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Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Rocky River - Beachcliff Family Medicine
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

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

Residency - Fairview General Hospital
Family Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Niagara University
Niagara, NY USA

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Colleen Clayton, MD.

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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 5/23/2022, 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

146 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

40 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

Always a great visit to Dr. Clayton!

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

Dr. Clayton is informative, a great listener, and caring!

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

Love my doctor!

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

I am so lucky to have Dr.Clayton as my PCP. She takes time to listen, explains test results, asks questions, and also answers my questions to complete satisfaction. She is brilliant, respectful, and caring.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2022

Dr. Clayton is beyond amazing- spent a good amount of time with me, helped me determine appropriate medication for managing hormonal symptoms I have. She made me feel very comfortable and got to know me.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2022

Dr. Clayton was helpful and attentive as usual.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

Great experience visiting Dr. Clayton and care team at the Beachcliff office! I felt that Dr. Clayton spent ample time with me making sure that I reviewed every concern that I had about my health and recently contracting Covid. Her care team was beyond courteous and welcoming. I look forward to continuing to receive my care from Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

Dr. Clayton is very good at what she does. She is personable and actually listens when you express concerns. She is extremely knowledgeable too and has been able to resolve any problems and knew what to prescribe on the first try. This makes her trustworthy as other doctors have tried many methods to solve problem and It never worked and caused more pain and frustration.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Dr Colleen Clayton is the bomb... I'm privileged to have her as my primary caregiver

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2022

Dr. Clayton Always does a good job of explaining. Always a good experience my wife and I.

Reviewed on May 24, 2022

She took her time to explain everything and make me comfortable. I couldn't be happier. Excellent doctor!

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

It was my first visit with Dr. Clayton and I liked her very much. She was very thorough, knowledgeable and friendly. Great doctor!

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Dr. Clayton is always a pleasure to talk to, listens attentively to my concerns, and provides valued medical advice. Top-notch physician.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

Dr. Clayton is wonderful. She truly listens and takes time to explain everything.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

Dr. Clayton truly treats each patient as an individual.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

I really liked Dr. Colleen Clayton. She was extremely personable and talked to me as a person, not as a patient. She did not pressure me when I refused a procedure, and she offered many resources to help with issues that I am having.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2022

I love doctor Clayton she's a wonderful human being

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2022

Dr Clayton is lovely. I'm so grateful to be under her care.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2022

Dr. Clayton always gives me all the time I need to ask questions and receive answers for my visit. I have never felt like she was rushing me through my vilsit.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Dr. Clayton always has great bedside manner and makes it very comfortable to talk about tense situations.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

It was my first visit with Dr. Clayton and she was wonderful. She was thorough and answered all my questions. I look forward to continuing care with Dr. Clayton. I recommended her to several friends.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2022

Dr Clayton excellent doctor. Very good listener and provides excellent advice and care.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

I cannot say enough good about my experience with Dr. Clayton. I just lost my brother right before my visit and my mom is also very ill. Dr. Clayton was incredibly kind, empathetic, and patient with me as I cried and explained what had happened. She answered all of my questions and was very thorough and did not rush me in any way.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

Dr Clayton was attentive, patient and thorough.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Very thorough, kind provider. Actively listened and was very empathetic. I felt like she had been my doctor for years!

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2021

Just met new Doctor and had my best experience ever.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2021

Dr Clayton is the absolute best

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2021

Dr. Clayton is always a great listener and does a great job explaining her findings and what she thinks needs to be done.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2021

Very professional. Super clean facility, she was very kind and informative. Very pleasant experience, coming from someone who doesn't like doctors visits

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

I have never had a better experience than with Dr. Clayton. She truly cared about me as a patient. At no point did she rush through her questions or explanations. She took all of my concerns seriously, and she provided clear next steps/action items. I felt respected and cared for.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

Dr. Clayton is the bomb! She's awesome .

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

*Dr. Clayton VERY BEST doctor!! 6. *Dr. Clayton is the VERY BEST doctor I've ever had!!

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

Are you kidding me Doctor Clayton is the finest in her field I owe my good mental ,and physical health to her. Her constant attention to my personal needs, and help cannot be matched I feel exceptionally lucky to have her as my health care provider there Is not enough room on this survey to go Into detail as to how Important, and critical she Is to my personal health care I love this Doctor she is outstanding!!!!!

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Dr. Clayton continues to provide optimal care and treatment for my well being. Appreciate recommendations given by Dr. Clayton to help me reach my long term health goals. When I leave my appointment I generally feel that she does care about my well being!

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

The only reason I gave a fair for the ability ofGetting an apt was because I had to book months out. It makes sense though I because after my appointment I can understand why Dr Clayton is so busy. She's a wonderful Dr.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

Everything from the scheduling process to the visit itself with Dr. Clayton went well. The staff was very nice and helpful and Dr. Clayton is very knowledgeable, helpful and puts you at ease.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Dr. Clayton is the best!

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

Dr. Clayton was very nice and professional.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

Dr. Clayton was very professional.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

One of the best doctors I've seen. Kind took time to make sure all my needs were addressed.

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