Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No

Additional Locations

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
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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


  • Physician Assistant
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

149 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
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

6 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2019

the dr. was awesome

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2019

Couldn't ask for a better experience very good staff excellent doctors very pleased

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2019

James Cribbins is an excellent provider and I have had a fantastic experience with him. he truly makes you feel like he cares and takes all the time you need to understand your procedure. I would highly recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2018

Doctor came right in and I told him I was surprised and appreciated him

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2018

Jim is very professional and skilled provider. I have confidence in him and am very pleased with his care. He shows sincere concern for my health problem and explains clearly the best treatment.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2018

I couldn't have asked for better support or care ! Dr. Cribbins was easy to reach for any issues and he was always quick about a solution.

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