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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


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
View all 17 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Benign Bone Tumors
  • Benign Tumors of the Foot
  • Blisters
  • Brachymetatarsia
  • Broken Bones
  • Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
  • 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 Education - 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 and Ankle Surgery - 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

See publications for Georgeanne Botek, DPM.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

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 7/2/2023, 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.

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

408 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

90 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Dr. Borek is top notch. Very confident and knowledgeable on all aspects.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

This was my three month postop check. I was very concerned and very emotional over my recovery taking so long. Dr. Botek put me at ease and calmed me down.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

I really appreciate the patience of Dr. Botek. This is been a traumatic event for me as my life has changed quite a bit.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2023

I felt Dr. Botek really LISTENED and HEARD me! Her diagnosis and recommendations made perfect sense, and I am following her advice. That she is a warm and empathic professional is all the more impressive.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

I understand why it takes so long because De Granieri is the best Dr I've ever visited at the CC

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

I was a pre-med student and worked my whole life in health care. This is one of the best doctors I've ever seen. I was (and I rarely am) very impressed with her knowledge and understanding of my health issues. Just fantastic. I was raving about her when I got on the elevator and all the way out of the building

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

As always, I am a cheerleader for Dr. Botek and her staff.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

I would rate Dr. Botek a 10 ++

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

Dr Botek is absolutely fantastic, she listens, answers any questions and explains what and how the procedure is done

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

Dr Botek is a wonderful podiatrist and has provided care for 2 other members of my family.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

Excellent in getting appt , and fabulous doctor Botex

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

She was smart as can be , Dr Botex

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

In all honesty, I've never placed a phone call to Dr. Botek which needed to be returned.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Dr. Botek is an excellent doctor and is fabulous in her field helping me.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2023

Dr. Botek is an amazing, caring professional.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

Dr Botek is such a pleasure to be around. She's kind, caring, knowledgeable and a very sweet physician. I'm truly blessed to have her in my life.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2023

Dr. Botek was exemplary. Very thorough and skilled. Very Informative and caring. Never felt rushed. Excellent care.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2023

"Very Good" isn't adequate to describe the care that I received during my outpatient visit with Dr. Botek. She was extraordinarily thorough in her assessment of my problem and took the time to explain what I could do at home to continue treating it myself. I've been a loyal patient at the Clinic for over 50 years, and I've never had a better experience than last week with Dr. Botek.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Dr.Botek is a known SUPERSTAR!

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

I, very much, appreciate Dr. Botek fitting me in her busy schedule to evaluate a fracture.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

We can not say enough good things about Dr. Botek! She is very patient and very skilled! She is the best of the best!!

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

I will always recommend Dr. Botek and the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2023

I will never change my podiatrist again. I absolutely love Dr Botek!!

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2023

Great doctor

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2023

Dr Botek is wonderful!

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2023

She was excellent

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

Dr. Botek and her team were incredible! CCF is fortunate to have her!

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2023

Dr Botek was among the best health care providers Ive had. She had wonderful rapport with her team. My husband even commented on that after the 3 worked to get my subluxed foot back in place. Excellent listener, never felt rushed or talked down too and clearly gave us the power of the decision in the treatment as it proceeded. Answered all questions then and promptly responded to queation on my chart the wk after.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

Thorough and detailed review of the differential diagnosis and basic treatment for all possible issues. Watching Dr. Botek and the nurse create a foot pad for me was like watching artists work. What a team!

Reviewed on May 30, 2023

Dr Botek is the ultimate professional! She is a problem solver. She continues to suggest therapies that can help my situation. I have referred several friends to her practice.

Reviewed on May 22, 2023

My previous and present experiences with Dr. Botec have been very successful and served my needs with great care and knowledge.

Reviewed on May 22, 2023

My overall experience was excellent. I will follow the recommendations given to me by the physician. My present and past experience with Cleveland Clinic care has been excellent and helpful for both myself and my husband.

Reviewed on May 22, 2023

Dr. Botek is the most pleasant, thoughtful and informative doctor I have had the pleasure of encountering. I appreciate the insight she provided.

Reviewed on May 18, 2023

Dr and her nursing staff were very polite / informative how I should care for my feet as a diabetic and laid to rest my fears and concerns, I like the doctors No Nonsense approach after her care for my feet they have not felt this wonderful in years. I want to thank the doctor and her nursing staff for showing me how better care for my feet. It is doctors and nursing staff like this that is giving me more courage to address other areas of concerns with other medical professionals at CCF. Thanks so much for the wonderful Medical Care.

Reviewed on May 18, 2023

Doctor and staff could not have been more informative and laid to rest all concerns I had with regards to my feet and showed me how to care for my feet on a daily basis after Doctors Care my feet have not felt this good in years. Doctors Care and staff give me hope that I can talk with other doctors about other medical concerns that I may have in other disciplines

Reviewed on May 18, 2023

Doctor and staff worked very well with me and we're all on the same page

Reviewed on May 16, 2023

Dr. Botek was extremely thorough in her explanation of my condition. She also explained the entire surgery procedure and recovery process.

