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Department Rheumatologic and Immunologic Disease
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Administration Of Injectable Medications For Osteoporosis
  • Blood Tests
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injections
  • Rheumatology
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • EGPA (Eosinophilic granulomatosis with Polyangiitis)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated with IBD
  • Behcet's Disease
  • Bursitis
  • Calcinosis
  • Chondrocalcinosis (Pseudo Gout)
  • Connective Tissue Diseases
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever
  • Felty’s Syndrome
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Gout
  • Henoch Schonlein Purpura
  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Iritis
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA)
  • Myopathy
  • Myositis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Paget's Disease
  • Painful Joints
  • Palindromic Rheumatism
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Relapsing Polychondritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacroilitis
  • Scleritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondyloarthopathy
  • Spondyloarthropathies
  • Systemic Lupus
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Uveitis
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener Disease
  • Wegener’s Granulomatosis
View all 51 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Univ of Virginia Hospitals
Internal Medicine
Charlottesville, VA USA

Internship - Univ of Virginia Hospitals
Internal Medicine
Charlottesville, VA USA

Medical Education - Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA USA

Undergraduate - University of Georgia
Athens, GA USA


  • Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Joshua Hedrick, MD.

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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 6/15/2022, Dr. Hedrick 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

318 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

61 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Dr Hedrick included me in the decisions regarding my health. He listened and heard my opinions. He explained everything very thoroughly that I left smiling!

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2023

He is always listening. I am sad to see him go. He has helped get back to a somewhat normal life.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2022

Dr. Hedrick is the best doctor that I have found in FL since moving here in 2020. He is an excellent diagnostician and shows great compassion and respect for me as a patient. I am very disappointed that he is leaving CCF.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2022

All positive feedback is attributed solely to Dr. Hedrick.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2022

Dr. Hedrick ordered xrays for me at this visit and the check-out staff was able to make the appointment right then without any waiting so I was able to get the xrays done immediately and Dr. Hedrick had the results the same day.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2022

Dr Hendricks is a huge asset to your organization

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2022

Dr Hendricks is among the best examples of how a physician should perform all their care and work!

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

Dr. Hedrick is an amazing doctor and human being. He really cares for his patients. I love the way he includes you in the decision making process.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2022

Another doctor I have to look to replace as he is now leaving.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2022

It is a shame that he is leaving, great doctor, kindly and caring

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2022

Amazing doctor

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2022

I like Dr. Hedrick very much and I will miss him greatly

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2022

Dr Hedrick is the best doctor I've ever had

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2022

Dr Hendrick takes time with his patients goes over everything in detail, is extremely professional, and I felt very at ease with him as a doctor. I believe he's going to go a long way in his profession due to the fact how much he cares

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2022

Dr Hedrick is very patient focused and seeks input.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2022

Dr. Hedrick is the best. He's a caring person and very knowledgeable about my condition. The PA is also very helpful and caring.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

Very pleased with Dr. Hedrick and the attention and time he spent going over my 20+ years worth of medical history and discussing the various options for my care and treatment going forward.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

I am lucky having Dr Joshua Hedrick , and his nurse . I'm looking forward for my next appointment

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2022

Dr. Hedrick is the best rheumatologist I've seen in years!

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2022

Wish more doctors were like dr Hedrick

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

He is the most caring and interested doctor. He spends time listening to everything I have to say.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2022

I feel very fortunate to be under the care of Dr. Hedrick. He is efficient, professional & thorough. He is conservative in his approach yet prescribes appropriate diagnostic tests and meds. He truly cares about the quality of life & health of his patients.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Dr Hedrick is excellent at listening to your concerns and including you in the decision making.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

Dr Hedrick it's an outstanding doctor in the clinic. Not only his knowledge and professionalism but his sensitivity to the patient. I'm very fortunate to be his patient

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

Doctor really didn't listen to my concerns. He looked at the blood work and dismissed any of the pain I'm having. I drove 2 hours for this appointment and felt the doctor just blew off all of my concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2022

I must say I was very pleased with the professionalism of Dr Hendrick and actually I'm looking forward to my next visit with him I saw a rheumatologist but I wish all my doctors were like Dr Hendrick. He was just fabulous and concerning and answered all my questions and appeared to be very concerned about my issue and has taken up extra measures to run some blood work and see where we're going to be at.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2022

Dr. Hedrick is very intelligent, thoughtful, patient, and informative.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

Dr Hedrick and his office has actually been the best experience I've had at the Clevland Cliniic or other outside doctors.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2022

Great experience. Dr read all my records before appointment, has communicated thoroughly on tests in my chart. Can't ask for more

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2022

Great physician

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2022

Great doctor. Takes plenty of time to help you and discyss everything

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2022

Excellent doctor that truely cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2022

Lack of bedside manner by doctor is the primary concern. I was referred for tertiary care as local doctors were/are concerned regarding the complexities of my illnesses.

