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Department Center for Spine Health
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Spinal Disorders
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About Rachel Waite, CNP

Rachel Waite is a Certified Nurse Practitioner and has been with the Center for Spine Health since 2014.  She began her career at the Cleveland Clinic in 2010 as a Registered Nurse in Critical Care.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Family Nurse Practitioner
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH USA

Professional Highlights

  • APN/PA Co-director - Cleveland Spine Review


  • Family Nurse Practitioner

Awards & Honors

  • 2015 Cleveland Clinic Caregiver Excellence Award
Patient Satisfaction Reviews

141 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

9 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2022

The Dr. Was very courteous and didn't rush. She explained everything to my understanding. I would recommend her to at any time. She gets a 10.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2022

I recommended this Rachel Waite as soon as I got out of the room. I told 2 patients about my great experience. This physician is very knowledgeable and cares about your holistic wellness without omitting all of the greatness of conventional medicine. 100% EXCELLENCE!!!

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2022

The nurse practitioner seemed very Knowledgeable but I was under the impression that I would eventually see a physician. I wasn't told us but it was a false assumption on my part

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2022

While I have seen several doctors about my back issues, I learned a lot from the explanations Rachel gave. She answered questions thoroughly and understandably.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2022

Rachel Waite continues to be a helpful, compassionate provider who LISTENS to my comments, to understand my concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

Care provider was able to explain MRI photos well.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

I realize this is an insurance thing, but, I had to major surgeries by Dr. Schlenk. I had to go through a CAT scan and be seen as a new patient because I had not been there in 3 years.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Rachel and all of Dr Schlenk's team provide outstanding medical care and patient service. They demonstrate care for the patient in all that they do. Communication in responding to concerns and requests to describing detailed procedures and tests is done expertly and promptly. Highly recommend.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Dr. Rachel Waite is the best. I liked her right away. She is kind and knowledgable as well as thorough ! I felt very comfortable with her !

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