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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Strongsville Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture Surgery
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Finger Joint Replacement
  • Fracture
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Nerve Transfers For Injury/tumor
  • Pediatric Fracture Treatment
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocations
  • Shoulder Injuries in Baseball
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Wrist Surgery
View all 17 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis of the Thumb Base
  • Brachial Plexus Birth Injuries
  • Congenital Hand Differences
  • DeQuervain's Disease
  • Elbow Problems
  • Fractures
  • Fractures Of The Hand
  • Hand and Wrist Arthritis
  • Hand and Wrist Injuries
  • Hand Problems
  • Hand Related Sports Injuries
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Problems
  • Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger and De Quervain's Disease
  • Upper Extremity Disorders
View all 18 Specialties +
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Biography

About Joseph Styron, MD, PhD

Joe Styron, MD, PhD grew up in Northern Virginia but first moved to Cleveland for college at Case Western Reserve University. Over the course of 11 years at Case Western, Dr. Styron earned his bachelor’s degree, PhD, and MD. He earned honors with each of his degrees and was inducted into national honor societies from the undergraduate and medical school levels.  After he completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Styron pursued two fellowships to hone his subspecialty training. He completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Styron then completed a second fellowship in Congenital & Pediatric Hand Surgery at the Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia where he treated a myriad of genetic, traumatic, and acquired conditions in children. After completing his advanced training, Dr. Styron returned to the Cleveland Clinic as a staff surgeon.

Dr. Styron has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters on various issues in orthopaedic surgery. He has also given presentations of his work at national and international meetings. He is very active in research, in particular, studying ways to maximize patient outcomes within orthopaedic surgery. His PhD is in Health Services Research & Policy and he has a keen interest in optimizing patient experiences and outcomes within the health system. Dr. Styron’s specialty interests include surgery of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder in individuals from infants to the elderly. He has specialized training in nerve and tendon transfers in infants and children unable to move their hands or arms.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2017

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Shriner's Hospital for Children - Philadelphia
Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric and Congenital Upper Extremity Surgery
Philadelphia, PA USA
2018

Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery
Pittsburgh, PA USA
2017

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Orthopedic Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
2016

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA
2011

Graduate School - Case Western Reserve University
Epidemiology and Biostatistics- Health Services Research and Policy
Cleveland, OH USA
2009

Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Congenital & pediatric hand differences, nerve & tendon transfers, fracture fixation and tendon repair in the upper extremity, corrective osteotomies of the upper extremity, wrist, elbow & shoulder arthroscopy

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 6/14/2022, Dr. Styron 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.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* 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

117 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 4.8
Listens 4.3
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

20 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

Dr Styron is an excellent and very understanding doctor

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

Dr Styron was very helpful in getting my wrist healed. But overall I am very upset with your service. It should not take 12 months to heal my injury

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

Very professional with a warm and caring smile. Great Doctor!

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2022

Dr Styron is a caring and competent professional that I am blessed to have found!

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

Wonderful Dr.He listen,he care for meVery happy with my appointment

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

Dr Styron is very professional and great bed side manner

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

Dr. Styron and the staff is always very nice and helpful. I always feel that they listen to my concerns.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

PDr. Styrone is definitely a professional Doctor I enjoy working with him and I will keep seeing him long as I need to.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2022

Dr. Styron is best orthopedic I have seen. He listens to what issues you are having and discusses treatment plan and options. He is also very empathetic with what medical issues are going on including personal family issues. He takes the time to listen!

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2022

I always recommend Dr. Styron if someone needs an orthopedic.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

I was most pleased and impressed with the time and layman's terms (simple language that anyone can understand) Dr Stryon used in explaining proposed treatment options, risks, benefits and timeline maximum medical improvement.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

This is a great Dr. Not only good at his craft, but his bedside manner is extraordinary. I really trust him in the short time he's been treating me. Class act! Thank you!

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Dr. Styron gave me all the time I needed and thoroughly answered all of my questions and concerns

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Dr. Styron is a good doctor I'm very thankful for him

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2021

Outstanding provider

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

All thanks to Dr. Styron who made himself readily available.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

I have already recommended Dr. Styron to others.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

Excellent doctor. No problems.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Dr. Styron is amazing, my son was very comfortable talking with him

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

The doctor and his assistant were great with my son who loves asking tons of questions and wanted to see his x ray over and over again

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