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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.2606
Desk:
216.444.4076
Fax:
216.445.1638

Additional Locations

Orthopaedic Surgery

Euclid Hospital

18901 Lakeshore Blvd
Euclid, OH 44119
Driving Directions

Appointment:
216.363.2311
Desk:
216.444.4076
Fax:
216.445.1638
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Arthritic Knee Conditions
  • General Orthopaedics
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injections
  • Medical Orthopaedics
  • Musculoskeletal Evaluation
  • Non Operative Treatment Of Arthritis, Fractures, Sprains And General Orthopaedics
  • Non-Operative Adult Orthopaedics
  • Orthopaedics
View all 9 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritic Knee Problems
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis Of The Hip
  • Arthritis Of The Knee
  • Arthritis of the Thumb Base
  • Arthritis of the Wrist & Hand
  • Hand and Wrist Arthritis
  • Hand and Wrist Injuries
  • Hand Problems
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Cartilage Injury
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Joint Disorders
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Problems
  • Leg Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Orthopaedic Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis Of The Hips And Knees In The Elderly
  • Painful Joints
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Problems
View all 23 Specialties +
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Biography

About Yuji Umeda, MD, PhD

Yuji Umeda, MD, PhD, came to Cleveland Clinic in 2010 fromKanto-Rosai Hospital in Japan where he was Director of Orthopaedic Surgery andChief of Division of Hand and Upper Extremity.   

                                                                     

After receiving his medical degree from the University ofHirosaki, School of Medicine, in Hirosaki,Japan.Dr. Umeda completed a comprehensive surgery residency at theAomori Prefectural Central Hospital in Aomori, Japan.

 

He completed an orthopaedic residency at University ofJuntendo School of Medicine, in Tokyo, Japan, where he also received his PhD.Dr. Umeda completed his Hand & Research fellowship at the University of NewMexico, Albuquerque, NM, followed by an Internal Medicine Residency at HuronHospital, Cleveland, Ohio. After becoming board certified in Internal Medicine.Dr. Umeda completed an Orthopaedic Medicine Fellowship at Lutheran Hospital, aCleveland Clinic hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.

 

Dr. Umeda is practicing in the Orthopaedic SurgeryDepartment for Upper Extremities.

 

His special interests include treating patients with hand,wrist, elbow and shoulder injuries or conditions. He also has interests insports injuries as he was a physician for a professional soccer team in Japanfor 13 years.

 

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2010

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Lutheran Hospital
Musculoskeletal Orthopaedic Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
2010

Residency - Huron Hospital
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2009

Internship - Huron Hospital - CCHS
Rotating
Cleveland, OH USA
2006

Medical Education - University of New Mexico Health Science Center
Hand Research Fellow Dept. Ortho & Rehab
Albuquerque, NM USA
2000

Medical Education - Juntendo University School of Medicine
Bunkyo-Ku Tokyo,
1997

Medical Education - Hirosaki University School of Medicine
Hirosaki-Shi/Aomori,
1983

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Specialty Interests

Non-operative care of degenerative joint disease, prevention and treatment of orthopaedic injuries, treatment of hip, knee, hand, elbow and shoulder problems

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 5/19/2021, Dr. Umeda 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

131 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

24 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 18, 2021

excellent visit, dr umeda did a very good job explaining the treatment. I left confident that my issues would be addressed and solved.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

Dr Umeda was very thorough and attentive during my visit. He asked questions and listened to what I had to say.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

I got this appointment with Dr Umeda very quickly. It was the first time I saw Dr. Umeda and was impressed with how thoroughly he assessed my concerns

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

Care provider was very open and listened to my concern with my other health conditions and how they affect my treatment.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

great people great nurses great doctor

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021

once I arrived to the Dr. appt. is was great, getting the appointment, and needing papers signed. Can use some work, but over all I glad I picked Yuji Umeda

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

Dr Umeda s outstanding. A terrific listener and problem solver.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

Dr. Umeda s a star.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

Dr. Umeda is an excellent provider and I consider myself lucky to be his patient.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2021

I like the professional services . That Doctor,Umeda and his staff gives. ....

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2020

I am impressed with Dr. Umeda. He shows real concern with my treatment, takes his time to evaluate, diagnose, and follow with treatment.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

my husband saw Dr.Umeda for a shoulder problem as well as me seeing him for my finger problem. we both liked him. pleasant, informative

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

I was pleasantly surprised that he did not shame me for taking so long to go to the doctor. (My injury happened last year at this time.) I felt very cared for and listened to even though I was not in pain.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Dr. Umeda was very effective at gaining my trust. He was observant, thorough, respectful, and empathetic. He answered all my questions and explained his rationale. I left with a very high opinion of him.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

very excellent. I love the Dr. He took care of me with love.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

Dr Umeda is excellent

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

I absolutely love Dr Umeda

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

At first, it was very difficult getting a timely appointment. but the ombudsman got me one with a different doctor after I complained.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Dr Umeda was exceptionally professional and compassionate.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

there's no dr./patient relationship with this guy. tells you his opinion and ignores everything all else.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Dr. Umeda was very attentive and took more than enough time to examine me and ask clarifying questions to be able to make the right diagnosis. I wasn't able to understand and comprehend everything though because English is a 2nd language for both of us.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Dr. is only in on fridays.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Dr. Umeda is a very kind and caring doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Dr. Omeda was so patient and gentle with my pain and concern and sooo thorough. I had no pain from the shot in my hand.

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