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Department Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Joint Injections
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Neuro Rehabilitation
  • Peripheral Joint Injections
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Myofascial Pain (CMP)
  • Gait Dysfunction
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Impairments
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Spasticity
View all 12 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2020

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Clinical Neuroimmunology
Cleveland, OH USA
2015

Residency - Wayne State University - Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Taylor, MI USA
2014

Internship - Lankenau Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Wynnewood, PA USA
2011

Medical Education - St. George's University S.O.M New York
Great River, NY USA
2010

Graduate School - Teachers College Columbia University
Motor Learning & Control
New York, NY USA
2004

Undergraduate - Barnard College, Columbia University
Physiology of Dance
New York, NY USA
2002

Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Specialty Interests

Musculoskeletal Medicine Neurorehabilitation Dance Medicine

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Geraldine Dapul, 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 8/3/2021, Dr. Dapul 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

127 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
5 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

37 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

I am very impressed with the Doctor she took the time to explain the procedure and explained what to expect before, during, and after the appointment

Reviewed on May 13, 2022

The physician showed concern for me as s person as well as a patient. Very refreshing and helpful.

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

Dr Dupal is such a wonderful doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

Dr. Ducal was outstanding. She is very professional and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

Dr Dapul is very pleasant very knowledgeable and she listens carefully to my physical problems.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2022

Dr. Dupal is very understanding, approachable, and interested in patient input. She's caring, professional and very knowledgeable about my plan of care. She is just one of many of my Favorite physicians at the Cleveland Clinic!!

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

Dr. Dapul has the most amazing disposition. She is professional and personable at the same time. Even behind the mask, I could feel her smiling. Detailed explanation of diagnosis and treatment options. Appreciate her knowledge and expert skill with US guided injections.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

Dr. Dapul is one of the best doctors I have ever experienced.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

Dr. DaPul is that very rare combination of warm and skilled. She is engaging and listens to any concerns as well as being skilled in what she does.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2022

Dr Dapul was outstanding not just as a medical professional, but as a person with the care and respect she showed me in regards to my health concerns.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

I applaud the Doctor & her Staff.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Dr. Dupal is amazing!! She really cares about my pain and finding ways to relieve it.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

Dr. Dapul has been an exceptional resource.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2022

Dr. Dupal is an EXCELLENT care giver!! Always respectful and courteous, shows concern and care for me, my health and conditions. She is VERY thorough, includes me in my treatment and I would definitely recommend her to anyone who she could help!!

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2021

I love Dr. Dapul and the team, wonderful and caring people!

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2021

Dr Geraldine was empathic, professional, knowledgeable and efficient. Made me feel well cared for

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2021

Dr Dapul and her office always follow-up as promised, put you at ease and give you confidence that you are getting great care. She has a great bedside manner and is comfortably very personable

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2021

Knowledgeable, caring, personable doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2021

The resident was polite while he did the visit intake questions, and he maintained a professional demeanor throughout the entire visit. Dr. Dapul did a wonderful job with her own assessment and listening to the concerns that have arisen since the last set of injections. She does a wonderful job of making sure I am okay during the injections as she knows the pain level associated with the injections can be high...she apologizes any time I feel extreme pain from the EMG and does her best to cause as little pain as possible during the entire procedure.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

Dr. DePaul is always very kind.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

Doctor was understanding helpful

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Dr Depaul was very precise and made sure I was comfortable and understood everything she was doing before injecting the botox.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

If any of my friends were dealing with spasticity I would recommend them to Dr Depaul

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2021

Dr Dapul is an outstanding doctor and represents everything The Cleveland Clinic strives to be.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Dr Dapul is a wonderful asset for The Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

The doctor was very good about seeing me at a last-second request from dr. Littlejohn. You did very well considering I was just thrown in her lap at the last second.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

The team for dr. Littlejohn was very deficient

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Dr Dapul, is an excellent listener and thinks about what you are telling her. She then incorporates what you are saying into her problem solving. She is an excellent physician and should be a model for all physicians who join the staff.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

Seeing Dr. DaPaul was an excellent experience. She took time to explain everything and listened when I talked to her. I was very. Impressed with her.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

I think she is awesome. I wish she could be my doctor for everything!

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

I highly recommend Dr. Dupaul. She is kind and caring and involved us every step of the way and was excellent in helping us get better.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr. Dapul has been wonderful. She responds to messages through MyChart in a timely manner and she is willing to work with my teaching schedule to make appointments in the afternoon.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr. Dapul has been wonderful to work withshe listens as I describe issues or concerns I have and explains treatment options and answers questions professionally.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

I cannot thank the Dr enough! She has changed my life and my abilty to function without massive spams that have destroyed my peace for years.Her staff is kind and 0uQ6

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

This Dr has changed my life for the better

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Doctor was very professional she listened to me. She did not try to rush out the door like some doctors. I liked her for her honesty.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2021

Extremely satisfied. Excellent doctor. Very knowledgeable, patient, caring, gentle.

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