Treatment & Services
- Clinical Trials
- Infusion Therapy
- Infusions Of Biologic Agents On Site
- Joint Aspiration
- Joint Injections
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Adult Onset Still's Disease
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
- Antiphospholipid Syndrome
- Inflammatory Arthritis
- Psoriatic Arthritis
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI USA
Residency - Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, IL USA
Medical School - Western University of Health Sciences
Pomona, CA USA
Graduate - Boston University
Boston, MA USA
Undergraduate - Georgetown University
Washington, DC USA
- Internal Medicine
Research & Publications
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109 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.4|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.7|
13 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Sep 21, 2018
I really enjoyed dr. littlejohn and her resident overall. However the student spent a significant amount of time with me in the room and when the doctor came in, she seemed to be in a rush. in a-way, I felt that I was an inconvenience to her during her busy day. but I look forward to following up with her in November, and hope that she isn't in as much of a rush on that day. I will be traveling over 2 hours to have her as my rheumatologist, and I value her time as much as I hope she values mine. the student did an EXCEPTIONAL job asking questions about my health history.
Reviewed on Aug 14, 2018
Dr. Littlejohn was nice, caring and knowledgeable. one of the best experiences i have at at the clinic
Reviewed on Jul 31, 2018
DR Emily Littiejohn is a breath of fresh air. I am more than delighted that she will be my ongoing dr for my recent Lupus diagnosis . she is a class A professional - warm and caring-
Reviewed on Jul 17, 2018
Dr. Littlejohn was professional, well informed and considerate.
Reviewed on Jul 9, 2018
This was a fantastic experience with my rheumatologist. My Dr knew my very complicated medical history. My Lupus is attacking my central nervous system. She truly cared and ordered tests to see what the Lupus Cerebritis and Myelitis is doing exactly. I feel very well taken care of.
Reviewed on May 21, 2018
Very happy with my visit with Dr. Littlejohn. Very kind and helpful, very informative.
Reviewed on May 4, 2018
Dr. Emily Littlejohn is not only a great physician. She's personal, cares about the patient and has excellent follow-up response either over the phone or through the portal.
Reviewed on Apr 17, 2018
very pleased with Dr Littlejohn.
Reviewed on Apr 3, 2018
Dr Littlejohn took her time, listened, and seemed to care about my overall well being, rather than simply being focused on her specialty.
Reviewed on Feb 16, 2018
Dr. Littlejohn and I have a good relationship. We communicate through Cleveland Clinic email between visits.
Reviewed on Nov 20, 2017
she was great
Reviewed on Nov 20, 2017
Dr. Littlejohn was truly amazing and very sympathetic with my condition.
Reviewed on Oct 6, 2017
Dr Littlejohn was very thorough, and gave us all of the information we needed to have.
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