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Department Rheumatologic and Immunologic Disease
Primary Location Willoughby Hills Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Willoughby Hills Family Health Center
Primary Location

Willoughby Hills Family Health Center

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Infusions Of Biologic Agents On Site
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injections
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myositis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polymyositis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
  • Scleroderma
View all 6 Specialties +


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About Janice Granieri, MD

Dr. Janice Granieri provides general rheumatology care in Willoughby Hills. Dr. Granieri and her team have worked together for over ten years providing the kind of valued service that has won the top spot in patient experience multiple years in a row for all practices at the Willoughby Hills Family Health Center Dr. Granieri has provided rheumatology care as a board certified rheumatologist locally for 25 years, the last ten at the Willoughby Hills Family Health Center.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Medical Education - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Chief Resident - Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Kent State University
Kent, OH USA


  • Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

Specialty Interests

General rheumatology including lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, Sjogren’s Syndrome, soft-tissue rheumatic conditions

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 5/5/2019, Dr. Granieri 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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* 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

425 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

128 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Dr Granieri is wonderful! patient, kind and empathetic. Always discusses my issues and treatment options

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

I recommend Dr Granieri to everyone who needs her care

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Dr Graneri is fabulous. She has everything you could ask for in a physician. kindness compassion and truly cares about her patient's

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

best doctor I have had since I was a child.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Not enough docs in her field but the wait is worth it.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Dr. Granieri goes above and beyond. Being so knowledgeable an keeping up with what's going on in her field is an asset to her patients. One of the best docs I know.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

I've always felt that I get the best care from Dr. Granieri and her staff. That's one of the reasons I've continued to keep her as my doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

*Dr. Granieri was one of the best Rhem. I have had the opportunity to evaluate my pain. She was extremely thorough and took time to listen and evaluate all my issues regarding my problems with my health.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Dr. Granieri was caring, very thorough, and I feel better about having to be seen by a Doctor, because she is so great.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Absolutely wonderful. She is an exceptional doctor

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Always the care provider provided excellent care

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

this was one of the best physician/patient visits I've experienced. she really listened and showed so much compassion.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

I still trying to process this new life of having this disease but Dr explains things and and goes over all my treatments.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

I wanted an appointment with Dr. Granieri ASAP and when they had a cancellation, they called me and got me an appointment within 2 days.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Dr,. Granieri is always concerned with what is going on with my health. She always listens to what I have to say and offers suggestions on ways to help. I would recommend Dr. Granieri to everyone.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

always listens and is concerned for my well being. Great doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Dr. Granieri was wonderful at determining the issue and ways to address it

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Dr. Granieri was very thorough spending almost an hour in her initial consult. She explained future steps and what to expect. In addition he pleasant and caring approach put this "white coat" syndrome person at ease. She is an exceptional medical provider who can relate to her patients enabling them to relax. I appreciated her offering suggestions as to how my discomfort can be managed until test results and next steps are taken.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Dr. Garnier is AMAZING! She took time to get to know my 'story', and she listens!!!! Wow!!!!!

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Dr. Granieri takes time to make time in developing a very personable and caring relationship with patients. My wellness visits always provide me with valuable take-aways. I have such admiration and respect for her skills and knowledge.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Wonderful experience with Dr. Graneri!

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Because Dr. Granieri is In such demand, it's easy to understand why it's not easy to get in to see her.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

This doctor was simply outstanding! Dr. Granieri was thoughtful, compassionate, thorough, and kind. I have never had a better experience with a healthcare professional and I am optimistic about partnering well for my improving health.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Dr. Granieri is the most through and caring physician I have an have had. I appreciate her concern and care.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

A wonderful experience from a warm & dedicated Dr. & Staff. Dr. Granerie is very thorough & patient. she treats the whole person in front of her not just a quick exam. she's also sensitive to the need of the patient. Highly recommended

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

Dr. Granieri is one of the best physicians the Clinic has.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Dr Granierie goes above and beyond!

