Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Lorain Orthopaedics
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Acute Fracture Care
  • Anterior Total Hip Replacement
  • Arthritic Knee Conditions
  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy Knee Surgery
  • General Orthopaedics
  • Hip & Knee Surgery
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Revision
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Joint Replacement
  • Joint Replacement Of The Knee
  • Knee Arthroplasty
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Treatment For Joint Pain
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Primary And Revision Joint Replacements
  • Primary And Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • Primary And Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • Reconstructive Surgery Of The Hip
  • Reconstructive Surgery Of The Knee
  • Revision Hip Arthroplasty
  • Revision Hip Joint Replacement
  • Revision Joint Replacement
  • Revision Knee Arthroplasty
  • Revision Knee Joint Replacement
  • Revision Total Hip Replacement
  • Revision Total Knee Replacement
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Safety
  • Surgical Treatment Of Arthritis Of The Hips And Knees
  • Total Hip And Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
View all 44 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Bones
  • Joint Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Impairments
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Painful Joints
  • Sports Injuries
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
View all 9 Specialties +
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2008

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Adult Reconstructive Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
2008

Residency - MSU McLaren Regional Medical Center
Orthopedic Surgery
Flint, MI USA
2007

Medical School - Medical College of Ohio
MD
Toledo, OH USA
2002

Undergraduate - Heidelberg College
Tiffin, OH USA
1996

Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Hip and knee replacement, partial knee replacement, hip and knee revision surgery, knee arthroscopy

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/10/2017, Dr. George 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

246 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
4.6 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Knows Medical History 4.4
Time Spent with Patient 4.5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

14 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2017

I have the utmost respect for Dr. George and his staff. I have received first rate care in all departments who were involved in my knee surgery. Congratulations on a job well done!

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2017

Good experience.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2017

doctor george is the best

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2017

I was informed by Dr. George his specialty is knee replacements ONLY and that he was referring me to another orthopedic doctor. Funny he never mentioned this in any of the previous appointments with him in the last 3 years. Felt I was being dismissed and don't come back. Does not fit your model of "world class care" and left me with a bad impression of Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2017

Dr. George diagnosed my issue immediately and recommended a steroid shot and physical therapy. I was very relieved to find out that surgery was not needed.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2017

Always fantastic service with - Dr. George!

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2017

Dr. George was interested in finding out the cause of the problem before treatment. That is kind of rare. Most want to treat 1st.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2017

good

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2017

taken care of very well.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2016

Dr. Joseph Genge is a great surgeon. Kept myself & family informed.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2016

"Very good."

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2016

he didn't tell me anything. knew nothing about my medical history. couldn't care less.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2016

His care for my knee injections was excellent however the appointment only revolved around giving me the shots. it went so fast we never discussed my overall knee problems (i.e. arthritis pain) I still have pain and have recently inquired (via MyChart) whether anything more can be done.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2016

Dr, George scheduled me for a joint injection, arthrogram which corrected my problem and the pain I was experiencing is now gone. Thank you Dr. George

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