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Department Neurology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No


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

Specialty Interests

Neurology General Stroke Movement disorders and degenerative diseases

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 7/24/2020, 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

177 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

53 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

Very Nice Doctor

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

Dr. John took time to listen to me, answered my questions andexplained everything he did.

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

thorough, kind, caring attitude of dr John. I felt that he knew more about me than other longtime health care providers.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

the staff of CCF was helpful and professional. Dr.John is thorough, informative and encouraging towards wellness.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

Dr. John took the time to answer questions, explain the purpose for testing, thoroughly reviewed previous records to re-familiarize himself with my case after 18 months or more, expressed potential concerns based on current health and apparent progression of my health. Most importantly, Dr. John connects on a level of respect and courtesy from one human being to another.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

I have used Zoom for years for work, and provide professional development for university faculty on how to use Zoom. Dr. John was the only person on this call and it seemed as if he had used Zoom for years to meet with his patients. Finding great doctors is very difficulty for patients and getting access is typically also very difficult. If only it was possible to find and recommend the great care provided by the doctors at Cleveland Clinic on LinkedIn, finding and accessing great health care would be much less stressful!

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

I received excellent care from Dr. John. My care has been excellent.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

I like Dr John

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

Dr Kurivilla John was professional, thorough and kind. I was very impressed with the ease of getting an appointment. Everyone I encountered, by phone or in person, was friendly, thorough and helpful.. I would definitely recommend The Cleveland Clinic for anyone who needs/wants a second opinion or has a perplexing medical issue.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

I wish everyone could meet with Dr. John. He is the nicest, kindest Dr. I have ever met. He is really engaged in my problem and takes the time to understand my concerns and offer suggestions and his opinion.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2021

very good experience. Dr John was very helpful and kind.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

office was very efficient Dr John is very patient and understanding of all my needs

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

a great experience. a doctor that finally listened to me

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Dr. John is a very attentive, caring doctor. He listened carefully, asked pertinent questions, and suggested options for treatment. I highly recommend Dr. John.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2021

Dr. John was very nice and listened to all of my concerns. He then suggested how to proceed along with a follow-up visit to make sure that things were progressing correctly.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

Dr. John is one of the warmest and most enjoyable human beings -and doctor- I have ever met. he made me feel like I mattered. he listened to me and explained things thoroughly. He took me seriously and showed compassion for my situation.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

Dr John was thorough, explained everything and gave me time to ask questions. My first impression is that he is an excellent health care provider

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2020

This was my first appointment with this physician. He evaluated my condition and I was impressed with his knowledge and his determination to solve my problem. He was very thorough and answered my questions in a caring, pleasant manner. He genuinely wants you to be well. I felt he is going to do his best to make it so.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

Dr. was a blessing on every level. I received answers to questions i didn't know i wanted to ask.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Doctor John is a fantastic Doctor and very caring, very human

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

It was a good day! My doctor was very kind and very professional.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

Dr. John is a very caring and knowledgeable doctor

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

Dr. John made room in his schedule so I could see him at the clinic the next day

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020

Dr. John is one of the best.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2020

I had been to Dr John previously. I liked him then, and I liked him now. He was very attentive and was anxious to help me with my issues.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2020

My appointment was very timely and I had a great experience with the Clinic and with Dr. John.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Dr. John is a caring doctor who looks at ways to help me.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Dr John was amazing! I didn't know what to expect. I felt I was going to receive a difficult diagnosis. Dr John was caring and passionate about his work as he took the time to explain my condition. It made things so much better, especially since I have anxiety.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

Dr. John listened, and spoke to you not at you. I was very impressed with his care and concern

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

I felt so validated during this visit. Dr. John listened to my symptoms, asked questions to clarify, and consistently demonstrated care, concern, and kindness. He made me feel very comfortable, and but he was truly focusedOn helping me feel better.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

clearly dr John read my record throughly and based his questions on what was included in those records

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020

I'm very appreciative of the care, concern and compassion Dr. John has shown me during my recovery and I'm very thankful for him.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Dr. John is clear and compassionate communicator. we appreciate his candor and wealth of knowledge and experience.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Dr John is very thorough. He asked questions to understand my lifestyle, shared MRI findings and in terms I understood. He gave me peace of mind. Excellent physician.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Dr John extremely knowledgeable and very caring

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Dr. John is so kind, caring, professional, and was genuinely concerned about making sure all of my questions were answered. He's one of the best doctors I've ever met!

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Dr John was amazing! Made us feel very comfortable and that he truly cared about my concerns.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Dr. John is one of the most personable and caring doctor that I ever met,! I don't have nothing bad to say. also hats off to the Cleveland Clinic staff.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Again Dr John is one of the personable and carrying plotters that I ever had. He is a keeper

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr. John was very pleasant and put me at ease with my appointment. I learned several new issues with my illness. I have been to quite a few doctors and none of them made me aware of them. I felt the time spent with him was well worth the drive and expense that was involved.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr.John really listened to my concerns and encouraged my questions. He made me feel valued and that he genuinely cared for my health.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

This was a very favorable visit. Dr John is knowledgeable and presents a professional manner with kindness.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

The doctor expressed sincere interest in being informed about my condition, even though he referred me to another specialist.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Best doctors visit I have had in a very long time. The entire Cleveland Clinic was very helpful.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Dr John is easy to talk to and very helpful. The staff was also pleasant and helpful.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Excellent experience with Dr. John

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Dr. John makes you feel so comfortable and doesn't try to rush you through your appointment. I appreciate his wisdom regarding my neuropathy. He just made an unpleasant thing a little more pleasant with the way he handles himself.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Dr John took a lot of time explaining everything to me as well as a caring and courteous manner. also very knowledgeable and offered a plan for my health concerns and care.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Dr. John is a very kind and knowledgeable doctor. I feel like I am in good hands and he is getting me the answers and solutions I need.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Care provider exceeded my expectations trying to get me additional tests while I was at the clinic versus having to make an additional 560 mile round trip later.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Dr. John and the whole team were exceptional!

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

I always feel so comfortable when I see Dr K John. Such a great and witty personality. Never feel rushed. My situation has been difficult to diagnose. I know he really is trying to help solve my medical "mystery".Takes his time listening to me. Assessment thorough. Gives me his thoughts and medical advice. Studies my chart and really tries hard to solve my medical problems. Orders tests that have not been considered by other physicians. Even suggested for me to get a second opinion. Another set of eyes. Such a caring and humble man to suggest that. He was very sincere in his suggestion. Very obvious he wants to help him. He also has a nice rapport with my husband who accompanies me on my visit. I am very happy I was linked up to him. Thank you.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Dr John was amazing. Fantastic bed side manner and even considers himself funny. Easy to talk to and very through in his exam. Took as much time as I needed to answer my questions....Even contacted Dr Savage's office himself to arrange my next appointment.

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