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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Akron General Physician Office Building
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Ankle Injection
  • Arm Injection
  • Elbow Injection
  • Finger Injection
  • Hand Injection
  • Hip Injection
  • Leg Injection
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Injections (PRP)
  • Shoulder Injection
  • Sports Physicals
  • Tenex Health TX™
  • Wrist Injection
View all 12 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acetabulum Labrum Tears
  • Achilles Rupture
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • ACL Injury
  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Ankle Osteoarthritis
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Strain
  • Ankle Tendon Rupture
  • Arm Bulging Muscle
  • Arm Fracture
  • Arm Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Bicep Rupture
  • Bursitis
  • Butt Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Concussion
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Osteoarthritis
  • Elbow Pain & Injury
  • Elbow Sprain/Strain
  • Exercise related breathing problems
  • Finger Fracture
  • Finger Pain
  • Finger Sprains
  • Finger Strain
  • Foot Bone Spur
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain/Strain
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Gait Dysfunction
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Sprain
  • Hand Strain
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spurs
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Labral Tears
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain/Strain
  • Hip Tendonitis
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Meniscus injury
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Plica Syndrome
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Strain
  • Knee Tendonitis
  • Labrum Tears
  • Leg Fracture
  • Leg Pain
  • Lumbar Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Internal Derangement
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain/Strain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Toe Fracture
  • Trigger Finger and De Quervain's Disease
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
  • Wrist Strain
View all 83 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Aaron Lear, 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 10/13/2021, Dr. Lear 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

97 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 3.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

21 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Dr. Lear took the time to listen to me. They were very short staffed that day, but I did not feel rushed during my visit.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

I have been a patient of Dr Lear's for year and have always found him to be very thorough and caring.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

Dr. Lear is wonderful! Really enjoyed talking with him and gleaning from his experience.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

Very pleased with Dr Lear. I like his bedside manners, listen skills and personality.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

Dr Lear is a wonderful knowledgeable and caring patient focus provider. He listens to concerns and addresses each.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

I appreciate Dr Lear he is a "PATIENT FOCUS PHYSICIAN

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

Dr. Lear was very kind I will recommend him to others.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

Dr. Lear is superb!

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

Dr. Lear was extremely honest.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2021

Dr Lear was amazing with Henry. Dr Lear was very thorough and broke it down for all of us to easily understand what was going on. Dr Lear's staff was also great making the whole experience positive.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2021

Dr Lear was amazing!

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Dr Lear is the most conscientious and considerate doctor I've had the pleasure of dealing withN.P. is as well conscientious and considerate and understanding both doctors took the time to address my concerns and to clarify any doubts I hadThank you

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

already have and will continue to recommend Dr Lear to others

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

everyone was very professional from scheduling, entering the office and Love Dr. Lear

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2021

Dr. Lear was kind, respectful, and listened to my questions and concerns. he is on the cutting edge of research and new treatments. He was sensitive to the cost and what I would pay out of pocket. He answered all my questions And provided a mutually agreeable treatment plan.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

dr Lear and his staff were courteous, friendly and incredibly helpful. I didn't feel rushed and had all questions answered.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2021

Dr Lear is Super

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2021

Exceptional doctor experience. We discussed my concerns in detail and he offered different solutions. I was very pleased with my visit.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

Dr. Lear listened carefully and gave a thorough explanation.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

Dr. was very helpful, and cared. Thank you.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2020

Dr. Lear was very courteous and actually cared about my concerns. He made me feel heard and I am very happy.

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