Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Lutheran Hospital
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Musculoskeletal Imaging
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Sports Injuries
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About Lara Oberle, MD

L. Morgan Oberle, MD is a staff member in the Cleveland Clinic Department of Orthopedic Surgery, specializing in Primary Care Sports and Exercise Medicine. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Evansville graduated summa cum laude, and medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine.

Dr. Oberle completed her Internal Medicine Residency at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, after which she was honored to complete a year as Chief Medical Resident. She continued her education and passion for musculoskeletal issues in athletes by completing a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic where she had the opportunity to care for a local high school, Division I college, as well as professional athletics.

Dr. Oberle is an avid CrossFitter, marathon runner, and novice triathlete, and enjoys continuing to provide care for those who do the same. She has a special interest in ultrasound guided injections and procedures, as well as in the physiology of sports performance.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Sports Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical School - Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN USA

Undergraduate - University of Evansville
Evansville, IN USA

Professional Highlights

  • Dr. Oberle is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, where she volunteers on the Communications committee, and also serves as a manuscript editor for the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine.  She is the head team physician for Cleveland State University, as well as Independence High School.


  • - Sports Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 6/27/2018, Dr. Oberle 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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* 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

213 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Knows Medical History 4.5
Time Spent with Patient 4.6
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

16 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2018


Reviewed on Sep 19, 2018

Dr. Oberle takes outstanding care of me! She has been my sports doc for many years and she effectively integrates injury treatment with training in a way that optimizes healing and paying attention to maintaining fitness.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2018

doctor explained everything and answered all my questions.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2018

Dr. Oberle is always patient with me and explains my health issues and treatment options. One of my best doctors I see at the clinic.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2018

Dr Oberle has great bedside manor. I went in for my ankle test results and she said it was unnecessary to keep my next appointment 2 days later and gave me a shot in my knee. I really appreciate that.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2018

Great experience during and after my appointment. I felt very comfortable with Dr. Oberly's injury assessment. I was also very impressed that Dr. Oberly followed up with a phone call to update me on my x-ray results.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2018

Dr. Oberle and her staff at several locations are always very helpful, knowledgeable, friendly and professional!!!!!!

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2018

She always sees me in a timely manner, which is unlike many other doctors my family and I see at the clinic. Often times we have to take time off work, so being seen in a timely manner is critically important.

Reviewed on May 18, 2018

From making my appointment to my actual experience with my doctor and the doctor's support staff of very good and a pleasant experience.

Reviewed on May 18, 2018

The Care Provider was a good communicator and thoughtful regarding my condition.

Reviewed on May 9, 2018

Just hard to get in with a orthopedic surgeon. There are so many steps to take and it is frustrating when you are in pain/discomfort and want things resolved. Overall, Dr. Oberle was very helpful, she responded to my email questions and gave me many suggestions.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2018

Dr. Oberle is a very pleasant, kind, considerate and professional physician. I have referred to her to many. Her staff share the same traits making appointments something to look forward to and not dread.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2018

Dr. Lara Oberle and her staff where very good to me. However, I didn't feel like she spent enough time with since I didn't get a chance to ask her some questions about my injury. I realize that my injury probably didn't seem that and that there very busy, but I would have appreciated a little more time with the doctor. I felt rushed.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2018

everything was completed quickly and she knew exactly how I felt regarding my situation and reassured me with her plan to help.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2018

I sent a mychart message to the doctor regarding the result of my xray. She did not respond.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2018


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