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Department Rheumatologic and Immunologic Disease
Primary Location Lorain Family 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 Preservation Center
  • Medical Management of Early Osteoarthritis
  • Medication Management
  • Musculoskeletal Evaluation
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Treatment For Joint Pain
  • Rheumatology
  • Steroid Injections
  • Therapeutic Injections
  • Viscosupplementation
  • Viscosupplementation Injections
View all 28 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • EGPA (Eosinophilic granulomatosis with Polyangiitis)
  • 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 Disorders
  • 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
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • 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
  • Rheumatoid Vasculitis
  • 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
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Uveitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener’s Granulomatosis
View all 108 Specialties +


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About Margaret Tsai, MD

Margaret Tsai, MD, is an Associate Staff Member in the Department for Rheumatic and Immunologic Disease. She earned her medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio. She completed an Internal Medicine residency at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio and an Adult Rheumatology fellowship at University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

She is a member of several professional societies, including the American College of Rheumatology and the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Tsai has presented and participated in research on a variety of adult rheumatology subjects, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and other autoimmune diseases.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Summa Health System
Internal Medicine
Akron, OH USA

Internship - Summa Health System
Internal Medicine
Akron, OH USA

Medical Education - Northeast Ohio Medical University
Rootstown, OH USA

Undergraduate - Kent State University
Kent, OH USA


  • Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

Specialty Interests

Adult rheumatology and osteoporosis

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 7/2/2021, Dr. Tsai 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

481 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 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

106 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Always a wonderful experience with Dr.Tsai ,she's a blessing

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Dr. Tsai is the best

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Dr. Tsai I rate highly. I need to read lips and she has worn a see thru mask throughout the pandemic to insure our accurate communication. She covers all of my concerns with clear instructions, and I get results with her treatment.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Dr Tsai an awesome HumanMakes her an awesome doc

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Dr. Margaret Tsai has been providing care for me over the past several years. She is not only extremely knowledgeable of my RA, she explains treatment options and plans for my care with ease and compassion. I look forward to my visits with her. My RA is under the best management it has been in some time now. I would highly recommend her as a Rheumatologist to others.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

Dr Tsai was highly recommended to me. I am so impressed with how present she was while she was with me. I could feel how much she cares for her patients. I even received a phone call to go over my blood work with her assistant- IMPRESSIVE! I am very happy with art Tsai!

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Dr Tsai truly cares about her patients. I felt like I was discussing my problems with an old friend who had incredible medical knowledge.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

Dr Tsai was one of the most caring doctors i've had the pleasure of talking to!!

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

Dr Tsai is an amazing Dr. Figured out my diagnosis when others couldn't for over 15 years!

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

Dr. Tsai is always courteous and very attentive.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

Really enjoy visit with Dr Tsai

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

I would refer DR Tsai

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

Dr. Tsai is the "BEST!"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

Quick response for medication refill request and follow up related to routine labs. Dr. Thai is an excellent communicator.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

Dr.Tsai is an outstanding doctor. She is caring, knowledgeable, and easy to talk to. I always leave an appointment feeling well cared for.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Loved the doctor! She was so caring and nice, I haven't felt like a doctor has taken the time to really review my health concerns and she did she really was great

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

Dr. Tsai is awesome. She provides holistic care, considering not just the condition she is treating but also other health issues as well as your personal life to look at the bigger picture of your overall health and well being. She makes you feel good! Never hurried and always ready to answer questions.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

Dr.Tsai was wonderful, would recommend her to family & friends!

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

Dr. Tsai Is an amazing individual; she actually has read your chart before entering the examining room and has gone to the trouble of explaining what my other CC doctors did not. I wish there were more doctors like this practicing at the Clinic. She is truly a gem.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

I am so lucky to have Dr. Tsai to help me with autoimmune journey. I read so many stories of people whose doctors are dismissive and unhelpful, but Dr. Tsai always has time for me and I feel heard by her.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr. Tsai has always been attentive to my health issues. She explained the treatment and care very well. I did not feel rushed at all during the appointment. I will have no qualms recommending her.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

It's always a great experience seeing Dr. Tsai. She is always pleasant and professional.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

Dr Tsai is always so caring and thorough. She is wonderful and such an asset to the Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2021

Dr Tsai was very attentive & good at explaining things.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2021

Dr. Tsai Is a very conscientious and caring doctor. She answers texts and questions promptly. I give her the highest ratings.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2021

Dr. Tsai is a remarkable person. She is professional, courteous and caring. I look forward to my visits with her.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2021

Dr Tsai is consistently professional and highly personable. She fully answers my questions and listens carefully. She is positive and encouraging. Her suggestions and choices for my medical care have been effective. She is absolutely excellent as a doctor! Thank you!

