Colleen Clayton, MD

Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Rockside Medical Building
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Fairview General Hospital
Family Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical School - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH USA

Undergraduate - Niagara University
Niagara, NY USA


  • Family Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 4/10/2017, Dr. Clayton 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

164 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 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.7
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.4

16 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2016

I have been looking for a PCP in Cleveland since moving up here and I think Dr. Clayton is going to be my doctor for the foreseeable future.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2016

Looking for a PCP. Was very pleased with the initial visit. Convenience to where I live & work & friendliness & knowledge of Dr. Clayton resulted in a great experience.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2016

Office visit always went well!

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2016

Dr. Clayton is amazing and has always given me great care and made me feel extremely comfortable. She represents Cleveland Clinic wonderfully.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2016

Dr. Clayton was very informative of my options and medications and follow up care with other testing I will be needing.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2016

I love Dr. Clayton because she treats my son with as much care and attention as a mother could ask for. The staff, MA, nurses etc., are all wonderful and always helpful.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2016

clear instructions

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2016

this my visit with dr Clayton and I can't say enough good about her. I was very upset when my doctor of 16 ish years left the clinic but dr Clayton is great!

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2016

very thoughtful, listens very well. knows her field. great doctor

Reviewed on May 26, 2016

She's great

Reviewed on May 25, 2016

Talk about being listened to and explained options at your level - she is a top notch expert. I have referred my whole family to her because of what a pro she is. I never feel rushed!!!! Ever.

Reviewed on May 20, 2016

Always a good experience

Reviewed on May 16, 2016

Dr. Clayton is very thorough and gives the impression that you are very important to her. She is truly one of the best doctors that I have ever been to.

Reviewed on May 12, 2016

At a time when my family felt hopeless and abandoned by the system Dr. Clayton and her staff walked us through the process of obtaining medical insurance and then provided us with immediate and priceless care

Reviewed on May 9, 2016

I am a single father of a teenage daughter. Dr. Clayton realizes how difficult that can be for us with the things she goes through at this age and is great at curbing the awkwardness of the situation. Also knowing that my daughter doesn't have many women in her life, Dr. Clayton gave my daughter the OK to contact her if she needs to talk about women's health.

Reviewed on May 6, 2016

The explanations of what medications I needed to take and why and what they would accomplish was very reassuring.

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