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
  • Robotic Assisted Hip Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Partial 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 47 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


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Adult Reconstructive Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

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

Medical Education - Medical College of Ohio
Toledo, OH USA

Undergraduate - Heidelberg College
Tiffin, OH USA

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 5/2/2020, 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

212 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

34 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

the doctor was very good by letting me know what was going on and how long it would take he was awesome to

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

Dr George's work is outstanding.

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

Dr. George is an extremely talented surgeon he also possesses a great "bedside manner". His interaction with patience's and concern for their well being should be noted.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Doc was excellent in discussing treatments, and made positive recommendations. Which I am following and all is working great.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Dr George is extremely thorough and insightful

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

quick response. Informative and compassionate. Staff very helpful and kind. Dr. George's' staff very very kind and considerate.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

I went in for a check up on my hips but when I told Dr. George I was having a problem with my knee he immediately acted on it. Which was great.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

Dr. George is Great

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

I have recommended Dr.George to others.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Dr. George has always been kind and courteous to me.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Dr George is so attentive and thorough. I'm very confident in his abilities as a surgeon.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Excellent experience. Dr. George correctly diagnosed a complication I was having with two total hip replacements that my surgeon could not. Very professional, competent, and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

I have found every worker in the Cleveland Clinic to be very concerned and caring about my condition and health. Coming in on crutches for testing, last year, a doctor, seeing me in pain and on crutches,passing me in the tunnel between the parking garage and hospital, grabbed a wheelchair and took me to my appointment. I am sure he had just gotten off work, but took the time to help me out. Sadly , I did not get his name to be able to find and thank him.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

I have told others about Dr George, and previously Dr Krpata.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

The doctor in general, was very kind. But in retrospect I wish he would have educated me a little more about my problem and how it affects the rest of my body.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

he was an excellent doctor he explained everything I was very happy with the care I received

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Dr. George was great! He answered all questions!

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Dr George and his staff are the best. always caring and explains everything

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

I am extremely happy with my experience and Dr.George

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

If I have a problem I will definitely make an appointment with Dr George

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Dr. George was very thorough in all aspects from prepping in the next couple weeks to what will be done during surgery and afterwards.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

My physician was based in Lorain facility, at times challenging to contact him

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

I felt confident in the doctors explanations and recommendations but it was hard to comprehend everything in the short visit, maybe 15 minutes. Not very long for the initial new patient visit. I definitely felt rushed.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

The visit was good (when it was finally realized). Was not notified first appt. was cancelled - it was, "Oh, he's out of town today", The next two that were scheduled were canceled due too his being in surgery. Why was it scheduled on one of his "surgery days". BUT the final visit was good. He's a good doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

original appt was rescheduled due to Dr had surgerywhich was fine but call back number was general number so took time tk reschedule

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Dr George was very informative and caring. took time to explain my post surgery.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Dr. George is very pleasant and very efficient. good services and took no time at all.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

This was my first appt with Dr George

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

I found Dr George very helpful as this was the first time he had seen me.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

great doctor andhuman being

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Super Doctor

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Dr George is a very, very exceptional provider. so glad he was the surgeon my fiancee and I chose for our care!

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

We recommend Dr George and staff to alot of people we talk to

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