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

excellent doctorcaring. patient. listensbest doctor

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

I love this Doctor she cares about women's health

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

would definitely recommend my doctor

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Dr Graneri gets A++++++

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Dr Granieri is just super. the care she gives me is great!!

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

I work at Progressive and one of my co-workers has an appointment in February to see Dr. Granieri. When my co-worker called to make an appointment to see Dr. Granieri, a receptionist tried to dissuade her and to try to have her see a different doctor. Dr. Granieri always gives me options in my care, but always respects my point of view.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

The doctor and nurse assistants I got wonderful care and service!!! The receptionists-not so much.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Would absolutely recommend Dr. G.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Dr Granieri and her staff are always very kind and very helpful Dr Granieri is always very concerned and very helpful regarding any of my health problems

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Dr Granieri always is very professional , kind and always explains everything 0ne of the best doctors that I have

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

Doc G is amazing. I love that she takes the time to listen and always looking at other solutions- she does not brush me off.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

Dr. Granieri is always very interested in my health and wellness. She is very attentive of my wellbeing and genuinely shows concern.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

absolutely love! best doctor I've ever had.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

I've already referred 3 people to Dr. G.

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019

Dr. Granieri is always the BEST.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

highly recommend Dr Granieri

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

Dr. GRANIERI took alot of time with me, she listened, asked about my health background. She was very thorough and caring. I am very happy to be a new patient of hers.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

this was my first visit with this doctor. she took time and listened carefully to what I was saying. she was so caring and treated me as a person and not just a number. wish I could have found her years ago

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

the doctor and her staff were excellent. I enjoy visiting their office. always caring and professional thanks

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

this doctor is one of the best physicians at the clinic

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

My physician was absolutely wonderful. Dr. Granier listened to all my health concerns; took time to exam me, go over previous treatments for my condition and developed a plan of care.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

i love Dr Granier! She always listens and provides good advice

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

dr Granieri is the best!

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

Dr Granieri is very helpful, caring, listens to my concerns, makes time to see me if I have unusual pain.hris aplove, love Dr Granieri. She cares, helpful, addresses any concerns I have.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

Dr. Graneri is the BEST.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

I had a doctor for nearly 30 years and he retired. it was a bit stressful to have to change and find a doctor who could fill his shoes and provide the same care he did. Dr. Granieri perfectly filled this void. She is of the same mind and same care level I have known over the 30 years with my previous doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

excellent care and service always these days. The doctor and her assistants always, but now the office staff have stepped up too.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

Dr. Granger I is a very caring physician. Listens well. Offers very helpful thoughtful advice. She also is up on the latest research in her field and also nutrition.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

Dr. Granieri displays excellence in every possible aspect

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

I waited a long time for an appointment. I was told I had to be put on a wait list. it was Dr Lackey who sent a message to dr granieri so I could get in.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

dr granieri is an excellent doctor. I feel very confident she will help me and her team as well.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

absolutely love Dr Granieri. Always compassionate and helpful

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

Dr. Granieri is an excellent physician and very caring

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

Dr. Granieri is one of the most caring doctors I have ever seen.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

Dr works thru lunch so she can keep on schedule

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

Dr. G is hands the best!!!

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

I have never had a Doctor spend so much time getting my history and I believe she really listened and heard my concerns and empathized.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Dr. Granieri has always been caring, knowledgeable, professional and really cares about the care she gives

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

Dr Granieri and staff are top notch .

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

great, love dr. and her nurses, debbie and renee

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

Dr. Granieri was wonderful! She was kind, friendly and listened to me. She was very caring. Dr. Granieri called me to talk to me about results of my tests and informed me of what would happen next. That was really nice!

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

Dr. Granieri is absolutely amazing. She took lots of time to address all my concerns and questions in full and did not make me feel rushed at all. She explained everything in a way I understood and made me feel at ease. I cannot say enough about her. I wish she could give lessons to all doctors because not only is she extremely knowledgeable and talented...she has the most perfect personality and patience for this profession and could not make you feel anything but comfortable. I am thankful to have found her.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

I will reccomend her to Everyone, she is truly amazing as a Doctor and a person!

