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Department General Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Appendectomy
  • Complex Abdominal Hernia Repair
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Hernia Open Repair Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Laparoscopic Placement of CAPD Catheters
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Placement
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Inguinal And Abdominal Hernia Repair
  • Splenectomy
  • Surgery
View all 19 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Diseases
  • Bile Duct Stones
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Disease
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Hernias
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Sebaceous Cysts
View all 12 Specialties +


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About Steven Rosenblatt, MD

Steven M. Rosenblatt, MD, is a Staff Surgeon in the Department of General Surgery at Cleveland Clinic. He joined Cleveland Clinic as a Clinical Associate in 2000 after completing a fellowship in advanced laparoscopy in the Department of General Surgery. Dr. Rosenblatt also holds staff positions with the Minimally Invasive Surgery Center and the Aging Brain Center, located at the Cleveland Clinic main campus. He is licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio and board-certified by the American Board of Surgery. His specialty interests include gastrointestinal and laparoscopic hernia surgery.

After earning a bachelor of arts degree in religion from Dartmouth College, Dr. Rosenblatt received his medical degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and was named winner of the Hewlett Packard Co. Top Medical Graduate Award.

Dr. Rosenblatt has lectured widely on laparoscopic surgery and related topics at medical conferences across the country and has co-authored many articles that have appeared in leading medical journals, such as Surgical Endoscopy, Neurosurgery and the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. He has been involved in numerous research projects in his field, including assessment of pre- and postoperative symptoms of biliary colic, operative management of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding, laparoscopic splenectomy in the morbidly obese and many more.

His professional memberships include the American College of Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the American Hernia Society, the Central Surgical Association and the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Advanced Laparoscopy
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH USA


  • Surgery - General Surgery

Specialty Interests

biliary system and splenectomy, gastrointestinal surgery, laparoscopic placement of CAPD catheters, laparoscopic surgery of hernias, major abdominal wall reconstruction

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Steven Rosenblatt, MD.

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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 10/4/2022, Dr. Rosenblatt 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

104 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 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

33 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2022

Dr. Rosenblatt provided the very best visit with a Doctor that I have ever experienced. He is in a class all his own!

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2022

Dr. Rosenblatt was super accommodating to get me scheduled for surgery. He was very clear about the plan and informative. Best doctor by far.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2022

Dr. Rosenblatt was clear and addressed my concerns surrounding my condition and has a good plan to repair it.

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2022

Dr. Rosenblatt was great!

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2022

Dr Rosenblatt & entire staff very caring & compassionate

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2022

Dr Rosenblatt was referred to me by my primary physician, John Jewell of Strongsville Cleveland Clinic. I wanted to meet Dr Rosenblatt to see if he would be a good fit for my needs. I am extremely pleased after meeting Dr. Rosenblatt and have scheduled surgery in December.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

Dr. Rosenblatt was the nicest person ever and wonderful at his job. It was a pleasure consulting him.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

Dr. Rosenblatt's office is very accommodating.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

Dr. Rosenblatt and his entire staff are professional, kind, and helpful. I highly recommend this physician.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

I have seen many doctors at the Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Rosenblatt is one of the best.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

Dr. Rosenblatt was great: personable, clear, easy to talk with. Really like and trust him

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

My appointment with Dr. Steve Rosenblatt could not have been better. His 'nurse' immediately brought me back to the evaluation-room and went over a preliminary few details for a hernia-repair procedure that I need to decide upon. When Dr. Rosenblatt arrived, it was a comfortable, informational, and succinct meeting (which is what I enjoy).

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

All "Very Good", and will continue making recommendations to Dr. Rosenblatt, the staff, and the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

I continue recommending my family and friends, even those acquaintances, to Dr. Rosenblatt and Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

Have always been impressed with the efficiency, professionalism and attention to detail when I've brought my wife to the CC. This is my first time as a patient and it was no different. Dr. Rosenblatt was excellent.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

I was very nervous. Dr. Rosenblatt put me at ease.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

Dr. Rosenblatt was very thorough and kind. He explained everything to me and eased my mind about the surgery.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

I highly recommend Dr. Rosenblatt and his staff

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

Highly recommend. I feel like I found the perfect doctor for my needs

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2022

*Dr. Rosenblatt was the same professional, engaged, helpful, attentive, competent doctor he has been throughout my surgery and after care.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2022

Dr. Rosenblatt is the best!

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2022

Dr Rosenblatt is exceptional and decided on a medical profession for all the right reasons. He is a sincere and caring person who listens to the patient, addresses all concerns and questions. He goes above and beyond to put the patient at ease.WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Can't say enough about the professional, caring doctor & nurse practitioners!!!

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

If you had "outstanding" as a category, Dr. Rosenblatt would rate straight 6's (OUTSTANDING)

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2022

Excellent doctor, across the board. Very caring, very knowledgeable, highly experienced, incredibly attentive, very warm, very friendly, and extremely helpful!

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2022

Dr. Rosenblatt is the most caring physician I have ever seen. He is truly the best!

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2022

We recieved excellent information and advice. We feel so blessed to have had the doctor we had.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2022

Great doctor

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

Dr Rosenblatt was so kind snd communicative snd addressed all idsurs.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

Dr. Rosenblatt is extraordinary. He is compassionate and caring to the issues I was experiencing. He is a great listener and explains issues in a clear and concise manner. No question or concern is left "on the table".

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Dr. Rosenblatt was knowledgeable about past medical history. Caring, attentive, great bedside manner during appt. Feel confident as him being my surgeon

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

Dr. Rosenblatt is the most personable physician I've ever come across, and that's allot, he really seems to truly have a desire to see this through regardless the difficulties invoke and that is impressive

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

Excellent doctor

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