Emergency icon Important Updates
Department Center for Integrative Medicine
Primary Location Amherst Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Chiropractor
View all 1 Treatment & Services +


Is Cleveland Clinic Part of Your Insurance?

Review a list of accepted insurance plans for our Northeast Ohio locations or learn more about purchasing a contracted managed care plan.

View All Plans

About Chad Adams, DC

Dr. Adams, a Parker University alum, graduated with honors earning his double bachelors in Anatomy, and Health and Wellness, as well as a Doctorate in Chiropractic in 2010. His practice experience includes the VA hospital rotation in Dallas, Texas as well as his own sports performance facilities in Scottsdale, Arizona and Sandy, Utah. Some of his clinical successes have included treating professional golfers, NFL and NBA players, MMA fighters, entire university football teams, along with saving many patients from unnecessary surgeries and medications.

Dr. Adams is board certified and specializes in soft tissue injuries from head to toe focusing on joint mobility. He is extensively trained in Applied Kinesiology, having graduated from the International College of Applied Kinesiology (ICAK). He is also certified at the highest level in Kinesio taping (CKTP), certified in upper and lower Fascial Distortion Model (FDM), a certified Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) and Functional Range Release (FR) practitioner, and KinStretch Level I instructor. Dr. Adams is also a Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). 

While in Scottsdale, Dr. Adams also taught Anatomy and Physiology for the Maricopa County Community College system. He is also a practicing martial artist of 25 years.

You can find Dr. Adams as a contributor in Cleveland Cleveland Health Essentials.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Medical Education - Parker University
Dallas, TX USA

Undergraduate - Parker University
Dallas, TX USA

Undergraduate - Parker University
Health and Wellness
Dallas, TX USA

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Chad Adams, DC.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 4/4/2023, Dr. Adams 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

190 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

44 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2024

Very knowledgeable ... Takes time to listen ask questions to understand concerns -- Dr Adam's has truly made a significant difference In my life and his treatments allows me to be much more active in my daily activities without medicine. He also encourages me to keep up with gentle exercises to be as active as can be.Cleveland Clinic needs more Chad Adam's on staff!!!! He is excellent & has made my life much more productive with his treatments. Than k you

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2024

I have been a patient of Dr. Adam's for three years. He is outstanding!!!

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2024

Dr. Adams is a gift! He's a wonderful provider, and always makes me feel heard when discussing my health.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Appointments are challenging to get, even 3 months out, but that just speaks to Dr Adams' popularity

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

All of my family sees Dr Adams

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2024

Dr Adams is fabulous

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

Dr Adams is in very high demand. I call him a miracle doctor

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

Everyone at the Amherst office for Dr. Chad Adams is very nice and helpful.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

I am very grateful for Dr. Chad Adams. Not only is Chad a great Chiropractor, he is very thorough and does a great job of explaining my very complex issues in a way that is easy to understand.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2024

I've already recommended Dr. Chad Adams to friends and family! I've so impressed and thankful for his expertise, care, and support.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

Dr Adam's is my favorite doctor at the clinic he is always so friendly and welcoming

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2024

Dr Adam's is an amazing chiropractor!

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2024

Dr. Adams is a wonderful doctor. He takes time to listen and respond to my medical concerns. I appreciate him and all that he's done to help me feel better.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2024

I love Dr. Adams, he is fantastic

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2024

Doctor Adam's is a very good Doctor and in well demand

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2024

Chad was very friendly, patient, and informative. His care has helped me greatly and I have already recommended him to my friends.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

Dr Adam's is a hard worker, very professional, efficient, kind, and caring. I can stay and talk to him all day. He Is such a good person and an amazing Caregiver. Thank you Dr Adams!

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Great doctor he is just not scheduled enough

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Doctor availability I would consider poor

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Dr Adams is absolutely amazing at what he does, but also, as a person. He has such a big, fun personality and has a wonderful bedside manner

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

Dr Adam's is an amazing chiropractor. He has helped me in quest to be physically healthy and appreciate all his good care.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2023

Dr. Adams & Ryan are both very personable, professional and I love them

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2023

I was disappointed at the lack of available appointments for follow up after my initial visit. I was told to get on the waiting list but never received a call. At my second appointment, Dr Adams suggested scheduling online, checking daily for cancellations. This is extremely inconvenient. An established patient should not have to wait two months for a follow up appointment.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

I have recommended Dr Adams to many people. He is such a great person and amazing Dr. Thank you Dr Adams!

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Dr. Adams, is knowledgeable, helpful, skilled, and Great listener.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2023

Love Dr. Adams. He is very polite and professional

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

One of the best doctors and staff I've ever encountered. The Cleveland Clinic is fortunate to have them.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2023

Dr Adam's was amazing with my daughter. He is kind, caring, listens, and truly wants to help his patients. Cleveland Clinic is so lucky to have a provider like Dr Adam's and his staff. Thank you Dr Adam's, you are the best around!

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2023

Dr Adam's staff at Lakewood and Amherst and friendly and nice!

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Chad is the most personable doctor I see . He really cares about his patients and takes time to go over all of my concerns Very good does not quantify he score !!!!!!

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

I have referred several patients to Dr. Adams.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2023

Dr. Adams is a true professional who can relate to just about any patient.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

Dr. Adams is terrific, knowledgeable, personable, and he takes the time to truly listen to his patients.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

Dr. Adams is "hands down" the best chiropractor I have been to for treatment. His listening skills are exceptional and he takes time to explain my course of treatment and goals/expectations. Im thankful to have Dr. Adams handling my care and course of treatment as I work towards becoming healthy.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

I'm thankful to have Dr. Adams and his team helping me as I move forward to regaining my health. They are remarkable working together as a team and also as individuals.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Dr. Chad Adams is a wonderful provider - friendly, caring, thorough, and always willing to take that extra step to be sure the patient understands the therapy he is providing.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2023

Dr. Adams always poses pertinent and thoughtful questions during my visits.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Dr Chadd Adams is an excellent chiroractor and I have highly recommended him to others.He is extremely knowledgeable, professional & compassionate.His ability to connect with the pain Iam having and then releasing is amazing !He also give me information on small exercises I can do in ween appointments...very informational & helpful!!!!

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

Dr. Adams provides excellent clinical care. He and his team are wonderful caregivers.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2023

Dr. Adams is excellent.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

Dr.Adams is the best!

Reviewed on May 25, 2023

Dr Adam's is a wonderful Dr. Kind, caring, professional, works great with adults and children. Cleveland Clinic is lucky to have such a great guy!

Reviewed on May 24, 2023

Dr. Adams is the best

Reviewed on May 23, 2023

Dr Adam's is a blessing to CCF. He is very good at what he does, is a great person, professional, and is the best Chiropractor around.

Back to Top