Treatment & Services
- Foot Surgery
- Forefoot Surgery
- Fracture Care
- Heel Injections
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Achilles Tendon Injury
- Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
- Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
- Foot & Ankle Arthritis
- Foot & Ankle Fractures Malunion
- Foot & Ankle Fractures Nonunion
- Foot Injuries
- Heel Pain
- Heel Spurs
- Morton's Neuroma
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
Parma, OH USA
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical Education - Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (Kent State University)
Independence, OH USA
Undergraduate - University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL USA
- Foot and Ankle Surgery - Foot Surgery
Conservative management of bunions, hammertoes, tailor’s bunions, foot fractures, and neuromas; conservative management of Achilles tendon pain, posterior tibial pain, flat and high arched foot types, ankle and foot sprains, heel pain
Research & Publications
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As of 6/27/2022, Dr. Chiunda 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.
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109 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
11 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 22, 2022
Amazing doctor with extensive knowledge. Very friendly and transparent. Would highly recommend
Reviewed on Feb 21, 2022
I really liked Dr Stella! She told me what needed to be done, and the staff were super helpful when I received my brace.
Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022
Dr. Chiunda is excellent. Not so sure about the other staff.Going forward I may make an appointment with her at a sattlellite location.
Reviewed on Dec 17, 2021
Dr Chiuda took care to understand and examine my feet. Explain the treatments and provide reasonable expectations about recovery and timing.
Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021
Dr Chiunda is so pleasant, thoughtful and understanding. I have been to several foot dr through my life and she has been the best and such a great Dr to talk to.
Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021
Dr. Stella Chi undamaged was knowledge, gave complete information, and solution to my problem.
Reviewed on Nov 19, 2021
Dr Chiunda was conversation and informative. I left with a positive feeling about my health
Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021
The Dr.was awesome! She explained everything in details I could clearly understand
Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021
Dr Chianunda was amazing and I'll go back to her again. Very thorough and insightful.
Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021
I have already recommended my doctor
Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021
Great doctor! I like her very much. Very attentive and concerned to my foot issues. I have always been able to schedule an appointment time based on my work schedule.
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