Reviewed on May 15, 2023

She seemed a bit rushed.

Reviewed on May 9, 2023

Dr. Botek was highly recommended to me by a friend. The doctor was kind, attentive to my concerns, explained exactly what my issue was and what could be done. She was tuned-in to my current health issues, after a short discussion of the meds I'm on, and seemed to truly understand. I left the appointment with relief that I finally found a doctor I liked and that a resolution to my issue is in sight.

Reviewed on May 9, 2023

I would definitely recommend Dr. Botek! Without hesitation!!!

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2023

Excellent doctor!!!!

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2023

Dr. Botec is an excellent doctor

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2023

I liked Dr Botek very much very impressed

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2023

Dr. Botek is respectful, kind and helpful.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

I was very happy with Dr. Botek and her nurse.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

I will definitely recommend Dr. Botek and her staff.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2023

There was a cancellation, Dr. Botek called and asked if I was available.....I was....very pleased with such prompt follow up.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2023

Dr. Botek is very good. I try to always check which nurse is on duty when I go Karen is very good.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2023

Dr.B very good and a great listener

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2023

Dr. Botek is a confidence builder. Her skill as a care provider, especially as a surgeon, is outstanding. I am lucky to have found her.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2023

Dr. Botek was extremely thorough examining my feet. She answered questions, provided support and took my concerns seriously. She recommended orthotics but made a pad for my foot until I got one which provided relief. Excellent professional care. She also made clear that there are other treatment options and to come back if the orthotics don't work. Considering that my feet are how I get most of my exercise (walking), I feel that Dr. Botek will be instrumental in helping me to remain fit and active overall. I am very appreciative of her care.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2023

Dr. Botek made great suggestions to help specific issues with my toes/feet.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2023

I'm very satisfied with my care. Thankful to have the best Doctor on board. She takes care of my feet always healing themand making sure they stay healthy.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

Dr Botek answered each of my questions and provided solutions

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

My visit to the doctor, was a positive thing. The whole staff and plus the doctor treated me as a person and was very friendly.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

I have been going to Dr Botck for several years. And I've always had the respect and the courtesy.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2023

For a new patient doctor was rushed and only spent 10 minutes with me

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2023

Dr Botek is very personal and takes into consideration all of my concerns.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023

Excellent care, life is so much better because of her work!!!!!!!!!!

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023

Dr. Botek and her assistants are the best and work soo hard to make us comfortable and easy to work with.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023

Dr. Botek is absolutely the best in all of the above!

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2023

She didn't have a very good bed side manner.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2023

Very nice doctor

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2023

Dr. Botek was amazing ! I had a small procedure in the morning and she did a fantastic job !!

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2023

Love this provider.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2023

Dr. Botek is very thorough and professional, and I highly recommend her. She did a great job of developing a plan with me.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

Dr.Botek was extremely helpful. She gave me medical equipment for my Planter Facitis and gave me exercises to help decrease my pain. She is an excellent physician.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

Dr. Borek is wonderful! Very knowledgeable and caring!

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

Doctor does her work very well.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

Dr. Botek was very nice, informative and helpful. She was very good.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Dr Botek was wonderful. She took my concerns very seriously and was very aggressive in treating my infected toe. The injury is healing very nicely thanks to her care.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

Dr. Botek is fantastic. I would not go to another podiatrist at Cleveland clinic. She has been very helpful with my care and needs for my feet. She's kind, personable, and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

Dr Botek and her nurse are great caregivers. I only will see Dr Botek for my feet care because she's consistent in her treatment, doesn't push surgery, has my needs in mind and very approachable. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

I was very pleased with my video visit with Dr. Botek.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

All interactions with Dr. Botek were excellent.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2023

Dr Botek has been my physician for about 25 years. She is the best. I've recommended many people to her.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2023

Dr. Botek is great.I feel confident and secure under her care. She is top-notch.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2023

Progress of healing and new cast discussed.Dr always explains everything. She is always very helpful and kind.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

She is the best!

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2022

Dr. Botek is the best!

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2022

Like Dr. Botek very much. She is very professional and thorough.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2022

Dr. Borek is a wonderful physician, kind and so knowledgeable! I am lucky to have her care and expertise in my corner.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

Dr Botek and staff great it's the scheduling system that is poor. Ask ANYONE who needs to schedule any appointment

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2022

I wouldn't hesitate to reccommend Dr. Botek to any family or friends. Top quality care.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2022

Dr Botek is a joy to be around. She addresses all of my questions with courtesy and kindness. She is one of my favorite Doctors at the CC.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022

Always caring she knows what she's doing

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2022

The doctor was knowledgeable about my conditions and clearly explained my choices .

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2022

Dr. Botek is always respectful and helpful for every appointment.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

Dr Botek is very empathetic but also very honest in her assessments. I greatly appreciate that.

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