Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Willoughby Hills Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Willoughby Hills Family Health Center
Primary Location

Willoughby Hills Family Health Center


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Ankle Pathology
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Conservative Treatment of the Foot
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Foot Screening
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer Treatment
  • Foot Surgery
  • Forefoot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Heel Injections
  • Ingrown Toenail Removal
  • Musculoskeletal Foot Pathology
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Plantars Wart Treatment
  • Podiatry
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Treatment of the Foot
View all 18 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Benign Bone Tumors
  • Benign Tumors / Masses Of The Foot
  • Blisters
  • Brachymetatarsia
  • Broken Bones
  • Bunions
  • Bursitis
  • Cellulitis
  • Diabetic Foot Ulceration
  • Fungal Infections
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neuropathy - Diabetic
  • Sports Injuries
  • Toenail Fungus
  • Warts
View all 17 Specialties +


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About Georgeanne Botek, DPM

Georgeanne Botek, DPM, has been on staff in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Cleveland Clinic since 1997. Her practice locations are at Cleveland Clinic main campus and Cleveland Clinic Willoughby Hills Family Health Center. She is Head of the Section of Podiatry and Medical Director of the Diabetic Foot Clinic, with a concentration on treating foot ulcers and amputation prevention. 

Her special areas of interest also include foot surgery, and all skin, nail and musculoskeletal pathology involving the foot and ankle.
Dr. Botek is a member of numerous professional associations, including the American Podiatric Medical Association, the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Diabetes Association. She often contributes to many local, regional and national publications and broadcasts.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Ohio Permanente Medical Group
Podiatric Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical School - Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (Kent State University)
Independence, OH USA

Undergraduate - Miami University
English Literature
Oxford, OH USA

Professional Highlights

  • Head, Section of Podiatry
  • Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic Diabetic Foot Clinic


  • Foot Surgery

Specialty Interests

Diabetic foot care, forefoot surgery (elective and reconstructive), musculoskeletal foot and ankle pathology


  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Board of Podiatric Surgeons
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/28/2018, Dr. Botek 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

328 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
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

28 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2018

Dr Botek and her staff were very thorough and professional.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2018

Excellent provider! Dr. Botek has made plans for lifelong care of my injury.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2018

Dr. Botek is the best.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2018

Dr. Botek is a most competent professional

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2018

Always a good experience with Dr. Botek. I've recently recommended her to a friend.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2018

The doctor is always careful with instructions so that I understand what I'm supposed to do and approximately how long the injury will take to heal.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2018

Dr. Botek has always been cordial yet professional with genuine concern for my respective medical problem. Her staff is efficient, welcoming, but like she, very professional. I feel fortunate having her as one of my Cleveland Clinic care givers.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2018

This was my first visit with this doctor. I had to wait 3 months for an appointment with her. I patiently waited for someone to cancel so that I would get in quicker. But that never happened. I had someone ask me how I managed to get an appointment with her, and I just told them I waited 3 months for my appointment. So you just have to do the same. Make the appointment and wait for it to arrive. That proves she is a very fine doctor. I have fungus in my toenails and she clipped them very low and gave me a prescription to put on my toes. Hopefully, it will work. The podiatrist I had been going to said there was nothing he could do for it. I guess he just didn't want to be bothered. So I go back in three months for a check up with her.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2018

wait times in the exam room are usually 30-45 mins until I get to see the dr.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2018

I have been a diabetic (type 1) for over 45 years and have had major issues with foot ulcers. With Dr. Botek's care I was able to go to the Galapagos Islands, walk the beeches, scuba dive, and walk up rocks that a few years ago would have been impossible tasks.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2018

Because she is so good, it was difficult getting an appointment in a timely manner. I had to wait 2 months to get an appointment. Previously, I settled to see another podiatrist and was very unhappy with that particular provider, so I had to wait to see my preferred provider.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2018

She was extremely thorough and kind. She listened to the problems, explained solutions, and seemed to care about my history and family history of the problem. The doctor was very personable, and I have talked with friends and family already about how much I enjoyed meeting her and soon to schedule surgery.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2018

Excellent experience. Dr. Botek went out of her way to help suggest alternative shoe sources and future treatment options.

Reviewed on May 10, 2018

Dr. Botek is very good, very understanding.

Reviewed on May 9, 2018

Dr Botek is always upbeat and takes her time to explain everything in a way that is very easy to understand and does it in a way as if she's having a conversation with a friend.

Reviewed on May 7, 2018

It is always a good experience to see Dr. Botek. She is very compasionate and seems to be an expert in her field. My husband, who has serious feet issues, has been her patient for a long time and we trust her so very much.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2018

Dr Botek is wonderful but has very limited office hours.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2018

Dr. Botek always suggests how to maintain foot health prior to the next visit.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2018

Dr. Botek is a very caring and professional doctor. I really appreciate that in a doctor. She was thorough and explained everything about my visit to my understanding.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2018

Dr. Boteks staff is very helpful and professional.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2018

It was literally only a few minutes from sitting down in the waiting room to being ushered to an exam room. Then only several minutes until Dr. Botek entered the room.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2018

Scheduling 2 future appointments, one with Dr. Botek and one with a different doctor for leg bas test, took a lot of time because the two patients ahead of me, each required quite a long time to resolve and schedule their future appointments.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2018

dr borek was very knowledgeable & helped me a lot. my problem is I waited 6 months to get appointment. when I told the dr she said that was absurd

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2018

Dr. Botek and her staff excellent bedside manner. I actually enjoy driving an hour just to see her and the friendly professional staff.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2018

dr.botek seemed annoyed at some of my questions, like she was in a hurry. she also didn't explain what was about to happen to my foot which happened to be very painful. the verbal warning I got was go to my happy place. then she left me to go do something for almost 30 mins without explanation till she got back. I doubt I will be using her services again if needed. I'd rather find a doctor who makes the patient feel like they are her priority, as her paycheck comes from my insurance money.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2018

I had to make Dr. botek repeat herself because I was in so much pain I didn't hear her properly. she seemed annoyed with that as well.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2018

DR. BOTEK IS THE BEST!! ALWAYS answers my questions treat me like family!!

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2018

Dr. Botek is excellent. She knows her business and takes very good care in dealing with my issues. She answers questions, makes one feel comfortable in doing so. She has made recommendations that have helped me. I am lucky to have her as a physician.

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