Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Lorain Orthopaedics
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy Knee Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Joint Replacement
  • Joint Replacement Of The Knee
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Reconstructive Surgery Of The Hip
  • Reconstructive Surgery Of The Knee
  • Robotic Assisted Hip Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Partial Knee Replacement
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgical Treatment Of Arthritis Of The Hips And Knees
  • Total Hip And Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
View all 26 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Joint Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
View all 4 Specialties +
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Biography

About Michael Kolczun, MD

Michael Kolczun, II, MD, is a total joint and sports surgeon at Cleveland Clinic Lorain, Kolczun and Kolczun Orthopaedics. He joined the staff at the Cleveland Clinic in 1999 and has been practicing in the Lorain community since 1973 when he and his father formed Kolczun and Kolczun Orthopaedics.$0$0He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Lorain County Medical Society, Ohio State Medical Association, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Kolczun is a frequent lecturer and is the author of  “A Coach’s Desk Reference to Athlete’s Injuries,” a reference for area coaches.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
1998

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Orthopaedic Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
1973

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
1969

Medical Education - Louisiana State University School of Medicine
MD
New Orleans, LA USA
1968

Undergraduate - Kenyon College
Gambier, OH USA
1964

Professional Highlights

  • 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

Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

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

Memberships

  • 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

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 6/19/2019, 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.

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

258 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
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.6
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

50 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

Dr. Kolczun and his chief nurse (Linda) are just fantastic care providers.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

Excellent. This doctor is is actually above the 5 rating provided!

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

Dr. Kolczun changed my quality of life, I can't believe how much better my life has gotten since my hip replacement and I WILL be going back for my knee replacement in a couple of months. I tell everyone how wonderful he is and if they have any issues with knee/hip problems to go see him

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

I will be returning to have my knee replacement and possibly , (hopefully) there is a doc as great as Dr. Kolczun that can take care of my lower spine deterioration.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

GOOD. DR KOLCZUN AND STAFF ARE FANTASTIC PEOPLE

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

I RECOMMEND DR.KOLCZUN ALL THE TIME I LOVE HIM

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

After waiting almost 2 hours, Dr Kolczun is a caring and professional doctor. He usually behind schedule because of his caring manner!!

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

A very long wait to get in, but a wonderful visit with the doctor. He explained everything in detail and treated my pain.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Nurse Linda is wonderful!! very energetic and friendly!!Dr Kolczun is very personable and talk to like a person not a number!! this is third operation and wouldn't go to anyone else. A+

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

I have complete confidence in my doctor and his staff.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Dr. Kolczun and his staff are exceptional in every way.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Dr. Kolczun is exceptional in every way, especially knowledgeable , professional, takes time to explain things, very caring and patient.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

Dr. Kolzun takes time to talk even though they are busy.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

Dr. Kolzun was very kind and congenial. He was able to put my child at ease and coax my normally shy child into helpful discourse. He seems to understand the athletes mindset when it comes to sports injury and thoroughly discussed treatment options and pros and cons with my daughter in a way that allowed her to make the decision to take her helm in following her treatment directive.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2019

*Dr. Kolczun is great, he has me walking again!

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

CCF should be grateful for those like and including Dr. Kolczun. He and his team are personable, warm, compassionate, and informative.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019

Dr. K is okay!

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019

I really like my Dr !!!

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2019

DR KOLCZUN IS SUPERB

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2019

Dr. Kolczun is a very good doctor. He is thorough in his explanations and very caring. Glad he's my doctor.

Reviewed on May 29, 2019

Dr. Kolczun is the best surgeon who takes time to answer questions and explain procedures for treatment.

Reviewed on May 22, 2019

Just to long in the waiting room Dr was fabulous but wait king for him was very tireing.Dr K needs to be cloned for more of him!!!!!!

Reviewed on May 22, 2019

Dr.K is perfect in all decisions..

Reviewed on May 15, 2019

Very good doctor and staff

Reviewed on May 8, 2019

I am very happy to have Dr. Kolzun for my doctor.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

I have recommended Dr Kolzsum to a lot of my friends, they were very satisfied!

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

I really like the doctor but I can't recommend him with the wait time for the appointment being so long.

Reviewed on May 3, 2019

Very kind and compassionate physician

Reviewed on May 3, 2019

Dr. Kolczun is outstanding. He is accessible and truly puts "Patients First".

Reviewed on May 3, 2019

Dr. Kolczun was informative, knowledgeable and very patient. He shared and listened while providing a positive experience in a difficult time.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2019

Physician was the best!

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2019

Experience was better than I anticipated. *Dr. Kolczun is so capable and reassuring.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2019

excellent dr patient communication, dr offered me options towards my potential procedures.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2019

Dr. Kolczun was caring and professional. I'm glad I am able to be his patient.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2019

Dr Kolczun was extremely caring, informative and professional! he is simply excellent- as are his staff. I could not have asked for more!! I have already recommended him to several folks!!

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2019

I'm a practicing dentist of 40 years. I've met many health professionals across many spectra. I consider Dr Kolczun to be one of, if not the,finest physcian that has ever cared for me in my 65 years.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2019

Dr Kolczun takes time with his patients. He explains everything and is wonderful!

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2019

Dr. K was very encouraging regarding my long term activity, where as the previous Dr at a different facility was much less optimistic.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019

partial knee great Dr explained everything

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2019

Concerned, Caring, Good Listener, Outstanding care provider

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2019

I love Linda and Dr. Kolszun! Always willing to take time with me, answer questions.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

it was very easy to talk to Dr. Kolczen. He answered all my questions

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2019

wait time was longer than normal, but I understand that my dr takes his time with each patient as needed. I appreciate his dedication to his patients and myself.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2019

Dr Kolczun and entire staff is amazing

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2019

dr kolczun is absolutely the best

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2018

doctor never runs on time I always have over an hour wait

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2018

Dr Kolczun spent a lot of time and compassion in my decision to have a partial knee replacement

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2018

The doctor was so thorough and careful to explain my problem and treatment that I could understand how he might get behind in his schedule. I am extremely happy that he is the one who will be doing my procedure.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2018

I was given options for treatment before making an informed decision. I was well informed and my decisions were medically explained and supported. I'm very confident in my doctor's care.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2018

Sometimes you wait a bit longer to be seen, but you know that you won't be rushed when it is your turn. Dr. Kolczun, Denise, and Linda devote all the time necessary to care for you, to your satisfaction. No doctor half out the door while you are still asking questions. This is wonderful, old fashioned yet genuine, healthcare.

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