Reviewed on May 24, 2022

Dr. Hendrick has been treating my Gout & Arthritis issues. He diagnosed my problem on my first visit to him. His treatment has been excellent and I am now pain free based on his treatment which includes periodic blood analysis and the proper use of prescription medication. As a Career Retired Police Officer, do not lose Dr. Hendrick, as I've worked with many Doctors, and he is among the best. (Buy him lunch).

Reviewed on May 24, 2022

I'm extremely pleased with the care provided by Dr. Hedrick.

Reviewed on May 13, 2022

Great doctor, professional, patient, knowledgeable, shares information.

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

Dr. Hendrick is an effective medical professional. He has been trying to relieve me of my severe arthritis pain from my initial visit with him. He discusses the issues of the various options for me. He consistently reviews my lab tests after any change in medications. If results are not favorable he will discuss/recommend alternatives. He recently went to bat for me with my Health Insurance carrier to have an alternate procedure to hopefully relieve me of my severe pains. Thanks Dr. Hendrick.

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

I appreciate the Doctor's listening skills and his concern, professionalism and courtesy.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2022

Dr. Hendrix was extremely professional took his time explained never felt rushed never felt that any question was silly he ordered some test and said he would get back to me if needed. My first time with him could not have been a better experience

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

Dr Hedrick was excellent.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

My Chart is an excellent tool provided by Cleveland Clinic. I love to get my appointments my lab work and the responses of my provider before I arrive for a consultation

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

I trust Dr Joshua Hedrick on all my issues relating to my illness. Which include gout and arthritis as wEl as medication for my bones from other doctors.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

Not only is Dr. Hedrick very professional but also he is compassionate and kind. I think he is a great rheumatologist.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

Excellent Dr Hedrick.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

Such a caring doctor!

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2022

Dr. Hedrick was very attentive and really cared about me as a patient. He was able to diagnose me where 4 other rheumatologists were unable to do so. Thank you Dr. He also advised a treatment plan. This was a wonderful experience from the beginning of the visit until the end.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2022

Very good experience, Dr. Hedrick is so professional yet friendly and listens!

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Dr. Hedrick listens to my medical concerns and takes the extra steps to try to resolve them.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

A very pleasant, professional, caring doctor. Listens, and answers to all questions in a very professional and interested manner.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022

Dr Hedrick is an excellent provider. He took his time in explaining the diagnosis and treatment options to both me and my husband. He was very reassuring and informative. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him!

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2022

Visit was very informal and the Doctor was so pleasant

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2022

I wish all doctors were as good listeners and caring as Dr Hendrick. My sincerest gratitude !

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2022

I love that Dr. Hedrick discusses with me how to handle my condition instead of just telling me what to do. We talk about it together, he asks questions and listens, and asks me how I feel about the proposed plan of care.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

Dr Hedricks Is excellent. We discussed many aspects of my problem, and worked through a comprehensive plan to figure out what is going on!!

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2022

Excellent Dr.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2022

All my experiences with Dr. Hedricks and his team are always exceptional and make me feel they care only about me. Even though I know they extend this care to all their patients. Iris who works in his office is a wonderful assistant as well always goes above and beyond and making sure I have everything ready for my appointment

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2022

I just can't say enough about Dr. Hedricks and his concern for my health and stabilizing my RA numbers and pain. He always listens with concern and waits to hear the whole story of your Issues before he answers. He Is a shinning example of Cleveland and their mission statement.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Dr Hedrick takes your thoughts and opinions about care very seriously. He is good at including you in the care decisions.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

Dr. Hedrick was very impressive, and you could tell he was genuinely interested and listening to you. He took his time to explain the disease all treatment options and made sure he gave us a printout of everything he had told us. He was very forward-thinking as to getting treatment started and finding the most effective treatment.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

Outstanding medical attention received from Dr. Hedrick

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

Dr. Hedrick is the best among the best. Very caring with outstanding knowledge and bedside manners. I already have suggested Dr. Hedrick to a good friend of mine with similar medical issue.

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