Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Sheffield Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Acute Fracture Care
  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy Knee Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • General Orthopaedics
  • Hip & Knee Surgery
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Joint Replacement
  • Joint Replacement Of The Knee
  • Knee Arthroplasty
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Injections
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Care of the Elderly
  • Orthopaedic Medicine
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Robotic Assisted Hip Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Partial Knee Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Joint Replacement
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Safety
  • Surgery Of The Hand And Wrist
  • Surgical Treatment Of Arthritis Of The Hips And Knees
  • Total Hip And Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
View all 41 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Bones
  • Hand Problems
  • Joint Disorders
  • Lateral Epicondylitis/tennis Elbow
  • Musculoskeletal Impairments
  • Sports Injuries
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
View all 9 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
Orthopaedic Surgery
Kalamazoo, MI USA

Internship - Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
Orthopaedic Surgery
Kalamazoo, MI USA

Medical Education - Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, MI USA

Undergraduate - Michigan State University
Social Science
East Lansing, MI USA

Medical Education - Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, MI USA

Residency - Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
Kalamazoo, MI USA

Internship - Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
Kalamazoo, MI USA


  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

General orthopaedics and sports medicine, acute fracture care, arthritis, arthroscopy, joint problems, total joint replacement, knee surgery, orthopaedic care of the elderly, osteoarthritis care, surgery of the hand and wrist

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 4/16/2020, Dr. Sabo 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

214 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

33 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

I find Dr. Sabo a great orthopedic surgeon. He does not go straight to surgery as an option and all others before he considers surgery as intervention.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

The doctor and team work well with me to listen and address my issues.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

I was very pleased with my visit with Dr. Sabo. He was very caring, and informative in helping me to heal my injury.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

had heard great things about this dr. So glad I went. Very impressed. He took his time, explained options very clearly and very chill, just what you want.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

experience was VERY GOOD!! Dr. Szabo was very thorough in explaining everything!

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Doctor Sabo is extremely knowledgeable, professional and customer service oriented. He is a credit to the Cleveland Clinic staff

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Dr Sabo was easy to talk to, answered my questions, was not in a hurry to move on to next patient, giving me the time I needed.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

I like the check in kiosks, which makes checking in very easy. I didn't have to wait very long to see the doctor which was nice too. Dr. Sabo answered all of my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

I have recommend Dr. Sabo to a friend.

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019

*Dr. Sabo is the BEST doctor I've experienced!

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2019

Dr. Sabo is one of the best doctors I've seen at the Clinic. He is knowledgeable andconcerned about his patients.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

My whole experience seeing Dr Sabo was good

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

My only concern was that it 2 weeks to see Dr. Sabo. I know that it's because he's such a great surgeon and everybody wants him. He's performed 3 successful surgeries on me. His assistant Leigh is the best.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

The Doctor and staff were great. Parking at Richard E Jacobs is terrible. Not patient friendly.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

Dr. Sabo is great. I am a return patient and when given the choice he was my 1st pick

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

I would recommend Dr. Sazbo with no hesitation.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

will be recommending doctor and staff to patients that i know

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Dr. Sabo has been top rated to me

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Dr Szabo's staff have been very good scheduling my appointments.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Dr Szabo treated me like i was an old friend. He's a great doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

*Dr. Sabo was very reassuring. I would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

The doc and I figured out that we grew up within a couple of miles of each other back in Michigan. It was a point of connection.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

Dr. Sabo has excellent bedside manner.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2019

Always enjoy seeing Dr Sabo very personable and understanding.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Dr. Sabo has very well defined physician patient relationship skills or bedside manner if you will. This would explain the long wait periods in which to be able to book appointments with him.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

I would recommend Dr. Sabo and staff to my friends and family.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

Dr Sabo is always very concerned when I have problems. He does everything he can to ease my concerns. I give him an A plus plus.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019

Dr. Sabo was excellent with my surgery!

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019

I had 2 surgeries with Dr. Sabo in the last year. Both were excellent!

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

great visit with doctor

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2019

Dr. Sabo shows nothing but professionalism towards his patients yet is very approachable and easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019

I was very happy with the care Dr. Sabo gave my son. He was professional, empathetic, and very easy to talk to. My son was at ease with him the whole time. I, personally, felt relief that he was being cared for by such a knowledgeable, skilled, and caring doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2019

Dr. Sabo scoped my right knee in 2007 and I'm returning to him for this surgery for another medial meniscus tear. He continues to be an outstanding doc: listening, explaining, assisting in making decisions. He's great.

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