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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.6260
Desk:
216.444.9230
Fax:
216.444.8725

Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Foot Surgery
  • Forefoot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Heel Injections
  • Orthopaedics
  • Podiatry
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Bunions
  • Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
  • Flatfoot
  • Foot & Ankle Arthritis
  • Foot & Ankle Fractures Malunion
  • Foot & Ankle Fractures Nonunion
  • Foot Injuries
  • Hammertoes
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spurs
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neuromas
View all 14 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2010

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
Podiatric Surgery
Parma, OH USA
2007

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Podiatric Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2007

Medical Education - Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (Kent State University)
DPM
Independence, OH USA
2004

Undergraduate - University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL USA
1999

Certifications

  • Foot and Ankle Surgery - Foot Surgery

Specialty Interests

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

Research & Publications

See publications for Stella Chiunda, DPM.

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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 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.

* 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

104 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 4.7

13 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022

DR was very thorough. Asked questions. Answered all of my questions and I had many! Listened to my concerns and understood my emotional issues dealing with my medical issues. A VERY GOOD, PLEASANT PERSON.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2022

Dr. Chiunda is excellent. Professional, caring, asks questions, and engages in conversation about the situation and suggestions to move forward.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2022

Very informative and pleasant doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2022

She is amazing

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2022

Excellent job in responding and resolving my foot issue. Probably the best Foot doctor I have experienced to date. Super professional and I would definitely reschedule with her again and recommend her to family and friends.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2022

Dr. Chiunda was amazing! She listened to what the issues were and developed a plan to correct them. She went above and beyond explaining not only the items I needed to get better, but also specific items and where to find them.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2022

Dr. Chiunda was fantastic. My medical problem was not 100% straightforward but she was expertly able to determine the diagnosis and explain etiology and plan.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

The doctor fully explained the options and risks and also promptly answered a follow-u question on MyChart.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

Excellent doctor and staff

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

The doctor was great. She was quick and to the point, yet very courteous and thorough. She addressed all of my concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2022

She was absolutely wonderful. She understood my condition and pain and gave me good information

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.

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