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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Lorain Orthopaedics
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Primary Location

Lorain Orthopaedics

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Acute Fracture Care
  • Acute Sports Injuries
  • Adolescent Orthopaedics
  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Arthritis, Surgical And Non Surgical Treatment
  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Clinical Evaluation, Diagnosis And Treatment
  • Complex Shoulder Surgery
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture Surgery
  • Elbow Joint Replacement
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Finger Joint Replacement
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Non-union
  • Fracture Reconstruction
  • Hand and Arm Reconstruction
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injections
  • Joint Preserving Hip Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Joint Replacement
  • Labrum Tears
  • Musculoskeletal Treatment For Joint Pain
  • Non Operative Treatment Of Arthritis, Fractures, Sprains And General Orthopaedics
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Pediatric Fracture Treatment
  • Peripheral Joint Injections
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Primary And Revision Joint Replacements
  • Proximal Biceps Tendon Rupture Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Revision Shoulder Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Pathology
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Scapular Winging
  • Second Opinion
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocations
  • Shoulder Injuries in Baseball
  • Shoulder Instability Repairs
  • Shoulder Joint Replacement
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgery Of The Hand And Wrist
  • Tendon Reconstruction
  • Therapeutic Injections
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trauma Treatment
  • Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery
  • X-Ray
View all 65 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Sports Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis and the Golfer
  • Arthritis of the Thumb Base
  • Arthritis of the Wrist & Hand
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Benign Bone Tumors
  • Broken Bones
  • Bursitis
  • Cellulitis
  • DeQuervain's Disease
  • Disorders of the Shoulder
  • Elbow Problems
  • Fractures
  • Fractures Of The Hand
  • Growth Plate Injuries
  • Hand and Wrist Arthritis
  • Hand and Wrist Injuries
  • Hand Problems
  • Hand Related Sports Injuries
  • Lateral Epicondylitis/tennis Elbow
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries In Athletes
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Neck and Shoulder Pain
  • Nerve Compression of the Hand
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Nerve Injuries Of The Shoulder
  • Orthopaedic Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Painful Joints
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Infection
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries in Baseball
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Paralysis
  • Shoulder Problems
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendon Tears
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger and De Quervain's Disease
  • Upper Extremity Disorders
  • Wrist Diseases
View all 50 Specialties +


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About Kirk Haidet, MD

Kirk Haidet, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic.  He was born and raised on the Westside of Cleveland in Rocky River.

After graduating from St. Ignatius High School, Dr. Haidet attended Georgetown University for his undergraduate degree and went on to the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for his medical degree.

He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Toledo.  After this, Dr. Haidet completed a Hand and Upper Extremity fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Dr. Haidet’s specialty interests include shoulder, elbow and hand surgery including joint replacement, arthroscopy and fracture care.

He has published research in peer-reviewed orthopaedic surgery journals and is active in the community, providing team coverage for local high schools, including Lorain and Vermilion High Schools.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Medical College of Wisconsin
Orthopedic Surgery and upper extremity surgery
Milwaukee, WI USA

Residency - University of Toledo College of Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery
Toledo, OH USA

Medical Education - University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH USA

Undergraduate - Georgetown University
Washington, DC USA


  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery - Hand Surgery
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Kirk Haidet, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/2/2022, Dr. Haidet 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

194 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

30 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2023

Doctor very empathetic with the problem I am having with the incision site. Pain and pieces of sutures that were working their way out.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2022

Doctors/nurses/support staff are EXCELLENT. Phone communications are poor.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2022

Dr. Haidet is AMAZING, absolutely takes care of his patients - I am very thankful he was my surgeon!

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2022

I absolutely recommend Dr. Haidet & his staff! They are a team that keeps the patients well being as the focus & patients recovery as the goal!

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

I did not feel rushed at all during my appointment. Doctor was very nice and took the time to explain everything with me. Also, he asked me several times if I had any other questions or concerns.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2022

Dr. Haidet is pleasant and explains everything before and after surgery. Very precise.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2022

Dr. Haidet and his staff came highly recommended.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2022

Dr Haidet and NP Yirka are very kind and respectful; I trust them completely and have referred them to my friends for treatment.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2022

Dr. Haired and his staff are very easy to work with.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2022

I can't complain about any service I have experienced with Cleveland clinic, my doctors, staff or nurses. Thank you for taking care of my health.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2022

I am thrilled with Dr. Haidet. If I had known he could relieve my discomfort so fast, I would have come in years ago.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2022

The doctor was very professional an show very concerned about how I was healing.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2022

Dr Kirk Haidet was a breath of fresh air compared to the first orthopedic doctor I went to. He correctly assessed the condition of my finger in question and came up with a reasonable treatment plan. He was open for me to contact him with any problems or changes and he would see me again , no problem.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2022

My experience with Dr Kirk Haidet was the best. He was very pleasant and showed genuine care and concern regarding my hand. He spoke clearly and explained my options for treatment. I am hard of hearing and he spoke loudly enough for me to understand what he was saying. He's a keeper.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

He is one excellent, knowledgeable & understanding doctor. He is an awesome asset to the Cleveland Clinic!

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

I've said many positive things about the doctor, his nurse & the Clinic as well...

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2022

Dr. Haidet and his team are terrific!

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

He trusted my thoughts as I had the same issue on my other arm in the past.He also went out of his way to assure me that I will be ok, I am still falling within the "norms" of the issue.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

My last visit was with Dr. Haidet who has done a fabulous job of performing 2 shoulder replacements for me over the last 3 years. I went from not being able to function to being back on the golf course. From his bedside manner to his compassion and humor, Dr. Haidet is the best doctor I have ever known.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

Very pleased with Dr. Haidet. He has great knowledge of his specialty and offers treatment options. I highly recommend him. Also has a wonderful personality.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

Dr. Haidet was recommended to me by a friend, who also is extremely pleased. So glad she recommended him.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2022

Dr. Harder is wonderful! Definitely one of the best doctors I've had!

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022

Excellent doctor would recommend him to anyone

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

Dr. Haidet was fantastic listening to me, and finding a solution. Very thorough. Great Dr.

Reviewed on May 26, 2022

Dr. Haidet put me totally at ease and patiently answered all my questions. He made every effort to ameliorate the pain from the normally very painful injection.

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

Dr. Haidet is excellent. He cares deeply about the care he provides and having the best outcome.

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

Dr. Haidet really shows concern about my hand and said he's not going to give up on me

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2022

Dr Haidet always takes the time to listen to what I have to say & then answers my questions very honestly

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

I appreciate Dr. Haidet's excellent care and concern. I never feel rushed during my appointment and he does all he can to provide information, choices and a resolution to my problem.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2022

Dr. Haidet is excellent, and it was a pleasure having him take care of my elbow! Very caring

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