreciated and not rushed and just a number.

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Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Dr Olansky is a top notch physician. The nurses have always been professional, courteous and kind. Dr Olansky has helped me a great deal with my type 1 diabetes. I am grateful for the Cleveland Clinic and it's staff.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Dr Olansky is a top notch physician

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

The provider showed concern, respect about my problem explaining whatt to do and go about my problems. Including me in decision of my treatment. Yes iI would recommend this care provider to others.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

I would give Dr Olanaksky a 6 excellent if available. She always takes the time to answer all my questions and concerns and I truly feel she is on top of everything looking ahead on treating my issues.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2021

Dr Olansky is simply the best they don't come no better I just love her taking care of my diabetes

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2021

Dr. Olansky is a great doctor!!!

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

Dr Olansky listens carefully and offers excellent counsel, information, and insight. I would recommend her to anyone.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

No problems. The resident and Dr. Olansky worked my appmt with ease .,I did, however, enjoy the full body , hands on, examination by resident. Perhaps this is not required at every visit. Dr. Olansky, though , Is very thorough and pays close attention to my bloodwork a d any changes In my overall health and well-being. I have every confidence in her care and don't mind traveling from Kron to Cleveland for my appmts.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

I rated "fair" for ability to get an appointment because it was a long time in the future. I'm not sure that's the doctor or clinic's fault, though. My doctor is busy because she is good. I would much rather have a good doctor with a long wait than easy access to a mediocre doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

I am always impressed with the professionalism, kindness & caring attitude of all I encounter during my yearly appt with Dr. Olansky.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

I love my Doctor, she came up with a unique answer to my problem. Her many years in the field gives her an insite into my issues that didn't involve alot of change. Her wisdom is wonderful, and her solution WORKED.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

She is amazing! My family is forever grateful to Dr Olansky and her staff. Always kind and professional.

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