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Department Center for Neuro-Restoration
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Dystonia
  • Essential Tremor Resources
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Sydenham Chorea
View all 4 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Movement Disorder
New York, NY USA

Residency - Long Island Jewish Medical Center
New Hyde Park, NY USA

Internship - Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center (UMDNJ)
Internal Medicine
Camden, NJ USA

Medical Education - Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY USA

Undergraduate - Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
New York, NY USA

Specialty Interests

parkinson's disease, dystonia (generalized and focal), deep brain stimulation (for Parkinson's, dystonia and tremor), essential tremor, atypical parkinsonian disorders, chorea, cognitive and sleep related complications of Parkinson's disease

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 7/20/2021, Dr. Rudolph 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

327 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

70 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2021

It's just difficult for me to get care because it's not in my plan and I have to pay out-of-pocket but only Cleveland Clinic has the right doctor for my health issue. It is rare and Dr. Rudolph has been great.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

The Dr was very thorough and spent a lot of time with us and let us ask all our questions and concerns.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2021

Dr. Rudolph was excellent in his explanations. Felt very comfortable speaking with him.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2021

Very satisfied with Dr Rudolph

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

I believe he fell asleep several times during the appt. He prescribed medication with side effects I told him were not acceptable. Doesn't seem to really know how to treat my condition. I will be changing providers.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

Dr Rudolph was very caring about my concerns and explained the treatment changes well.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2021

excellent and attentive doctor.

Reviewed on May 21, 2021

Dr. Rudolph is caring, compassionate, and tries hard to think of possible alternatives for improving quality of life.

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

I had my wife join our appointment via speaker phone . Dr Rudolph was very helpful

Reviewed on May 3, 2021

Dr. Rudolph has the best bedside manner and Was so thorough and very understanding man. I appreciate him so much and then looking forward to him being my neurologist.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

dr Rudolph is a very fine & pleasurable young man

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

Dr. J. Rudolph is Outstanding. Dr. explained things that was easy to understand. I have complete faith under Dr. Rudolph's care. Thank You

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

Excellent Provider.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

the best doctor I've had since my diagnosis

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

Dr Rudolph was the person who handled my care I think he's a excellent Dr I'm glad I have him

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

Connections with your telephone service who is very poor. After waiting 20 to 30 minutes I will get cut off and have to start all over again. Dr. Rudolph was kind enough to reach out to me so that we could converse. I really appreciated that

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

Other than being consistently cut off trying to reach Dr. Rudolph everything else was very satisfactory

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

dr. Rudolph was excellent. The frustration of everything leading up to that was Not satisfactory

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

I have had a cough for awhile (4plus years) and have been to 4 doctors who can't figure it out yet. the doctor is trying very hard to do his best in finding an answer in what is causing it. so far he hadn't but he is trying.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

The Dr explained treatment options that were noninvasive. I was surprised and pleased.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

He is a great doctor. He listens to what I have to say and is very considerate of my feelings. He is easy to talk to and very direct about my condition.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

Dr. Rudolph was so very helpful

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Dr. Rudolph is by far the best doctor that I have seen. He thoroughly and clearly explains his thought process out loud so that I am aware of how he arrives at his decisions. He doesn't just rush me out the door and make snap diagnoses, like I felt some doctors have in the past. I am confident in the care he provides.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

I do recommend CC to others. Dr. Rudolph is a very concerned and compassionate doctor. I am so pleased with his care.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

awesome doctor

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Dr. Rudolph is absolutely "PHENOMENAL" Felt extremely comfortable, and he actually listened to my issue's, and provided a two-way conversation. 5 - Star's in every aspect. The only negative part of the visit was trying to find a place to park.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Doctor Rudolph listened and didn't appear rushed. The doctor resolved my problem with extraordinary precision. My daily quality of life was greatly improved.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Doctor listened to my concerns and explained everything thoroughly.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

experience was good , felt comfortable talking with the doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

good experience however I didn't ask questions like I should have. I was more focused on what the dr determined was not Parkinson's disease.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

It is always a bit of a challenge than needs to be to get appointments with 2 Doctors on the same visit ; Especially true with the Neurology Department when appointments need to be made that are more than 90 days out.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

I have recommended both the Clinic and Dr. Rudolph to several potential patients. Thank You!

