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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
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

199 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

9 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

Rachel Waite provided me the absolute best client experience I have ever had with the doctors office. she was very informative, she took the time to explain in great detail their findings, answered all of my questions, and then provided me with the detail options for my care. In my 70+ years I have been to many doctors, many were very good. She sets a new standard for Customer Care. My sincere thanks to Rachel and her staff at the clinic.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2021

very easy to arrange the appointment, I have been a patient of Rachel Waite and Dr. Schlenk since 2019, very satisfied with them. lots of confidence in both.

Reviewed on May 21, 2021

hoping I get some answers Friday and a recommendation on how resolve my back issues after the doctors review my case this coming Thursday

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

Rachel is an excellent car provider. I feel that she really tries to figure out what is going on considering all aspects of my particular problem. She is extremely personable.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

God Bless Rachel She prescribed a medication immediately after hearing my problems that no other doctor had recommended or prescribed & I began taking the medication that evening on the same day she prescribed it and my neuropathy pain was reduced 80% within 2 hours of taking one pill! Rachel was kind, courteous, caring and very knowledgeable as to my condition and listened to all my health issues and gave me all the answers to all my questions immediately which gave me confidence in moving forward with additional testing.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

Had a good experience with the doctor. She helped me slot.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

My experience at Cleveland Clinic was wonderful. Everyone from the shuttle drivers to the physician was kind and helpful. I will highly recommend CC to my family/friends.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

I have recommended this care provider to other. They have had successful surgery as well.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

This NP had excellent bedside manners. Very professional. She gave me a much better and more detailed explanation of my MRI results than any of the physicians. Her recommendations for back exercises are paying off.

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