Learn more about the areas of clinical expertise available at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital.


Anesthesiologists are physicians trained to administer anesthesia and manage the medical care of patients before, during and after surgery. Our staff is trained in the latest techniques in endoscopy, colonoscopy, radiology and cardiothoracic anesthesiology, as well as pain management.

Bariatric & Weight Loss Surgery

The Bariatric & Metabolic Institute works with patients who are in need of weight loss through bariatric surgery (commonly called weight loss surgery) or non-surgical treatment options based on a combination of diet/behavior modification.

Behavioral Health

The Behavioral Health Center at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital provides both inpatient and outpatient services for children, adolescents, adults and seniors. The behavioral health team is interdisciplinary and includes board certified psychiatrists, experienced RNs, licensed social workers and mental health technicians. Our specialists help patients back to the path of hope, happiness and a better quality of life through the center’s treatment services, counseling, classes and screenings.

Brain Tumor

Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital offers patients expert neurological care for everything from Parkinson’s disease to strokes, brain tumors, and epilepsy.

Breast Services & Surgery

Our physicians and imaging specialists provide patients with personalized, compassionate breast care services. A team of experts work collaboratively to screen, diagnose and treat male and female patients with benign (noncancerous) and malignant (cancerous) diseases of the breast. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, the program is staffed by a complete team of breast specialists including surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, breast radiologists, plastic surgeons, breast pathologists, Certified Breast Patient Navigators dedicated solely to the treatment of the breast. Additionally, Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital Vero Radiology is an accredited Breast Center of Excellence.


Our treatment plans are custom-tailored for each patient, and include traditional therapies as well as cutting-edge clinical trials.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Patients in the rehabilitation programs at the Hospital are taught to achieve an optimal level of independence and physical capabilities, which in turn improves their quality of life.


Our cardiologists offer patients advanced diagnosis, innovative treatments and comprehensive management of cardiovascular diseases. Our structural and interventional cardiologists have years of experience performing complicated interventional cardiology procedures to treat complex heart and vascular conditions, from angina (chest pain) to more serious conditions such as heart attack and mini-stroke.

Cardiovascular Surgery

The specialists at the Welsh Heart Center are experts at treating a wide range of complex heart conditions including Arrhythmias, Atrial fibrillation (Afib), heart valve disease and heart failure. We offer the latest in cardiac procedures including minimally invasive and robotic options.

Colorectal Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital’s Department of Colorectal Surgery specializes in both routine and complex digestive conditions, from functional disorders like fecal incontinence to colon and rectal cancers and inflammatory bowel disease. Our colorectal surgeons, working collaboratively with other specialties as well as the team at the Scully-Welsh Cancer Center, are dedicated to improving the effectiveness of therapeutic treatments, reducing cancer recurrence rates, lessening treatment side effects, and improving patient quality of life.

Concierge Medicine

The Cleveland Clinic Florida Concierge Medicine program at Indian River offers personalized, comprehensive care while cultivating in-depth patient-physician relationships that support patients’ health goals. Our Concierge Medicine Program provides immediate and continuous access to a personal physician at a convenient location in Vero Beach for patients looking for a more individualized approach to their healthcare.


Dermatology physicians and surgeons provide a full range of dermatologic and aesthetic services. Our dermatology team offers the latest in diagnostic and treatment options for a variety of skin and connective tissue conditions including skin cancer.


Cardiac Electrophysiology within the Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute provides a full range of tests, treatments and procedures for all types of arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation (AFib) and complex cases.

Emergency Services

Our emergency services department is staffed by board-certified emergency medicine physicians who have access to multi-disciplinary care teams and the state-of-the-art technology needed to diagnose and treat patients efficiently and effectively, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Endocrine conditions are often complex and involve many systems within the body. Endocrinologists are experts at diagnosing and treating a number of diseases and disorders, ranging from diabetes to thyroid disorders and cancers.

Gastroenterology & Nutrition

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition working together with the Scully Endoscopy Center diagnoses and treats patients with digestive problems and conditions. Our specialists use innovative diagnostic tools and treatments such as upper gastrointestinal endoscopy for esophageal, stomach and duodenal disorders, endoscopic ultrasound with fine needle aspiration, ablative techniques for Barrett’s esophagus, colonoscopies, and therapeutic interventions for colonic disease.

General and Specialized Surgery

The Department of General and Specialized Surgery includes a team of board-certified surgeons who evaluate and treat common and complex conditions affecting the abdomen, gastrointestinal system, and breasts. Our experienced surgeons are skilled in minimally-invasive methods, including robotic-assisted surgery and laparoscopic surgery.

Gynecology & Women’s Health

Our specialists are leaders in women’s healthcare. We offer the full range of treatment for all types of women’s health concerns from well visits to obstetrics, menopause to pelvic floor disorders, our team provides the advanced care you are looking for. Our gynecology services include everything from diagnostic screenings, advanced surgical services, state-of-the-art cancer treatments, education, support groups, and much more.

Head & Neck

The Head and Neck program specializes in the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of complex head and neck conditions, specifically affecting the face, nose, sinuses, throat, ear, neck organs and skull base. Our multidisciplinary team of surgeons, oncologists, therapists and other medical specialists, work together to develop the optimal treatment plan for a wide range of diseases including cancerous and noncancerous head and neck conditions.

Hematology & Oncology

Cancer and blood disorders are challenging conditions that require experts who devote themselves to researching and treating these diseases with diligence and compassion. Our specialists treat even the most complex cancerous and noncancerous (benign) disorders with advanced treatments and exceptional care.

Hospital Medicine

At Cleveland Clinic facilities across Florida, our hospital medicine physicians, or hospitalists, ensure you receive attentive, seamless care throughout your hospital stay. From admission to discharge, an experienced hospital care team is there 24/7, overseeing your condition and coordinating your treatment.

