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Title President, Euclid Hospital
Department Pain Management
Primary Location Hillcrest Medical Building 1
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Epidural Injections
  • Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Facet Joint Blocks
  • Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Comprehensive Pain Management
  • Discograms
  • Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Facet Median Nerve Branch Block
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Joint Injections
  • Management of Back and Neck Pain
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pain Control
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Medicine
  • Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy
  • Selective Nerve Root Injection
  • Sympathetic Nerve Blocks
  • Viscosupplementation
View all 20 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain in Athletes
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Fatigue
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Myofascial Pain (CMP)
  • Chronic Neuropathic Pain
  • Coccydynia
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Lateral Epicondylitis/tennis Elbow
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Neuropathy
  • Neuropathy - Diabetic
  • Occipital Headache
  • Pain
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sciatica
  • Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
  • Spine Pain
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenosis - Spinal
  • Whiplash
View all 28 Specialties +


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About Teresa Dews, MD

Teresa E. Dews, MD, is a graduate of the University of Toledo and of the Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Dews performed her residency in anesthesiology at the Cleveland Clinic.  Also at Cleveland Clinic, she completed a fellowship in Pain Management.

Currently, she is the Eastern Region Vice Chair of the Department of Pain Management and the Medical Director of the Pain Management Clinic at Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.  Prior to this position she served as the Director of the Cleveland Clinic Outpatient Pain Management Center and the Quality Review Officer for the Cleveland Clinic Department of Pain Management in the Anesthesiology Institute.  Additionally, Dr. Dews is involved in medical student and physician education and is a Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. 

Published in several scientific journals, she has written on many topics including medication management for chronic pain.  Dr. Dews is currently working on treatment outcomes in outpatient pain management.

Dr. Dews has been recognized as one of Northern Ohio Live's "Top Doctors", selected as a member of Kaleidoscope magazine's "Forty Club" and inducted into Cleveland Heights High School's Alumni Hall of Fame.

Active in many professional organizations, Dr. Dews in a member of: American Pain Society, American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians,   American Society of Regional Anesthesia, International Spine Injection Society, National Association of Medical Minority Educators, National Medical Association, North American Spine Society and the Ohio Society of Anesthesiologists.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Pain Management
Cleveland, OH USA

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

Undergraduate - University of Toledo
Toledo, OH USA


  • Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine

Specialty Interests

back, Back Pain, back/neck pain, evaluation of back and neck pain, interventional pain management, interventional pain management for back and neck pain, management of chronic pain, Neck Pain, pain, pain management, pain management including spine, spine, spine pain

Awards & Honors

  • Northern Ohio Live Top Doctors List, Pain Management, 2005
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 10/2/2020, Dr. Dews 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

79 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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

23 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Dr. Dews has always been one of the best Doctors I have ever had in every regard. Highly recommended.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

explain everything so I could understand my option. Very respectful of my concerns and willing to help me decide what is best for me.very compassionate doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

dr Dews is excellent physician. did a great job .

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2020

Hard to get appointments because the doctor is so busy. I understand she's busy because she's an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Dr Dews listens! She is a bright light and has been tremendously helpful in my care.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Dr. Dews is awesome I would recommend her to anyone she cares about what's going on with you and try methods/medications to help you feel better. I am truly grateful and thankful for her.She reminds me of a sister I wish I had!!!

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

It was GREAT to be able to see my doctor during a PANDEMIC!

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

The Doctor always includes me in the decision process, giving me all the information and together WE come to an answer! The BEST!

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Dr. Dews and her team are top notch. Dr. Dews makes one feel comfortable during appt. She listens and has compassion for her patients. I don't remember all her staff member names but I give top grades to them as well. Claudine, her assistant, is very affable and has great compassion for the patients.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

If I could give points higher than "5", I would. Dr. Dews listened carefully to my concerns and has responded in a way that convinces me she will ensure all avenues of investigating my medical condition(s) will be pursued.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Overall, I feel that coming to CCF has been the right decision. The doctors here are more knowledgeable about my condition. They have not tried to force me to endure unnecessary treatments. I feel that we are working as a team for my best interests medically.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

I felt as though I was being rushed when I talked to each person I spoke to, nurse, nurse practitioner and the doctor

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Dr Dews was fantastic and could not have been more caring, competent and pleasant to deal with!

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Dr. Dews is the best

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

I feel blessed to have Dr. Dews as a resource and guide in my care.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Would not go to any other Doctor, *Dr. Dews is always concerned in how you are and will help you in your concern and problems. Very respectful.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

i was really nervous about my procedure Dr. Dews calmed me down and it wasnt as bad as i thought

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

dr dews is Always great

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

My Care at the Hillcrest facility with Dr. Dews is fabulous

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dr. Dews is an extremely good listener, using both empathy and experience to guide her next steps.

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

Dr. Dews made me feel very comfortable and explained procedure.

Reviewed on May 4, 2020

Excellent. Dr.Dews focuses in on my condition and concerns.

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