Department Neuromuscular Center
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
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About Robert Wilson, DO

Interested in work to help enhance the delivery of patient-doctor relationships. Using the doctor-patient relationship as a modality of studying to improve patient outcomes, launching patients for success back from specialty to family physician.

Would love to develop and be part of helping models to help patient succeed locally. Help develop care models to help patient care of chronic disease to succeed without not creating more burden (for lack of better words) on specialist caring for chronic disease.

I truly find my work on S3 an honor and privilege. I feel very honored every day to put my tie on and coat to walk from the parking garage to the S3 floor. It is a rewarding experience to sort out the stories and to be integrated in an organized system. Anything to help S3 grow and develop as a comprehensive neurological floor will be asset.

The teaching opportunities with student and residents truly is my selfish and joyous professional work. I thank Dr. Samples, Dr. Levin, Dr. Mays, and Dr. Kriegler for this opportunity to teach.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA USA

Residency - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA

Internship - Abington Memorial Hospital
Internal Medicine
Abington, PA USA

Internship - Allegheny General Hosp/Med Coll of Penn.
Transitional Internship


Medical School - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA

Undergraduate - Temple University
Philadelphia, PA USA


  • Neurology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 8/7/2018, Dr. Wilson 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

200 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 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

41 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2018

Dr Wilson by far is the best Dr I have ever had. I always feel listened to and that my opinion counts. he never disregards anything I say and I trust him fully in my care. I've seen many drs over the years with many misdiagnosis and have left offices in tears before by the way I was treated. I always feel hopeful and encouraged by Dr Wilson. forever grateful to him!

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2018

very professional the doctor assured me he would get to the bottom he is the most of my problem he is very intelligent experienced and confident

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2018

One of the only complaints about Dr. Wilson is how far out he's booked, and that I'm told to make an appointment in six months but six months from now is not available yet to be booked.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2018

Dr Robert Wilson was astounding! hes the first dr thats actually given me and my family hope in the last 2 years! it was worth the trip and getting a hotel room!

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2018

Dr. Wilson is by far the best doctor at CC. it is VERY hard to schedule any appointments with him. I have referred many new patients to him and they haven't been able to be seen- often times being told "we don't schedule that far out", then when they call when they were told to to schedule they get "There are no open appointments".

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2018

Best appointment ever in regards to symptoms and outcome i am very satisfied that I might come to some kind of breakthrough thank you Dr. Wilson

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2018

The Cleveland clinic is a 7 hour drive for me. But the quality of care i receive from Dr Wilson and this Clinic are worth it. Just wish it was closer to Washington DC.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2018

I know Dr. Wilson is very busy, but he always makes me feel like I am the only patient he has. He is so kind and truly cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2018

Dr. Wilson was wonderful. Though I had trouble getting to my appointment and was late, we made the most of our appointment and he was able to perform a thorough exam and order further tests that will hopefully help me get to wellness. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2018

EXCELLENT !!! Dr. Wilson is a great Doctor , caring , compassionate and up to date regarding my disease ! Very pro active and knowledgeable !

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2018

Execelkent ! Dr. Wilson is very informative and helps me understand my disease !!! He is a great Doctor and asset to Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2018

Marie , is so kind and caring ! She is on top of my meds and needs . She is a great person and a great asset to Cleveland Clinic ! Exactly like Dr. Wilson is a great asset to Cleveland Clinic ...

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2018

Great Doctor Wilson, we love the man, because he explains everything that is easy to understand and what we have to do to get better. Wish all Doctors were like him and as helpful.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2018

Dr. Wilson made sure he answered all our questions and concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2018

We had to wait very little for the providing Doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2018

I feel I have been blessed to find this group and Doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2018

Love Dr Wilson but he is so busy and books up. Canthey make existing patients a priority ?

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2018

Dr Wilson is truly a gift in the medical community . I am so lucky to have him part of my team. Marie his nurse is great at getting back to you

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2018

My family doctor (Dr Nancy Liu) scheduled the appointment for me. I know Dr Wilson is highly sought after but it took 4 1/2 months to see him. Finally seeing him was worth the wait. Just frustrating waiting so long.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2018

took 7-8 months to get in with Dr Wilson

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2018

I have no complaints about the professional medical staff but making appointments isn't very dependable. For example, I had an appointment with Dr. Wilson in November but it was cancelled. I was never informed of this. I checked my "MyChart" and it was gone. I called and was told that it was improperly scheduled (new patient instead of returning.) Now, it's booked through the rest of the year and I was told I couldn't schedule an appointment for next year yet. This is not the first time this has happened at the Cleveland Clinic. Especially for older patients, who may not be as comfortable with computers, I could see this being a huge inconvenience. If Dr. Wilson (and others) weren't so phenomenal, I probably would have given up on the Clinic. The scheduling is very inconsiderate. It gives a very "we don't need the business" vibe.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2018

Dr. Wilson is the most thorough, compassionate, kind Doctor I have ever encountered.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2018

After finally meeting Dr. Wilson I am so excited about his interest in helping me. He came highly recommended and now I see why. I am hopeful that after close to two years of no answers, Dr. Wilson will figure what is wrong with me or at least develop a plan to improve my physical limitations. He has an excellent bedside manner and is excited about his area of expertise. I feel he is a true benefit to all the doctors at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on May 23, 2018

