alert icon COVID-19 INFO

Coming to a Cleveland Clinic location?
Visitation, mask requirements and COVID-19 information

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

  • Administration Of Injectable Medications For Osteoporosis
  • Adult Rheumatology
  • Arthritic Knee Conditions
  • Bone Density Testing
  • Clinical Trials
  • Cortisone injections
  • Diagnosis of Osteoporosis
  • Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA)
  • General Rheumatology
  • General Rheumatology including Lupus
  • Hyaluronic acid (HA)
  • Hyaluronic acid injections
  • Immunoglobulin Infusion
  • Immunotherapy
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Infusions Of Biologic Agents On Site
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injections
  • Joint Preservation Center
  • Medical Management of Early Osteoarthritis
  • Medication Management
  • Musculoskeletal Evaluation
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Treatment For Joint Pain
  • Rheumatology
  • Steroid Injections
  • Therapeutic Injections
  • Ultrasound-guided Procedures
  • Viscosupplementation
  • Viscosupplementation Injections
View all 30 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • AIDS & HIV
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Arthritic Knee Problems
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis Of The Hip
  • Arthritis Of The Knee
  • Arthritis of the Thumb Base
  • Arthritis of the Wrist & Hand
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Autoinflammatory Syndromes
  • Behcet's Disease
  • Benign Hypermobility Joint Syndrome
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Bursitis
  • Calcification Tendinitis
  • Calcinosis
  • Central Nervous System Vasculitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis (Pseudo Gout)
  • Churg-Strauss Syndrome
  • Connective Tissue Diseases
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) Syndrome
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Gout
  • Gout Arthritis
  • Granulomatosis with Polyangitis (Wegener’s)
  • Hand and Wrist Arthritis
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Problems
  • Henoch Schonlein Purpura
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Pain
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Immunosuppression
  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Iritis
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Joint Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lupus Anticoagulant
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA)
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Impairments
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myositis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis Of The Hips And Knees In The Elderly
  • Osteoporosis
  • Painful Joints
  • Palindromic Rheumatism
  • Panuveitis
  • Polumyalgia Rheumatica
  • Polymyositis
  • Pseudogout
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Relapsing Polychondritis
  • Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis and Heart Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
  • Sacroilitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondyloarthopathy
  • Spondyloarthropathies
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Autoimmune Diseases
  • Systemic Lupus
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Trigger Finger
View all 92 Specialties +


Is Cleveland Clinic Part of Your Insurance?

Review a list of accepted insurance plans for our Northeast Ohio locations or learn more about purchasing a contracted managed care plan.

View All Plans

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

See publications for Janice Granieri, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 5/16/2022, 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.

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

361 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

123 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2022

Dr. Granieri is the most remarkable person I know. She is the reason I walk. She helped me figure out how to improve my quality of life while living with RA. Because of her - RA lives with me, not the other way around.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2022

Love Dr Granieri! Always caring for her patients!

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

An excellent doctor

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

She is the best Doctor I have. I get a very thorough exam. She gives excellent care. She is very caring and has a fantastic bedside manner. I wish more doctors were like her. You have a top notch Doctor in her. I certainly hope you express to her how fantastic and kind she is. She makes me feel important and listens to my concerns. She is the BEST!!

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

Dr. G's the best!

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

The doctor explained my lab tests and bone density results very well and even gave me a copy to which I could give a doctor outside of the clinic the results. She was very attentive.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Dr. Granieri came highly recommended. For my care she has been very kind, professional, understanding, and compassionate toward my condition and treatment. She gave me my life back. I have recommended her, and her department, to others who are native her expertise.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Dr. Granieri is the best. I actually look forward to seeing her.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Dr Granieri is just wonderful. She thoroughly exams me and checks my records. I actually look forward to seeing her. She has helped me for many years. She is the very best when I get a steroid shot in my knee and hits the target every time and I have no pain. She has empathy and compassion when I am suffering and ALWAYS finds a solution. I do not know what I would do without her.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2022

Dr Granieri always says she will see me if I need her.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2022

Dr Granieri is an excellent doctor. Very caring.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

Dr Granieri is exceptional, she made me feel heard and well cared for, I left feeling encouraged which is rare for me.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2022

Excellent! She is an extraordinary doctor. I'm deeply grateful to be in her care

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

Dr Janice Granieri was exceptional ! Caring, thoughtful, pleasant and very thorough. We could not have ask for a better physician

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Dr Granieri is the best doctor I have ever had. She listens and smiles,,, she is very concerned about me as a person and a patient

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2022

This was my 2nd time meeting with Dr G and she is very thorough and knowledgeable, she didn't rush me even though I am a challenging case.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2022

Excellent Doctor !!!

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2022

The doctor has always been fantastic

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2022

Dr Graneri is the best doctor ever. She is professional, knowledgeable and real. She sees my daughter, sister and myself. We love her!

