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Department Rheumatologic and Immunologic Disease
Primary Location Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations 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
  • Therapeutic Injections
  • Ultrasound-guided Procedures
  • Viscosupplementation
  • Viscosupplementation Injections
View all 29 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis in Men
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Paget's Disease
  • 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
  • Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Systemic Autoimmune Diseases
  • Systemic Lupus
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
View all 98 Specialties +


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About Judith Manzon, MD

Judith Directo Manzon, MS, MD, is a board-certified rheumatologist at Cleveland Clinic's Richard E. Jacobs Health Center in Avon and Strongsville Family Health Center. Her clinical interests include osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and gout.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
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 - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA

Graduate School - Wright State University
Dayton, OH USA

Undergraduate - University of Toronto



  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

Specialty Interests

General rheumatology, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Judith Manzon, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 3/30/2022, Dr. Manzon 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

192 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 4.9

43 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2022

Dr Manzon is always thorough and considerate in the prescribing of subsequent tests. She knows me well over the years!

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2022

Dr Manzon is the BEST! Because she is so nice, caring and all good things, her associates who work with/for her are the best as well!

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2022

Dr. Manzon is a very thorough, attentive, caring doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2022

Dr. Manson is a wonderful and caring doctor. I feel blessed to be under her care for my health problems. She focuses her attention on me and listens carefully to my concerns and offers suggestions if needed.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2022

Dr. Manzon is a very compassionate and caring provider

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2022

Dr. Manzon is always very kind in our appointments. She has shown continuous empathy in regards to the tough decisions I have to make around treatment options. I always feel heard by her and Dr. Manzon takes the time to explain what she thinks is best and why while also giving alternatives to best suit my life. She is a wonderful physician and I am so glad I found her.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2022

Dr Manson is one of the best doctors I have ever experienced. She is very informed, helpful, kind, compassionate. She treats you like a person and explains things so well. She is truly the best.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

Dr Manzon is the reason I still am with the Clinic. She is an excellent physician, empathetic, understanding and thorough. I am blessed to have her as my Doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2022

Dr Manzone has gone above and beyond to help manage my rather complicated medical issues. She is a gifted clinician. I am so very grateful for her wonderful help.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2022

As written in previous spot. Dr Manzone has gone above and beyond to help with my less than straightforward clinical problems. She is compassionate and a gifted clinician. I am so very greatful she is my doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2022

I will recommend Dr. Manzon to anyone! Except it's extremely difficult to get seen.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2022

I would highly recommend Dr. Manzon. She is an outstanding doctor. I have complete confidence in her. Her exam was well done and she listened to my responses. She made me feel comfortable and well cared for. Thank you Dr. Manzon!

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2022

Dr. Manzon is an excellent doctor and compassionate person.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

Dr Manzon is WONDERFUL! She always comes in with a smile (even behind her mask) and happy greeting. She listens intently to everything I tell her even if it's not exactly related to Rheumatology. She has helped me over the years to get some answers to other medical issues that didn't technically involve her area of expertise. She truly cares for her patients!

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2022

Dr. Manzon was very thorough and didn't rush

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Dr Manzon was thinking ahead for script. Also gives me time to think about her suggestions. I appreciate not having to make an on spot decision

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Dr. J. Manzon is excellent in service. Very Thorough in evaluating and treatment of care. Delivers care in a calm, competent, complete manner. She's factual and trust gained. I like that she's friendly and humane.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

She is a role model for how to provide world class care. She is kind, patient, personable and fully present. She listens and asks questions and tries on get to know you on a personal level.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2022

I have recommended Dr Manzon to others. I thank God for finding her as my doctor. She is wonderful and has helped me so much. I hope she never retires!

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2022

Excellent Dr Manzon , makes you feel like you are the only patient she has.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

Dr Manzone has gone above and beyond my expectations to help in establishing proper diagnosis and treatment of life long illness. She is extremely dedicated.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

Dr Manson is a wonderful listener. She also explains everything clearly and included me in the plan. She is a terrific doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2022

Of all the Drs, PA's that I see at the clinic, Dr Manson is my favorite! 5* +!!!

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2022

Dr. Manzan took her time with me and was the most thorough doctor I have ever been in to see in my life. She is warm and listens to what the patient has to say. I really appreciate her approach to Western medicine

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

Dr. Manson was AWESOME!!

Reviewed on May 26, 2022

I drive about an hour from my home to see Dr. Manzon rather than see someone closer to home. She is the best.

Reviewed on May 26, 2022

I always recommend Dr. Manzon.

Reviewed on May 20, 2022

Dr. Manzon is great

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Dr. Manzon is excellentit is always a pleasure to sped time with her and I am blessed to have hr as my rheumatologist.

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

Dr Judith Manzon is a very passionate and caring Physician. Listens very carefully to the issues/condition of my health and treatment.

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

Every thing was great except for the unreasonable time I had to wait to see the doctor.

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

Dr. Manson does a great job.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2022

Dr Manson is one of the most effective, intelligent and caring doctors I have ever met. She looks at her patients as whole people and treats them like they have great value. She uses language that a common person can understand and helps and reaches out above and beyond. She is the best!

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

Both Dr. Manzon and her nurse are very professional and very knowledgeable. They have been from day one of my meeting them years ago.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

The Dr ask and included my input about trying a short change to meds.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2022

*Dr. Manzon has saved the quality of my life. She listens & cares for me as a total person, not just an RA patient. I have recommended her many times!

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2022

Dr Manzon is the greatest

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2022

Dr Manzon was very thorough

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

The doctor was very thorough and spent quite a bit of time with me.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

I was amazed at how thorough the doctor was with the exam.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2022

Dr Manzon always takes the time to listen to my questions and concerns and works with me to formulate a plan

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

What a great team, from the first desk , nurses and doctor Manzon. What a great doctor,listens and care about her patients.Lucky to have her !

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

Dr Manzon is excellent. She examined me carefully and thoroughly to ascertain whether I have rheumatoid or osteoarthritis

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