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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As of 5/17/2020, 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

391 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

136 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Dr. Granieri was amazing. I highly recommend to everyone needing a rheumatologist. she sat and listened to me and was also very thorough

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

My appointment was booked 2 or 3 months in advance. since my problem is pain, that was frustrating, but I understand why they're busy because of how fantastic Dr. Granieri is

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

One of the best doc appointments I have experienced. Dr. Granieri is very thorough, listening and analyzing in her diagnosis. After her visit, I felt the hope that I was in good hands.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Dr. Granieri is such a caring, helpful and wonderful doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Dr. Granerie is the best.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

I am very pleased with Dr. Granieri. Not only was she very thorough with my exam and medical history, she was also very compassionate. I am very satisfied with the overall appointment.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Because Dr. Granieri is so good at what she does and because her patients like her so, she is extremely busy. Thus, my "fair" rating above is only a reflection of that and nothing about her or her staff. Her nurse was terrific. I do not recall her name.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

I always have a great experience with Dr. Granieri and her staff!

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Always receive the best care from Dr. Graneiri. I never feel rushed, she is always very thorough and always very helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Dr. Granieri is always thorough, kind, and answers all my questions.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Both doctor and her staff are caring and helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr Granieri is an exceptional at listening and giving great feedback. she always has information ready to show how things have been progressing and ideas to help with continued problems.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

This physician provides exceptional professional and personal care to her patients. we are lucky to have her caring for us and Cleveland Clinic should proud to have her too

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

This was my first appointment with Dr. Granieri. I found her to be very thorough and caring. She is an excellent communicator who takes the time to listen and explain. I feel very fortunate to have her as my physician.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

she is an excellent doctor x

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

great doctor

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

A most positive experience for a first appointment. Kudos to Dr. G and her staff. Amazing comfortable, polite, professional and very knowledge and considerate.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

Dr. Granieri was very nice and explained what she wanted me to do and how to take the meds. I was very pleased with Dr Graieri. I have confidence in her.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

Dr. Janice Granieri explained each and every past test results with me thoroughly and then explained why I did need additional testing. I was very pleased with my visit with Dr. Granieri and trust her expertise.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

Dr Granieri exceptionally knowledgeable and great diagnostician. She always promptly follow up and provide first class care.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

I felt lucky to get in at all, so I was happy to take any appointment I could get. Dr. Granieri is very popular in rheumatology (with good reason), so patients need to understand appointment times are reasonably limited.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

I drive 2.5 hours one way to see Dr. Granieri. She is worth the trip! Very thorough, attentive, engaged listener, and clear communicator.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Always a pleasure to go to Dr Granieri's Office. Everyone is very polite and caring, a very positive experience.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

where did u get this Dr. from???? She is the Best Doctor in the world.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

The doctor was VERY efficent I was very impressed

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

dr g and her staff are excellent

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Both Dr. Grainier and her assistant took their time with me. The Dr. particularly listened to me and what my goals were and we made a plan. She answered my questions and I finally felt like I was seeing a real doctor and not someone trying to get me in and out of the office.

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

Very impressed with Dr. Granieri's concern and interest in the symptoms I have been experiencing, she was very caring and thorough in her examination and questions.

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

I always enjoy speaking to Dr. Granieri. I feel like she respects my concerns and opinions as well as my desire to try not to use medications unless absolutely necessary.

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

I think my doctor did a great job on the video appointment. It was like a visit in the office.

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

DR. GRANIERI is a very caring and personable physician. She is always aware of the newest prescription drug therapies or over the counter supplements or pain remedies available.

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

Very successful experience with Dr. G.

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

Dr. G. is always very caring and thorough when I see her bi-annually.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

Dr. Granieri sent me a secure link to her website, which was easy to access.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

I have known Dr. Granieri for approximately 25 years. I normally have to drive 1-1/2 hours to see her, but in my. view she is the best doctor anyone could go. to. she is concerned, caring, and always finds a way to help me maintain good health.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

The visit was very good, but I prefer seeing my doctor in person.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2020

Always a positive experience with Dr. Granieri

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2020

Dr. Granieri always shows concerns for my health issues and devises a plan to help improve them.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2020

Dr Granieri is the most caring professional doctor I have ever encountered. So grateful to be under her care.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2020

Dr Granieri was excellent. So kind and thorough!!!!!!

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2020

Dr Granieri is always thorough and empathetic . Her and her staff are knowledgeable and accommodating . They truly care for their patients !

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

dr graneiri is my fav doc

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Dr. Granieri was thorough, professional, and showed concern for my well being.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Physician was excellent and for this reason only I am giving a score of 5 for recommending practice to others.

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 28, 2020

I loved the amount of time and patience Dr Granieri used with me and listened to all my concerns

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

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

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 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.

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