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Department Center for Spine Health
Primary Location Solon Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Solon Family Health Center
Primary Location

Solon Family Health Center

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Electromyography
  • Medical Management Of Spinal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Non-Operative Spine Care
  • Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation Of Neuromuscular And Orthopedic Disorders
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Aging Spine
  • Back Pain in Athletes
  • Cervical and Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Facet Arthropathy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenosis - Spinal
View all 19 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - The Ohio State University Hospitals
Physical Medicine & Rehabilita
Columbus, OH USA

Internship - Mount Carmel Health System - East/West
Internal Medicine
Columbus, OH USA

Medical Education - Wright State University School of Medicine
Dayton, OH USA

Undergraduate - Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH USA


  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Specialty Interests

Electromyography, evaluation and management of back and neck pain, management of occupational conditions and illnesses, neck and back disorders, rehabilitation of neuromuscular disorders

Awards & Honors

  • Top Doctors, Cleveland Magazine, 2016, 2017
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 9/25/2020, Dr. Venesy 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

175 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

42 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

Dr. Venesey lived up to other high ratings she has deservedly received. She was great!

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

You listed 3 people who cared for me and I would have different reactions to each, so this is not helpful. I responded as to Dr Venesy's excellent care.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

dr Vanessa was great. nice to have aDr. look you in the eye an have a conversation... doc was great. nothing but good feedback

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

So refreshing to meet greet and interact with extremely competent and caring professional medical doctors! I am grateful!

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021

the dr. was friendly. She was attentive to my issues and pain. She was professional and included me in discussing my issue and the plan for finding the cause. I felt very good about our face to face meeting.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

*Dr. Venesy is a caring, approachable expert in the spine.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

I was concerned that the doctor was 30 minutes late to the call. I think a notification would help.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

I have told others about the wonderful and professional care I received. very impressed with Dr. Venesy!

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

Dr. Venesy is a wonderful doctor. She is very bright and knowledgeable about spine diseases. She treats her patients in a warm, concerned, respectful way yet always lifts everyone's spirits with her smile and upbeat personality. Dr. Venesy helped decrease my pain and when other doctors had not. I am grateful to have a doctor who is as excellent as Dr. Venesy!

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2020

First visit and experience with doctor. She made me feel at ease and was very knowledgeable about my problem. She suggested what treatment would be best for me and took the time to explain what lies ahead. A wonderful doctor who I would recommend for back and neck problems.

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

Dr. Vennesy was very professional, articulate, and approachable.

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

Between my husband and I, we have scheduled probably 5 video appointments, and this was the only one that finally worked. The other appointments were not able to complete the process. In every case, we were able to talk with either the doctor or another professional at some point. Everyone was professional and polite and helpful.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

no issues with getting appointment with Dr. Vennesy

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

dr Vennesy reminds me of doctors from years gone by. very personable and professional!

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

I was in pain,but had to wait one week for appt.But the Dr.was great

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Dr Venesy is amazing you can tell she cares about her patients she is the third doctor I seen since my accdent I believe now she set me on the right path

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Dr. Vensey was very thorough and easy to understand.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Very nice Doctor

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Dr. Venesy listens instead of lecturing. She is reassuring and encouraging to a patient like myself who struggles with anxiety.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

I don't enjoy driving the Interstate in rush hour to get to the Solon Family Center, but Dr. Venesy is worth it.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

The doctor was excellent. That is the reason I looked her up and requested an appointment.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Dr. Venesy went a step above and beyond and arranged for me to get my flu shot.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

scheduled when I was leaving appointment with bone dr. very easy and scheduled asap.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Dr Venesy was wonderful. explained everything and let me know what comes next

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Dr. Vanesy is very professional and takes time to listen.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

Dr. Venesy was fantastic! she listened well and came up with an excellent solution to my pain and problem. I'm so grateful for her care.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

wanted an appointment right away, but doctor Venesy was booked solid. I'm a new patient and I fully understand the delay. I do not fault dr. Venesy.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

I couldn't get in when " I " wanted, but I accept that Dr. Venesy's practice is successful and busy, and I'm happy she too me on as a patient. I appreciated the knowledge and care regarding my condition and concerns.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

Excellent physicians knowledge, care and humanity by the physician

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

Dr. Venesy was at home and our video connection was not good. We got disconnected and we had to go to a phone call.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

Dr Venesy very professional and attentive.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

I made my appointment w the main scheduling center. Before hanging up I confirmed my appointment and wrote it down. I was traveling from Toledo for my appointment. When I arrived my appointment was scheduled for different day. Dr. Venesy was kind enough to find a timeto see me later that day though.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

I felt at ease & could converse with the doctor about my concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Dr Venesy jumped right on board with a treatment plan, even though it was my first visit with her

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

It was very good, as good as a phone visit could be. I f the times were better I still prefer seeing my Dr. face to face in the office!

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

The provider was "professionally nice" but seemed preoccupied when she interacted with me.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

it was a first visit with Dr Venesy. I was very pleased.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

This was my first visit with Dr. Venesy. I was extremely satisfied with her and based on my experience would recommend her to others without hesitation. Dr. Venesy seems to be significantly above average when compared to my experience with her peers.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

the Dr was helpful in scheduling an EMG and was reassuring.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

I really liked Dr. Venesy. She has a very nice personality. When I called the clinic for a referral, Dr. Venesy was recommended to me but I was not told that under her treatment and services that "non-operative spine care" was listed. I have a fairly serious back issue and I felt like because she doesn't do surgery she suggested physical therapy because that is all she could recommend. (Physical therapy is not going to work with my 'issue' I have been told. I have scoliosis.) I did send her a message thru 'my chart' about some of my concerns but I did not receive a response from her. I am getting a second opinion.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Dr. Venesy offered professional attention, she was extremely kind, informative, and showed genuine concern while offering referrals for needed services.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

We had a pleasant experience with Dr. Venesy and her staff.

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