Treatment & Services
- Arthritis Surgery
- Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
- Arthroscopy Knee Surgery
- Hip Replacement
- Joint Aspiration
- Joint Reconstruction
- Joint Replacement
- Joint Replacement Of The Knee
- Knee Arthroscopy
- Knee Replacement
- Knee Surgery
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Partial Knee Replacement
- Reconstructive Surgery Of The Hip
- Reconstructive Surgery Of The Knee
- Sports Medicine
- Surgical Treatment Of Arthritis Of The Hips And Knees
- Total Hip And Total Knee Replacement
- Total Joint Replacement
- Total Knee Replacement
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Joint Disorders
- Knee Injuries
- Sports Injuries
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - Louisiana State University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA USA
Undergraduate - Kenyon College
Gambier, OH USA
- Head of Orthopaedics, Lorain Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Assistant Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic Lorain Surgery Center
Authored "Business Ventures for Physicians,"1989
Authored "A Coach's Desk Reference to Athletic Injuries," 1988
Authored "Outpatient Total Knee Replacement," 2014
- Orthopaedic Surgery
Acute fracture care, arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, general orthopaedics, joint replacement including partial joint knee replacement, knee surgery, orthopaedic care of the elderly, osteoarthritis care, musculoskeletal treatment for joint pain, total joint replacement, total knee replacement, sports medicine including musculoskeletal treatment for joint pain, outpatient knee and hip replacement, partial knee replacement, anterior cruciate ligament surgery
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Arthroscopic Association of North America
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Research & Publications
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As of 11/17/2017, Dr. Kolczun 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.
Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Kolczun receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Zimmer, Inc.
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120 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.7|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
5 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Nov 14, 2017
The whole process was a very good experience for me.
Reviewed on Jul 5, 2017
Reviewed on Feb 8, 2017
Dr. Kolczun is absolutely the very best, in my humble opinion!!! :)
Reviewed on Feb 1, 2017
Both prior and following my partial knee surgery, I was given clear and informative statements about what to expect and how to follow up to have great healing( which I did and I have.)
Reviewed on Jan 10, 2017
Always find Dr. Kolczun to be kind, patient & attentive - his staff as well.
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