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Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Lakewood Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
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Treatment & Services

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Biography

About John Hanicak, MD

Wright State University School of Medicine 1999. Residency in Family Practice, Fairview General Hospital. Board –certified in Family Medicine 2002; recertified in 2009. Staff physician Cleveland Clinic Department of Family Medicine 2008. Dr. Hanicak’s clinical interests include: point of care ultrasound, dermoscopy, pediatrics, sports medicine and procedures.  John is an avid reader, an off-road and outdoors enthusiast and is interested in running, fishing, mechanics, herpetology and travel.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2002

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Fairview General Hospital
Family Practice
Cleveland, OH USA
2002

Medical Education - Wright State University School of Medicine
MD
Dayton, OH USA
1999

Undergraduate - Kenyon College
Gambier, OH USA
1991

Certifications

  • Family Medicine

Specialty Interests

Sports MedicinePediatrics

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

221 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.

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Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 4
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

80 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2024

I have recommended Dr. Hanicak to many friends and family members, we love him

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Doctor Hanicak is a total class act, and an amazing doctor! Please give this amazing man a raise or promotion!

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2023

It's always difficult to get an appointment when you have a excellent physician.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2023

Couldn't ask for a better doctor! Dr. Hanicak is kind, caring, knowledgeable, and patient. A+

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2023

Dr Hanicak is an exemplary physician.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Dr Hanicak is the best!!!

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Not easy to see my Dr.Hanicak.Allways wait 2 or more monts.Not realy happy to see others Dr.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

It is horribly hard to get an appointment with Dr. Hanicak

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

Dr. Hanicak is very busy so it's not easy to schedule appointments with him unless they are set up far in advance.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

Dr. Hanicak listens, shows concern, and provides clear explanations. Very patient and sympathetic.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2023

Dr. Hanicak is the best! He genuinely cares about me as a person not just a patient. I have been seeing him for years, as well as all of his residents. He is professional and a genuine and authentic person! I'm very lucky to have him as my doctor!

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Dr. Hanicak spent extra time addressing all my questions & concerns. He is an excellent physician with a rare combination of compassion and great competence.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2023

I have to make an appointment to see Dr. Hanicak a month a head. And have to call back so they can see the appointment schedule to schedule you.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

Dr. Hanicak is always so well informed and explains everything so clearly and easy to understand.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

Doctor Hanicak is such a great doctor he's very thorough caring and is always looking for ways for you to have a better understanding and quality of life I appreciate him and all his efforts to make me better. God bless

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

We have been with Dr. H for over twenty years, our Family is very grateful for him. Bedside manner is always the best. Listens to our concerns each time. If we had to drive hours to see Dr. H, it would be worth the trip each way! :0)

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2023

My doctor is always booked up ,

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2023

A centralized scheduling system may be in the organization's interests, but a direct way of communicating with Dr. Hanicak's office would be in MY interest for scheduling.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2023

Dr. Hanicak is an outstanding person and professional. The Clinic is VERY fortunate to have him.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023

Dr. Hanicek is a great doctor! He listens to everything you have to say. He also as a great personality!!!

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023

Dr. H is wonderful and really listens

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023

Been a patient of Dr Hanlcak 23 years and believe completely in him

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2023

I'm 75 and Dr. Hanicak is the best doctor I've ever had.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

Dr Hanicak is an AMAZING Dr !

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

Dr Hanicak is an awesome doctor. Attentive and caring.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

It's hard to find an appointment when you want it they keep on telling you Dr Hanicak book is not open. You'll have to call back couple times before they give it to you. Otherwise they're OK.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Dr. Hanicak is a very good doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Dr Hanicak is an excellent caring physician!

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Doctor Hanicak is the best. So is his Staff.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

Dr. Hanicek and nurse Larrissa are the Best

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

Dr Hanicak, Is a wonderful Doctor! Cleveland Clinic should be honored that he's working for them. . Dr. Hanicak is Always Caring and Concerned for my health issues. He takes the time to listen and understand what is what is happing with my body and health concerns. He is able to help me understand what I can do to make me a healther person. I feel very blessed he's my Doctor. If I could rate him higher it would 101% because that's what he give all the time!

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2023

Dr. Hanichack is absolutely the best!

