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Department Sports Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Portuguese, Spanish
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Concussion Evaluation & Testing
  • Musculoskeletal Evaluation
  • Platelet Poor Plasma (PPP)
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Injections (PRP)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Steroid Injections
  • Ultrasonic Percutaneous Tenotomy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Bursa Tendon Injections
  • Ultrasound-guided Procedures
View all 9 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Pain
  • Athletic Ankle Injury
  • Athletic Elbow Injury
  • Athletic Foot Injury
  • Athletic Knee Injury
  • Back Pain in Athletes
  • Baker's (Popliteal) Cyst
  • Baker's Cyst
  • Calcification Tendinitis
  • Dance Injuries
  • De Quervain's Tenosynovitis
  • Knee Cartilage Injury
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Joint Disorders
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Problems
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries In Athletes
  • Orthobiologics
  • Orthopaedic Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pediatric Knee Injuries
  • Pediatric Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Runner's Knee
  • Running Injuries
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries in Baseball
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Problems
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Sports Concussion
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports-Related Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Stress Fractures
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendon Tears
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenex
  • Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Tennis Shoulder
View all 52 Specialties +


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About Leonardo Oliveira, MD

Dr. Leonardo Oliveira is a sports medicine physician in the Levitetz Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Originally from Brazil, Dr. Oliveira completed medical school in Brazil and his specialty training at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. Prior returning to the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Oliveira was Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine at The University of Chicago and  Sports and Exercise Medicine at the University of Central Florida.

Dr. Oliveira specializes in non-operative orthopaedics and clinical sports medicine. He seeks to promptly and accurately diagnose his patients and assist them on returning to their sport of choice. He is committed to quality care and was previously the Director of Quality and Safety for UCF Health(University of Central Florida).

Moreover, Dr. Oliveira uses the ultrasound to aide his diagnosis and be precise on his procedures.  He seeks to employ  the latest research in helping patients with tendon and cartilage disorders in order to allow them to be active. He has published several manuscripts and is eager to keep researching and evolving the field.

He is active at the American Society for Sports Medicine as part of the Research Committee.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Primary Care Sports Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Universidade Federal Fluminense
Niteroi, RJ,,

Additional Training

Professional Highlights

  • 2018 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Traveling Fellowship Award
  • Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians

Specialty Interests

Running Injuries Tendinopathies Regenerative Medicine Sports Concussions

Awards & Honors

  • 2018 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Traveling Fellowship
  • Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians

Innovations & Patents


  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Institute for Ultrasound Medicine
  • Interventional Orthopaedics Foundation
  • American Academy for Physician Leadership
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Leonardo Oliveira, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

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 6/16/2022, Dr. Oliveira has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Oliveira receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Terumo BCT, Inc.

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

269 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 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

41 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Dr Oliveira exceeds my expectations

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Best caring doctor I know

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2022

My contact with Dr. Oliveria was outstanding.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2022

Excellent physician!

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2022

Dr. Oliveira was corte oust and explained very thoroughly the issue and the treatment

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2022

Dr Olivera is an excellent professional and better person, I really appreciated his service.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2022

I always look forward to seeing Dr. Oliveira. He is thorough, gentle and pleasant. To

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022

Dr. Olivera's is awesome, he's very detailed and attentive. I would most definitely recommend him .

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2022

Dr. Oliveira is a very compassionate doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2022

Dr Leonardo Oliveira is an excellent physician and outstanding human being

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2022

Doctor was very good at explaining everything to me

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Dr Oliveira & his staff were wonderful .

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

My Dr .Oliveires is the best

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

I was very pleased with my experience! Dr. I was very professional, and too, accessible. I hope to visit him again.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

Dr. O. Is great!

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

All good. NP John and Dr. Oliveira very kind and helpful.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

Dr. Olivera is very caring, helpful and he listen you concerns

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2022

Dr. Oliviera is polite, courteous, knowledgeable, and skillful-great bedside manner.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2022

Very caring, professional, an excellent knowledgeable doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

I am very satisfied with Dr. Leonardo Oliveira. He Is very professional and caring. And I know he has my interest at heart.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022

I love Dr. Oliviera. He is thorough, honest, empathetic, and knowledgeable.What a gentleman.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022

Love the outpatient pre- and post anesthesia nurses and doctors. Easy-peasy.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022

Dr Oliveiras is great

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2022

Good and caring service.Polite personal. Doctor was knowledgeable and spent good time checking and answering question.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2022

A real topnotch doctor. He answers all your questions. Treats his patients as adults and with care. A pleasant experience every time you visit his office. I only saw Dr. Leonardo Oliveira. A great dictor

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

Dr. Oliveira and his assistant John Kiddy were extremely kind. Both were very knowledgeable and Dr. Oliveira performed the procedure with attention to detail and attention to my feelings.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

Awsome doctor

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

The appointment with Dr. Leonardo P Oliveira was excellent

Reviewed on May 25, 2022

Always has been & excelent experience to visit my Dr Oliveira for years for my Cortizon Inyection

Reviewed on May 25, 2022

Dr Oliveira recomend that is time to come back to my Orthopedic Dr Higueras

Reviewed on May 20, 2022

All praise to Dr Oliveira! Very competent and caring doctor! The best doctor I've ever had!

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

Always have an excellent experience. Almost within 5 minutes I can access my chart for my doctors notes.

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

Procedure was performed with professional expertise. Physician and accompanying staff were outstanding. Very helpful considering I am unable to walk.

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

The doctor was outstanding, which is better than very good.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2022

Thank you so much doctor Leonardo for all the great care

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

Dr. Oliveira is absolutely dedicated to my well-being, and made me feel as if we was caring for a member of his own personal family.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

Dr. Olivieri is a very compassionate and empathetic doctor. He listens, examines, and provides a solution. He doesn't give up. A great asset to Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Dr. Olivera is a very thorough diagnostician and practitioner. I trust him explicitly with my health.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

Dr. Oliveira is very informative and is attentive

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2022

Dr Olivera is an outstanding physician! Knowledgeable, competent and extraordinary in his field.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

Excellent dr. Very proffesional and . Great listener and have a lot of patience . And knowledge . I am very happy to be his patient

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