Department Rheumatologic and Immunologic Disease
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Administration Of Injectable Medications For Osteoporosis
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Infusions Of Biologic Agents On Site
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injections
View all 5 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA)
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Polymyositis
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Spondylitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
View all 22 Specialties +


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About John Donohue, MD

John P. Donohue, MD, is a board-certified rheumatologist at Cleveland Clinic in Florida who specializes in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, spondylitis, osteoarthritis and connective tissue disorders.

Dr. Donohue was previously the clinical director of musculoskeletal medicine, staff rheumatologist and instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Mass.

He received his Bachelor’s degree from Kings College, Wilkes-Barre, Penn., and his medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He completed his internal medicine residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, N.Y., and his rheumatology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Donohue is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Rheumatology. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in Rheumatology.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, MA USA

Residency - New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Campus
Internal Medicine
New York, NY USA

Internship - New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Campus
Internal Medicine
New York, NY USA

Medical School - Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC USA

Graduate - Georgetown University
Washington, DC USA


  • Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

Specialty Interests

Arthritis, bursitis, musculoskeletal pain, osteoarthritis, spondylosis, tendonitis

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 4/25/2017, Dr. Donohue 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

292 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 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

29 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2017

Dr. Donahue is one of the best providers I've ever interacted with!!

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2017

Very happy with Dr. Donohue. He's very straightforward and clearly explains all my treatment options; listens well and always addresses any concerns I might have. It makes me feel as though we have a partnership in determining my treatment which is how is should be. I've moved around a lot so I've seen a good number of rheumatologists; most of them were very skilled but some just wanted to dictate treatment. I very much appreciate that my input is valued here. He also has a great "bedside manner" and comes in with a ready smile. I've had some providers that were excellent doctors but zero personality - it makes a difference to the patient.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2017

Dr. Donahue is everything a great doctor should be!

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2017

Very professional Dr. J. Donohue, experienced & made future plan of care.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2017

Dr. Donahue is a caring and competent provider. He understands my health and treatment.

Reviewed on May 23, 2017

Very Good Advises the importance of follow up visits and administing of medication.Over all great.

Reviewed on May 16, 2017

My doctor is the best doctor there is in my opinion. He does not rush the patient and is always willing to hear your concerns.

Reviewed on May 12, 2017

I always receive a summary of visit and it includes in writting what they told me and includes instructions.

Reviewed on May 8, 2017


Reviewed on Apr 17, 2017

I knew plans for testing and future plans of care

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2017

excellent;_trained,good listeners.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2017

Dr Donahue is Avery caring physician.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2017

I always feel confidence in Dr Donohue to know what is best for me.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2017

Dr. Donohue always gives information that can be easily understood. He looks directly at you during conversation, not at the computer. He has an well informed attituted and delivers information in a gentle manner showing empathy.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2017

I always feel as though I am being treated by a family member. He is just terrific.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2017

Dr. Donahue has turned my life around as regards my issues.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2017

very good

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2017


Reviewed on Jan 27, 2017

All care provided was excellent.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2017

Dr Donohue is very clear and thorough with all his recommendations.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2017

Dr. Donahue is very thorough....also informed me of things needed for next visit.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2016

we find Dr. Donahue to be an excellent doctor and compassionate and caring person.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2016

No meds due side effects, but good advice, which is what I wanted.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2016

Dr. Donohue is an excellent doctor and he really makes me feel like I'm a partner in my own treatment plan, unlike some other doctors who just give you a pill and send you on your way. He's an excellent listener, and shows genuine concern for me.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2016

The information the care provider about medications was excellent

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2016

Dr. Donahue is the best! He listens carefully, explains thoroughly, takes the time I think I need - and I always come away feeling reassured and knowing I have an advocate who cares about me.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2016

Dr. Donahue is an excellent rheumatologist.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2016

Very thorough with instructions regarding flu shot after receiving infusion treatment.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2016

Dr. Donahue is friendly, polite and professional. Very impressed with Dr. Donahue's knowledge and concern of my condition.

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