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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Marymount Medical Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - Cuyahoga Community College
Parma, OH USA


  • Physician Assistant
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

148 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

11 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2022

This was by far THE best doctor appointment I have ever had. Clarence Semple is friendly, caring, and answered all of my questions. He recommended things I can order online, as well as do at home, to help me take care of my knee along with what he was able to do in office. I will recommend him to anyone I know with knee pain! So glad I was scheduled with him by chance!

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2022

Physician seem concerned.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2022

Very friendly, made me feel comfortable. Super nice Dr.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Love Dr Sample he the nurse are very kind

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

PA Semple was courteous and direct.. He gave recommendation for additional treatment and answered all questions asked..

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2022

Dr Sample was courteous but should have explained my treatment options better I would have taken a cortisone shot in the hip as a treatment had he offered and explained it to me rather than the topical treatment he proposed

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Sems like service is getting tougher. Particularly with top doctors. Of course, it is the old supply and demand deal... Semple was better than most to get into and was good. He also has a great bedside manner. Straight and direct. Much appreciated. Will seek him out for appointments in the future.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2022

Overall, I think that the Cleveland Clinic must employ more Black American doctors with the required experience. I have been feeling slighted in my care at the Cleveland Clinic by your doctors and nurses on my care team. Mr. Clarence Semple, PA is exceptional because he observed my symptoms & listened to me.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2022

Clarence barely spoke to me. He looked at X-Ray and said in 4 weeks he would give me a steroid. I said I'd rather not- he said come back in 4 weeks I convince you to have steroid. He did not take time to discuss pros/cons or why he wants.. I felt he just was a steroid to move my case through the system.. He showed no interest in my concerns and I'm debating of canceling my next appointment. I'm not a product on an assembly line- this my health & body

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2022

Dr was the best making me very comfortable

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2022

Clarence Semple was all of the above. I am so happy l found him. I am thoroughly pleased with the way he listen to my concerns and the solutions he suggests for my treatment as well as him being very knowledgeable about his work.

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