Department General Pediatrics
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Pediatrician
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary Care Pediatrics
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Medical Education - Peds in review
General Peds Questions and 40 hours with monthly Prep # credits per month along with Grand rounds at


Residency - Rainbow, Babies & Childrens University Hospitals
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA

Undergraduate - University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN USA


  • Pediatrics

Specialty Interests

General Pediatrics with a focus on development and behavior issues. I have interest all aspects of well child care especially in helping the child and parent cope with stress in their lives both physical and emotional

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 10/2/2019, Dr. Phelps 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

50 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

22 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

LOVE Dr Phelps!! He is the BEST!

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

Dr Phelps is the best doctor in the world! He's so kind and thoughtful and caring and just wonderful with children. We have had generations of lots of children going to the clinic ONLY to see Dr Phelps! The Cleveland Clinic is so lucky and blessed to have him. I hope that he never gets taken for granted. This community loves Dr Phelps!!!!!!!

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

I would recommend dr Phelps to everyone! He is such a wonderful doctor and explains everything so well to you and your child! I speak so highly of him and will be sending everyone his way! He truly is the best doctor we have ever seen.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Dr. Phelps excellent as usual...

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

dr phelps is the BEST!!

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

out experience with Dr. Phelps was and always is of the highest quality. He truly cares about the health and welfare of all patients and families. We always receive WORLD CLASS CARE from Dr. Phelps.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

We are thrilled that Dr. Phelps is back in Cleveland! He is truly a gifted pediatrician that can put even the most strong willed child at ease.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr. Phelps was awesome. It was Xander's first virtual appointment and he was nervous. Dr. Phelps calmed his nerves by asking about summer and interacting when Xander showed him the toy he had been clutching. Great job!

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

This was our first visit with this physician. He was excellent. very caring & thorough questions directed at both my son & me as well as clarifying & educating our questions & concerns.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

great experience. Dr Phelps was great

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Dr Phelps is/was beyond excellent and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

great online instructions. I had not used Zoom before nor ever did a virtual dr visit. huge compliments to dr Phelps office staff, and your communications and tech teams!!! the directions provided were spot on!!

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Dr Phelps is the most caring, compassionate and genuine physician we have ever seen. he gives us his time, he listens, his insight is a true gift. he gives us hope. he is a huge blessing to us on this journey of parenthood. so very thankful he is back!!!!

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

again nothing can compare w in person but so very thankful to have the opportunity to speak to dr Phelps anyway we can. he is exceptional!!

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Dr. Phelps is always so helpful. He is quick to respond and always a pleasure to work with. Will definitely ask for him always and this facility. Thank you.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

We are so glad to have Dr. Phelps back!

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

It was absolutely wonderful to see Dr Phelps!! He is an amazing doctor and we are beyond blessed to have him back ! Our children just love him. He really cares about his patients and it shows. He absolutely love him !!

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

Dr. Phelps is the best, we would never go to anyone else and will follow him wherever he goes. He is one of the most knowledgeable and caring and compassionate doctors I have ever met.

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

The Video visit went well, however it is not an a replacement for being in person and seeing the doctor

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

Dr. Phelps is amazing at what he does

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

Dr Phelps is the absolute best!!!!

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2020

Dr. Phelps always takes the time to hear any concerns we may have. We never feel like he is hurrying to get to the next patient. On several occasions his medical advice has been spot on when we needed answers. We drive an hour to see him when he's at his practice because he is that good of a doctor. We would rather drive than take our children anywhere else.

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