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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Sports Medicine Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Sports Medicine Center
Primary Location

Sports Medicine Center


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Fracture Care
  • General Orthopaedics
  • Musculoskeletal Evaluation
  • Non-Operative Treatment of Fractures
  • Non-Operative Treatment of Sprains
  • Nonsurgical Treatment of Arthritis
  • Nonsurgical Treatment of Musculoskeletal Sports Injuries
  • Peripheral Joint Injections
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Safety
View all 10 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Ankle Instability
  • Bursitis
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Medical Problems in Athletes
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Overuse Syndrome
  • Patellofemoral Instability
  • Pediatric Knee Injuries
  • Pediatric Knee Pain
  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis / Dysfunction
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
View all 15 Specialties +


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About Caitlin Lewis, MD

Caitlin Lewis, MD is a staff physician in the Cleveland Clinic Center for Sports Medicine.  She grew up in northeast Ohio and completed her undergraduate studies at St. Louis University.  She returned to Ohio for medical school at University of Toledo, family medicine residency at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, and primary care sports medicine fellowship at Cleveland Clinic.  She now serves as the head team physician for Notre Dame College as well as the Cleveland Charge basketball team.  Dr. Lewis is board-certified in Family Medicine with a certificate of added qualification in Sports Medicine.

Dr. Lewis enjoys working with athletes and active people of all ages for injury treatment and prevention. Her specialty interests include non-operative management of orthopaedic conditions, acute and chronic sports injuries, tendon or ligament conditions, and management of medical problems in sports.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Primary Care Sports Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Residency - Riverside Methodist Hospital
Family Medicine
Columbus, OH

Medical Education - The University of Toledo College of Medicine
Toledo, OH

Undergraduate - Saint Louis University
St. Louis, MO


  • Family Medicine - Sports Medicine
  • Family Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 7/2/2024, Dr. Lewis has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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

280 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

62 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2024

If I could hand pick a provider, I would pick Dr. Lewis. She was excellent in every aspect. She explained the two options for treatment, the risks/benefits and possible outcomes. She listened to me and was empathetic to my concerns and addressed these in a gentle and comforting manner.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2024

Dr. Lewis is fantastic. She heard and understood my concerns and could relate to some of my issues. I am really thankful for her help!

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2024

Dr Lewis and her staff were kind and made me feel at ease.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Dr Lewis is amazing!

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Dr Lewis has been amazing - she is kind and careful to explain everything for me so I understand exactly what my diagnosis is and the best way to heal. She's been proactive in getting me all follow up appointments and has made sure to understand my personal goals and how my care should support those. I'm so grateful for her and the whole Cleveland Clinic team!!

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2024

Dr. Lewis is awesome!

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2024

Dr. Lewis is awesome. Went the extra mile to ensure I could get into a PT slot and get my therapy started to help me meet some goals I have for my recovery.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2024

Doctor Lewis is very professional, and has a wonderful manner to put you at ease, even joking around with you to ease any anxiety you have

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2024

One issue I had was Dr. Lewis's summary of my visit on my chart. It was not accurate as to what I said..it was a tad misleading ..altho she was terrific

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2024

I Initiated my appointment by reaching out to Dr. Lewis using MyChart. Dr. Lewis quickly replied and set me up with an appointment very quickly from there.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2024

Dr. Lewis has been consistently an amazing Doctor. I always feel like she is listening and she cares and also makes a point to inform me about all of my options and potential outcomes. I am grateful that I found Dr. Lewis and hopeful that she never goes somewhere else.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

Cleveland Clinic scheduling was more difficult, but Dr. Lewis office was amazing.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2024

Dr. Lewis was great, informed us of everything we needed to know, she was clear in her instructions and answered all of our questions. She's very down to earth and we felt very comfortable with her.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2024

Dr. Lewis is an excellent listener and caregiver. Her goal is always to help get me to a pain free solution as quickly as possible.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2024

Dr. Lewis is wonderful.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2024

Dr. Clark is always a pleasure to work with. She is caring and informative to what options I have to treat my medical issues.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

Dr. Caitlin Lewis is wonderful. Her whole staff is friendly and helpful.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2024

This was my first time meeting Dr. Lewis and she was wonderful. She was thoughtful and practical- reassured me and did not order unnecessary tests.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2024

She really listened to my concerns and history

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2024

Great experience with all involved. Very thorough assessment from provider.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

I'm always very nervous going to doctor appointments. Dr.Lewis truly helped put me at ease.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2024

Dr Lewis is amazing. She is very knowledgeable, compassionate , kind, and willing to take the time to listen. I am so glad that she is my doctor!

