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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
Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Primary Location

Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Administration of Injectable Medications for Osteoporosis
  • Adult Rheumatology
  • Bone Density Testing
  • Clinical Trials
  • Cortisone Injections
  • Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA)
  • General Rheumatology
  • 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
  • Osteoporosis Diagnosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
  • Rheumatology
  • Therapeutic Injections
  • Ultrasound-Guided Procedures
  • Viscosupplementation
View all 27 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • AIDS
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Hip
  • Arthritis of the Knee
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Thumb Base
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • 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
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF)
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Gout
  • Gout Arthritis
  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Wegener’s)
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Problems
  • Henoch-Schonlein Purpura
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Pain
  • HIV
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Immunosuppression
  • Iritis
  • Joint Pain
  • 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 in the Elderly
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knees in the Elderly
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis in Men
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Paget's Disease
  • Painful Joints
  • Palindromic Rheumatism
  • Panuveitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Polymyositis
  • Pseudogout
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Relapsing Polychondritis
  • Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis and Heart Disease
  • Sacroiliitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondyloarthropathy
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Systemic Autoimmune Diseases
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
View all 92 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

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH

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

Graduate School - Wright State University
Dayton, OH

Undergraduate - University of Toronto



  • Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

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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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 4/18/2024, Dr. Manzon has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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

299 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

62 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2024

Dr. Manzon is wonderful!! Always kind & caring, listens well. She's the best!!!!

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2024

Dr Manzonis very professional very kind and always respectful and responsive and makes sure I understand everything

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2024

Dr Manxon is amazing! She understands my medical needs & treats me with respect. She listens to my concerns & addresses them at each appointment.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2024

All the Clinic doctors are great, but Dr. Manzon is my favorite. She listens & does her best to solve all my issues. Love her!

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2024

Dr. Manzon is a consummate professional and took the time to thoroughly explain my condition, her recommended treatments, and providing treatment in a way that matched my travel schedule in the coming year. She answered all my questions thoroughly, and it was easy to understand her answers. I highly recommend Dr. Manzon.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2024

She appeared concerned and interested in my care.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2024

Dr. Manzon is amazing - she always is aware of previous visits and issues. I don't have to re-explain and reminder her. She is very empathic to her patients.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2024

Dr. Manzon is wonderful. She listens and is very approcable and concerned.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2024

Dr.Manzon is the best!

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2024

Dr. Manzon, is the best doctor I ever had. She is caring and knowledgeable, and if she doesn't have the answer she will point you in the right direction to get that answer. More doctors should take a page from her book.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2024

Dr. Manzon always provides printed information about different options and always answers questions and concerns. Always prompt at getting back to you by email or phone,

Reviewed on May 28, 2024

Dr Manzon is a great doctor! Always listens to me about things not even in her area of expertise. She has gotten me help with other medical issues!

Reviewed on May 20, 2024

Dr. Manzon is an excellent doctor. She genuinely cares about me and is very supportive.

Reviewed on May 17, 2024

I recomended a friend to Dr. Manzon, she saw the doctor and commented to me that she was amazing.

Reviewed on May 16, 2024

Best Dr. Ever.

Reviewed on May 2, 2024

She was more robotic with answers, not much empathy, no encouragement, no smiles

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2024

Dr. Manzon is an excellent physician with superior communication skills and concern for patients.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Dr. Manson is absolutely the BEST! Very Caring, concerned, polite and very SMART!!!

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2024

Dr. Manzon is a total GEM ! So informative and professional ! Very fortunate to have her expertise !!!

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2024

She is a great Doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

I drive 85 miles round trip to see Dr. Manzon. She is awesome, very caring to try to help multiple health problems I have. I am lucky to have found her.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

I drive an hour to see Dr Manzon. She is an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Dr. Manson is an amazing doctor. She does thorough examination and answers all questions.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2024

Dr Manzon is awesome! Thorough and great at explaining everything we're going to do to resolve my issues and get to the root of the problem.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2024

If I could give Dr. Manzon all fives I would. She is excellent, and any lower scores had nothing to do with her.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

Dr Manzon is a wonderful provider, takes the time to listen to everything and make decisions collaboratively

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2024

Dr Manzon was professional, thorough, compassionate,

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

Dr Manzon was so friendly and kind. I was so impressed that she "did her homework " as to the treatments I received several years ago. She was amazing! Thank you Doctor!

