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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Arthritic Knee Conditions
  • Care of the Young Athlete
  • Center for Pediatric Sports Health
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Fracture Care
  • Hyaluronic acid injections
  • Joint Injections
  • Joint Preservation
  • Joint Preservation Center
  • Medical Management of Early Osteoarthritis
  • Medical Orthopaedics
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Treatment For Joint Pain
  • Nonsurgical Orthopedics
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Musculoskeletal Sports Injuries
  • Orthobiologics
  • Orthopaedic Medicine
  • Orthopaedics
  • Placental Tissue Matrix (PTM)
  • Platelet Lysate (PL)
  • Platelet Poor Plasma (PPP)
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Injections (PRP)
  • Prevention And Treatment Of Injuries In The Aging Athlete
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Safety
  • Women's Sports Health
View all 27 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Acute Sports Injuries
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Ankle Pain
  • Arthritic Knee Problems
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis Of The Hip
  • Arthritis Of The Knee
  • Back Pain in Athletes
  • Bursitis
  • Calcification Tendinitis
  • Concussions
  • Elbow Pain & Injury
  • Foot Injuries
  • Hand and Wrist Injuries
  • Hand Related Sports Injuries
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Cartilage Injury
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Problems
  • Ligament Strains/Tears
  • Medical Problems In Athletes
  • Muscle Aches/Pain
  • Muscle Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries In Athletes
  • Orthopaedic Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Scars
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprained Ankle
  • Tendonitis
View all 36 Specialties +


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About Jason Genin, DO

Jason Genin, DO is a staff physician in Medical Orthopaedic  & Sports in the Orthopaedic Surgery Department. He is active in many research projects within these areas and also held several positions including Director, Osteopathic Sports Medicine Fellowship, Team Physician, Cleveland Indians Baseball Club and Consulting Physician, Cleveland Cavaliers. 
Prior to Dr. Genin’s appointment at Cleveland Clinic, he did his fellowship with Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital Sports Medicine, Residency at West Virginia University and obtained board certification at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. 
His specialty interests include non-operative management of orthopaedic conditions, acute and chronic sports injuries, tendon or ligament conditions, musculoskeletal guided ultrasound procedures. He also practices regenerative medicine.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - South Pointe Hospital - CCHS
Sports Medicine
Warrensville Heights, OH USA

Residency - St. John Medical Center
Family Practice
Westlake, OH USA

Internship - West Virginia University Hospitals
Morgantown, WV USA

Medical Education - West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Lewisburg, WV USA

Undergraduate - Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC USA


  • Family Medicine - Sports Medicine

Specialty Interests

Sports medicine, musculoskeletal medicine, concussions MSK Ultrasound

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Jason Genin, DO.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 4/6/2020, Dr. Genin has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Genin receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • HydroCision, Inc.
  • CyMedica Orthopedics, Inc.

Donation of Financial Interest. Dr. Genin has consulted for, received compensation for serving as a fiduciary from, or received royalties from the following companies but instructed them to donate all compensation to not-for-profit causes or to the Cleveland Clinic to support research and education:

  • Skye Biologics, Inc.

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

333 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

74 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

very nice doctor. clear with explanations interested in my care and me as person

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Dr. Genin is the best. He takes the time you need to answer questions and was extremely knowledgeable as it related to my injury. He provided the solution that relieved me of my elbow pain.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Dr. Genin was outstanding. Efficient with time, thorough in explanations, went over imaging, came up with an interim treatment plan and follow up plan pending imaging, and I felt truly cared for. He is a class act.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

dr very friendly

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

Dr. Genin was great...on time, very respectfully and explained the diagnosis thoroughly as well as the treatment plan needed to follow.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

Dr Genin is a wonderful, caring doctor

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

dr. Dr. Genin was very good at explaining my options concerning mu left shoulder.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

Dr Genin is very caring

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

Dr. Genin is an excellent physician. He is a competent caring person.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

Dr. Genin is an expert in his field and I always feel like I get the best care!

