Department Center for Neuro-Restoration
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Consultation/treatment Planning
  • Neuro Rehabilitation
  • Pain Rehabilitation
View all 3 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Central Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Myofascial Pain (CMP)
  • Chronic Neuropathic Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Neuropathy
View all 9 Specialties +


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About Joanne Schneider, DNP, RN, CNP

During my 31 years at the Cleveland Clinic my role has focused on helping individuals with chronic pain, as well as acute on chronic pain. Over the years my job responsibilities have changed resulting in a diversity of expertise. I function as an interdisciplinary team member in the Chronic Pain Rehabilitation Program, which treats individuals with chronic pain, addiction and psychosocial issues. In the outpatient clinic, I see individuals for initial evaluations, provide medication management and psychotherapy, and follow-up to assess treatment outcomes. I educate nurses, medical students, residents, and fellows on pain management. I am the coordinator of the Center for Neurological Restoration advanced practice clinicians, facilitate various Foundation of Healthcare Communication courses, and lecture at Case Western Reserve University Frances Payton Bolton School of Nursing. In the past I have managed the inpatient acute/chronic pain hospital consult-service. I am a board member for the American Chronic Pain Association.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Cleveland, OH USA

Graduate School - Case Western Reserve University Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Saint Louis University
St. Louis, MO USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University
Educational Leadership
Cleveland, OH USA


  • Adult Nurse Practitioner

Specialty Interests

Pain Medicine, psychiatry, addiction medicine

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

60 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
3.7 out of 5
Explains 3.6
Listens 4.3
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 3.7
Knows Medical History 3.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 3.5

5 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2019

I was surprised but pleased that I received a phone call from this provider the day after I messaged her. I didn't expect to be contacted that quickly.

Reviewed on May 21, 2019

The whole experience was very impersonal. I traveled a long way from Akron to downtown Cleveland and did not see a real connection from the care provider and no honest concern for my situation. she was very rote and my problem and pain have been going on so long that it's very personal to me and I am really down. I need someone to care

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2019

the "doctor" was very short with me, would not let me explain any of my concerns. would cut me off if I tried to explain what I am experiencing daily. I made a 3.5 hour trip for a visit I thought I might finally get some answers/relief and left upset and in tears. The first time I visited Cleveland Clinic it was amazing. This time was awful. Dr. Schneider really does not have bedside manners at all.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2019

I just wouldn't recommend the doctor I saw today.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2019

joanne schneider is an excellent provider caring about what i say and listening always.

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