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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Akron General
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Finger Injection
  • Hand Injection
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Wrist Injection
View all 4 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Finger Arthritis
  • Finger Contracture (Bent Finger)
  • Finger Cyst
  • Finger Fracture
  • Finger Laceration
  • Finger Osteoarthritis
  • Finger Pain
  • Finger Sprains
  • Hand and Wrist Arthritis
  • Hand Bites
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Laceration/Cut
  • Hand Lump
  • Hand Mass
  • Hand Osteoarthritis
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Sprain
  • Hand/Finger Osteoarthritis
  • Trigger Finger and De Quervain's Disease
  • Wrist Arthritis
  • Wrist Cyst/Lump
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Ganglion Cyst
  • Wrist Laceration
  • Wrist Osteoarthritis
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
View all 29 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Andrew Esterle, MD.

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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 7/20/2019, Dr. Esterle 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

127 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 5

29 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Dr. Esterle was very caring and put me at ease. Very professional and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

Dr Esterle is a wonderful doctor very respectful very meticulous and a very caring doctor

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2023

Dr.Esterle was reassuring and quickly understood my situation.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2022

Could not ask for additional care or concern from the doctor. Would recommend him!

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

This was a second follow up appointment after my left thumb joint replacement surgery performed by Dr. Esterly. I think he is an excellent doctor and I am fortunate to be in his care.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022

I will refer the doctor to anyone I know

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

The doctor was amazing, patient, explained everything and even drew a diagram!

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2022

Dr. Andrew Esterle was very good about telling me about my hands

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Dr Esterle is wonderful & my treatment has been excellent, & everyone I've spoken with has been very courteous & professional. It's just very difficult to reach the office by phone.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2022

Dr Esterle was amazing. He was kind and took time to explain everything and come up with a plan to get back out on the field. He operated on my son in the middle of the night and I felt we were in great hands. He truly lived up to the clinic's motto of "world class care." I can not thank him enough, wonderful doctor!

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2022

I am very pleased with the Doctor that I have.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2022

Dr. Esterle was excellent. He explained things extremely well he was very caring and compassionate. Well done

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2022

Dr. Esterle is the epitome of competent, concerned patient care. I consider him to be one of the finest physicians by whom I have ever been treated.

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

Dr. Esterle is always very nice and answers all of my questions. I always recommend him when people talk about their arthritis

Reviewed on May 25, 2022

Loved Dr Esterly has great bedside manner

Reviewed on May 23, 2022

Doctor has a great personality, friendly and easy to communicate with as we share same interests and hobbies.

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Dr Esterle is awesome!

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

My wrists are in bad shape. Dr Esterle has repaired one but encourage medical treatment for now. I have been extremely happy with the results of the injections.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

Wonderful visit. He explained everything and answered all my questions. Im very confident with Dr. Esterle.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

I had to wait a little longer than I would have liked for my appointment; however, Dr Esterlee and staff were very helpful with my converns for my hands.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

Dr Esterlee is very good!! I chose to drive from Warren to Akron to see him especially since he is a part if the Cleveland Clinic Staff.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2022

I appreciated that Dr. Esterle showed me on the X-ray what was going on with my thumb and explained in detail the nature of the problem, possibilities for treatment and prognosis for each. He was clear and thorough.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Dr. Esterle took the time to listen and the time to explain things to me. That is important to me.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2022

I like his bedside manner & very easy to talk too. Been seeing him for a few years. I actually trust him & can't say that for all doctors.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

I ALWAYS recommend Dr ESTERLE. He is kind and very very skilled.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Dr ESTERLE is perfect

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2022

Dr Esther Lee is very good at his craft I have recommended him to several people I had carpal tunnel surgery done the pain I had before that was unbelievable it was at a top 10 at night during the day from my shoulder to the tips of my ten fingertips it was so bad after my surgery the only thing that hurt was my incision I can't say enough good things about him and his staff in the hospital they're amazing just top notch amazing he is such a talented talented surgeon I love Dr Esther Lee and his crew!!!

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

Dr. Easterly is always terrific! Took time asking questions as well as providing options/outcomes

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

I have recommended Dr. Esterly to friends and relatives!

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