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

Dr Hanicak is the best.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Dr Hanicak is very through took time to explain things throughout visit. Made sure I understood diagnosis and gave clear instructions

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

I have gone to Dr Hanicak for years and he is very caring and knowledgeable in my health issues. He is an excellent doctor

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2023

Excellent doctor for over 15 years

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2023

Love Dr. Hanicak

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

I've been a paitient of Dr. Hanicak since he started in private practice over 20 years ago. I am confident is his assessment of my overall health and any (tempory) health issues that bring me to see him. I especially like that he knows me and my past medical history. This makes me confident in the care/treatment that I recieve from him.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

Dr. Janice is a great doctor. He listens to his patients and really tries to help you.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2023

Dont want to refer anyone to Dr. Hanicak because it is already difficult to get an appointment. Hoperfully he is not taking new patients

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2023

Dr. Hanicak does an excellent job. He cares about the total well being of his patient. The medical field need more physians like him.

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2023

Dr Hanicek is wonderful!

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2023

He. Is a SUPER doctor! Very appreciative of his knowledge and personality. We have been with him for many years and are very pleased with his service!

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2023

I actually enjoy coming to see Dr. Hanicak. He is always so pleasant and caring. His MA Larissa is also. Everyone on staff is great!!

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2023

The office conference and evaluation by Dr. Hanicak was thorough and very professional. I would rate his care and responsiveness as outstanding.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2023

Dr. Hanicak is an awesome physician. I have been seeing him for over 20 years and I couldn't have a better doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2023

Dr. Hanicak listens to me and answers the questions. I would recommend Dr to anyone.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2023

Dr H is Always polite,nice and really listens to my questions and concerns

Reviewed on May 31, 2023

Dr. Hanicak is very attentive to his patients and their medical history He explains the need for particular health screenings/testing.

Reviewed on May 31, 2023

Dr. Hanicak is an excellent care provider!

Reviewed on May 19, 2023

Dr. Hanicak is an outstanding Family Doctor !

Reviewed on May 19, 2023

Dr. Hanicak has always been outstanding !

Reviewed on May 17, 2023

He is such a great doctor that it's hard to get an early appointment

Reviewed on May 15, 2023

Great doctor love him and his staff to death!!!!!!

Reviewed on May 15, 2023

Dr.H always listens to any issues I have and always works with me since he has been my Dr 20+ years

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

Dr. Hanicak is a very good doctor. He takes the time to listen to his patients and genuinely cares about his patients

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

As someone with cancer and long Covid, Dr. Hanicak takes all of my health concerns into consideration. I am always confident in his treatment plan as he explains the recommendations/options clearly. He is very compassionate.

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

I would highly recommend Dr. Hanicak to family and friends.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2023

DR. HANICAK LISTENED TO ALL MY CONCERNS... EXPLAINED IN DETAIL OUR PLAN GOING FORWARD... DID NOY "RISH" OUR VISIT.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

I LOVE MY DOCTOR. He has been my primary care physician for several years. I know that I can trust him, I always feel comfortable with him during my visits.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

My visit with the Dr. Was exceptional as always.Everyone is always nice when I go there.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

He is the best doctor I have ever had, period.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

Dr. Hanicak and his residents/students are very willing ro listen to me and treat me I was still a practicing nurse

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2023

Would give Dr Hanicak a "10" if I could.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2023

Dr Hanicek and the Student Dr were amazing. I always leave feeling a bit better about myself mentally and physically knowing someone truly has my health and wellness in their thoughts.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2023

A very good doctor. Polite, patient, genuine, professional

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2023

Dr. Hanicak is always so compassionate, caring and professional. He truly listens to what you are saying and addresses all your concerns. His knowledge is shared in an easy to understand manner and is willing to explain information in another way if it is unclear. He truly listens to what the patient has to say and addresses all concerns.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2023

Dr.Hanicak is the most awesome doctor ever!!!!

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2023

Dr.Hanicak is very good doctor.Best in Ohio.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2023

Dr.Hanicak is very bussy.Somethimes need to wait 2 monts or more to see him.Something need be change.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2023

Dr. Hanicak is an Excellent physician!!!!!

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2023

Dr. Hanicak was my physician some years ago so we knew one another.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2023

Dr Hanicak is a caring professional. The Clinic and his patients are blessed to have him.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2023

John is the BEST of the BEST! Please consider recognizing this gentleman for all he does. He's awesome!

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2023

Our family loves Dr. Hanicak!

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2023

As always, Dr. Hanicak is the best

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2023

My appointment was good but Dr.Hanicak is one of a kind great doctor a one of a kind.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2023

Dr. Hanicak is one of a kind great provider.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2023

Dr. Hanicak consistently listens, evaluates and presents care options. He does not "tell" me what we're doing; rather, we discuss and both of us decide on a care plan.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2023

Best DOC EVER!!!!

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