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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Beachwood Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations
Beachwood Family Health Center
Primary Location

Beachwood Family Health Center

Appointment:
216.444.6260
Desk:
216.692.7771
Fax:
216.692.7802
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Arthritis, Surgical And Non Surgical Treatment
  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Reconstruction
  • Foot And Ankle Fusions
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Foot And Ankle Surgery
  • Tendon Reconstruction
View all 13 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Ankle Arthritis and Total Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Ankle Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Athletic Ankle Injury
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Ballet Injuries
  • Benign Tumors / Masses Of The Foot
  • Bone and Joint Infection
  • Broken Bones
  • Bunions
  • Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
  • Calcaneal Apophysitis (Sever's Disease)
  • Calcaneal Bursitis
  • Calcaneus (Heel Bone) Fractures
  • Calcaneus Fractures
  • Calcification Tendinitis
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
  • Clawtoes
  • Club Feet
  • Common Foot Problems
  • Dance Injuries
  • Foot & Ankle Arthritis
  • Foot & Ankle Fractures Malunion
  • Foot & Ankle Fractures Nonunion
  • Foot & Ankle Injuries
  • Foot & Toe Pain
  • Foot And Ankle Ulcers
  • Foot Ankle Deformities
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Trauma
  • Gout Arthritis
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hallux Valgus
  • Hammertoes
  • Heel Spurs
  • High Ankle Sprain
  • Mallet Toes
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Impairments
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries In Athletes
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Orthopaedic Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Painful Deformities
  • Painful Joints
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Fibromatosis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendontis / Dysfunction
  • Proper Footwear
  • Sever’s Disease
  • Sprained Ankle
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendon Tears
  • Tendonitis
  • Turf Toe
View all 65 Specialties +
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Biography

About Sara Lyn Miniaci-Coxhead, MD

Sara Lyn Miniaci-Coxhead, MD joined the Orthopaedic Department at the Cleveland Clinic in 2016. She holds a joint appointment in the Foot and Ankle Center as well as the Center for Sports Health.

She completed her medical school at Case Western Reserve University. From there, Dr. Miniaci-Coxhead completed her residency at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. She completed her Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

She specializes in all disorders of the foot and ankle, including fractures, arthritis, sports injuries, and deformities. Her research interest are in the clinical outcomes of foot and ankle surgery.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2016

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Toronto
Orthopedics Foot and Ankle
Toronto, ON Canada
2016

Residency - University of Rochester
Orthopedics
Rochester, NY USA
2015

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA
2010

Undergraduate - University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario,
2006

Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Foot and Ankle Surgery

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Sara Lyn Miniaci-Coxhead, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

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 8/17/2022, Dr. Miniaci-Coxhead has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Miniaci-Coxhead receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Exactech, Inc.

Royalty Payments. Dr. Miniaci-Coxhead receives or has the right to receive royalty payments for inventions or discoveries commercialized through the companies shown below:

  • Avitus Orthopaedics, Inc.

Right to Future Distribution of Cleveland Clinic Financial Interest. Dr. Miniaci-Coxhead may receive future financial benefits from the Cleveland Clinic for inventions or discoveries commercialized through the companies shown below:

  • Avitus Orthopaedics, Inc.

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

96 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
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

9 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2022

I would highly recommend Dr. Miniaci-Coxhead. She is very personable and listened to my concerns and addresses them. The surgery went well and I am pleased with my progress.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

Dr Miniaci-Coxhead is a very caring physician. She listens carefully to questions and/or requests. And provides prompt responses

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

Dr. Minanchi-Coxhead & her team are great at answering questions, giving information and being available!

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

It's wonderful to have a Dr. That listens to what you have to say and completely answers any and all questions.

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

Dr Miniaci-Coxhead explained her thinking during the procedure to achieve the desired results.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

The doctor was professional, courteous and, most importantly very informative discussing my options for surgery.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022

Dr. Miniaci-Coxhead is wonderful! She communicates very well to patients and family members. I highly recommend her!

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Dr Miniaci-Coxhead is easy to talk to and answered my questions. She is the person I was referred to and the reason I came to the Cleveland Clinic. She has greatly exceeded my expectations.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2022

The physicians were polite, engaging, answered my questions and made me feel as comfortable as possible under the circumstances.

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