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2024

Dr. Lewis is top-notch...she really listens to the patient and is very compassionate

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

Dr. Lewis explained everything to me, in layman's terms.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

Dr. Lewis is great!!

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2024

Dr. Lewis was concerned about my injury, and she spent a lot of time explaining treatment options. At no time did I feel rushed through the appointment.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2024

Dr. Lewis was outstanding! She was very knowledgeable about my situation and cared that I completely understood my situation and her recommendations.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2024

I especially appreciated how Dr. Lewis and Denise worked together in providing my care.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2023

Dr. Lewis is very down to earth and makes you feel very comfortable and at ease.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2023

Dr. Lewis is a cut above the rest! Very professional, but very personal, kind and sweet always!.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

I was having severe pain in left heel (very painful when walking) and I called to get in to see doctor for a shot, but had to wait over a month.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2023

I had to wait for 7 weeks for an appointment. I fully realize how busy Clinc doctors are, but when you are In a great deal of pain, you want a faster appointment.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2023

Dr. Lewis is compasionate and caring, and take a genuine interest. I have recommended her in the past.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr Lewis is great!

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Dr. Lewis has been so kind and willing to listen to us. Our child has been through a lot, she was sympathetic and willing to troubleshoot with us

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

Dr. Lewis used a picture to explain my condition and proposed treatment. The use of the picture was helpful to my understanding of my symptoms and proposed treatment.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

Dr. Lewis is very knowledgeable about my situation and treats the situation as needed

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

Dr Lewis is great! Does a great job talking through my situation and giving options, and the pros/cons of those options.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

Dr. Lewis is WONDERFUL!!!!!!!

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2023

Dr. Caitlin Lewis is a fabulous doctor!!

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

I have already referred Dr. Lewis to a friend.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr. Lewis was awesome! So happy to be able to schedule an appointment with her! Great personality!

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr. Lewis is the best! She expressed concern, very professional and kind. Very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023

Everyone was very courteous and respectful. I would refer anyone and everyone to this Dr and facility!!

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023


Reviewed on Oct 4, 2023

Dr. Lewis is upbeat yet professional. She gives top notch care. I especially like the way she listens attentively to my questions and concerns and gives thorough responses to them. We discussed possible future surgery, which is giving me a bit of anxiety, so her willingness to take the time was very much appreciated.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2023

Caitlyn Lewis is an excellent physician. She really listens with regard to my questions and concerns. I highly world recommend her.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2023

I would recommend Dr Lewis to anyone

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2023

Doctor Lewis is a very likeable and easy doctor to talk to. She is a down to earth type of person, and always enjoy the time she takes to listen to whatever my question or concern is. Just a friendly good doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

Dr Lewis is a wonderful doctor and person. I always feel at ease when I have an appointment

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2023

Caitlin is the best doctor in the clinic to work with. Just a pleasure. Educational honest and efficient.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2023

*Dr. Lewis is wonderful. She is friendly, knowledgeable, & caring. Explains things well and is very thorough.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Dr Lewis was terrific. Great job explaining everything during each visit.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Again, Dr Lewis was terrific.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Dr. LEWIS was/is great. She is caring and has compassion. When I had my procedure Dr LEWIS put my mind at ease.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Dr. LEWIS is wonderful

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2023

She took time to answer my questions

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2023

Dr. Lewis is awesome!!

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

Great overall experience! Superb explanation of diagnosis and treatment protocols! Caitlyn displays amazing insight and understanding of her patients without being overly critical! Great doctor

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

Dr. Lewis listens to all of my concerns. She explains procedures thoroughly and has a fantastic bedside manner.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2023

Dr. Caitlin Lewis is amazing. I live being her patient. She goes above and beyond the call of duty to ensure I get the best treatment possible.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2023

Dr Lewis and her team are the most professional staff I have worked with at the clinic

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