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
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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

72 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.7
Time Spent with Patient 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

5 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2017

I understand all the information that they gave me

Reviewed on May 31, 2017

She was very respectful and listened well. I was impressed with her ability to listen to my concerns. She was very intuitive.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2017

She helped come up with a plan that worked for me to address urgent needs and issues and was very supportive in helping me deal with a very difficult and mentally challenging physical issues. She is amazing!

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2017

She was very through.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2017

very good PA....took her time.....walked us through the possible solutions and gave us recommendations. Was honest about the risks and benefits of different treatment options

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