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Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Stow-Falls Express & Outpatient Care
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Primary Location

Stow-Falls Express & Outpatient Care

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Arthritic Knee Conditions
  • Biopsies
  • Family Medicine
  • Joint Injections
  • Sports Medicine
  • Ultrasound-guided Procedures
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About John Sassano, DO

John M. Sassano, D.O., F.A.O.A.S.M.  is  a staff physician with Cleveland Clinic Falls Family Practice and is board certified in Family Practice and Sports Medicine.  

Dr. Sassano is a native of Akron and attended Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville, Missouri for his undergraduate education.  He attended Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine for his graduate studies and then returned home where he completed his internship and residency at Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital.  Dr. Sassano became board certified in sports medicine in August 1995 and completed his fellowship in sports medicine in May 1998.

Dr. Sassano joined Falls Family Practice in 1998 after spending four years in private practice. Although he treats patients of all ages and conditions, Dr. Sassano takes a special interest in treating patients with sports injuries.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital
Family Medicine
Cuyahoga Falls, OH USA

Medical Education - Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Kirksville, MO USA

Undergraduate - Northeast Missouri State University
Kirksville, MO USA


  • Family Practice / Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment
  • Family Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 11/11/2022, Dr. Sassano 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

148 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 4.9

26 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2022

So sad to learn that Dr. Sassano is leaving the practice. After many years of having him as my PCP,his care and concern for my healthcare has been outstanding and second to none.Best of luck to him in his new endeavors. I will miss his care and professionalism.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2022

John Sassano has been my doctor for 23 yrs.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2022

Dr sassno is excellent

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2022

Getting a convenient appointment with Dr. Sassano is usually very easy.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2022

I'm having a very rough time in my healing process right now. I looks like Dr Sassano might be able to help me find some help getting better.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

Dr. John Sassano abd his team are simply the Best!

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

Dr. Sassano is an Excellent physician. We are lucky to have him.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

Dr Sassoon is great

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

I have been a patient of Dr. Sassano for over 35 years and received excellent care with every visit. Dr. Sassano and the staff are always very pleasant to everyone they come in contact with. I give all of my visits throughout the years an A+++++++++ rating!

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Everyone is always very nice and easy to get along with. Dr Sassano had been my doctor and my family for a long time

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2022

Dr. Sassano always listens to my concerns

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2022

Love my Doctor Sasanno.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2022

Dr. Sassano is understanding and very knowledgeable of his patients needs

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

Never had a bad experience with Cleveland Clinic doctors

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

*Dr. Sassano is one of the finest, most caring doctors I've had the pleasure to deal with.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

Dr sassanno has always treated me good he's a straight up dr

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

Dr Sassano is very professional and personable..felt totally at ease in first visit.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2022

Dr. Sassano examined my shoulder and ordered an xray. He said if no bones were broken that I could return for a cortisone shot. He showed me 2 exercises I could do to keep my shoulder from getting stiffer.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2022

Doctor S .is always an easy friendly visit that answers my questions and issues In a very professional way .I feel fortunate to have him as my primary physician.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2022

Dr Sassano was very kind

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2022

Excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2022

Dr Sassano is a wonderful doctor and I trust him completely. Been with him for at least 30 years

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

Dr. Sassano has been our family physician for over 20 years. We have followed him from his Tallmadge office. He is the best doctor we have ever had. Our family is blessed to have him.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2022

Excellent physician who cares.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

Dr. Sassano is the best!

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

My PCP is Sean Wilson. Dr Sassano is a true gentleman, and a pleasure to have been treated by him

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