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2022

Dr G. Is wonderful.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2022

I have been going to Dr. Granieri for 30 years. Even though I moved almost 40 minutes away I woulodn't leave her. She is the best. So are all of the assistants and nurses,especially Debby

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2022

She is one of the best Doctors I've ever had in my eighty three years

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

Dr Graneri is the BEST!

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022

Excellent continuity of care by this doctor!

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

Dr. Granieri listens, explains and teaches with concern and caring

Reviewed on May 26, 2022

I would recommendDr. To anyone . She takes her time and listens to my concerns. I love Dr G.

Reviewed on May 25, 2022

Very good experience with Dr Janice A Granieri and she was very informative.Thank You

Reviewed on May 24, 2022

I believe Dr Granieri has been the best Dr I have ever had. She should get a raise !!!

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

One of the best doctors I have ever seen. Obtaining an appointment is nearly possible; however, that is the norm with any rheumatologists

Reviewed on May 13, 2022

Dr. Granieri is the best, most thorough physician I have ever had.

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

DR. Granieri is the absolute best!

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

Dr. Granieri is always the consummate professional

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

Dr. Granieri goes above and beyond in her care for her patients. The ONLY reason I answered very poor for recommending Dr. Granieri is because she has so many patients already which makes It difficult to get In to see her. SHE is outstanding!

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2022

Dr. Granieri is beyond terrific. Great doctor/great person.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2022

Very much like dr. She was friendly listened took notes. Took time with me. Gave a plan of action. Thorough.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

Dr Graneri is the best

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2022

I learned more from Dr Gerreia during my first visit than I did in the 20 years I was with another RA Dr

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

Wonderful experience with staff and Dr. Granieri.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

Dr. Granieri is always tuned into me as a patient. She answers my questions and respects my input.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

Dr. Granieri is a wonderful doctor who always is caring and provides a good path of care.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

Dr. Granieri is always very caring and very helpful. She is an excellent Doctor and person.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2022

Dr. Granieri is wonderful. Everything you want in a doctor

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2022

Dr. Granieri is the reason I am able to walk and live of a life of quality.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022

Dr.Granierai spent plenty of time with me and explained everything very well. She is now one of my favorite doctors.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2022

Dr Granieri truly cares about me and it shows

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2022

Dr. Grainier did not rush me. She took her time and did a thorough checkup and explanation for all my problems. I am sure she does this with all her patients which is why she always runs late. This is not a complaint but just a statement of fact.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2022

Dr.Granieri was very thorough and pleasant when I spoke with her.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2022

Best provider I have!

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

Dr. Granieri is awesome!

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

Dr Granieri is an an excellent clinician. She takes the time to review my medical file and to discuss them with me. Additionally she answers questions makes suggestions. She and her staff are great

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Dr. Granieri was very personable, kind, attentive and respectful. She addressed all of my concerns and gave me plenty of information to take home to further understand my symptoms. She took time with me explaining things and asking questions to help her understand what was going on with my symptoms. I did not feel rushed and I did feel very cared for.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

I greatly appreciate the doctor's kindness, understanding and medical knowledge. She is a treasure!

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2022

Outstanding doctor

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2022

Loved the doctor

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2022

Dr. Granieri is one of the best health care providers in all of the above areas. She is one of the few doctors who do spend time finding out who you are as a person. Her follow through is the best and I'm blessed to have her as my physician.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

Dr. Granieri was absolutely wonderful. It took time to get in with her, but worth the wait.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

She is a great doctor answers all questions

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Dr. G is exceptional in all areas~ personal style, medical acumen..... I LOVE HER

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2022

Dr Granieri is truly an exceptional physician. She listens, explains and is very knowledgeable about my health as well as treatment options. She respects me as a patient and as a person and really considers all aspects of my health. She is one of my favorite physicians.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

Dr.Granieri is the most caring doctor that I see

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2022

Spoke to Dr. Granieri, who is always caring and thorough. Experience was exceptional and excellent.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2022

Dr Granieri is the best - so caring and concerned - provides me with options when possible. Really knows my history.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr. Granieri is a true old fashioned dr who truly cares about my health. There aren't any like her out there. She's one in a million

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr. Granieri is the best!

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr Granieri is the best

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Excellent care from a highly skilled physician.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Dr. Granieri is the best. She always includes me in my care. She truly listens and is truly concerned.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Doctor is so caring and helpful. She wants to help in anyway possible to lesson my pain. I love and appreciate her efforts and concerns toward me.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

I love Dr. Granieri

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2022

Doctor Granieri is the best

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

Dr. Granieri Is always willing to spend enough time when I visit her and she recommends other doctors for me when necessary. She is always very caring and interested in my health.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

Everyone in Dr. Granieri's office is courteous and helpful.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

Dr Granieri is caring brilliant and the most thorough doctor I have ever experienced.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Dr Granieri and her MA Deb are a fantastic team focused on patient care and personal attention

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

Dr. Grainier continues to be an outstanding physician & individual!

