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Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Unit

Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital at Lakewood Hospital

Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital at Lakewood Hospital is the hub of rehabilitation services for Cleveland’s west side:

  • A full range of neurological, orthopaedic, organ transplant and medical rehabilitation services
  • 12,000 square-foot facility with 35-beds, 29 private rooms, advanced technology
  • 24-hour, in-house physician coverage
  • Physiatrists, dedicated nurse practitioners and specialized rehabilitation nurses work together to develop a plan of care for each patient
  • Direct access to specialists from Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute at Lakewood Hospital
  • Expertise in postoperative pain control, integrating the services of pain management physician specialists
  • Rehab physicians continue to follow patients after discharge to help coordinate their functional needs at home
  • Joint Commission certification of Lakewood Hospital for Stroke Rehabilitation and as a Primary Stroke Center

A full complement of physical, occupational and speech therapy services to address mobility, activities of daily living, driving, communication and swallowing problems:

  • Specialty programs to help patients manage diet, nutrition and bowel and bladder issues
  • Adjuncts to traditional therapies: horticulture, art, music, relaxation training, outpatient stroke support group, low-sodium and diabetic cooking classes, community re-integration, balance and coordination activities using the Wii video system
  • StEP (Stroke Exercise Program), an exercise maintenance program to help stroke patients maintain or improve functional abilities after they are discharged from outpatient therapy services


The Referral Office is open Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.