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

Sports Medicine Center


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 Medicine 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

See publications for James Rosneck, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/23/2023, 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.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

180 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 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

22 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2023

Physician is very approachable and kind. Takes time to do full evaluation and asks appropriate questions to guage patient understanding and leaves room/time for follow up questions. He was very profession throughout this process and I would recommend him to anyone! Surgery was also successful and I am feeling great which is just a bonus!

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2023

Dr Rosneck and all ofHis staff were excellent! By far, the best experience we have had in healthcare!

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2023

Dr Rosneck is great.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023

I appreciate Dr Rosneck's engagement , expertise and actions

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2023

Dr. Rosneck and his staff were awesome. Their explanations were extremely thorough, and on the off chance I had questions, they took the time to sit, listen and answer every one of them.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2023

It sometimes takes 3, 4 sometimes a week for a reply to a wed email. Other then that. I am happy with Dr. Rosneck. Very good Dr. With a great bed side manner

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2023

Dr Rosbeck was very thorough and very knowledgeable about my knee I thought he was excellent!!

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2023

Very understanding and cooperative of my needs and scheduling. Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

Very quick service first time I ever had a nurse waiting on me when I got off elevator and took me right back to a room. Went through all medical issues and prescription I am or was on. The Dr.was very concerned about the problem I am having made me feel better about the situation.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

Dr. Rosneck is straightforward but compassionate. He is also an excellent surgeon that I have had personal experience with a couple of times.I always research about whatever health condition I have to deal with, but when talking with Dr. Rosneck, he's the rare case where I feel completely comfortable & at peace taking his advice. If you see him you can rest assured that he has your best interests at heart & will do a great job if you ever need to have surgery.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2022

Best doctor ever. I have no pain at all after his treatment plan. Dr Rosneck is the best

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2022

Dr roseneck is the best doctor I have probably ever seen, and I have seen a lot of doctors in my short lifetime. I would recommend him to anyone who has any hip problems.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2022

I have had nothing but positive experiences with Dr. Rosneck.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

*Dr. Rosneck has excellent bedside manner.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2022

Dr. Rosneck is personable and friendly. He's clear and thorough about medical needs. He answered all my questions and definitely exuded genuine care for me as a person.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

Dr Rosneck was awesome!

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

Dr. Rosneck is an amazing physician and I would recommend him to everyone!

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

Dr. Rosneck is very personable and professional. He did a great job on both of my knees 13 years apart, and I am very grateful. He listens and is respectful and thorough.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

Dr. Rosneck took the time needed to examine my injury and make recommendations for next steps. I never felt like he was rushed -- in fact, I felt like he was willing to take time to not only diagnose my injury, but also to care for my fear and anxiousness. He instilled confidence as a physician who has expertise and the ability to engage me in understanding the injury and the next steps for diagnosis, possible findings, and both short-term and long-term treatment expectations.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Dr. Rosneck was fantastic. My issue was not straightforward, I was in a lot of pain and scheduling was challenging. Once I got in front of him I knew I was in excellent hands and he gave me a sense of confidence and security that he would put me on the right path - and he did.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2022

Dr Rosneck gives full attention, you don't feel rushed, is respectful of the individual's situation and his directions are clear and understandable.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Dr. Rosneck is an amazing provider that makes sure all of my questions and concerns are addressed

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