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

I Love Dr Granieri! she takes time to listen and talk! she's the best.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

Dr. Granieri discussed in detail with me concerning my issues at hand, our plan to improve my situation and how to move forward. I really liked her approach, attitude and showed a genuine want to help improve my situation. She took into consideration my other health issues when determining a treatment plan which shows me that she is looking at my overall health and not just the knee issues. She spent enough time to really understand my situation. I look forward to working with her on improving my situation and feel confident that she will be able to help.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

I will definitely recommend Dr. Granieri to family and friends

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

Dr Granieri is the most caring compassionate physician I have ever had-would be crippled and lost without her

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019

Dr. Granieri was the best! Very thorough and informative. Explained things in detail and listened to my concerns. I,like her a lot, she was amazing!!

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019

Dr Granieri is a gift to her patients !She is a font of knowledge , she explains and teaches beautifully and is very supportive.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Dr. Granieri is very thorough and takes time to listen and also examine. she is a great teacher and very knowledgeable

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Dr. Granieri is an extraordinary physician! I had to wait several months to get an appointment with her. However, the level of care that she provides was definitely worth the wait!

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Dr Janice Granieri and her medical assistant Debra Johns are the best that I have seen at the Cleveland Clinic recently. They continually take great care of me all year round no matter what it is that I have questions about or that I need. they are one awesome team.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

She is a great doctor

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

I absolutely LOVE Dr. Granieri. I have a chronic condition which frequently changes in severity. She is very understand and shows great empathy. She always discusses my condition with me and offers choice of treatments.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

I know my Dr is the best of the best so I know it will be harder to see her. her caring ness is a dying breed!!

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

Dr. Granieri had her Physician Assistant I think her name was Kaylee, give me my treatment. She is definitely another caring person. I felt so calm talking with her too. Those two women keep me using The Clinic

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

Dr. Graneri is personable, knowledgeable, caring and compassionate! Outstanding physician!

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2019

I absolutely loved my initial appointment with Dr. Granieri!! She really made me feel comfortable and cared for. She listened intently and showed care and concern for my issues. I have already told so many people how wonderful she is and I'm very happy to be her patient.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019

*Dr. Granieri is the best doctor I have ever had. She is patient, personable, and literally a genius. She is treating me for multiple conditions & I could not ask for better care.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

excellent doctor!!!!! extremely thorough, knowledgeable, excellent bedside manner. I was very impressed.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

Dr. Janice Granieri is the best. Her compassion and empathy as a physician is hard to find. She has treated me through the worst of times. I always feel better after seeing her. Rheumatoid Arthritis is an awful disease. We need more physicians like Dr. Granieri.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

Dr Granieri was very though and explained everything in easy to understand terms. She asked very thoughtful questions and answered all of mine completely. A very productive experience!

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

excellent visit with Dr Graneri

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

Dr. Granieri is great. She is thorough and listens carefully to your problems.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2019

dr.G is the best very caring and always listens to my concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2019

I love Dr. Granieri. She is very kind and thorough. Takes a lot of time talking to you and asking questions and listening. Never feel rushed.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2019

Dr. Granieri is the BEST!

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2019

My health has improved greatly. thanks to Doctor Granieri

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2019

Dr. Granieri remains thorough, committed, and consistently professional. She has essentially 'solved' my health issues systematically. I am fortunate to have her as my doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2019

Wish there was an option for outstanding..Dr.Granieri has been treating me for over 10yrs..she is the most wonderful and caring Dr and she deserves OUTSTANDING for any & all the care & understanding she has giving she has given me. Thanks Dr Granieri

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2019

I could not ask for a more caring and dedicated physician

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2019

Dr Granieri is an absolute wonderful doctor very courteous caring helpful

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

Dr. Granieri is a great doctor and friend. she is kind, companionate, and extremely knowledgeable!

