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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
View all 18 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Diseases
  • Bile Duct Stones
  • 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

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH

Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH

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

Undergraduate - Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH


  • 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

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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 1/1/2024, 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

170 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

47 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 20, 2024

Dr. Roseblatt he's the best doctor ever met I respect his decisions about the patient

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2024

Dr.was great as well as the staff.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2024

Wonderful Doctor and experience!!

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

Dr Rosenblatt was terrific

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Dr. Rosenblatt is such a great doctor, makes you feel at ease, informed and has great patient manners. Truly likeable

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Dr. Rosenblatt was exceptional in his care, providing information and how well he interacted

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Everything regarding my appointment with Dr. Steven Rosenblatt was excellent.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Dr. Steven Rosenblatt was very thorough with me and he explained everything in detail and he answered all my questions. It was a very good visit and I was very happy.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2024

Doc was awesome! So thorough and personable and knowledgeable!

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

Dr. Rosenblatt is the best doctor I have ever had!!! He is very kind, compassionate and explains things thoroughly.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2024

He is the most wonderful Dr. And person I have ever met!

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2024

Dr.rosenblatt explained everything very thouroughly of what to expect with my hernia surgury. He is a excelent peoples person. He and his staff in the operating room made me feel very comfortabe.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

Dr. Rosenblatt's office was fantastic with communication.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

Dr. Rosenblatt was recommended by two of his current patients. I felt like he listened to my concerns and was able to recommend a general surgeon close to home.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2024

Dr. Rosenblatt actually made my appointment for me!!

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2024

Dr. Rosenblatt was very upbeat. Very concerned about his patient. He's awesome.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

My visit with Dr. Rosenblatt was awesome! He took a personal interest in my symptoms and fully included me in the treatment plan!

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2024

Dr. Rosenblatt was very thorough and ALWAYS returned call/text extremely quickly.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2024

I have spoken highly of Dr. Rosenblatt and have already suggested to friends and family to seek out his expertise.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

Dr. Rosenblatt and his staff are absolutely amazing and so compassionate! Thank you Dr. Rosenblatt.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

I have never met Dr. Rosenblat before this visit. He treated as if I was his brother. Absolutely the nicest Dr. I have ever seen in the Clinic system.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

A friend recommended Dr. Rosenbladt and I absolutely will recommend him as well.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Dr Rosenblatt was phenomenal. He listened to me and gave me excellent information. He is truly a kind, caring person.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2023

Dr.Rosenblatt was very easy to talk to and explained procedure from start to finish. Consultation went very well!!! Kudos to Dr. Rosenblatt and his staff.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2023

Dr. Rosenblatt is a wonderful doctor and is very knowledgeable

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

Dr Rosenblatt is a wonderful asset to Cleveland clinic.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

Dr Rosenblatt's personality and professionalism is exemplary. He answered in detail my concerns.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2023

Dr Rosenblatt was highly personable, professional, transparent, and informative during my consultation. He provided an immense amount of information in an easy-to-understand way of speaking. Dr Rosenblatt made me feel like I was the only patient he needed to be concerned about; his full attention was on my medical issues. He gave me tremendous confidence in his opinion and surgical abilities.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2023

A fantastic experience. It is clear that Dr Rosenblatt and others at the CC set a very high bar for their performance.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

Dr. Rosenblatt was very easy to talk to and showed concern for my issues. His knowledge and experience gave me confidence in his treatment recommendations which was very reassuring. He took the time to ask questions and was very pleasant to talk with. I am very happy with the care I received.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2023

The provider listen to my symptoms, and instead of jumping to the conclusion that I might need a hernia surgery, advised me to take anti-inflammatories and check in with him in 2 to 3 weeks. I appreciated this advice.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2023

Dr. Steven Rosenblatt is an excellent physisician. I have great respect and admiration for him.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

He was a very nice doctor

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Dr Rosenblatt was just awesome!!! Very engaging and listened to my problem. Gave me clear answers. Outstanding!!!

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

From my first visit, my surgery to the removal of my stitches, Dr Rosenblatt and his team did a great job. I was very pleased with my experience.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

Dr Rosenblatt was the nicest,kindest and knowledgeable doctor ever. I would highly recommend him to anyone I know who needs his specialty.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

We are extremely lucky to have such high-quality Doctors at our availability to see and be seen by for medical treatment.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

Dr. Steven Rosenblatt is fantastic. I can't find better words to describe how pleased I am with the care that I received from this Doctor. God Bless Him!

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Dr. Rosenblatt is very pleasant, compassionate and accommodating. All the members of the team were excellent.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Doctor Rosenblatt was excellent! The perfect attitude for a physician! I've already recommended him to a friend.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

I have already recommended. This guy is night and day from the doctor I dealt with previously. First class all the way and explained more in 10 minutes than I got from previous provider (who did my surgery).

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

Dr. Rosenblatt is an excellent doctor. He is empathetic and listens to his patients. He calmed our fears the minute we saw him. I would recommend him to anyone who needs a surgeon.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

The staff for Dr. Rosenblatt is awesome!

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

Very nice, polite, friendly doctor

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

Decisions re surgery are usually tough. Not so this time. Dr. Rosenblatt made my options clear and I really appreciated that he suggested more information gathering as there was no need for immediate surgery.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

The route from the examination room to the exit isn't obvious. I was glad Dr. Rosenblatt gave me easy explicit directions.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

Dr. Rosenblatt is a highly skilled professional and in my experience he's relatable in ways others should emulate.

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