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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Primary Location

Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Ankle Pathology
  • Arthritis, Surgical And Non Surgical Treatment
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Conservative Treatment of the Foot
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Foot Screening
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer Treatment
  • Foot Surgery
  • Forefoot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Heel Injections
  • Ingrown Toenail Removal
  • Musculoskeletal Foot Pathology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Plantars Wart Treatment
  • Podiatry
  • Reconstructive Foot And Ankle Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Treatment of the Foot
  • Trauma Treatment
  • Viscosupplementation
View all 21 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Benign Bone Tumors
  • Benign Tumors / Masses Of The Foot
  • Broken Bones
  • Bunions
  • Bursitis
  • Diabetic Foot Ulceration
  • Flatfoot in Children
  • Foot Trauma
  • Frostbite
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Heel Spurs
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neurapraxia
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Plantar Fibromatosis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendontis / Dysfunction
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Shin Splints
  • Sports Injuries
  • Warts
View all 24 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Coney Island Hospital
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Brooklyn, NY USA

Internship - New York College of Podiatric Medicine
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Medical Education - Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (Kent State University)
Independence, OH USA

Undergraduate - Kent State University
Kent, OH USA


  • Foot and Ankle Surgery - Foot Surgery

Specialty Interests

General podiatry, forefoot surgery, musculoskeletal and dermatologic conditions of the foot, wound management, joint replacement of the toes

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Michael Shlonsky, DPM.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

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 5/23/2022, Dr. Shlonsky 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

403 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

76 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Dr Shlonsky was very knowledgeable and treated my Issues promptly

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2022

This doctor was amazing! He took the time to show me which ligaments and tendons were likely damaged and explain their function and why that was causing my lingering pain. He took the time to listen to my concerns, perform a thorough evaluation, and include my thoughts in the decision making process for treatment.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2022

I have always liked Dr. Shlonsky as he helped me with a serious issue!

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

Dr. Shlonsky has been my physician for several years. He is always very upbeat, professional, knowledgeable, and gets the job done expeditiously. He is very courteous, and overall provides a very pleasant experience for me as the patient.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

The doctor was kind, knowledgeable and so personable!

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2022

The Dr. Is always friendly and polite. I enjoy seeing him every 90 days. Reflects very positively on the Cleveland Clinic professionalism.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022


Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Without a doubt, he is one of the best Dr's I've had the pleasure to deal with. If every doctor communicated the way he does, the world would be a better place!

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Dr S is awesome !

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Dr S is one of my favorite doctors , he is nice, funny, caring and attentive . I will not see anyone else for my foot care . I have recommended him .

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022

Dr. Shlonsky was very patient and fully explained my condition, available treatment options and the future course of action I should consider and take. Outstanding bed side manners! Outstanding people skills!

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2022

I have recommended Dr Shlonsky to friends and family. He always listens and gives advice.

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

Dr Shlonsky and his staff always respond promptly to my questions and I have found scheduling appointments to be a breeze.

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

Dr Shlonsky always answers my questions and makes sure I understand the instructions. He doesn't rush me or push to make decisions. I trust him. I have referred Dr Shlonsky to two of my friends so far!

Reviewed on May 25, 2022

Doctor Shlonsky was amazing! Very helpful and informative. He really cared about my concerns.

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

Dr. Michael Schlonsky is excellent. He is very thorough, knowledgeable, respectful and caring. I definitely would recommend his care to others. He is the Best!

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

Dr. Shlonsky is an exceptional doctor! He is very personable and informative about your condition!

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

Dr S is very personable. He answers all questions asked I have recommended him to several friends and family. He is a very caring professional, one who you feel very comfortable .

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2022

The doctor was very good , pleasant , and helpful.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2022

Dr Shlonsky has helped me for several years. I find him to be knowledgeable, professional;, and a very good person.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

For this particular visit I was able to schedule an appointment w/*Dr. Shlonsky very quickly to my "delight", & in the facility one mile from my home. Best experience w/*Dr. Shlonsky... all the way START TO FINISH!

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

I am thoroughly pleased w/*Dr. Sholonsky! Very professional & pleasant. By the time I got home my toes were feeling better -

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

Dr and staff were very professional and attentive. They made sure everything was in place before I left for my up and coming surgery

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2022

Dr. Schlonsky was kind, helpful, explained things and did not just breeze over it. He clearly is an educator along with a physician, and I was happy to have his input.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2022

I was so impressed with Dr. Schlonsky's professionalism, kindness, and the way he taught me about what was happening to me physically in a way that was understandable. It was the perfect balance of the technical and nontechnical.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Dr. Shlonsky has taken care of my nail care for many years. He's the Best!!

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2022

Best doctor I've seen in year & will highly recommend!!!

