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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

Specialty Interests

Adult rheumatology and osteoporosis

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Margaret Tsai, MD.

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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 3/3/2022, 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

394 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
5 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

91 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2022

Met this little person with this amazing personality and knowledge..Felt extra comfortable with staff and doctor

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2022

Dr. Tsai is fantastic!

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2022

Dr. Tsai is amazing! She is so kind and caring!!

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2022

Dr Tsai is a very warm person...who give ultimate care...

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2022

I LOVE DR. TSAI. She is so caring and compassionate and Always has my best interest at Heart.She is Wonderful!

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2022

Dr. Tsai is an excellent listener and I feel like she knows my history so well and helps me manage my disease. I feel very cared for.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2022

I enjoy having Dr. Tsai as my RA Specialist. She cares about me.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2022

Dr Tsai made a great impression on me. Kind, friendly and listened.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2022

Dr. Tsai is extraordinary in her knowledge of my illness, options for treatment and the care she provides.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2022

Dr Tsai is the best. She shows she cares and is very energetic. I wish more Doctors were like her. It's always a joy to see her.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022

Dr. Tsai is professional and personable. She is thorough and caring. She is consistently optimistic and is a joy to see because she is so supportive.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Dr. Tsai is warm and professional.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Dr. Tsai is well respected by other doctors who have provided care for me. I'm very fortunate to have her taking care of me.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

Wonderful experience...super doctor who is most caring

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Dr Tsai reviewed all recent labs/bone density with me. She discussed treatment plan. She is always friendly and caring.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Love Dr. Tsai

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr. Tsai was wonderful.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr Tsai is very detailed on my questions. I have faith in her

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

She is much sought after so her schedule is quite full. I totally understand. Dr Tsai and her staff were all awesome. Very positive experience.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

I look forward to continuing care with Dr Tsai.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Dr Tsai is the most professional and caring doctor I know. She is one of a kind, in a league of her own.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Dr. Tasi is the best for explaining and level of concern and her staff follows her lead

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

The Doctor is so good it takes awhile to get into see her but she is well worth it.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

I have had these health issue for over two years and the Doctor was so kind and listen and I felt she really wants to help me.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

Dr tsai is awesome

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

Dr. Tsai is very thorough. She asked a lot of questions and she answered a lot of my questions. She took the time with me to discuss my meds and my options. I in no way felt rushed through my appointment! I'm so happy to have met her. I appreciate her already from day 1!!!

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

I cannot say enough about Dr. Tsai and her staff. Excellent care and compassion all around.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Great experience with Dr. Tsai I would recommend her to anyone.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

I can't say enough good thing about how well my visit went. Dr Tsai is excellent

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

Amazing Doctor and wonderful staff!

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

She is a wonderful doctor! Caring and very efficient. Wish I could see her for all my conditions, she makes you feel reassured and important.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

Dr Tsai is tremendous. She is easy to talk to and very knowledgeable. I feel fortunate to have her as my rheumatologist.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2022

I loved my doctor. She was so caring and asked many questions.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2021

Best team I've ever dealt with from Cleveland clinic and the most caring doctor I've ever had the pleasure of being cared for by.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

Dr. Tsai character of making you feel like you are very important patient to her rates above very good good

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2021

Dr. Tsai provided truly phenomenal care. She took the time to listen to my concerns, answer my questions, and generally was superb at everything she did.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2021

Dr. Tsai is awesome!!!!!

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2021

*Dr. Tsai is 1st rate!

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

Dr Tsai and her staff are so professional, kind and so caring. Dr Tsai never makes you feel rushed. Just all around excellent care. I would and have recommended Dr Tsai to fellow coworkers, family and friends

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2021

*Dr. Tsai, is a wonderful doctor, she is always cordial and truly concerned. I love having her as my doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

Dr. Tsai takes the time to get to know her patients and how they are doing.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

She is an amazing Dr that takes the time to help you understand your health needs.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2021

The Doctor was thorough, courteous and clearly explained my options.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

Dr Tsai is a wonderful Dr. So caring, listens and asks all the right questions! Her nurses are do good also

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Dr. Tsai is the one doctor I always look forward to seeing.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

The first available appointment was originally in January 2022. I was placed on the cancellation list which is why I was seen at the end of October 2021. I have been in pain for a year and a friend recommended Dr. Stain. Dr. Stain is a great doctor but I couldn't imagine having to wait for another 3 months with no answers or any idea why I was in the pain I'm in. I would've liked to see her sooner.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

I have already recommended Dr. Tsai to everyone I've spoken to with similar problems and met some others who were already her patients who had nothing but great thins to say. She was the first specialist that didn't dismiss my pain by saying it was "just my weight"! She ran several tests, listened to everything I said with concern and understanding. She has helped me to finally get the answers I've been looking for for years!! She is such a sweet person!! So glad I got to have her as one of my doctors.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

Dr. Tsai has the best bedside manner, is warm and welcoming, exceptionally caring, always answers my questions well, seems to have all the time in the world for me, and is extremely knowledgable and professional. I'd recommend her without a hint of hesitation to anyone! She's number one in my book!

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

Dr Tsai and her staff are an amazing team!

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

Dr Tsai is simply the most caring and empathetic Dr I have ever met. I arrived stressed, in pain and emotional and left hopeful and more relaxed

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

Outstanding provider.

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.

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