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

Dr. Tsai never rushes and explains and asks if I have questions she's a wonderful physician and provides the highest level of care.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

Dr. Tsai is an excellent physician. Her caring manner is exemplary.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2021

Dr Tsai is a wonderful medical professional. Knowledgeable and caring. She's the best!

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2021

I love Dr Tsai she is very thorough answers all my question and concerns. She is thorough in asking me questions about my health. Thank you Doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2021

Dr Tsai, is everything one hopes foe in a doctor, attentive, kind, warm. She is the best

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

Dr. Tsai is an extremely caring doctor. She is the finest doctor I have ever entrusted with my care.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021

Great Dr. And Staff

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

dr. Tsai responds to my emails immediately and even checks up on me after visits and blood counts

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

dr. Tsai is very thorough and takes all the time I need for my questions and to discuss treatments and symptoms

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

Very professional, very nice and informative. I would recommend this office & doctor to everyone. Staff & doctor was very kind & knowledgeable!

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2021

a very excellent Dr and al was ya helpful and caring

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

love love love dr Tsai, Ive referred 3 people to her already.

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

I love Dr Tsai! She listens do well.

Reviewed on May 5, 2021

dr. Tsai is a true gem.I have never had a bad experience or left with a question not answered or a concern. I adore her!

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

Dr. Tsai is exceedingly warm and caring.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Dr. Tsai is so sweet and caring. She is thorough and spends a long amount of time reviewing charts and knew much of my history even though I haven't seen her for a few years. She followed up with a detailed message after my appointment to discuss lab work. She is an amazing doctor and person!

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

Dr extremely caring. she listens and advises on questions and concerns. establishes trust. helps with referrals to other doctors. always responds in a timely manner. she is an asset to your department

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

Dr. Tsai is absolutely remarkable and wonderful in every way. She is the best doctor I have ever seen and been cared for.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

Dr. Tsai provides the highest level of specialty care with the highest level of knowledge, concern, empathy and love.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

Dr. Tsai is outstanding. I love that she is so warm and caring.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

I have already recommended a few of my friends to dr. Tsai she is the best doctor anyone could ask for

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

Dr. Tsai is amazing. love her and the staff

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

always good with dr. tsai!

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

Dr. Tsai is absolutely a breathe of fresh air. She is always upbeat, friendly, and a great listener. I recommend her to everyone. there are not enough stars for her.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2021

Best infusion staff and best Rhuematic doctor ever

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2021

I love Dr. Tsai and will travel as far as needed to see her.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

great doctor with great approach and knowledge

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

Dr Thai is outstanding

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

I have recommended Dr. Tsai to several other people.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2021

Dr. Tsai is amazing. I wouldn't change anything. she truly cares

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

Doc is a caring person

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

Dr. Tsai is amazingly proficient while still being engaged on a personal level.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

Love Dr. Tsai

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

Love Dr. Tsai!!

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

Dr. Tsai is wonderful Rheumatologist. She is caring and very on top of my health conditions.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

the friendliest dr. I have ever encountered

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

everyone was very pleasant! love Dr. Tsai!

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

Dr. Tsai diagnosed what I have been suffering from for 17 years in less than 1 year, amazing!

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

great doctor

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

Dr Tsai is THE BEST!