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

I have had excellent experiences with Dr. Granieri and her staff.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

The doctor is very concerned and good at her job.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2021

Doctor Granieri is the Cleveland Clinic's best provider.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2021

I would highly recommend Dr. Granieri to anyone.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2021

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2021

Dr. Granieri is the very best!!

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2021

I always recommend Dr. Granerie (for over 17 years).

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2021

Doctor Granieri is the Best Doctor I've ever had.

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2021

I love dr graneri!!

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2021

She is the most caring doctor I have. She cares about my concerns and the whole body.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2021

I love doctor J. Grainier. She explained everything clearly & showed sincere concern for my health.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

Dr. Granieri Made me feel so very comfortable that I was able to discuss all my issues with her easily!

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2021

Dr. G is busy (bc she is just that good), but she really cares about her patients and has assembled a strong team to care for her patients.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2021

Dr. Granieri is the best doctor I have ever gone to.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2021

Dr.listens to You and makes You feel very warm.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2021

I love Dr. Granerie but she is so busy you have to wait five or six months for an appointment. That's like not having a doctor!!

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2021

Love Dr. Granieri - she is one of a kind!

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

Dr. G is one of the best providers anyone could ever have. The Cleveland clinic is very lucky to have a doctor of her caliber and caring.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

Dr Granieri and her staff always go beyond what they would have to do

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2021

I have tried for years to get an appointment with Dr Granieri and it was so worth the wait! She is thorough and so kind!

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

Excellent doctor. Best Cleveland Clinic doctor we see.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

She is an Amazing doctor. Can't say enough about her.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

Dr. Granieri cares for a lot patients but still manages to take care of each person. It was a very good experience to see her.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2021

Absolutely loved Dr Granieri. Took her time to listen to me and was very thorough. I have not had a call back yet to rate return of call but answered questions on MyChart promptly

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021

The dr always takes the time to listen to my concerns and explains the best solution for my issue!

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021

Just love her as my Doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

I love Dr. Granieri. She is such a down to earth doctor, very caring, good listener.I feel like she is one of my good friends when talking to her.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Dr. Granieri is a wonderful and caring doctor. She is very Thorough and always includes e in any decisions that need made regarding my care

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Dr Granieri is the most caring & supportive doctor I have ever seen

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Dr. Granieri consistently provides patient focused care and displays genuine caring and concern . She is a model physician !!!

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Dr Granieri treats me with concern and respect. She goes above and beyond with her care.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2021

Doctor was extraordinary. Thorough, caring, informative, listening, kind. So please I drove 4 hours to find the highest level of medical care. Thank you.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

Dr. Granieri is the reason I'm able to walk and have a good quality of life. I cannot express how much she means to me and how thankful I am to have her as my doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

Dr Greinieri is wonderful

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

Dr Granieri is by far the very best physician in any type of practice who has ever treated me. She is attentive, professional, a great communicator, kind, & extremely knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

I could not be more pleased with Dr Granieri and her staff

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

I drive 6 hours to Cleveland rather than give up the care of Dr. Graniery. She is awesome and has kept me nearly pain free from psoriatic arthritis 30 years? (Too many to count)

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

This was the absolute best experience I have had with providers at CCF in a very LONG time. Dr. Granieri was very caring and thorough with her questions and examination- she actually laid hands on me from head to toe - that hasn't even been my experience with my PCP. I felt that she really listened and understood what I was telling her and treated me accordingly.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Best doctor I've ever had.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Dr Granieri is the best doctor I have had in a very long time

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Dr. Granieri is an exceptional personshe is attentive to my needs/concerns, offers suggestions and clear explanations, and, perhaps most importantly, she shows sincere concern for each person as an individual.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

I would definitely recommend Dr. Granieri to friends and familyno hesitation on my part. I would not hesitate to contact her should I experience a problem.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Dr. Granieri Is outstanding and her support staff is excellent. The Cleveland Clinic is fortunate to have such an outstanding doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Dr. Granieri is interested, thorough and supportive. I appreciate having her as one of my doctors.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Dr Granieri is amazing and pays great attention to details. Follow up info was timely through My Chart. I greatly appreciate her. No

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

You've taken away my rheumatologist's ability to prescribe painkiller medicine for my chronic painful condition and it's infuriating - I will not go to the pain clinic ever again - they failed me 20 years ago before my hysterectomy and 10 years ago when I was diagnosed with RA - you've hobbled my doctor from providing the care that she and I decide on together. You're punishing the people who need pain meds because of a bunch of people who have developed addictions

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

Dr Granieri is the best doctor I have ever had.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

Minimal wait time. Glad to see Dr. Granieri doing so well after her surgery.

Back to Top