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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

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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

393 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

71 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

Doctor and nurse were outstanding. Answered all my questions and concerns .

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2022

Dr Shlonsky is a fantastic person and a great doctor

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2022

Dr. Shlonsky was fantastic and presented all the information in a helpful manner.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2022

Dr Shlonsky extremely knowledgeable and honest. Does not sugar coat problem and gives you options.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2022

Doctor is always on time and very good to answer any questions

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

Doctor very good Columbia office very good Staff very goodMy Chart Portal terrible

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

I love this medical practice. Everyone is sweet and friendly. I couldn't ask for a better Doctor

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

Love Doctor Michael Shlonski. He's the best!

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

I have only good things to say about Dr. Michael Shlonsky.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2022

Always a good visit with Dr.Shonsky; on time , good service, helpful and appropriate advice

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2022

Would definitely use him as my podiatrist

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022

Have already recommended *Dr. Shlonsky.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

It was very easy to schedule my appointment, but I didn't know if a podiatrist was the right person to see for my issue and had trouble figuring out if this was the right doctor to see for my issue.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

Dr. Shlonsky was very respectful, informative, kind, helpful, and made me feel great about the appointment! I will definitely be recommending him to others.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2022

Wonderful doctor and helped me understand my toes that hammering. He gave me a pad that will help the progression.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2022

I was pleased with my overall care and feeling that my provider was concerned with my overall well being. Dr. Schlonsky offered to answer any questions or concerns if I had any at any time after my visit.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2022

Dr. Shlonsky is an excellent Podiatrist/Surgeon. I trust and value his opinions and talent. Thank you for taking such great care of my feet Dr. Shlonsky!

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

The actual doctor I saw Michael he was very nice and kind and met my immediate needs and gave me answers to questions

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2022

Dr. Shlonsky is a phenomenal person and physician. An amazing memory and a personalized care plan for each patient!

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2022

Dr Shlonsky is always courteous and he listens to my concerns and answers them. He is a Very Good +++

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2022

Was happy to get in and be taken care of. Which they did very well! Just not as warm and personable as other providers I have encountered at Cleveland Clinic. Everyone in Orthopedics has been great!

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2022

Really appreciate this provider!

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2022

Dr.S is a very careful, caring, doctor. I have referred him to my daughter.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

Doctor was great!

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2022

Awesome. Great doctor and visit!

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

I felt the doctor was concerned and realized I was hurting. He was patient and reassuring.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

I've already been referring Dr Shlonsky to others. I wish I would have gone to him a long time ago. He listened, wasn't dismissive, and most importantly got me pain free.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

Dr Shlonsky was very caring and showed concern. He took the time to explain the diagnosis and treatment in great detail. I already recommended him to a family member.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

Very good Dr. Kind, informative, personable

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

When you like to see your doctor for appointment it's very hard not

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

Staff and Physician were great!

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

Dr, Shlonsky is a caring, professional physician and shows this respect in every phase of the appointment.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

My doctor takes care in attending to his duties.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

Dr. Schlonsky was wonderful! I would highly recommend him!!!

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 16, 2022

He's the best!

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

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