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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

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 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

346 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

78 Patient Comments

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.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

Very good attention from Doctor and his staff. They listened carefully to my concerns

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

Dr Hedrick is very patient with my multiple questions and makes sure I am completely informed about my condition.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

Provider Was Excelent

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2022

Dr. Hedrick exceeded our expectations! Kind, caring, thorough, professional!

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2021

The doctor is exceptional, clearly explains and listens to me. I love that he includes me in on the decision-making about my health. He's the best doctor I've had since relocating from CA.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

Dr. Hedrick gave me the time I needed and answered all my questions

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2021

The provider was a rheumatologist with a profound knowledge of the problem

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2021

Excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

Dr. Hedrick is the absolute best experience I have ever had with a clinician. He was personable, thorough, answered all questions, provided clear explanations- if only he could be cloned! He even commented on my test results within a few hours If the results populating! I have NEVER had a provider do that! Bravo Dr. Hendrick!You cannot teach what he "has". Cleveland Clinic is so fortunate to have him on staff. Do everything you can to ensure he's not recruited away.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

Dr. Hedrick is wonderful. Kind, compassionate and caring.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2021

Dr. Hendrick was very nice and answered all my questions

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

Excellent care from nurse Fany and Dr Hedrick

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021

Excellent Dr. Answers all questions. Anticipate scenarios. Deep knowledge

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

Staff throughout was exceptional. I would put my doctor at a 7 out of 10. I am sure he is excellent, but I do not feel he dug deep enough to get to my issues. I was expecting a more systematic approach to my diagnosis. Instead, he only affirmed my treatment for individual conditions rather than investigating everything as a whole.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

Dr hendrick listened to my concerns, help me find the best solution for my issues, recommended the treatment I needed

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2021

Dr. Hedrick review my labs and explained to me and we discussed treatment options

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2021

Doctor is excellent - I'm getting better - Bottom line.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

The visit with Dr. Hendrick was very nice!. Few days after I saw him, I send an email to him thru my Chart concerning my medication and he had his nurse call me the next day to talked to me about it. I really appreciated.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Dr. Hendricks is a professional that goes above and beyond for his patients, ensuring the best treatment abd quality of care. The thing that stands out the most to me is he is the real deal meaning not only is he a exceptional Doctor he is a Genuine person.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

Was able to get a quick appointment to see Dr. Hedrick.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

My doctor is a very nice doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021

Very good doctor. I appreciate his care and knowledge.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

Great experience with this provider. Listened and answered my questions and responded to my queries very well

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

I cannot offer enough praise ...the two nurses/assistants were caring, bright and put me at ease immediately in preparation to meet Dr. Joshua Hedrick. It was only too apparent how well-respected he Is by his staff.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Dr. Joshua Hedrick attentively listened to my health concerns and asked questions and it was apparent that I was in the best care with him. He is extremely intelligent and knowledgeable. My wife and I left knowing that he would work hard to diagnose and determine what my health issue was and not quit until he could help me find a cure.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Dr Hedrick was exceptionally professional, was very comprehensive, and was exceptionally pleasant to talk to so I did not feel rushed, but well taken care of.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

Dr Hedrick listened, asked questions and was very thorough.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

Definitely recommend Dr Hedrick and staff to others. They were all great.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

Dr. Hedrick definitely cared about my problems and discussed It thoroughly and explained In detail about any questions I had. I would definately recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

Dr. Hedrick was dismissive and condescending. He performed a minimal exam and offered limited guidance as he didn't know what to make of things and had no interest in trying. The nurse spent more time with me than he did. I came in with hope and left the appointment in tears.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Dr. Hedrick is wonderful! He listens attentively and is thoughtful in his responses and diagnoses. He is detailed about next steps and always includes me in the planning. He is also very quick to respond to communicates via MyChart. I was not satisfied with my previous Rheumatologist so I scheduled with Dr. Hedrick to see if I could get more personalized care and I did. I am so glad I found him. I highly recommend Dr. Hedrick!

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Dr. Hedrick, was very concern and listens well. He explained everything while examining me as he was going on. I felt like I'm in good hands and a comfortable exam. No tension. You need more Drs like Dr. Hedrick, he's a benchmark of his profession.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Very pleased with Dr. Joshua Hendrick and the entire group at the Cleveland Clinic. He explains everything so you fully understand.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

Dr. Hedrick is always willing to listen to my complaints. I think I sometimes I tend to overwhelm him with my issues. However, he always listens and makes recommendations.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

I want to say I had an overall good experience working with Dr. Hedrick. He's very friendly, patient, caring and I would definitely recommend him to anyone. On the other hand, the office staff isn't too friendly. When I called the office to ask a few simple questions they weren't too friendly and I felt like I was bothering them.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

It easy to talk to the doctor. He's friendly and answers all my concerns

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

Dr. Hedrick was very thorough and answered all of my questions. He has an excellent bedside manner.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

So far, I have had excellent communication with staff and Dr. Hedrick.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

Dr. Hedrick was genuinely invested in determining and diagnosing my potential health condition. It was clear he cared about my well being.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2021

Dr. Joshua showed a keen interest in my concerns as a patient. His physical assessment was thorough and he followed through with any needed test to evaluate the condition of my health. I would visit Dr. Hedrick again as needed and highly recommend him to anyone with rheumatological issues.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2021

I am very thankful to Dr.Hedrick for his care and understanding of my health problem. He is a great doctor and wonderful person.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

Dr. Hedrick is extremely knowledgeable and very caring about how I feel health-wise. I felt very comfortable speaking to him about my issues. He is caring, respectful, kind, and courteous. It was great that he reviewed my chart since I have been a patient for a while and asked great questions about my issues. Another words, he was "awesome".

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