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

Dr. Genin and his assistant were fantastic. I was taken care of promptly. The assistant was very friendly and personable as well as informative. Dr. Genin was very helpful in explaining my physical condition and what to expect. He was also very friendly and made me feel very comfortable. He did a fantastic job as well. I highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2021

My last appointment was very rushed. The appointment was scheduled for 15 minutes, and i doubt it lasted two, leaving me wondering why I was there. The doctor did ask if I had any questions, and did answer (albeit in as few words as possible) the ones that I had. It just felt unnecessarily rushed. While there is no reason to make an appointment last 15 minutes just because it was scheduled for that length, there is also no reason to have a rushed two minute appointment when 15 has been allotted (and paid for).

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

Dr. Genin is amazing. He addressed all of my concerns in a caring a compassionate way while weaving in humor. He included me in the discussion of my care plan and gave me options and risks/benefits. I would absolutely recommend him.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021

I have recommended Dr. Genin to my friends and family. Dr. Genin listens to my concerns and he has always, always respected and included my thoughts and decision about my care in his treatment program. I trust his judgment and will continue seeing him for my orthopedic treatments. Dr. Genin is the BEST!

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

Dr. Genin provided an excellent personalized treatment plan. He listened well and explained the procedure in detail. Fabulous doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

Dr. Genin took the time to explain test results and recommended treatments. He was kind, patient and answered all of my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

Dr. Genin and his entire staff have always expeditiously and exceptionally responded to my needs and concerns for years and this past virtual visit was no exception. He gave me very good advice regarding another knee replacement sutgery and the followed up with my surgeon to get it scheduled as soon as possible

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

I have a lot of faith in Dr. Genin's expertise and judgment. He carefully weighed all of my options for treatment. His explanations and rationale were clear and concise. I am very satisfied with the thoroughness of the steps prescribed thus far regarding my treatment.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

Dr. Genin is a true professional and I feel fortunate to have access to his care.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2020

I am very happy with Dr Gennin and his assistant.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

Due to the situation I didn't select the Orthopedic Dr. I was assigned to Dr.Genin and I feel very blessed he was my doctor and that I can continue to see him for my care.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

Dr.Genin had a Fellowship Dr. with him who administered my Cortisone shot. He was very calm and pleasant. Dr. Genin nurse was so helpful also. The three of them worked very well together and it was obvious they respected each other.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2020

Dr. Genin and his staff are fabulous.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2020

Dr. Genin is the best doctor I have ever worked with at the Clinic. He always has new ideas for treatments and is honest in his assessments. He is very supportive and encouraging in the ups and downs. And as a bonus he is a really kind person who makes me feel at ease even when he is telling me less than good news. 12/10

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

dr very knowledgeable / respectful

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Dr. Genin is a very great doctor and person! He listens, is attentive, and works with you as his patient, but more importantly treats you as a person first.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Dr. Genin was the ultimate professional. He explained everything well throughout the entire procedure, and frequently questioned me regarding my comfort.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

1st visit with this provider. He had reviewed the xray/ct before we met and was ready to discuss the injury and treatment options immediately

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Both Dr. Genin and his student physician were very professional, friendly, and kind to me and to each other. The last staff person who attended to me was the same way. Very team-like.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Dr. Genin was wonderful!!!!

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Dr Genin is a kind and caring doctor

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Dr Genin truly cares about my condition and recovery

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

Dr. Genin was great. Super-informative and forthright with information that pertained to my situation.

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

Dr. Genin and his residents spent as much time needed to answer my questions and help me understand the plan of care.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Dr. was rude in his concern about my injury. I felt very rushed in the process. his responses to me made me feel uncomfortable. during my visit I did not feel that the Dr. cared about my injury as much it seemed that I was just being "processed " .I will not ever want to see this Dr.. again,, nor recommend him.I have never taken the time to complete a negative survey before but I felt this was needed to improve the Dr's moral compass with future patients.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Dr Genin was wonderful. I think my only complaint was maybe getting too much detail about things I didn't need to know about and didn't ask about. I felt a little overwhelmed at the moment. But he really cares about you as a person and will do everything he can to help.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Dr Genin and Dr Lee are excellent!!

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Dr Genin listens to what I have to say. Dr Genin explains things in detail and makes sure I understand his analysis and treatment plan. I could not want a more caring doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

I cannot day enough about how well the doctor and physical therapist worked together to address my daughter's pain. They are both amazing!

