Department Rheumatologic and Immunologic Disease
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.5632
Desk:
216.445.3460
Fax:
216.445.7569
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Administration Of Injectable Medications For Osteoporosis
  • Bone Density Testing
  • Infusions Of Biologic Agents On Site
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injections
  • Musculoskeletal Treatment For Joint Pain
  • Rheumatology
  • Ultrasound-guided Procedures
View all 8 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritic Knee Problems
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Arthritis Of The Hip
  • Arthritis Of The Knee
  • Arthritis of the Thumb Base
  • Arthritis of the Wrist & Hand
  • Bursitis
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Arthritis
  • Knee Pain
  • Lupus
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis Of The Hips And Knees In The Elderly
  • Painful Joints
  • Pseudogout
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondyloarthropathies
View all 23 Specialties +
Insurance

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Biography

About Matthew Bunyard, MD

Matthew P. Bunyard, MD, was born in Ohio and graduated from Miami University in Oxford. He then attended the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo and graduated with honors; receiving the Glidden L. Brooks award as the superior student in all phases of the curriculum. He continued his training with an internal medicine residency at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, and then followed this with a rheumatology fellowship at Duke University. He practiced general rheumatology in Maryland for 10 years.

He is board-certified in both internal medicine and rheumatology and is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology.

He joined the medical staff in the Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases at Cleveland Clinic in 2004. He is the Director of Clinical Operations for the department at the Cleveland Clinic main campus and regional medical practices.

He holds a faculty position of Clinical Assistant Professor in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University and directs the general rheumatology clinic elective for the medical students.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2004

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Duke University Medical Center
Rheumatology
Durham, NC USA
1994

Residency - University of Virginia Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Charlottesville, VA USA
1990

Internship - University of Virginia Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Charlottesville, VA USA
1988

Medical School - Medical College of Ohio at Toledo
Toledo, OH USA
1987

Undergraduate - Miami University
Oxford, OH USA
1983

Professional Highlights

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Glidden L. Brooks Award (Highest Honor in Graduating Medical School Class)
  • Director of Clinic Operations for Cleveland Clinic Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
  • Clinical Assistant Professor in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
  • Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

Specialty Interests

Ankylosing spondylitis, Gout, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Spondyloarthritides

Awards & Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    Glidden L. Brooks Award (Highest Honor in Graduating Medical School Class)

Memberships

  • American College of Rheumatology, Fellow
  • American College of Physicians
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/31/2017, Dr. Bunyard 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

178 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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

13 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 31, 2017

Dr. Bunyard is the BEST!! all the staff and everyone I had contact with was awesome!! so happy with Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2017

Dr. Bunyard is most helpful. He will listen patiently while you speak and initiates obtaining an appointment in the near future.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2017

Dr.Bunyard was the only one that washed his hands!

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2017

Execeptional. I have not yet met another doctor (including at this hospital) who takes so much care to involve me in the decision making process. I am a doctor myself, so I appreciate it very much when another professional acknowledges this and converses at the appropriate level

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2017

good

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2016

Dr. Bunyard is very knowledgeable. In particular, he has knowledge beyond his specialty/field, which makes him an exceptional doctor. I have multiple health problems. Dr. Bunyard considers and examines my health problems in a comprehensive way and finds the best way to treat my health problems. He goes the extra mile to help me with my other health problem by working with other doctor. With his rich knowledge, his diagnosis and suggestion for treatment of my other health problem is just right and he refers me to the right specialist for treatment. In my opinion, Dr. Bunyard's abilities are unmatched.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2016

Dr. Bunyard is terrific as stated before!

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2016

Dr. Bunyard makes sure he gives information on each type of medicine I am willing to try.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2016

Dr. Bunyard shows his great considerate care about me. He explains his goal and treatment plan in great details. He cares about my feeling and addresses any of my concerns patiently. For each medication he prescribed for me, he gave my both written information and oral explanation. He always ask my options before the treatments/decisions.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2016

Provider was very informative in discussing and explaining therapy and follow-up. His insight and resolve were appreciated.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2016

dr. Bunyard cares about my opinion and is open to hear me out always

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2016

He made a referral based on his findings. Will be contacted by referral office. Satisfied.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2016

Dr. Bunyard discussed my options for treating the pain I experience with my RA and offered a gel injection, which he requested approval from my insurance. His office followed up promptly with a phone call to schedule my future procedures.

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