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2022

Dr. Schlonsky is outstanding in every possible way.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2022

I wish I had the choice of EXCELLENT, as it relates to the treatment/care from Dr Michael Schlonsky!!

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2022

Dr. Shlonsky explained what was happening and answered all of my questions.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2022

Doctor was very kind, caring, explained the problem, choices for treatment

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022

Dr. Shlonsky was courteous, efficient and friendly.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2022

Doctor cares abot patients!! Very much!!

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr. Shlonsky was very professional. Explained everything to me that I could understand. Unlike what I had almost 3years ago. I would recommend him to everyone. His bedside manners were awesome!! Thank you Doc!!

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Always a good experience with Dr.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Understand my physical and emotional pain with the recent passing of my father who also was a patient of Dr Shlonsky

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2022

Dr. Shlonsky is a great doctor. Very friendly.Explains everything throughly.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Dr Shlonsky always explains everything thing & will show you pictures if needed. He's an excellent physician!

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Excellent experience as always. Dr. Schlonsky is a caring professional and genuinely a nice person.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2022

Dr. Shlonsky, as always, is skilled, professional and kind.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2021

Great visit with Dr. Shlonsky! He was very professional and knowledgeable, answered my questions very well. Top notch!!!

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2021

I have been a patient of Dr. Shlonskey for many years and he has always provided excellent service. The doctor and his staff have always been attentive and they have fixed all issues I have encountered over the years (the issues have been many and some severe). Very pleased with doctor and staff.

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2021

Both Dr. Shlonsky and his staff (including Glenn his) MA are truly awesome.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2021

Experience very good. Care provider took care of me with very excellent proficiency and understanding. I very appreciated how he addressed my needs.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

Dr S is the best in every way

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2021

Doctor always very attentive and caring

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2021

Excellent medical care without being rushed. Dr listens well and answers all questions.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

Dr. Schlonsky is the best podiatrist I have ever had! He Is an excellent communicator and a highly skilled physician.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

Dr. Schlonsky explained the situation and treatment very well

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2021

Excellent session. The doctor explained the procedure, risks and time for rehab.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2021

Dr was very helpful and spent the time needed for a full explanation of my condition

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

Dr. Shlonsky is a good listener. He offered me sound advice as to my next steps in my recovery. He was responsive and receptive to my questions. I love that he never makes me feel rushed during my visits. I have recommended Dr. Shlonsky to others because he's great at what he does and has exceptional bedside manner. He genuinely cares about me as a patient.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Always a great experience with Dr Shlonsky and his staff. Wish a doctors were like him. Takes the time he needs and answers all your questions. Thanks

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Dr Shlonsky is by far one of the best doctors I've used. Friendly, professional, and will explain everything and actually will answer your questions. Hope he never retires as our family uses him for all foot and ankle issues and he's the best.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2021

Excellent care. Could walk much more pain free. Doctor is great. Thank you

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

Dr. Scholonski was great! Took time to explain everything, was concerned about my well being and my need to get back to work.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Very pleasant Doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Was a great doctor. I just can't recommend as I had to schedule so far in advance and then waited over an hour both times.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

I really liked the Dr. Schlonsky and would love to return to him, but I sure didn't like the wait.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021

Love this Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

I have been with Dr. Shlonsky for quite some time and will continue with him for perpetuity.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

The doctor was simply awesome

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

Loved the Doctor. Very kind, thorough, helpful, and respectful.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

Everything was great !!!! Like always with this provider.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

Dr.S. Is one of my favorite providers. And I do have a lot !

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2021

Over the years the doctor and his staff have been both courteous and professional.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2021

Always a great experience. Dr. Shilonsky is a pleasure to have. Helps me tremendously

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

Dr Shlonsky is fantastic. Always listens and helps with my concerns.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

Already passed on Dr Shlonsky's cards to friends.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2021

*Dr. Shlonsky very caring doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2021

Dr Shlonsky presents the options and recommends starting conservatively. Great Dr.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2021

The doctor was extremely attentive and provided us with a very clear and thorough explanation of the results.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

First step was for an x-ray and the technician was great she was patient understanding and got the films the first time without a problem. Dr. Shlonsky has always been very thorough and understanding and very clear in his explanations of what I needed to do. I never walk out of there without knowing what the problem is and what I am supposed to do to get some relief

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Dr. Shlonsky is always available and quick to fit me in if his schedule is full.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

I contracted Shingles 2 weeks ago, not involving this appointment with Dr. Shlonsky, and it took me 35 mins on hold to reach someone in my internal medicine Dr. Office. At least I wasn't talking to the call center in Ireland!!!!

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

Dr. Shlonsky is an excellent physician. He is sincerely concerned for my condition and is very complete in all of his discussions with me. I feel as if he is a true friend. I respect him and trust him completely. I am very fortunate to have him as one of my providers.

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