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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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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 1/29/2021, 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.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

234 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 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

36 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

*Dr. Frank Sabo is outstanding! Very caring and professional. Always enjoy seeing him!

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021

Very down to earth Doctor I liked him as soon as we met

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2021

Dr. Sabo was very thorough in describing what problems I am having and what he did during surgery on my knee.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2021

The Dr. Was very concerned that I know exactly why he was treating me like he was. We both decided on no surgery.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2021

Dr Sabo is a real pro I enjoyed the visit and he was very informative

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2021

Dr Sabo is a real pro. Enjoyed the visit and he was very informative

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2021

Dr. Sabo and his nurse were great!

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

Feel extremely comfortable with Dr. Sabo.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

I am being treated for a worker's comp knee injury. Once seen, Dr. Sabo prepares notes and a report to continue treatment decided upon. However, paperwork is sent to a third party to forward to workers comp and it takes a ridiculous amount of time. I was seen three weeks ago and workers comp still has not received any paperwork, and have contacted me to expedite the getting the doctors notes. Claims adjuster told me they would approve treatment but are not receiving the Doctors notes, report, or treatment plan which includes PT and shot to the knee. Aside from the delay in being able to get healed and get back to work, I am still in pain. I find it hard to believe it takes a month to forward paperwork to worker comp adjuster. I had the same delay when I first saw the doctor in May and he recomended an MRI, it took 6 weeks for that paperwork to be sent to workers comp. That is unnaceptable.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Dr. Sabo was absolutely the best surgeon I could have chosen for my surgery and recovery. He's extremely knowledgeable and personable and truly made me feel like he cared about my injury and path to recovery. I cannot possibly say enough great things about him.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

I believe the doctor was smart and new his stuff. However, I felt very rushed during the entire visit. because of that I wasn't really able to ask questions or thoughts I had. His bedside manner was not good. Again-I do feel he is a good doctor and knows and understands my issues with my knee, but for these reasons I have switched my appts. to another orthopedic at UH. he was my daughters doctor and was very patient and and encouraged questions and explained his thoughts in great detail. If surgery is a possibility, I feel more comfortable with him.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2021

first time I met Dr Szabo and I was impressed with his care and consideration of my problem

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2021

I like Dr Szabo very much

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2021

my husband and I love Dr Sabo he's performed several surgeries on my husband so I have started going to him as well

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

Best orthopedic doctor and the only one I really trust.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

Dr. Sabo explained the possible procedure we discussed thoroughly. He told me the benefits and the risks. He explained timelines. I have been going to Dr. Sabo for a while and he is very professional, thorough, kind, and answers all questions.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

I would recommend dr Sabotage without esitation

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

I respect *Dr. Sabo & so appreciate him. I have recommended him several times.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2021

This was my first time seeing Dr. Sabo and he was wonderful. He was very kind and efficient, he took care of my knee immediately.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

Very happy with the Dr. and staff.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

dr. Sable is the best! He did a great job on me and he informed me of every aspect of what I could expect and how long it will take to heal I'm very thankful you have such a qualified surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone! again he did a great job on my injury. I'm currently signed up with a personal trainer since I am seven months out since surgery to start strengthening my legs.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

Dr Sabo is a highly-qualified doctor. I recommend him.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

Dr. Sabo is very professional and a compassionate doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

I would recommend Dr. Sabo. Dr. Sabo was very clear, professional, and compassionate.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2021

Doctor Sabo is awesome!

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

Dr Szabo is awesome!

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

Dr. Sabo was kind and empathic. He listened to me intently and treated my concerns seriously and respectfully.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

Basedon my experience, I would most definitely recommend Celevland Clinic and especially, Dr Frank Sabo Jr, MD!!!

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

Dr Sabo was very through and helpful.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Dr Sabo is fantastic! he is knowledgeable and practical about my care plan.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

had a fabulous experience! Dr and staff made me feel very comfortable at a stressful time .

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

Dr Sabo goes the extra mile to take care of all my concerns. Excellent excellent excellent

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2021

Dr Sabo gave me very good advise concerning my situation. And he said he would go by my decision and supported me all the way. He has my best interest at heart.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

Dr. Sabo is the best!

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

Dr. Sabo was very patient with me considering he's a surgeon and my condition doesn't need surgery. He was still concerned and provided good recommendations.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Dr. Sabo is an incredible physician and very personable with his patients.

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