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

I have 2 other people who see *Doctor Tsai and they would also recommend her.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Doctor Tsai is a wonderful care provider. She is concerned and helpful with all my health issues.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

Love Dr. Tsai. She listens and informs.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

Finally, a doc that seemed to be interested in me. Thorough, asking questions more personably. Doctors need to see an individual and allow them to speak, not just run thru the motions! We cannot heal if not heard. During covid there are so many emotions as well, we need extra care in a sense. She seems like an awesome healer, doctor. Good for her! Thanks.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

The day I saw Dr. Tsai I was due to have a Prolia Shot. I had also scheduled a Covid 19 shot that afternoon. When Dr. Tsai heard this she would not hear about me having the two shots in one day. She insisted I was to get the Covid shot and she went out of her way to make sure I got an appointment to have the Prolia shot before we left for vacation in two days.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Dr. was the sweetest doctor I have ever had and I have endured many surgeries in the past 6 years and and seen many doctors and she was interested in everything I had to say she did not rush me in any way out of my appointment and I have never experienced such a Doctors experience where I felt the doctor actually cared About my health

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

I can't wait to go back to visit Dr. Margaret T

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

first opening was 6 no out. called Jan and was schedule for 6/1. I was on a wait list and was able to get in 3 months earlier!!!the doctor was worth the wait!!

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

She is a wonderful doctor!!!

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Dr. Tsi seems to genuinely care about the quality of my life. She answers every question I ask, without making me feel like I am annoying her or taking up too much of her time. She is amazing!

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

The staff working for *Dr. Tsai are all doing tremendous work. I've always been treated with kindness and professionalism from everyone I've come into contact with.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

Bar none, *Dr. Tsai is the most outstanding doctor I've ever had the pleasure of going to see. She is an excellent listener and responds to me emails very promptly.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

it was about the most informative doctor's visit we have ever had

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Dr Tsai , is Avery good Dr , she listens to you and is a good Dr that shows she cares for her patients

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Dr. Tsai Is always attentive, concerned, and courtsey and professional. wile friendly.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

Dr. Tsai is such a wonderful doctor; very kind and caring. Very attentive to me and my concerns. Love her!!!

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

Dr.Tsai was as kind and professional as I have ever had. I'm going through a tough time with transitioning into finding a new career and my family life has change. Dr. Tsai took the extra time to listen to me and then give great guidance with things she suggested for my well being.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2021

Dr Tsai is great...I love her. She really makes you feel at ease.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

Dr . Tsai is the most caring of doctors. I would highly recommend her to anyone.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021

So happy that I have found a rheumatologist as wonderful as Dr. Tsai so close to my Avon home.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

already recommended Dr Tsai to friends

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

Thank you It was an incredible experience she's an amazing doctor I really enjoyed speaking with her and I feel that I can trust her and confide in her regards to anything. Thank you. if you need me call me anytime. Thank you Russell Wilson

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

Doctor Tsai was the most thorough doctor i have ever seen. She reviewed my entire history and took the time to listen as well as respond to my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

I consider the doctor as one of my caring friends.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Dr. Tsai is always warm, caring and knowledgable

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Dr. Tsai is very sweet and kind! She's very thorough and interested in helping me to the best of her ability.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

Dr. Tsai is always so caring and listens to any and all concerns and comes up with ideas and solutions to remedy the problem.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2020

Dr. Tsai was a very good listener. She was caring and compassionate .

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

the doctor is always kind, listens to me and is very invested in my care. I have no complaints. I wish all my doctors were like her.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2020

I was way over due for my pap test and Dr. Tsai cared enough to have her staff make an appointment for me.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

Excellence Doctor

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

Dr Tsai cares about me as a patient and as a person. She really cares how I am doing and what she can do to help me. Each visit she is focused on my medical concerns and always ask about how my family and I am doing.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

Always have a great visit with Dr Tsai

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

Dr. Tsai is excellent in all respects of her job.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

dr. Tsai is the best.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

It is very understandable to have to wait 6 months for an initial consultation but I mentioned that I had a traumatic hand injury and was hoping to get in sooner as the longer I had to wait the worse my hand got.Dr. Tsai is one of the most thorough doctors I've ever seen. She seems so knowledgeable and open minded that I am very confident of achieving progress and understanding of my health regarding any arthritic conditions that I have!

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

Dr Tsai is always very thorough, professional and kind.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

Dr. Tsai is the best provider I have ever encountered always genuinely empathetic with all issues and I would highly recommend her services to anyone in need of the best rheumatologist ever! She and her staff go beyond the call to ensure that all concerns are taken care of. Thank You.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2020

Dr. Tsai is excellent! always so positive very informative. I have recommended her to my friends

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