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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 Education - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH USA

Undergraduate - Niagara University
Niagara, NY USA


  • Family Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Colleen Clayton, MD.

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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 6/3/2021, 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.

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

250 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

60 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Dr. Clayton is amazing in her responses to messages.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

rate at A10+ wonderful care I could not be happier. always feel better when I leave. Dr Clayton is by far the Very Best doctor I've ever had!

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

Dr. Clayton is always great

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

I have never experienced a bad visit with Doctor Clayton

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Dr Clayton always reviews your chart before seeing you so is prepared to update any prior issues. She shows genuine interest in your concerns and offers appropriate solutions or suggestions. I truly appreciate her and feel like I am in good hands with her as my care provider.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2021

I always recommend *Dr. Clayton!

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

Dr Clayton's staff is wonderful

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

Dr. Clayton is compassionate, and just a great doctor

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

Dr. Clayton is an amazing physician and very compassionate.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

Dr. Clayton is professional and such a caring person. She makes you feel like you are her only patient.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

love Dr. Clayton!

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

Dr Clayton is a fabulous, caring, compassionate physician.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2021

I recommend Dr. Clayton to All my family, friends, & co-workers

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Dr Clayton and staff are the best

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

*Dr. Clayton's staff has always been so friendly accommodating whether on the phone or in person.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

*Dr. Clayton is the best doctor I have ever had. We have to switch insurance & I cannot go to her any longer, so bummed.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Dr. Clayton practices the true philosophy of medicine. Able to take her knowledge and experience by developing a plan of care with the awareness of the patients abilities.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

I have been a patient at this office for over 10 year the staff is always courteous and friendly, my issues are always resolved in a timely manner. I really appreciate the hard work and dedication from the staff and Dr. Clayton.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

love Dr Clayton

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

*Dr. Clayton is an exceptionally great care giver. I highly recommend her!!!

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021

Dr. C.E.Clayton is excelent Doctor. Q /A section is always to my satisfaction. My wife and I are glad we have a good Doctor as Colleen is.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

I love Dr Clayton

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

Dr. Clayton is very professional and makes it easy to discuss your issues with.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

I left this appointment with a very clear understanding of what I needed to do to keep my recovery going. Dr. Clayton really listened and made sure I was ok.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2020

the experience with the doctor was outstanding answered all my questions even referred me to other options

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

Dr. Clayton always puts her patients first and includes them in all decisions about their care

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

going to see Dr. Clayton is like visiting a friend! for someone who has anxiety about doctors that means the world!!!!

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr. Clayton know& remembered all my issues and addressed them in a manner that was extremely caring! I couldn't ask for a better doctor!

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

I tell everyone about how amazing this doctors office is. I am a VERY picky patient! lol

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

*Dr. Clayton is a very good physician. She has always been friendly, personable and profession with me for several years. I trust her medical decisions and admire that she speaks to me as a person, not just as a patient. Clinic is blessed to have her on their team.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Easy and seamless. Dr. Clayton was very thorough and answered all my questions respectfully.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Dr. Clayton is AMAZING! I could not ask for a better doctor. Truly the BEST!

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

excellent response. I was having difficulty accessing the virtual visit through my chart and Dr. Clayton sent a link to my phone that made it extremely easy.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

I was shocked how important my situation was to the doctor an how fast she took care of my needs I felt better within a few days thanks to her ... she was a wonderful person to deal with !!!!

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

best doctor experience I've had and I had an epic pediatrician

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Dr. Clayton is so awesome. She listens to you and remembers your face. She made sure all was good and we then had a good 15 minute conversation. It feels good to not feel rushed.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Best doctor in Ohio. She never makes me feel like an idiot, she always listens to and answers all my questions and she always remembers who I am.

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

Dr. Clayton always takes time to listen and have good conversation before moving to the next topic. Knowledgeable and very personable.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Dr. Clayton is the BEST. She able to engage and help out our kids and entire family. extremely knowledgeable and friendly!!!

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

My Dr. is very good.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

very good. dr. clayton is so great, patient and listens.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Dr. Clayton is very easy to talk to, she listens to what you have to say and doesn't interrupt and then responds!

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

Always a good experience with both Doctor and staff.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

dr.clayton always takes time to discuss things with me.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Dr Clayton and her staff were very accomodating in getting me in quickly to treat my problem, as always..

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Dr. Clayton and I always have very open and honest conversations. Dr. Clayton is very approachable, easy to talk with, and receptive to answering my medical questions thoroughly!

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

from the doctors to the nurses to everyone at the front desk - They are the most courteous and professional and polite and friendly people i have ever encountered in my sixty years. They are without a doubt the best at what they do.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

as always you get the best treatment and the most concern and care from Dr. Clayton, and the other physicians in this office

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

I soooo wish she was taking new patients!!! she was amazing. I can see why she's full! I brought this long list of symptoms and she took me seriously and listened. She didn't seem to be in a rush at all. and when I messaged her she responded so quick. she recommended another doc since she's not taking new patients at this time. since she recommended him I'm sure he'll be good too.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

I have the utmost confidence in Dr. Clayton and her staff to provide for me the best care possible. They are all professional and always friendly. They have, also, been very accommodating in scheduling my appointments.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

dr. Clayton is awesome! best doc out there.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

excellent care and treatment from Dr.Clayton

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

First visit for a primary care doctor as an adult. Great experience.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

Loved Dr. Clayton. This was my first experience as an adult with my new primary care MD.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Dr. Clayton has been my doctor for many years and I plan to continue with her. She is an excellent care provider and is great at her job and as a person!

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

love Dr.Clayton very personable and real. that's why I will keep coming back!

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

I'm very pleased with Dr. CLAYTON she is wonderful !

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

awesome office! The reps at the front desk helpful and nice! Dr. Clayton is the best! she is caring and compassionate!

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Dr. Clayton is an outstanding physician and I am very satisfied with her care.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Great Doctor!!!

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