Department Rheumatologic and Immunologic Disease
Primary Location 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
  • Bone Density Testing
  • General Rheumatology
  • General Rheumatology including Lupus
  • Infusions Of Biologic Agents On Site
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injections
  • Rheumatology
View all 8 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • 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
  • Bursitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Arthritis
  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myositis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis Of The Hips And Knees In The Elderly
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polymyositis
  • Pseudogout
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
View all 26 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 School - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA

Graduate - 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

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/23/2017, 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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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

358 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
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

24 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2018

great Doctor

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2018

It was our first appointment with the provider. She was very good!

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2018

Dr.J.Manzon is an outstanding Rheumatologist, is very caring, and wants the best possible care for her patients.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2018

My appointment was a routine check-up. The staff was very helpful and Dr. Manzon was kind and caring during the appointment.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2018

after several reactions to meds over the winter, Dr Manson has me well cared for now re: prescriptions!

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2018

Dr. Manzone is also amazing. She really listens to my concerns and decides on the best treatment plan for me. She gives me instructions on follow up and what the next steps will be. I couldn't ask for a more amazing doctor to help me cope with my RA and chronic pain.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2018

Dr. Manson is a very kind, thoughtful and thorough doctor. she listens and includes you in decision. highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2018

Dr. Manzon is one of the few doctors that goes over everything with from your head to your toes . she is wonderful and keeps up on all labs.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2018

Dr. Manzon is wonderful. She listens to my concerns, discusses treatment for my condition throughly, and takes my feelings into consideration every time. Wait times and getting an appointment can be difficult, but I continue to see Dr. Manzon because I trust my health with her.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2017

Dr Manzon is excellent in explaining about & giving me information in regards to medications she feels would help with me with my medical condition.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2017

*Dr. Manzon is an exceptional service provider, she is genuine in her concern & thoughtful regarding my ability to function @ my best.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2017

Diagnosed & gave me information that did not cover my symptoms. When I sent message later on "MyChart" it took over a week to respond. I had already called PC. By that time & scheduled a follow up w/him to address issues NOT addressed or miss addressed w/*Dr. Manzon.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2017

Dr Manzon listens to my opinion and tailors my care with my thoughts and concerns kept in mind

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2017

Doctor is knowledgeable thorough and makes me comfortable in discussing my concerns and health issues

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2017

I see Dr. Manzon as my partner in my treatment. She asks me pointed questions and listens to my answers. I don't feel as if I am being judged. She takes my answers and applies them towards a solution be reassuring me about my right, with her assistance and direction as a scientist, to make my own decisions.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2017

Dr. Manzon is very friendly, thorough and caring. I leave appointments with her feeling very good about the care I've received.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2017

Dr. Manzon had her assistant get me a pneumonia shot. Much appreciated

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2017

Dr Manzone is a kind caring DR. I am comfortable with her.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2017

it's always a pleasure seeing Dr. Manzon. She is thorough, pleasant, and never makes you feel rushed. she is genuinely a kind-hearted soul. I have emailed questions or requests to her, and she responds promptly. An appointment with her is like a visit with an old friend; one that I look forward to.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2017

Dr. Manzon speaks clear soft and direct to you but no only do she speak where you can understand her. she makes sure she print out what you both disgusted in the exam room.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2017

I always know Dr. Manzon will include me in the treatment plan, but also always know she will make strong recommendations and provide the necessary information to make am informed decision.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2017

I see Dr. Manzon on a regular basis. She is always interested in how I am doing. The medication she orders for me has always been helpful. I am pleased with her care.

Reviewed on May 16, 2017

Very good, as usual.

Reviewed on May 15, 2017

overall I never leave without knowing what's the next step the doctor will take concerning my health

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