Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Fracture Care
  • Heel Injections
  • Non Operative Treatment Of Arthritis, Fractures, Sprains And General Orthopaedics
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Musculoskeletal Sports Injuries
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Bunions
  • Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
  • Flatfoot
  • Foot & Ankle Arthritis
  • Foot & Ankle Fractures Malunion
  • Foot & Ankle Fractures Nonunion
  • Foot & Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Ankle Deformities
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Trauma
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hallux Valgus
  • Hammertoes
  • Mallet Toes
  • Morton's Neuroma
View all 22 Specialties +
Insurance

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Biography

About Kathleen Martinelli, PA-C

Kathleen (Katy) Martinelli, MHS, PA-C is a 2002 graduate of the Duke Physician Assistant program and has spent the last 15 years practicing mainly in orthopaedics. She has worked extensively with physicians in a variety of orthopaedic subspecialties which include sports medicine, shoulder and elbow, adult reconstruction and foot and ankle orthopaedics.

Katy has also spent much of her career as an educator of both students and peers through her extensive lecturing at national conferences and a variety of Physician Assistant Programs around the country. Teaching is a passion of hers and she enjoys the opportunity to share her knowledge with others whenever possible.

When she is not working in the Foot and Ankle department here at the Cleveland Clinic, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband and two children.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2012

Education & Fellowships

Graduate - Duke University
Master of Health Sciences
Durham, NC USA
2002

Undergraduate - Wake Forest University
Biology
Winston-Salem, NC USA
1997

Certifications

  • Physician Assistant
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

108 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.5
Time Spent with Patient 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

3 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2018

when contacting provider on my chart, she does not respond in a timely fashion.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2018

I was referred to this doctor(PA) by a clinic person who said the doctor I was first referred to did not work on ankles per se. she suggested Dr. Martinelli and got me an appointment. I was very happy that she called explained the situation and set up appointment. never had that happen that someone to the time to get me in to see someone who could help me.

Reviewed on May 23, 2018

It is likely I will be referred to other Clinic personnel; am confident Dr. Martenelli will follow through and stay in the loop.

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