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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 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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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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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 4/11/2021, 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.

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

280 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

68 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

Love Dr Manzon

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

Dr Manzon is very good at her job. I have the utmost confidence in her decisions

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Dr. Manzon does an excellent job of listening to my explanations of what I've been experiencing and trying to come up with solutions for my situation. She asks questions, explains things in an easy-to-understand manner and includes me in the decisions she makes for my care.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Dr manzon and nurse do an excellent job

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

I feel very comfortable with Dr. Manzon. She listens to me and she explains very well with any problems that I am having. I live far away but I am willing to come up to Cleveland just to see her for my medical issues.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021

Dr Manson was wonderful! Cannot day enough good things about her caring, professional and kind care!!

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

Dr Manson is wonderful. I drive an hour one way because I like every experience I have had with her. She treats my health as her top priority!

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Dr. Manzon is an excellent doctor. So kind with an easy laugh and very smart. She gives me great thoughtful care.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Dr is an active listening. Also her nurse was kind and gave options to resolve a computer note I had a question about.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

I'm very happy with amount of time she spent with me. She took the time to explain why she believed in her diagnosis. I've never had a doctor spend that kind of time with me

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Dr. Manzon is absolutely wonderful. She's always taking good care of me and listen to anything I had to say or any concerns I had and explained everything would highly recommend her

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2021

I was treated with great respect and kindness. Dr. Manson and her staff are very professional when caring for their patients.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

Dr. Manzon is fantastic-takes the time to treat ME.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2021

Always had great and professional clinical service, Dr. Manzon's office and staff were always helpful and nice

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

I am a person who has many questions and concerns regarding my treatment plan. My doctor is very good and very caring. However, more and more I feel they just push me towards meds I have serious concerns about and don't show too much empathy toward my concerns.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Doctor & staff are very professional and in tune to my needs.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2021

Dr. Manzon is a very good listener. When a discussion is needed, it takes place.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2021

Dr. Manzon was very professional explaining my condition and answered all my questions. I will be seeing her again on Oct. 4, 2021

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Dr. Manzon is excellent! It's obvious she cares about her patient's.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

Dr Manson took my concerns seriously and addressed them thoroughly.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2021

Dr. Manson was the most thoughtful patient doctor I've seen in a long time. It was very appreciated.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

Dr. Manzon listened to my concerns about previous test results and explained in detail (including charts) what the results indicate. Dr. Manzon was patient and took the time to be sure I was comfortable with the situation.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2021

I am always impressed with Dr. Manzon's thorough and caring approach to my health concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2021

Dr. Manzon is the best doctor I have ever had, hands down. I have moved two hours away but will retain her as my doctor

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

Dr. Manzon is one of the most caring Doctors I have ever had...I feel privileged to be her patient.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

Dr. Manzon was very informative, helpful and explained things well.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2021

very happy with the Service and my Dr. Manzon.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2021

I love using MyChart to stay connected to my doctor. Easy and I receive timely responses.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2021

Dr. Manzon is an incredible physician. She is attentive and personable. She asks great questions and provides excellent care.

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.

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