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Department Center for Spine Health
Primary Location Fairview Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Fairview Hospital
Primary Location

Fairview Hospital


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Fracture Care
  • Pain Management
  • Spine Wellness
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Aging Spine
  • Arthritis
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprains
  • Back Strains
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Facet Arthropathy
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Leg Pain
  • Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sacroiliitis
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

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

Undergraduate - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Miami University
Oxford, OH USA


  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

240 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

29 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2024

Kelsey McCracken was very thorough in her evaluation and listened to my concerns. She also went through me imagining with me. She explained recommended treatments.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

Was very pleased with Kelsey McCracken's knowledge of my medical condition, she I ordered an X-ray of my lower back and within. A day reviewed the X-ray and sent me a message on my chart about explanation of the results. I was very pleased.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

She is very efficient and explains things very well.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

I received no description or details of my condition at the hospital I was taken to at the time of my accident in WV. Dr Kelsey took the time to show me the x-ray and described everything.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2024

Kelsey is a awesome doctor. She listens to my needs and provides solutions. I would highly recommend her to others.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2024

I have met and seen other spinal and pain specialists. Kelsey Is the best! Kelsey Is very thorough, and great listener. I never felt rushed, she answered all my questions and reviewed x-rays and MRI's during past in person visits.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

I love seeing Dr McCracken. She breaks things down to ensure that I have a full understanding, and keeps me informed of all of my options.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

She was knowledgeable and helpful

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2024

She's a wonderful Dr and understood that I made the decision not to get injections in my back & hip. It's not bothering me right now so I didn't feel treatment was necessary @ this time

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2023

Kelsey listened to my concerns and addressed them appropriately. Very through in her explanation of any questions asked.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

She was so awesome and helpful and listened to all my concerns. Great experience, so glad this is the care provider I was paired with. 10/10

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2023

I felt like I was the only patient she had that day. She understood, took me seriously, and treated me like an intelligent person. Very respectful.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2023

Kelsey McCracken is professional and a true medical provider

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

After seeing multiple doctors, specialists, ect. I would unequivocally say my care with Mrs. McCracken was buy far the most thorough and comprehensive I have ever received. Not only did she listen to my concerns, her clinical diagnosis was quite spot on.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

Kelsey is a real gem. CC is lucky to have her. She is just so professional and has outstanding knowledge and experience.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2023

Kelsey is THE BEST. She listens and takes time with you. I love her!

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2023

Kelsey provided the absolute best examination and assessment of my back problem that I've ever had. She is one of the BEST medical professionals I've ever met.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

Ms. McCracken is a wonderful person, she has taken care of me in many ways. Very personable and intelligent.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

I have been amazed by the amount of time that Kelsey spent with me answering my questions, explaining possible procedures and laying out options for care. I did not feel hurried and actually felt like she was listening to me, rather than reading/filling out my records.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

Dr McCracken listens to her patience

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

Dr McCracken was very thorough and explained everything while listening to my responses and complaints

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2023

First time patient with Kelsey and she was excellent. Reviewed all of my concerns then a through exam. After that we discussed a plan of care. Walked out of the appointment completely satisfied

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2023

Kelsey is a wonderful provider. She is empathetic and always listens to your concerns and how you are feeling.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2023

I liked Kelsey better than my surgeon. She prescribed gabapentin which is helping to manage my pain. She also offered to help me obtain future treatments that may be needed.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Dr McCracken was great at diagnosing what other problems were causing my pain

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

Excellent treatment by Dr. Walk-through of treatments

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

Kelsey is a fantastic PA. She is very professional in her manner, yet approachable and friendly. I am in pain almost continuously and she understands and does not denigrate. She explains everything in a professional manner, yet in a way a layperson can understand.she is conservative in her use of drugs

Reviewed on May 18, 2023

Kelsey is by far the best provider I see. She is compassionate and thoroughly listens to you.

Reviewed on May 16, 2023

Miss kelsey McCracken is a great provider

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