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2019

love Dr Granier and her staff

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2019

I was there for my follow up appointment, I had what I thought was a cold. Dr Granier felt it was allergies and gave me steps to take to make me feel better. It worked wonders.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2019

Deb, Renee and Yolanda are EXCELLENT - they listen to the probs or issues i'm having and clearly communicate with both me and Dr Granieri. great team

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2019

I'm so fortunate to have found Dr. Granieri a number of years ago to address my health issues. I feel comfortable with her as well as fully trusting her to overseeing my health issues. She's always personable and takes a true interest in her patients welfare.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2019

Dr Granieri is a knowledgeable, compassionate physician who listens and never makes you feel rushed or that she does not have time for or interest in your questions.

Reviewed on May 29, 2019

Dr. Granieri is without a doubt one of the best care providers I have ever had. I drive 40 minutes and would drive farther to have as my doctor. she is the ONLY care provider who has ever taken the time to go over the results of the pre-visit survey we patients fill out.

Reviewed on May 29, 2019

Dr.Granieri would be my choice of Primary Care Provider if she wasn't a specialist - I really like having her on my side!!

Reviewed on May 29, 2019

Dr Granieri is a wonderful doctor. She is caring and very smart! The Cleveland Clinic is very fortunate to have her working there!!!

Reviewed on May 29, 2019

Dr.Granieri and MA Deb John as well as PSR's are very companioned and caring. this is the type of care I want when I'm in real pain and it affects my ability to perform my job. its a great feeling to feel better in latterly 2 days after seeing her and her being able to address and help with my pain level.

Reviewed on May 29, 2019

very compassioned and I will definitely recommend Dr.Granieri to anyone with arthritis and is in pain.

Reviewed on May 10, 2019

Dr Granieri is by far the best doctor I have ever had. Efficient, wise & compassionate to name a few of her attributes.

Reviewed on May 9, 2019

I enjoyed my appt very much with Dr.Granieri, she was very thorough and knew exactly what my issues were. she was the nicest Dr. I ever had.

Reviewed on May 8, 2019

Dr Granieri is an outstanding doctor. she is the reason I continue to drive up to Cleveland from Kentucky twice a year. she cares deeply for her patients. her staff are also caring and friendly-almost like family!

Reviewed on May 8, 2019

Dr. Granieri shows compassion and concern. She is a truly dedicated to helping her patients.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

Dr. Granierri is always attentive and very receptive to what I have to input. highly recommend her all the time.

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

I have been with Dr. Granieri for many years. She is a caring knowlegable provider. She always listens and includes me in all our plans. she's the best!

Reviewed on May 1, 2019

my experience was fantastic both the Doctor and her staff treated me with dignity and respect. they made me feel like they were genuinely concerned about ME and too time to listen and offered a great deal of compassion and empathy

Reviewed on May 1, 2019

the Doctor was fantastic, one of the best experiences I have ever had at a doctors visit

Reviewed on May 1, 2019

I have already recommend Dr. G to several people

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019

I have always recommended Dr. Granieri to other people, she is thorough and always compassionate and listens and does not make me feel stupid!!!

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2019

Dr. Granieri is an excellent Doctor. She never rushes you in and out but takes the time to discuss any problems you are having and how to fix them.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2019

Absolutely the best of the best. I learned a lot as well. Very much hands on. The doctor provided me with multiple options to help me. She has made herself available if I have recurring issues and I will follow-up at a later appointment. I love Cleveland Clinic Doctor's and all of my care team.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2019

Dr. G. is wonderful. Very smart and openly helpful.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019

Dr Granieri is one of the most caring, knowledgeable and responsive doctor I have ever had.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2019

dr Granieri is the absolute best, most caring doctor

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2019

Dr. Granieri is the most caring, attentive provider I have ever gone to for care. Not only does she listen to me, but she hears what I am saying

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2019

I so appreciate Dr. Granieri! She completely understands my health issues and is very caring! I love coming to see her!!!!!

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2019

Dr Granieri cares for me as an individual and goes above and beyond as a wonderful physician!!!!!

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