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

Treatment & Services

  • Elbow Injection
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Shoulder Injection
  • Shoulder Replacement
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arm Bulging Muscle
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Bicep Rupture
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Osteoarthritis
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Strain
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Internal Derangement
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
View all 24 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Steven Lippitt, 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 1/5/2023, Dr. Lippitt 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

46 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 4.9

14 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Dr Lippitt has always gone above normal level of care and explanations!

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2023

I have never had a problem with Dr Lippitt or his staff.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2023

Dr Lippitt spends time with me and explains all issues very well

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

Dr Lippett is great. Very knowledgeable and interested in helping you figure out your problem.

Reviewed on May 31, 2023

Good visit. Dr. Lippitt is always very friendly and very professional.

Reviewed on May 24, 2023

Dr Lippett is always, professional, knowledgeable, competent, thorough, attentive, with good outcomes regarding my presenting and diagnosed concern

Reviewed on May 18, 2023

Dr. Lippett is an extremely caring doctor and talked to me in such a way that I understood the issues! Thank you!

Reviewed on May 17, 2023

Dr Lippitt seemed very aware of all my concerns and very respectful. He did not just focus on my shoulder but also considered how I use my arms to transfer in and out of my wheelchair. He gave me a plan of action so to speak, when to keep in phase 1 and when to go to phase 2. Thank you.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2023

Doctor was outstanding ! Great communication regarding my issues.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2023

Absolutely awesome physician and staff!

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2023

It was a pleasure to meet Dr. Lippet.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2023

Dr. Lippitt is the best health care provider I have.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2022

I have been a patient of Dr. Lippitt since 2017. He did my total left shoulder replacement in2018.He's aGREAT Doctor who is well respected by his patients and the Therapists at Cleveland Clinic Health &Wellness. I trust him fully& love his bed side manner. He's the only Doctor I will let do my shoulder

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2022

Great doctor

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