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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

See publications for Joseph Rudolph, MD.

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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 7/25/2022, 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

306 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

54 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2022

Provided excellent information, advice in Considering other alternatives for treating health issues

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2022

Dr Rudolph provided new treatment that will Improve neuropathy

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2022

Dr Rudolph is fantastic.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

Dr. Rudolph was thorough and very nice.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

Dr Rudolph was very personbable and easy to talk to. His explanations were very clear and understandable. He was patient with me and my concerns and interersted in help[ing me.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2022

Dr. Rudolph is a top-notch caring doctor and person.

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2022

The 2 doctors and the nurse who worked with me were wonderful.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

Dr. Rudolph is the best !

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

Dr Rudolph is one of the best in his field

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

My diagnosis was expected but not what I wanted to hear.. Doctor Rudolph was very compassionate When communicating his diagnosis and the following Information and treatment.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2022

I am seeing Dr. Rudolph as a participant in a research study. Everything here is absolutely fine And beyond expectation as usual.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2022

I have been recommending Dr. Rudolph since he became my Neurologist.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2022

Dr Rudolph respects my decisions made with hin education.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2022

Dr. Rudolph was extremely knowledgeable, caring and thorough.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

Dr. Rudolph is an excellent listener, and practices neurology as a clear, thoughtful diagnostician. He has a warm, thoughtful approach, and balances that with his years of education in medicine. I am lucky to be in Dr. Rudolph's care!

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

My care from Dr. Joseph Rudolph has all ways been very good. He has been there for my husband as well. I would advise any one that needed neurological help. Dr. Rudolph has been my rock. I'm Blessed I have his care. Thank you Cleveland Clinic. Susan

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

As patient and spouse, we were extremely pleased with our visit. We are grateful to have found Dr. Rudolph.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

The care provider was very good in all areas listed.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

Dr Rudolph is very kind and thorough. I appreciate his ways

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

Dr Rudolph is kind and caring and I hope we het this neck shoulder issue resolved. It is very painful and constant... So perhaps after some PT we may have to think injections that he mentioned

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

Dr Rudolph is the best doctor we have found at cc. He spent alot of time with us and explained how my brain worked

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2022

Dr Rudolph is always very thorough and offers sound advice.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

The doctor made quick decisions without really seeing and analyzing all my information !!!

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2022

I love dr Rudolph he gives me respect and care and compassion

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2022

Dr. Rudolph is an excellent Nurologist. He is thorough and professional

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2022

I feel very fortunate and blessed to be seen by Dr. Rudolph

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

In addition to seeing Dr. Roudolph I was evaluated by another MD. A fellow in the department. I can't recall his name. These rating apply to him equally.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2022

Dr Ruldoph is quite knowledgeable and personable with his medical decisions toward his patients.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2022

I only see Dr R; little reason I need to interact with staff.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2022

I miss my old doctor very much but this Doctor is very good

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Enjoyed visit with provider

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

I have known and been cared for by Dr.Joseph Rudolph for 10 years.He has saved my quality of life.He listens well and is always polite and conscientious.

Reviewed on May 24, 2022

Dr Rudolph's hears us, explains things well especially to my Mom who has difficulty hearing everyone through the masks.

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

This is the third facility and fourth doctor for my condition. Dr. Rudolph and Cleveland clinic Have been the best so far!

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Always professional and excellent helpful experience with Dr. Rudolph and his staff.

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Been going to Dr. Rudolph many years. He has helped me immensely with my health issues and so I am able to enjoy my life and still do what I love.

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Very good Doctor. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Dr. Rudolf actually listened to me!

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Poor communication with other doctors

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

Dr Rudolph... Explained everything in laymens terms... He devoted alot of time to us and explained that what we were told by another doctor and placed on medication back home for is not the case... He was very informative on what my husbands condition is ... He worked with him and we are currently waiting for the new medication to arrive for him to see if it will help his condition... So thankful we came to Cleveland Clinic. Or my husband would of been treated for the all wrong disease and diagnosis very impressed

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

Dr Rudolph has been an excellent provider . I would highly recomend him to another patient or friend .

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

Dr Rudolph is the best.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2022

Visit with Dr Rudolph and staff good

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

I am fond of Doctor Rudolph, Brandi and staff each time I visit!

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

Dr Rudolph was very caring and took a lot of time explaining the disease.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

Was very pleased with Dr. Rudolph. He reassured me that they don't think I'm crazy or that it's all in my head. I've been knowing something was wrong with my body for the past 10 years and no one listened to me. They kept saying I was to young to have those problems.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2022

Appreciated Dr. Rudolph's professionalism during the appointment. I did not feel rushed and was impressed with his observations.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2022

The doctor was excellent.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2022

Excellent service. Dr Rudolph is an outstanding physician.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

I feel confident that I'm in good hands with Dr Rudolph.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022

Dr. Rudolph is awesome. He takes his time in explaining things to me and is very compassionate. I feel very confident in n his care.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

Appointment with Dr. Rudolph covered all aspects, and was a very effective virtual visit. Extremely happy with service provided. Dr. Rudolph has an excellent understanding of my medical conditions.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

Dr. Rudolph has been a leading factor in my personal well-being. Couldn't ask for more. His intervention has given me great mobility, and flexibility in day to day life. Excellent service with professional passion.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

Dr. Rudolph was so empathetic and conscientious. I'm so grateful for all that he does to battle this situation.

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