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

I love Dr. Manzon. She truly cares about me and my health. She explains things until I understand. I am blessed to have some phenomenal physicians; she is definitely one of them.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

I love Dr. Manzon! She has been the best Rheumatologist I have ever seen. She has great bedside manner and she is dedicated to making her patients feel the best they can! I appreciate her so much!

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

My first visit with Dr. Manzon and she was very thorough.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

The care I receive from Dr. Manzon is amazing. She listens to me, works together with me to come up with a plan for my care, and is very compassionate. I have recommended her to a few friends who now see her for their care. She is wonderful. Very knowledgeable and kind.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

Two of these do no pertain to my visit with Dr. Manzon. Overall, I am pleased with my visit.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

Dr. Manzon is so incredible and I'm thankful she is my rheumatologist. She is so caring!!!

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

Great experience with both the nurse and the doctor

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

The nurses and doctors went above and beyond to make this video visit possible

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

Excellent doctor listening

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

Dr. Manzon was very willing to involve me in making some lifestyle changes to improve my overall health. I appreciate that confidence and respect.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

One of the best Doctors I met , She asked detailed questions to know my own case and treat accordingly.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

Dr. Manzon was extremely kind and didn't make me feel like she wanted to get to her next patient as soon as possible. She covered a lot of information and took time to ensure I understood options.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr. Manson is very caring and listens to your concerns.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

I would recommend Dr. Manzon to anyone. She is thorough and explains things very well.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2023

Love my physician

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

Very good, Dr Manzon always takes care with pt. Concerns. & explains issues well

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2023

Dr Manzon is excellent in every way! She shows a very caring respect for me, is very efficient and knowledgeable in her area of expertise, and is always looking for solutions to any problems. I highly recommend her to anyone suffering similarly to myself.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

Excellent doctor and very approachable.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

I am willing to travel out of state to continue with Dr. Manzon! She is compassionate, and I feel highly regarded as a person with her. Dr. Manzon is willing to take whatever time is necessary to explain my medical issues and thoughtfully consider treatment options.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

Dr. Manzon provided an excellent discussion of the benefits of treatment progress. She was encouraging, personable and optimistic. She is very knowledgeable and was very interested in a positive experience for me as a patient.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Dr. Is very personable and caring. Shows concern for her patients.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2023

Dr. Manzon is very personable and easy to talk to. She makes you feel at ease.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

Dr Manzon was very thorough in her examination and offered pros and cons for treatment options

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

Dr Manzon is incredibly professional, kind and thorough

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2023

Dr manzon is the best! Very approachable demeanor.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

Dr. Manzon is always professional, caring and kind.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

Dr. Manzon was very thorough and listened to my concerns. I was diagnosed with a mild case of osteporpsis and am hesitant to take fosomax due to the side effects. Dr. Manzon is allowing me to take my time in making my decision by using the NTX test. She listens and cares and I feel very secure with her guidance. I am very sensitive to medications and am trying to keep my bones strong with exercise and diet. I think the clinic needs, in general, needs to provide more options and education for women with osteoporosis In lieu of medications via more research and studies for more holistic and safer treatments.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

Wonderful doctor. Very caring and thorough.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

I had several questions and Dr. Manzon answered each completely.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

Dr Manzon and her fellow staff members are kind, empathetic, thoughtful and actually care

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2023

Dr Manzon is excellent. Very caring & really takes the time to listen. I highly recommend her

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2023

If it wasn't for Dr. Manzon I wound never got an Appointment. She made personal a Time to see her. She is the best.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2023

Always recommend Dr. Manzon she is the best. Special when you in need to see her. Had to talk to her via Message she is the best.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Dr was good but only focusing on certain symptoms not the general problem.

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