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Department Center for Geriatric Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - The Ohio State University Hospitals
Clinical Neurophysiology
Columbus, OH USA

Residency - The Ohio State University Hospitals
Columbus, OH USA

Internship - Brockton Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Brockton, MA USA

Medical Education - Trivandrum Medical College, University of Kerala
Trivandrum, Kerala,


  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Vascular Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Clinical Neurophysiology

Specialty Interests

Neurology General Stroke Movement disorders and degenerative diseases

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Kuruvilla John, 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 11/1/2022, Dr. John 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

124 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

27 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2022

Dr John listened to me and took the time to do a thorough exam which really meant a lot since I have been struggling with my issues for so long and have not felt heard. He is the only doctor that made me feel like my issue was a valid concern.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2022

I'm so grateful to have met Dr. John. He was concerned about my issues and asked many questions to find a prognosis. He is very personable and likable.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022


Reviewed on Dec 9, 2022

Dr. John explained options thoroughly. He is an excellent physician.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2022

I was happy with Dr. John

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022

Dr. John was very informative and caring on our visit. This option is such a blessing to us since we have a 3 1/2 hour drive to Cleveland Clinic one way.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022

Dr John was very attentive I felt that he genuinely listened to my concerns and took time to address them

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2022

Dr John takes the time to carefully listen to problem, sort out various rx, explains the pros/cons and when I left I had clear understanding and agreement to plans.He is thoughtful, experienced and explains issues clearly. I will recommend Dr John without reservation.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

Dr. John is competent and compassionate! I was in the best care with his intellect. He also has a wonderful sense of humor.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2022

I appreciate appointments at the Clinic with Dr John because he is a fantastic doctor

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2022

Dr. John listened to all of my concerns and health problems I am experiencing. A-1 doctor!!!!!

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2022

Dr. John provided excellent care and clear explanation in all aspects of my visit.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Excellent physician. Explained everything thoroughly!

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2022

My experiences was refreshing. Love Dr. John

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2022

I am very pleased and thankful to have Dr. John for my neurologist:

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2022

Dr. John took the time to listen to both my husband and me about my experience which brought me to the clinic. He answered all questions without hurry and explained what was seen on the xrays. He also has a wonderful sense of humor which put us at ease.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

Under ease of getting the care you needed at Cleveland Clinic. It took me three different Neurologists but I finally got to Dr. John who was willing to do additional testing. I highly recommend Dr. John.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

Dr. Is extremely knowledgeable, provides a lot attention, interested in details that could provide extra information on a patient's condition!

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

Love my doctor John

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

My only complaint is that I need to follow up with another specialist and I would have liked if he helped to get me into be seen.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

One of the most thoughtful, understanding and attentive physicians I have ever encountered. I felt heard and I truly appreciated my visit and my appointment. So glad we made the trek to Cleveland for a 2nd opinion. I will drive cross country to meet with Dr. John again.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

Very impressed and very thankful for a doctor who cares and is very thorough and listened to my concerns.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

Amazing doctors and caring and compassionate staff!

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2022

Everything was awesome from staff and doctor!! Would recommend to anyone!!!

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

Kind and courteous Neurology Reception staff was helpful with many aspects of visit planning after making the choice of provider and appointment.

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

Dr K. John was very patient at listening then asking further questions about a long medical history which had some elements confusing to me. He showed terrifically focused attention to me as he asked detailed questions, making me feel no elements were left out. His physical exam was both thorough and gentle.Dr K. John Is one of the most patient centered physicians I have personally experienced. (I am a physician and he is like the very best of my mentors from decades of training at Emory, Stanford and in Kentucky.)

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Great experience we appreciate all of the help and kindness dr John has given us.

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