We drive 4 hours to see Dr.Wilson, the hospital should be very proud to have this amazing doctor. His knowledge of medicine is phenomenal, all aspects ( he takes the pt as a whole medically, mentally, and emotionally). I have been looking for last 13 years to get answers to why I was not feeling well. After numerous visits to many doctors in Buffalo and never getting any answers, l started searching Cleveland clinic to get answers. My first visit with Dr. Wilson, l had a diagnosis in less then 15 minutes. To only have it confirmed by tilt table. My experience at every clinic, testing area, to the shuttle bus drivers have been nothing but exceptional service. I can't say enough positive things about the campus as a whole. Amazingly clean, friendly, positive energy runs extremely efficient. Keep up the cabins work I Love Cleveland clinic!!

Reviewed on May 23, 2018

Dr.Wilson is amazing as a doctor, and a person, true assest to Cleveland clinic. He honestly and truly cares about my well being. He feels like a family member so sincere and honest and hard working to get answers to help and educate me as a patient. I feel amazing everytime l leave Cleveland clinic. Thank you

Reviewed on May 2, 2018

Dr. Wilson is one of the few specialists in the greater Cleveland area that can manage and specializes in my medical condition. He is an excellent health care provider and has made all the difference in my ability to properly manage my condition. All of that said, I have yearly follow up appointments that can't be scheduled at the time of visit, so I have to call in October for the next appointment. There is usually a 5-6 month wait to get an appointment because he has that many patients. I wish the clinic would find a way to have him train others for practice in his particular area of specialty. He has a lot to offer and we need more specialists for my condition.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2018

Dr. Wilson really listened carefully to me, and examined me thoroughly. I am more than happy with the overall interaction with him. He understands my condition and had ordered testing.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2018

Dr Wilson is the most gracious and comforting person. He is so attentive, concerned and caring Dr and I always feel so much better when I leave his office. He always asks my husband how he is doing also and he doesn't have to do that. He remembers everything that took place the time before. So grateful for his time and knowledge. Very thankful that I have him.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2018

Dr. Wilson and Marie are the best of the best ! They always reply to My Chart messages promptly and with answers . During appt time , Dr. Wilson is the BEST AND GRACIOUS TO ANSWER MY QUESTIONS AND TO ENSURE I AM AWARE OF MY CONDERNS AND ANSWER ALL MY CONCERNS ! He is compassionate, informational and gives me complete attention during my visit . DR. Wilson is what makes Cleveland Clinic stand out as a superior hospital . HE IS THE BEST OF THE BEST !!!! In addition, Marie his nurse follow up and caring nature is unparalleled, as she is the BEST OF THE BEST AS WELL ! I am blessed , to have Dr. Wilson and Marie looking after my care ! I love seeing both of them and leave feeling better knowing I have these 2 professionals looking after my care and concerns ! Cleveland Clinic is a asset to Ohio and Dr. Wilson makes a part of that as he is a wonderful doctor and a great human being .!My sentiments are the same about Marie his nurse . What a great caring team !

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2018

DR . Wilson is very informative and listens to my issues and addresses them accordingly! HE IS A AWESOME DOCTOR

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2018

excellent doctor, I've seen multiple doctors for my condition and none of them have ever offered the care or support that Dr. Wilson did in our one hour appointment. He has definitely reinstated my trust in doctors.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2018

Dr. Wilson is the most caring, compassionate, empathetic human/doctor I have ever had as a healthcare provider. I am so grateful to have found him! He listens to and addresses all of my concerns and issues, always.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2018

Dr Wilson is the best Dr. I've ever seen he's caring , kind and very determined to figure out my health issues.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2018

Dr Wilson is awesome he listens, spends time doesn't rush and cares for his patients

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2018

this was my first time seeing Dr. Wilson. so far, I have been pleased. He took time with me during my visit and provided handouts to help educate me on my diagnosis. His communication has been timely for lab results through mychart. The only downside is the time it takes to get an appointment, but if your health is important to you, it will be worth the wait.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2018

Dr. Wilson spent plenty of time with me and listened to everything I had to say. Before meeting with him for the first time, he had reviewed my entire medical file and was very knowledgeable on all my current and past conditions. He was very friendly and thorough throughout the appointment. He sent me MyChart messages every time a new test result came in, explaining exactly what it meant. Dr. Wilson is definitely the best care provider I have ever seen.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2018

Dr. Wilson was exceptional. He was collaborative and listened to me explain my symptoms in excruciating detail. I do not have medical training but feel that his recommended testing made sense given my health concerns. I am desperate for an answer to my physical and mental distress and will persist till i have an answer.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2018

Dr Wilson is truly a gift I don't know what I would do without him

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2017

Dr. Wilson ALWAYS gives his best in every facet of my care-- he is one of the very few doctors I have seen with his degree of professionalism in combination with the delicate balance of personal care. He truly cares about each of his patients, and it is evident in a variety of areas included in his personal patient health care.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2017

Always the best! There is no office better within your operation!

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2017

no one explained what Mestinon was for/how it works. no one explained how often we would be seen/how care progresses or when/how we would hear about other test results. left me taking a lot on faith. my mom has learned a lot about my condition, so she knew some, but she had to explain things after the appointment.

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