Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Medina Hospital Medical Office Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations
Primary Location

Medina Hospital Medical Office Building

Appointment:
330.721.5700
Desk:
330.721.5702
Fax:
330.721.5710
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Hip & Knee Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Revision
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Robotic Assisted Hip Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Partial Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
View all 2 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Biography

About Kenneth Greene, MD

Dr. Greene joined the staff of Cleveland Clinic in 2009. After completing his fellowship training in adult reconstructive surgery at Cleveland Clinic in 1988, he returned to Akron, Ohio and was a member of the Crystal Clinic for twenty-one years. While in Akron, Dr. Greene was the Head of Adult Reconstructive Surgery at Summa Health System, and was the Medical Director of the Walter A. Hoyt, Jr., MD Musculoskeletal Research Lab. Dr. Greene is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University, has received several teaching awards, and has been instrumental in training future generations of orthopaedic surgeons.

Dr. Greene is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and specializes in reconstruction of the hip and knee. His focus is on joint replacement surgery and he is recognized as an authority in this area, lecturing both nationally and internationally. In the last several years, he has authored numerous articles, several book chapters, and has presented over two dozen international lectures.  Dr. Greene was named as one of 70 outstanding hip surgeons by Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review in May, 2011.

Dr. Greene is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Arthroplasty, and he has been extensively involved with orthopaedic implant design, including the Restoration Modular Hip System and the Triathlon Total Knee System. Dr. Greene was the first surgeon worldwide to implant a Triathlon total knee and Partnership ceramic hip.  His role as an implant design consultant allows his patients access to the latest technology available, often years before general use.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2009

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Adult Reconstruction
Cleveland, OH USA
1988

Residency - Akron City Hospital
Orthopaedic Surgery
Akron, OH USA
1987

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH USA
1982

Undergraduate - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA
1979

Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Primary and complex total hip and knee replacement, primary and revision hip and knee replacement

Awards & Honors

  • Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Grant recipient, 1992 - Fracture toughness and fatigue crack propagation of polymethylmethacrylate polyisobutylene as a bone cement material.
  • Orthopaedic Attending of the Year, Teaching Award, 1992
  • Orthopaedic Attending of the Year, Teaching Award, 2000
  • 70 Outstanding Hip Surgeons Becker's Orthopedic and Spine Review May 2011

Innovations & Patents

  • Restoration Modular Hip System - Design Surgeon
  • Rejuvenate Modular Hip System - Design Surgeon
  • Triathlon Total Knee System - Design Surgeon and Project Chairman
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 6/8/2017, Dr. Greene has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Greene receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Stryker Corporation

Royalty Payments. Dr. Greene receives or has the right to receive royalty payments for inventions or discoveries commercialized through the companies shown below:

  • Stryker Corporation

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

456 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.7
Time Spent with Patient 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

37 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2018

Excellent at being able to get an appointment quickly, conveniently, see my doctor

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2018

This was my first visit to this doctor and the experience was very good.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2018

The Dr. spent time with me as he probably does for other patients so I understand if he was running a little late.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2018

*Dr. K. Greene and his staff were excellent and impressive.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2018

The whole staff is very good. Have been going to see Dr. Greene for many years there is no better.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2018

dr. green is an excellent orthopedic surgeon but each time I have seen him I have waited a long time. the last visit I waited over an hour in the room before he could see me. another doctor did come in and talk to me within that hour.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2018

I do live a good distance away from the office but Dr. Greene and his staff are the best so the drive is worth it.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2018

Dr. Greene went over an exercise I had forgotten and am now using with good results.

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2018

Dr. Greene and his staff are very kind and knowledgeable. I left my appointment very confident about deciding to have knee surgery.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2018

When I tried to make an appt. with Dr. Greene by phone, I was told that he was no longer taking new patients. Undeterred, the next day I went online to make an appt. with a message to put me on a wait list when Greene started to take on new patients. The next day I received an appt with a message that my info on Greene was false.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2018

Dr Greene was very professional and was very confident about his surgical abilities. I would recommend Dr Greene to anyone. He should be given the credit that he has proven in his abilities to do replacement surgeries

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2018

did not like when the doctor came in and said to Me. " she's back". have not seen him in almost two years. did not know if he read the information the current doctor office sent to him. this was a second opinion. He only did xrays.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2018

had x rays before seeing the doctor and there was a long wait

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2018

it seemed like this dr really did not want to help. he did not listen that I have been going through this pain for a long time. I was very disappointed that he did not seem to care much.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2018

always great experience. I recommend Dr.Greene for anyone needing a hip or knee replacement. He's the best!

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2018

I had no problem waiting, Dr greene didn't rush with me when it was my turn

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2018

I am impressed with Dr. Greene and his office staff. I feel confident going ahead with the surgery.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2018

Dr. Greene and his staff are professional and show genuine concern as well as respect for their patients. Excellent bedside manner from Dr. Greene and Korky ( Dr. Greene's PA).

Reviewed on May 22, 2018

I felt like the doctor didn't care if I had the surgery I needed or not ! He did explain everything in great detail though !

Reviewed on May 16, 2018

I came to Medina Hospital because of *Dr. Ken Greene.

Reviewed on May 10, 2018

I have always had a good experience with Dr Green's appointments. From the time that I called for an appointment, through reception and seeing Dr Green every has been kind, courteous and professional and given me the time needed and answered my questions.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2018

Dr. Greene is an excellent physician,highly recommend

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2018

The physician spent very good time taking good care of me.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2018

Dr Greene offered me options that my previous provider didn't. answered all my questions. very satisfied!

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2018

Took care of everything that needed to be done. Dr. Greene had all info needed when I saw him.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2018

It was all good. I've been to other locations and have not gotten through the appointment with this much ease. Also, Dr. Greene spent time with me explaining the surgical procedure I will eventually have; answered all my questions; and was courteous and attentive.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2018

Dr Greene is the best. I wish all of my other Doctors were like him. I would recommend him to all of my friends.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2018

Love Dr Greene and all of his team.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2018

Surgeon was great, answered questions, etc. Not sure what role attending physician played. He popped in & asked how I was, but that's about it. Anesthesiologist great too.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2018

*Dr. Greene was very professional, kind helpful.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2018

Dr Greene is THE best doctor. He always takes time to listen and explain things. He is compassionate and straight forward. Wish more specialists were like him the medical world would be a better place!

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2018

Told me what to expect with knee for next 2 years.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2018

I don't think my experience could have gone any better.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2018

Dr Green listened to my concerns and worked with me to find the best course of treatment.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2018

Dr. Greene is a very professional and caring individual. I am so grateful for his care and really appreciate his expertise.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2017

Dr Green seems very knowledgeable but he didn't listen to ME or MY situation, he gave me the same info as he gives to anyone, I'm sure.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2017

Explanations of what I needed to do for best outcome was excellent.

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