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

I've always had excellent experience with Dr Genin's office

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Dr. Genin is an exceptional doctor. Wonderful doctor. Always caring and very knowledgeable. I cannot say enough things good about him. Dr. Genin and Cheryl are awesome

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Dr. Genin is as knowledgeable a doctor as any I know

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Dr. Genin is very polite, caring, and patient.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

I feel as though Dr. Genin does not want to deal with my shoulder issue. He has been my orthopedic doctor for many years and always seemed to care. Now I feel that he is more interested in the professional athletes that he cares for than the regular patient. He has been sending me to a spine doctor who feels that I need to be seeing an orthopedic doctor. Also, in his last notes regarding our video visit, he put information in there that was NOT discussed during the visit. I have been in pain for 6 months and Doctor Genin has been blowing me off. He is not the doctor that he used to be.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Dr. Genin is very professional, but is also very friendly. He has excellent people skills. He always tells me exactly what his plan is and explains it well

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Dr. Genien and his team made me feel as if I were their ONLY patient. I didn't feel like they were in a rush or needed to get to the next patient. All my questions were answered as precisely as possible in as much detail so I could be clear on the steps to try and correct the issue.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

is always exceptional with Dr Genin, Cherl and his entire crew.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

have recommended Dr. Genin to all my friends and family

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

phenomenal experience. Dr. Genin was the utmost professional, very knowledgeable and personable.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

A team effort was encouraged by Dr. Genin that was very genuine and beneficial to me as the patient.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Although this was a general visit to see if Dr. Genin can help me, based on the symptoms I described (the visit was virtual) he is ordering a test, will see me and assured me whatever is wrong, we will come up with a plan to help me.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

Dr. Genin is the only one I will go to for my issues. I trust him. I can't say enough wonderful things about him! He's the best!!!

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

Dr. Genin went above and beyond in helping me with my medical issue. He listened and provided excellent feedback and helped discuss my options and decision making with my plan of care. Will recommend to friends and family

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2020

the doctor was great

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Dr Grenin is professional, courteous and very through. He did an excellent job managing my orthopedic needs. And Cheryl & Lori were awesome as well. Great experience and exceeded expectations!

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

I love the virtual visits because it made me feel more confortable and I felt more at ease with talking to my doctors about my problems.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Absolutely adore Dr. Genin!

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Doctor, fellow and nurse worked well together and were true pros.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Dr Genin is thorough and looks at the whole person not just the current issue.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

very good experience. on time, easy with all the covid mess. Doctor Genin easy to get along with and to the point.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

it was well organized and I felt that everyone was very helpful in getting me yo the right area. The physician was very informative and his assistant was just as helpful.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

such a wonderful experience. Dr.Genin went over in great detail all the aspects of my procedure and answered all my questions thoroughly. I felt at ease and less anxious due to his positive, lighthearted, and pleasant personality. The nurse Cheryl was absolutely amazing and couldn't have been sweeter. And with the help of the physical therapist Carrie I was confident in my post procedure movements.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Needed help with an additional issue, Dr Genin jumped right in to help

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

very nice doctor

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

always a good experience with Dr Genin. I would and do highly recommend him

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

every nurse, doctor, and staff were courteous and helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Dr. Genin and Cheryl are the best.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

He takes all the time you need to get to the problem. I have seen him for other issues and would never want to be seen by a other Dr. in that field.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Nurse Cheryl and Dr Genin were most professional and gave me excellent care. I was very nervous and I appreciated their patience and kindness. They make a great team!

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

1st class DR.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Dr. Genin explained every possible problem I could be having, debunking each one until we found the right cause. He explained my specific problem very well and gave me a few options for treatment. He provided his recommendation but gave me the option to choose what I thought was best.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Dr . Genin always listens when we discuss my care and treatment. He values my input and makes me feel like a member of the care team. It really is like a partnership . Dr. Genin and his nurse, Cheryl Sippel are the best care providers in my estimation. They rock!!!

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Dr Genin was great! He took the extra time needed to explain the best treatment options.

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