Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Achilles Rupture
  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Acute Foot Pain
  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Ankle Arthritis and Total Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Osteoarthritis
  • Ankle Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Ankle Osterochondral Lesion
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Strain
  • Ankle Tendon Rupture
  • Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Athletic Ankle Injury
  • Athletic Foot Injury
  • Broken Bones
  • Bunions
  • Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
  • Common Foot Problems
  • Flatfoot
  • Foot & Ankle Arthritis
  • Foot & Ankle Fractures Malunion
  • Foot & Ankle Fractures Nonunion
  • Foot & Ankle Injuries
  • Foot & Toe Pain
  • Foot Ankle Deformities
  • Foot Arthritis
  • Foot Bone Spur
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Osteoarthritis
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain/Strain
  • Foot Trauma
  • Heel Spurs
  • Posterior Tibial Tendontis / Dysfunction
  • Sports Injuries
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About Michelle Idada, PA-C

Michelle Idada, MPAS, PA-C is a physician assistant in Cleveland Clinic's Department of Orthopedic Surgery. She grew up in the Cleveland area and graduated Magna Cum Laude from The Ohio State University with a degree in Exercise Science. She then pursued her graduate degree in Boston, Massachusetts where she received her Master's of Physician Assistant Studies from MCPHS University (Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences).  She began her orthopedic career as an inpatient provider for a community hospital with 24/7 PA/NP orthopedic coverage that involved first assisting on all types of orthopedic surgeries in addition to both emergency room and inpatient consults.

Michelle joined Cleveland Clinic's Orthopedic & Rheumatologic Institute in 2016 to continue her career as a PA in orthopedic surgery.  Michelle enjoys working with patients of all ages and currently specializes in the treatment of patients with both acute and chronic foot and ankle conditions.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Boston, MA USA

Undergraduate - Ohio State University
Exercise Science
Columbus, OH USA

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

48 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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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
5 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

4 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

When a person is in pain for whatever reason, it's important to see someone asap. I could not get in to orthopedics in a timely manner so I was able to see someone who could help me and that's what counts. Dr was very kind and courtesy.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Michelle followed up w me by phone in 2 days, exactly as she said she would. She patiently answered all my questions and made some suggestions. She is a great provider!!! I am blessed to be one of her patients.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

The Doc was very concerned about my wellness and very professional. Thank you for employing such a caring and professional individual.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Michelle is the best doctor ive had . I will recommend her for life

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