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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
  • Orthobiologics
  • Rheumatology
  • 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 Foot and Ankle
  • 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
  • Foot & Ankle Arthritis
  • 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 100 Specialties +
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Biography

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

Appointed
2007

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Rheumatology
Cleveland, OH USA
2007

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2005

Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2003

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA
2002

Graduate School - Wright State University
Dayton, OH USA
2000

Undergraduate - University of Toronto

1996

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

Specialty Interests

General rheumatology, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 4/11/2021, 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

275 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

59 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

Dr Manzon is a very nice and thoughtful and very attentive doctor.

Reviewed on May 21, 2021

Dr. Manzon is wonderful! She is always professional and attentive, caring and concerned, and exceptionally knowledgeable regarding rheumatology.

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

Dr. Manson is the most amazing Physcian.

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

Very impressed with Dr. Manzon. She took the time to discuss options to increase my health benefits.

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Dr. Manzon listened intently and knew exactly what my symptoms meant. She was very informative and courteous, I am very thankful to have met her!

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

Dr. Manson is awesome! Very kind and caring. Willing to listen.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

I couldn't ask for a better doctor. She is exceptional in every way.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

Dr Manzon is an awesome Rheumatologist. I followed her from Strongsville to Avon. This is a bit of a drive but she is worth seeing.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

Dr. Mazon has given me my life back. She has worked with me for years to find a medication combination that make my autoimmune disorder/pain manageable. She is extremely kind and listens to you and helps you with your goals. I can not say enough wonderful things about her. Love her so much.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

dr Manzon was respectful and very thorough

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

iam very satisfied with the staff and my doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

Dr Manzon is amazing!

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

very personable doctor and knowledgeable. i liked her very much

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

i was very pleased with my doctor. She was very knowledgeable and genuinely cared about me health!

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

all is good. Dr Manzon and her staff very efficient. thank you

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

Good experience with Dr. Manzone

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2021

Dr. Manzone is fantastic!

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

Dr. Manson was prompt, Thorough, and took the time to answer all my questions

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Dr. Manzon is a wonderful physician who has helped me tremendously managing my Sjogren's Syndrome. She is very caring as are all members of her staff. I chose to stay with her when she moved totally to the Avon facility due to the treatment and understanding I have received from her.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

I would absolutely recommend Dr Manzon.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Dr. Manzon is a great doctor! Dr. Manzon proves that she really cares about her patients. She goes step by step with you so that she she can give you the best possible care that she can. She's the best!

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

I've been very pleased with Dr. Manzon and the entire Cleveland Clinic staff for many years.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

Dr. Manzon was professional, knowledgeable, personable, and caring. She's one of the best doctors I've ever seen.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

I had a very pleasant experience at my doctor visit

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

the doctor suggested I use arthritis Tylenol and it has helped a lot with sleeping and pain

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

Dr Manzon, She's very professional and answers any questions I may have.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

dr. Manzon and her staff are excellent. They take the time that you need and explain things and are very conscientious.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

very good Doctor

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

Dr. Manzon was upfront, honest and realistic with me. She offered me a temporary remedy while we wait for results from tests.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

Dr. Manzon is always very kind and really takes her patients concerns into consideration when coming up with a plan of attack.

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

I absolutely love Dr. Manzon & I have already recommended her to many people.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr. is wonderful

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

*Dr. Manzon does everything right.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

Dr Manzon is very caring and genuinely concerned about the well being of her patients. Thank you for all you do every day and especially during this pandemic.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

Dr Manzon has always been patient and respectful when discussing my health concerns. I am comfortable discussing health issues with Dr Manzon and feel she listens carefully. We did not discuss treatments for bone loss at this appointment, but have thoroughly discussed options at previous appointments. I believe Dr Manzon did ask if I had thought more about treatment or had any questions about it. She has shared an online forum where treatment options are discussed, as well.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Both Dr. Manzon and her assistant were very nice and showed concern for me.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

The doctor presented a very positive approach, and did not make me feel guilty for delay of treatment due to extenuating circumstances. I greatly appreciated that understanding.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

Dr. Manzon is a great doctor who really cares about her patients and her team does a really good job of getting you scheduled to see her.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

Again Dr. Manzon is a amazing doctor and I am blessed to have her. Dr. Manzon really listens to her patients and tries to find the best option of care for them. She included me in all my health care and explained everything to me and for that I'm grateful.

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

Dr Manson was excellent. she took them time to understand my issues and was great to work with

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Dr. Manzon was one of the nicest, best informed and great listener that I have met in Avery long time. She is kind, sympathies, and caring about my reasons for being at the Clinic.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

Dr. Manzon and her office were very professional and efficient.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Dr. Manzon always listens to my concerns. She is a wonderful doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

Dr. Manzon is the BEST! With her treatment, she has given me my life back. There are no words for what she has done for me. I recommend her to everyone.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Dr. Manzon made me feel heard and not rushed. She addressed every concern.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020

Dr. Manzon has wonderful "people" skills. She is excellent.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Dr. Manson is amazing. So caring, gives you her time, her respect and her knowledge. I drive over an hour each way just to keep using her.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

I trust and respect Dr. Manzon. I want to keep her as my doc even though she is not in the provider list for my insurance.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Once Dr. Manzon is involved, process is fine. Calling her office a nightmare! Unbelievably long hold time waiting to talk to someone who clearly doesn't review file before asking questions that are almost offensive.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Dr. Manzon is an excellent, caring physician. My only issue is with reaching her. Calling, My Chart technical issues, people answering the phone, check in last four appointments a hassle.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

I've seen ~4 different Rheumatologists since having been diagnosed with Lupus and Dr Manzon is far and away the most attentive and compassionate. In fact, I drive over an hour to see her. Autoimmune disease is such a tough disease - requiring a DR to so closely listen to patients as there is no way to definitely confirm diagnosis. Dr Manzon asks a myraid of questions but then also leaves time to listen to additional questions and concerns. I feel comfortable sharing my frustrations with symptoms and she is ALWAYS open to my suggestions as well. I feel like we are a team allowing for bi-directional communication which empowers me as the patient to have more ownership and accountability of my care plan. I highly recommend Dr Manzon!

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

I always have had no problem with Dr. Manzon or the appt. staff.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

I wish all Physcians were as amazing as Dr. Manzon. so thorough and explains plan of care. love her!

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

I was given an appointment much to my surprise the same day I called. arrived an half hour late; came from Warren; yet still received attentive care. I'm for thankful to the Dr for not rushing me through. I highly recommend her and your facility

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

although I just met Dr. Manzon I have a lot of confidence in her and felt it was worth the 6 month wait to see her.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

dr manzon is incredible. listens well and gets it

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

Dr Manzon is awesome! She listens to everything I tell her!!

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

There is nothing better than having a one on one live doctors visit. i understand it is the Covid thing but there is no substitute. for a live doctors visit,

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Dr. Manzon listens and explains well. She asked me if I had any questions. I would highly recommend her.

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