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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
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Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Sports Medicine
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Elbow Problems
  • Fractures
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries In Athletes
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries in Baseball
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Upper Extremity Disorders
View all 14 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - University of Nebraska
Omaha, NE USA

Undergraduate - Excelsior College
Liberal Arts
Albany, NY USA

Undergraduate - Cuyahoga Community College
Surgical Assistant Program
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Lane Community College
Eugene, OR USA

Undergraduate - Reference Source

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

131 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

7 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2021

Jim was an excellent car provider. He do not rush me to make a decision about my care, provided options for me to choose from.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Jim is amazing. Very personable. I'm not a huge fan of going to the doctor and he makes it very easy, he makes me feel very comfortable. Thank you Jim!

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2021

I love Cleveland Clinic and my Doctor's and Nurse's everyone there is wonderful.

Reviewed on May 18, 2021

A receptionist at the Brunswick office helped to set an appointment with the doctor. I did not know a doctor who I could go to. She was very helpful and set me up with Doctor Cribbens. He was very pleasant, knowledgeable, and took his time to explain things to me.

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

Dr. Cribbin was attentive and clear in his responses to my problem. He was friendly and helpful. He conveyed a sense that he really wanted to help me.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

Dr Cribbins is a fantastic doctor who cares about his patients. he never once rushed me in a visit, he took his time answering every question I had.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

I have recommended Jim Cribbins and Dr. Schickendantz to many friends who have had shoulder issues.

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