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2020

Dr Rudolph always listens to my concerns, issues and problems and explains any and all meds and procedures.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

dr Rudolph took the time to do a complete assessment

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

I have complete confide in Dr Rudolph.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

dr. Rudolph has always been very professional. I travel 2 hrs for my 3 month visits because of his great care.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

dr. always listens to me and gives me great advice and options

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

phone visit instead of in person due to Covid. however Dr did his research to check previous test and procedures prior to and during visit.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

really like Dr Rudolph... he i patient, kind, explains what is going on and answers all questions thoroughly.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

excellent doctor

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

I chose Cleveland Clinic after not having adequate results from two other hospitals. The doctor showed extreme knowledge and professionalism. he explained in detail the procedure. this is my second visit for Botox after four years of pain and unsuccessful procedures from other hospitals and I have had success both times for headaches at Cleveland Clinic. I am extremely satisfied and Cleveland Clinic is worth the 2-1/2 hour drive. he answered all questions without hesitation.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Dr gave very good explainations about symptoms, meds, treatment.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

Dr. Rudolph was EXTREMELY interested and helpful in my symptoms and treatment.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Dr. Rudolph spends lot of time with me to help me understand my condition and the best treatment going forward. I appreciate both his time and his expertise.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Dr. Rudolph was attentive to my needs

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Dr. Rudolph was very attentive to my needs and brought in those with the knowledge as needed.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

excellent discussion and examination by doctor who really took the time to explain and address all questions

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Dr. Rudolph is a very kind, compassionate person. He is a very professional doctor who takes the time to explain his care, changes to care and medications and LISTENS to my responses.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Dr. Rudolph helped me understand manifestations of Parkinson's I experience. He made connections between the disease and what is happening to my body.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Dr. Rudolph is an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Dr Rudolph was very helpful in describing all of my concerns about my condition and putting me at ease.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Dr Rudolph was very caring and explained everything in great detail. I was put at ease and felt I was in good hands.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

Great first visit with the doctor. Took time to test and explain everything to us. He listened to our concerns and answered all of our questions.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

dr Rudolph is informed and answers question and very nice

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

After seeing Dr. Rudolph for several years, I felt he was treating me in a dismissive manner. if he felt he could not do anything to help me he should have been clear about that. I felt that this appointment was a waste of time and money.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

We were greatly appreciative of Dr. Joseph explaining everything about the disease and the treatment.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Dr. Rudolph himself set up the appointment for me during a televisit. Since I had to come from Indianapolis and I already had an appointment at th Cole Eye Institute, he worked out our appointment for that same morning. I was very impressed.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Dr. Rudolph was extremely caring and compassionate during our appointment. He also explained things in detail, particularly when looking at my MRIs.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

Dr. Rudolph was very informative, kind and caring. The visit exceeded my expectations.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

I was impressed with the doctor's knowledge, expertise and patience.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

Dr Rudolph & staff are excellent. Would highly recommend

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

it was a very good visit. dr. Rudolph listen to all of my concerns. I need is great to have a doctor like him on your staff.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

I thought Dr. Randolph discerned the difficulty of my needs in minutes in what took other providers years. He displayed such compassion and patience as I worked to explain my problem muscles and I felt really listened and heard my needs. He is a credit to the Clinic.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Very good experience, although my condition cannot be remediated. Dr. Rudolph is always willing to answer questions. As a patient, you feel he is really listening to you and trying to help.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Dr Rudolph did a good job explaining all my options and what to expect.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Dr. Rudolph truly listened to the patient's concerns

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

doctor has been great.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

dr. Rudolph is the best doctor I've ever had

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Doctor took his time, answered detailed questions with good detailed answers,and was very patient, competent and caring. Give him a raise, NOW!

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