Welcome to
Compassionate Cleveland
Confidential. Clinical. Cannabis.

Our experienced physicians provide personalized healthcare to optimize the treatment and reduce the risks of medical cannabis.

Welcome to
Compassionate Cleveland
Confidential. Clinical. Cannabis.

Experienced Board-Certified doctors provide a holistic and collaborative health care approach to medical Cannabis.

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Ohio Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions
  • HIV + Status or AIDS
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Cancer
  • Traumatic Brain Injury, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or Spinal cord disease or injury
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn’s Disease, or Ulcerative Colitis
  • Epilepsy / Seizure Disorder
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Intractable or Chronic & Severe Pain
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Tourette’s Syndrome

You can schedule an appointment online 24 hours a day


Foster a respectful, stigma-free, client-centered, and trauma-informed environment.


Provide open and honest communication to build a lasting therapeutic relationship.


Meet and exceed the expectation and needs of clients through coordinated, high-quality care.


Develop and innovate health services to meet the needs of our community.


Expand understanding of medical Cannabis through public engagement and professional education.


Utilize a translational-medicine approach to practically apply emerging research to our daily lives.

What People Are Saying

Learn more about what makes our physicians special.

Compassionate Cleveland
Dr. Zaraa has treated thousands of children and teens experiencing psychiatric crises. Dr. Zaraa has a unique ability to look beyond the obvious and to understand his patients’ needs within a broader, more holistic context in order to find the best treatment options.
Judy Carlin
Compassionate Cleveland
Dr. Zaraa is the rare example of a well-trained and highly knowledgeable physician who remains personable and easy to talk to. Not only is Dr. Zaraa an expert clinician, but he is also an empathic and open-minded individual. His compassion for his patients is equaled by only a few in his field.
Noah Miller MD
Board-Certified Psychiatrist
Compassionate Cleveland
People from diverse ethnic, cultural, and lifestyle backgrounds will find Dr. Zaraa a warm, empathic clinician capable of providing effective services. For patients that have not had the good fortune of experiencing such level of expertise and compassion, his warm demeanor will put them at ease.
L. Felipe Amunategui, Ph.D.
Psychologist & Associate Professor
Compassionate Cleveland
Dr. Zaraa provides his patients with a thoughtful explanation of their diagnosis and treatment. He listens. I’ve known Dr. Zaraa for over a decade and have complete trust in his clinical judgment.
Patricia Kane
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Blog Posts

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Edible Vs. Inhaled: How to optimize your medical treatment: Cannabis is a fascinating plant that contains many bioactive compounds called cannabinoids. Pharmacology is the branch of medicine concerned with the uses,

What Ohio Veterans need to know about Medical Marijuana

Cannabinoids hold promise in the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Compassionate Cleveland is now providing Ohio Medical Marijuana Doctor evaluations! Learn how you can obtain your Ohio Medical Marijuana Doctor Recommendation.

The opioid epidemic is a tragedy that is costing Ohioans their lives. As mental health providers, we have seen the devastation that opioids create for our community.  Medical Marijuana may play a role in your pain

Here are a few ways we are leading the conversation about Medical Marijuana:


We can guide you through the next chapter in your treatment.