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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Hillcrest Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon Yes
Hillcrest Hospital
Primary Location

Hillcrest Hospital

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Acute Fracture Care
  • Ankle Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bone Grafting
  • Deformity Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fusions
  • Foot Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Reconstruction
  • Fusions for Trauma Injuries
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Primary Amputation Revision
  • Primary Amputations
  • Trauma Reconstruction
  • Trauma Treatment
View all 16 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Achilles Rupture
  • Adult Osteogenesis
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Ankle Trauma
  • Foot and Ankle Deformities
  • Foot and Ankle Fractures Malunion
  • Foot and Ankle Fractures Nonunion
  • Fracture Malunion
  • Fracture Nonunion
  • Hip Fracture
  • Orthopaedic Injuries
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Painful Deformities
  • Patellar Tendon Rupture
  • Pelvis Trauma/Fractures
  • Upper Extremity Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture
View all 17 Specialties +


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About Cesar Cereijo, DO

Cesar M. Cereijo, DO is a staff physician within the Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He completed his undergraduate studies at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri, and received his medical degree at A.T. Still University in Kirksville, Missouri in 2012. He went on to complete his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Cleveland Clinic in 2017 and obtained advanced fellowship training in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, specializing in complex fracture care, at Vanderbilt University in 2018.

Dr. Cereijo specializes in acute and chronic fracture care with distinct interest in surgical fixation and reconstruction of complex traumatic fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum. He also has special interests in minimally invasive surgical techniques, complex fractures involving the joint, infections of the bone, nonunion and malunion fractures, limb deformity correction and fractures in adult patients with osteogenesis imperfecta.

Dr. Cereijo is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and an active member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. 

He is actively involved in orthopaedic education. Dr. Cereijo enjoys teaching Residents proper techniques and methods for fracture fixation and emphasizes the importance of complete patient focused care from the time of injury until the patient has fully recovered

His research and publications pertain to new and innovative techniques in fracture care as well as methods for enhancing bone healing and Vitamin D. 

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Vanderbilt Univ Medical Ctr
Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship
Nashville, TN USA

Residency - South Pointe Hospital - CCHS
Warrensville Heights, OH USA

Medical Education - Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Kirksville, MO USA

Undergraduate - Drury University
springfield, MO USA


  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 7/10/2023, Dr. Cereijo 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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* 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

151 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
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

26 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2023

Dr Cereijo was excellent. He was very thorough an his diagnoses. I was able to get X-ray and CT scan before we left the building. Scheduled surgery right away.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2023

First time I tried to schedule with a different doctor, I had a horrible experience, got no appointment and waited 2 weeks for a return call. The second time I called was the exact opposite! AWESOME scheduler got me an appointment with an AMAZING doctor!!!

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2023

Dr. Cesar Cereijo is one of the best doctors I have encountered at the Cleveland Clinic. He listens and cares.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

I wasn't able to get an appointment through the main number but then went back through my primary care doc - Dr. Malec and she was able to make this happen quickly

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

Everyone, from the nurse to the interns to the Dr. Were really great! All questions answered; we looked at the xrays and all was explained; a plan created and communicated very effectively and even an appointment for another issue scheduled with a podiatrist. This was all excellent. And, the Dr. Is terrific

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2023

Dr. Cereijo did an excellent job answering all my questions and addressing my concerns. He seemed to truly care about my well being. He spoke in terms that I could understand. Overall, I am completely satisfied and impressed with the Dr. Cereijo and his staff. I would highly recommend him to everyone I know. Great doctor, great job!

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

Dr cierjo and staff very accommodating

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

Second surgery with doctor. He cared for me as if I were a family member not just a number. Wonderful doctor I'm fortunate he was able to do my second surgery

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2023

I would recommend Cleveland clinic to anyone the doctor and his team were very professional

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2023

Dr was great in all areas

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

I have been in the BEST possible care with Dr. Cereijo form my surgery to all the after care ; can't say enough for the respect I have for him

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2023

The Doctor was great and the team did really great , thank you.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2023

All of the staff is very friendly, helpful and always so kind. Love Dr. Cereijo!

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Very kind doctor

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2023

I have never had a bad experience with Dr Cereijo or his office. I liked him from the moment we met. He is an excellent doctor,

Reviewed on May 26, 2023

It would be good if all doctors were just like them thank you Bob

Reviewed on May 26, 2023

Wish there was a 6 for EXCELLENTbecause that's what I feel about Dr. Cereijo and his team/associatesnothing but the best!!

Reviewed on May 19, 2023

Dr Cereijo is wonderful!

Reviewed on May 12, 2023

I have a complex injury and doctor made me feel well informed and taken care of.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2023

Dr. Cereijo was very good at explaining things to me in an easy to understand way.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2023

Dr Cerrito and Dr. Marong really go out of their way to make sure that you feel satisfied that you've been understood, and they go above and beyond to explain everything to your satisfaction. You get the feeling that they really care about your concerns.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2023

Dr. Cereijo and his surgical team provided excellent and emphatic service. He provided a very clear game plan from a surgical perspective and next steps from a rehab perspective as well. He left my wife and son and me with great assurance after our pre-surgical consult. He truly embodies the World Class Care concept.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2023

Time spent mainly with PA. She was concerned, but seemed to contradict information provided by the ER and the Dr. Strangely confusing.The Dr. Was pleasant, knowledgeable and interested. Although were only able to see him for minutes, we will follow his advice.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2023

Not only is the doctor a wonderful surgeon, he and his team were A+ for their aftercare.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2023

We did not feel rushed when talking to the doctor. He answered our questions & explained everything to us so that we understood what to expect.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2023

Dr. Cereijo and all the residents, PA's, nurses and staff were phenomenal and to the very last team member subscribed to the highest standards of professionalism with an extra dose of enthusiasm for patients and their health and healing.

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