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 graduated Magna Cum Laude from The Ohio State University's College of Education and Human Ecology with a degree in Exercise Science. She then pursued her graduate degree in Boston, MA where she received a Master's of Physician Assistant Studies from MCPHS University (Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences). Michelle worked in the Greater Boston area initially as a Hospitalist before specializing in orthopedics. 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 ER and inpatient consults.

Michelle joined Cleveland Clinic's Orthopedic & Rheumatologic Institute in 2016 to continue her career as a PA in orthopedic surgery. She works both independently and alongside orthopedic surgeons within the department to diagnose and treat patients.

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


  • Physician Assistant
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

60 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

2 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2019

Michelle is a wonderful doctor and genuinely cares about me as a person and patient

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019

Dr Idada was exactly who I needed to set my mind at ease. loved her manner and thoroughness

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