Infectious Diseases

The infectious disease specialists at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital are trained to recognize, diagnose, contain, and treat both simple and complex infectious diseases.


Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital provides comprehensive care in treating stroke, neuromuscular diseases, multiple sclerosis, headaches, movement disorders, epilepsy and dementias.


The Department of Neurosurgery is home to surgical and research specialists dedicated to the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with neurological and psychiatric disorders.

Orthopaedic Surgery & Non-Surgical Orthopaedics

Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery specializes in the treatment of bone, joint and connective tissue conditions and disorders. The Department provides a full range of surgical options for the hip, knee, shoulder and upper extremities, foot and ankle, and hand and wrist.

Our non-surgical orthopaedic physicians specialize in treating joint and soft-tissue conditions without surgery. From joint pain and arthritis, to sprains, back pain, tendonitis, concussions and other chronic conditions involving the bones, joints, muscles, our specialists will customize a personalized care plan.

Pain Management

Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital offers a full spectrum of treatment options for patients suffering chronic and acute pain from disease, surgery or trauma. The department is directed by anesthesiologists who are board-certified in pain management.

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Our team of board certified pathologists offer sub-specialization in Dermatopathology, Cytopathology, Hematopathology and Gastrointestinal Pathology and Renal Pathology. This wide range of sub-specialization enables our division to diagnosis a multitude of diseases and provide your physicians with the best information available to manage your care.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

If you have been hospitalized for stroke, a traumatic injury, major surgery or a severe illness, your doctor may refer you for acute inpatient rehabilitation before you go home. Physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians provide ongoing evaluation, medicinal treatment and therapy for the causes of symptoms which impact a person’s function or ability to perform their usual daily activities such as dressing, bathing, meal preparation, walking, doing household chores and working. Our clinicians work collaboratively with occupational, speech and physical therapists as well as other medical professionals to provide patients with a personalized treatment plan to help them recover and improve their quality of life.

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

We offer a wide range of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery services. Treatments range from non-invasive procedures to innovative surgical techniques. Our breast surgeons are leaders in the effort to offer patients a full array of breast reconstruction options to restore shape, feel and sensation.

Primary Care Medicine

Our experienced primary care doctors include family medicine and internal medicine physicians skilled in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of pediatric and adult diseases and conditions. No matter how common or complex your medical condition, our primary care physicians work in collaboration with other Cleveland Clinic specialists to coordinate and manage your care.

Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Pulmonary and critical care physicians diagnose and treat diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, lung cancer, acute and chronic respiratory failure, interstitial lung diseases, pulmonary hypertension, sleep disorders such as sleep apnea and narcolepsy, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung infections.

Radiation Oncology

At Cleveland Clinic in Florida, our radiation oncologists are experts in designing highly customized radiation therapy strategies for your unique condition. State-of-the-art radiation therapy uses focused, high-energy X-ray beams to destroy cancer cells while sparing surrounding healthy organs or tissue. Our multidisciplinary team of cancer specialists works together to recommend the best treatment plan for you.

Rehabilitation & Sports Therapy

Our Rehabilitation and Sports Therapy program offers a full range of treatment options including physical therapy, sport-specific rehabilitation, occupational therapy, and pediatric rehabilitation services. Board-certified therapists create personalized treatment plans to restore function and wellness.

Rheumatology & Immunologic Diseases

Our board-certified rheumatologists have experience treating a wide range of inflammatory conditions, including those that are rare and difficult-to-treat. We offer comprehensive, team-based care with a compassionate approach. Our renowned team of physicians provides extensive expertise in inflammatory arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis, as well as comprehensive care for autoimmune diseases and other problems affecting the bones, joints, muscles and skin.

Sleep Medicine

Physicians at the Sleep Disorder Center provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of sleep and wake disorders such as sleep apnea, insomnia, and restless leg syndrome. Our collaborative team approach includes sleep specialists, pulmonologists, ear-nose-throat specialists, and psychologists or psychiatrists who utilize various treatment options to help you return to restful sleep.

Sports Medicine

The Section of Sports Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital, an integral part of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, offer the highest level of sport-specific treatment options, performance enhancement and preventive care for professional, amateur and recreational athletes.

Thoracic Surgery

The thoracic surgeons at Cleveland Clinic in Florida are pioneers in treating thoracic conditions by using the latest minimally invasive and robotic methods. Our skilled surgeons are equipped to care for all types of lung and chest conditions, including rare or complex cases.

Urgent Care

We offer urgent care services for patients over the age of 6 months that need treatment for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. No appointment is necessary and patients are seen for a variety of conditions including unexpected minor illnesses, flu symptoms, bumps and bruises, and other minor ailments. Urgent Care costs less than an emergency room visit and is open almost every day of the year.


Our Urology & Kidney specialists offer innovative treatments and advanced surgical capabilities in urology and nephrology. Our physicians are experts in minimally invasive, scarless options for urologic procedures and the treatment of various conditions and cancers that affect the kidneys, bladder, prostate and urinary tract.

Vascular Medicine & Surgery

Our vascular medicine and vascular surgery programs, part of the Cleveland Clinic in Florida Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute, focus on the diagnosis and treatment of vascular diseases outside of the heart. With our comprehensive team approach, patients receive care from experienced vascular specialists for conditions such as carotid artery disease, aortic aneurysms and peripheral artery disease (PAD).

Wound Care

We provide wound care management to patients suffering from wounds that have not healed within 30 days such as diabetic ulcers, burns, and necrotizing infections. Our multidisciplinary team provides a wide range of services and has access to advanced wound healing technology.