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Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute

Cleveland Clinic's Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute offers expert diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for adults and children with bone, joint or connective tissue disorders. The institute blends the strengths of Cleveland Clinic's Orthopaedic Program and Rheumatology Program, both ranked among the top three nationally by U.S. News & World Report (the top rankings in Ohio).

About Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute
World-class care to patients seeking bone, muscle and joint care.
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View a complete list of the diseases and conditions that we treat.
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Providing service in several specialty areas.
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  • Orthopaedics & Rheumatology: 866.275.7496
  • Sports Health: 877.440.TEAM (8326)

Same-day Appointments

To arrange a same-day visit, call 216.444.2606

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