Treatment & Services
- Care of the Young Athlete
- Center for Pediatric Sports Health
- Concussion Center
- Concussion Evaluation & Testing
- Concussion Evaluation and Testing
- Fracture Care
- General Orthopaedics
- Joint Aspiration
- Joint Injections
- Medical Orthopaedics
- Musculoskeletal Treatment For Joint Pain
- Nonsurgical Orthopedics
- Non-Surgical Treatment of Musculoskeletal Sports Injuries
- Pediatric Fracture Treatment
- Prevention And Treatment Of Injuries In The Aging Athlete
- Second Opinion
- Shock Wave Treatment
- Sports Medicine
- Sports Safety
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acute Sports Injuries
- Arthritis Of The Hip
- Arthritis Of The Knee
- Athletic Knee Injury
- Back Pain in Athletes
- Concussions, Pediatric
- Hand Problems
- Heel Spurs
- Knee Cartilage Injury
- Knee Injuries
- Knee Joint Disorders
- Knee Ligament Injuries
- Knee Pain
- Knee Problems
- Lateral Epicondylitis/tennis Elbow
- Medical Problems In Athletes
- Muscle Injuries
- Musculoskeletal Impairments
- Musculoskeletal Injuries In Athletes
- Neck and Shoulder Pain
- Overuse Syndrome
- Pediatric Knee Injuries
- Pediatric Knee Pain
- Pediatric Sports Injuries
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Rotator Cuff Injury
- Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
- Runner's Knee
- Shin Splints
- Shoulder Arthritis
- Shoulder Injuries in Baseball
- Shoulder Problems
- Sports Injuries
- Stress Fractures
- Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
Greenville, NC USA
Residency - Pitt County Memorial Hospital
Greenville, NC USA
Internship - Pitt County Memorial Hospital
Greenville, NC USA
Medical School - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Undergraduate - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA
- Family Medicine
- Family Medicine - Sports Medicine
Sports medicine, acute and chronic sports related injuries, pediatric and adolescent sports-related injuries, medical problems in athletes
Research & Publications
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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 6/15/2017, Dr. Figler 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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142 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
|Knows Medical History||4.9|
|Time Spent with Patient||5|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
13 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Nov 15, 2017
Dr. Figler did an excellent job.
Reviewed on Oct 18, 2017
Doctor explained clearly what path he wanted me to follow in terms of therapy and follow-up.
Reviewed on Sep 20, 2017
Dr. Figler and the trainee were sure to explain 2x - once to me the parent & once w/appropriate teenage terminology to my daughter.
Reviewed on Sep 20, 2017
Dr Figler is outstanding in helping me to understand risks vs rewards of medical decisions, as well as understanding medications and his instructions. He always asks if I have any questions, and makes certain all my questions are answered in a quality manner.
Reviewed on Aug 24, 2017
Dr. Figler is extremely nice to my mom and understanding. He understands how she feels about her care and is sympathetic to her situation. He even takes care of her in the wheelchair rather than making her get out of it. He scoots up to her on a small chair and she feels more comfortable.
Reviewed on Jul 7, 2017
Dr Figler is very caring and willing to include patients in treatment decisions. He seems to keep very current in his field. I appreciate that although I am 50, he listens to my goals and approaches my treatment in an agressive way to help me achieve them.
Reviewed on Jun 19, 2017
Dr Figler is awesome! He is tremendous in knowledge, explanations, listening, and treatment!
Reviewed on Jun 15, 2017
Dr. Figler is awesome.
Reviewed on Jun 6, 2017
See earlier comments...always excellent, compassionate care.
Reviewed on May 1, 2017
Dr. Figler is very caring and knowledgeable. I felt like he took time to hear about my injury, assess my injury and answered all my questions.
Reviewed on Mar 22, 2017
-Excellent discussion with Dr. Figler pertaining to my ongoing needs which he addressed in a holistic manner. I know what I need to do.
Reviewed on Mar 9, 2017
a job well done
Reviewed on Jan 5, 2017
Dr. Figler and his staff consistently provide outstanding care to me.
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