Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes

Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Center for Pediatric Sports Health
  • Fracture Care
  • General Orthopaedics
  • Hip & Knee Surgery
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Ligament Reconstruction Of The Knee
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Instability Repairs
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation
View all 19 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Sports Injuries
  • Athletic Knee Injury
  • Bursitis
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement
  • Hip Labral Tears
  • Hip Pain
  • Internal Derangement of the Knee
  • Knee Cartilage Injury
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Joint Disorders
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Knee Injuries
  • Pediatric Knee Pain
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Sports Injuries
  • Upper Extremity Disorders
View all 17 Specialties +


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About James Rosneck, MD

James Rosneck, MD, is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating sport related injuries of the hip, knee and shoulder.  Dr. Rosneck graduated from Wright State University School of Medicine in 2002, completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Cleveland Clinic in 2008 and his sports medicine fellowship at Stanford University Hospital in 2009.  Following his fellowship, Dr. Rosneck returned to the Cleveland area and joined the Cleveland Clinic Orthopaedic Sports Health department as a staff physician.

Dr. Rosneck serves as the Team Physician for Cleveland State University and Head Team Physician for the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Dr. Rosneck is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). He is affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine as an anatomy teaching assistant.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Stanford University Hospital
Sports Medicine
Stanford, CA USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Orthopaedic Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Wright State University School of Medicine
Dayton, OH USA

Undergraduate - Yale University
New Haven, CT USA

Professional Highlights

  • Head Team Physician, Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Team Physician, Cleveland State University


  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Specialty Interests

Sports medicine; arthroscopic surgery of the hip, knee and shoulder

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 7/29/2019, Dr. Rosneck 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

256 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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

35 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

a great and knowledgeable doctor who explained everything thoroughly and would only do what is best for me. dont need a second opinion. i am very fortunate to have him

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

fantastic doctor

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019

it was hard to get in, doc is very busy.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

I was very satisfied with Doctor Rosneck, very attentive, he is one of the best.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

Dr. Rosneck and his support staff are considerate, listen to concerns and give full explanations/ answers.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

I highly recommend Dr. Rosneck and his PA; excellence in patient care seems to be their motto.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

I will highly recommend Dr. Rosneck and his staff.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

Dr Rosneck is very professional, yet at the same time, he is quite personable. He obviously cares for the overall well-being of his patients. Additionally, he's very positive with his feedback.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019

Dr. Rosneck's office runs so smoothly. of all the ccf Dr's I see - his is the most efficient and friendly.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019

Dr. Rosneck is very personable and genuinely listens to your concerns.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Dr Rosneck did a great job in explaining everything to me.

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2019

Dr. Rosneck seems like a very busy dr and I felt like he is overworked and although he was very good at exam and explanation of what was wrong with me, he was in a hurry to get to his next appointment.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

Dr. Rosneck is the best. an exceptional doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

Dr. Rosneck always listens and includes me in care decisions.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

amazing doctor

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

I would recommend any of the caregivers that has worked with me from Dr. Rosneck's team

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2019

This is the 3rd time that I have driven a total of 8 hours to see Dr. Rosnek. He is the absolute best.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019

Dr Rosneck is patient and is a good listener. he takes a conservative and to treatment which aligns with my opinion. He puts patients at ease and is thorough in his questioning.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019

Dr. Rosneck and his assistant Kristen have gone above and beyond in great service and results thank you so much

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019

Dr. Rosneck got to the root of a problem I had been having for a long time. He listened to me and my concerns

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019

Dr. Rosneck is amazing. He has been with my daughter every step of the way with her hip. He performed her surgery and has been a huge part in her recovery. She is dancing again. Dr. Rosneck is the best!!!!

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2019

Dr. Rosneck is great. Very helpful and personal. I did not have worries before or after my surgery. Every appointment he was very kind and caring. I would highly recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2019

Dr Rosneck is great! He has performed surgery on my husband and daughter and has been treating me for my Bercidus in my shoulder.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

I would definitely recommend Dr rosnick

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

Dr R. is so busy, it's hard to get appointments with him. No one's fault, he's just busy!!

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2019

I was very anxious about the appointment and worried about my injury. Dr. Rosneck made me feel better bc he took time to explain my MRI and X-ray thoroughly and seemed to genuinely care about my health.

Reviewed on May 22, 2019

Dr. Rosneck took the time to fully listen and answer each of my daughter's questions. He addressed every concern so that when we left the appointment she was feeling reassured and confident in her progress.

Reviewed on May 14, 2019

Dr. Rosneck was very thorough and informative and offered good follow up for finding out what my problem.was caused by. He does speak pretty fast and it would be helpful if he could slow down when giving a diagnosis and follow up treatment.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

Dr. Rosneck is always attentive to me and listens to how I am doing when I come in for my appointments. He explains what his goals for my care are in terms I can understand and includes me in them.

Reviewed on May 3, 2019

Dr. Rosneck is a Awesome Doctor, Surgeon and he has a Great bedside manner.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019

Doctor is amazing! I drive 59 min to see him.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2019

Dr Rosneck was caring, efficient, and had the technical knowledge necessary for my injury. I appreciate the follow through. the injection completed was done precisely and effectively.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2019

very very impressed with Dr. Rosneck, his staff and the Cleveland Clinic. The best care I've ever had, so grateful.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2019

great doctor very attuned to my needs

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2019

All services rendered to me from the initial visit to Dr James Rosneck 's office has beenvery good!

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