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Department Sports Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Weston
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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Biography

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

Appointed
2018

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Primary Care Sports Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2011

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2010

Medical Education - Universidade Federal Fluminense
Niteroi, RJ,,
2007

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


Memberships

  • 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

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 3/23/2020, Dr. Oliveira 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

341 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

55 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

wonderful doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dr Oliveira is thorough, efficient with a great bedside manner, and fills you with confidence about his diagnosis and recommendations.

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

I was extremely pleased with my doctor. He took time with me, answered questions and explained details thoroughly.

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

As I said doctor was very forthcoming answered all my questions very professional.

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

love my Doctor

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Very pleasant person and very professional doctor.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

I can't say enough about Dr.Leonardo Oliveira. I'm blessed he's my Doctor.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

I am very grateful to Doctor Leonardo Oliveira. It was good to be treated with professionalism and care. All the time he made me feel that I was in safe hands. I appreciated his follow-up and willingness to answer questions also.

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

Dr Oliviero was great. explained everything very well

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

Dr. Oliviera is a kind, confident and smart physician. He answered my questions and gave me a feeling of confidence and calmness.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

Dr.Olivera is very good doctor pleasant to talk to and knowledgable about the issues I was having problems with.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2020

My experiences at Dr. Olivera's office has always been pleasant ones. I feel very welcomed and cared for, he along with his staff are very professional

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

The doctor was excellent explain and I was able to understand he listen to my concernsAnd I was very satisfied with him

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Very good doctor. gave my intuition something new to ponder over.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Would recommend the doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

excellent physician

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

incredibly results-oriented, professional, completely patient sensitive and executed by an overwhelmingly knowledgeable and experienced physician.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

would recommend Dr. Oliveira to my closest, most valuable friends.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Dr Oliveira is an excellent doctor that is the main reason i went to see him

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

I wish you had an excellent category. The Dr. and his assistant were both 5 Star. Thank you again.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Dr Oliveira was phenomenal, caring, engaged, thorough in his exam and explanations, came across as an expert in his field and very respectful. You can tell he loves what he does!

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

already recommended the doctor to two people

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

wonderful doctor, staff, check in

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Doctor Olivier is extremely professional and very intelligent, caring and put sone at ease . His bedsidmanner is amazing. He had a very calming demeanor

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

I get to see my doctor more than one hour after scheduled appointment.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Dr Olivera took the time and exhibited a depth of concern that was beyond what was expected or anticipated. He was accurate in his diagnosis and was very thorough in his explanation.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

provider was very knowledgeable and took his time with me and explain in details what is affecting my Achilles .

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

Dr.F.Oliveira is very professional, loves his career. I will recommended him to my family and friends.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

observed PA and Dr. discussing my case and collaborating / training around it in staff area when they reviewed my xrays. excellent staff development and team effort by both.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Dr Leonardo is excellent, I highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

outstanding overall with this physician and his nurse

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

dr Oliveira allow the patient to explain their concerns, listening intently and responding. he gives the patient total respect. I never feel like he needs to rush me out.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

I stated my excellent experience with Dr Oliveira in a previous comment space.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

Dr. Oliveira listened and impressed me to be a caring physician. He gave me exercises that have already made a difference in how I can walk with less pain. I hope he stays caring as my previous orthopedic doctor was nice on the first visit and was in a hurry to get to the next patient on my follow up visit. I didn't making much progress with my knee in over a year with that doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

Dr Oliveira is kind and caring. Definitely an asset to Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

dr was very thorough in explaining my condition and answered all of my concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

I really like Dr. Oliveira! He is a caring practitioner who listens, explains, and gives his patients options

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

Immediately sent to Dr. Olivera after my app't with Dr. Patel. Thx for fitting me in

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

I am a former President and CEO of three hospital system and Ism was impressed with the entire Cleveland Clinic process and the physicians I interacted with during my visit.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

Dr Oliveria was a pleasure to work with, he is a true professional and showed compassion and respect. He was very detailed, gave me the options, and approached the problem in a conservative way. The procedure he performed during the appointment went smoothly and was painless. I was very impressed by the professionalism and care that Dr Oliveira provided and would highly recommend him to others.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

I thought Dr. Westerdahl could not be replaced, but Dr. Oliverio has!! He is a doctors' doctor. He is kind,knowledgeable and concerned about my knees. I place him in my A+ category of your doctors, along with Dr. V. Mohan, Dr. Dalia McCoy and Dr. Berman (who performed my throat biopsies).

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

I found Dr. Oliveira to be impeccable

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Nice Dr. relieved my hip pain

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

have respect for doctor

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

dr. Oliviera and all staff polite and helpful

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

During all my visits to Dr.Leonardo Oliveira he was very polite and patient as well as making me confident to have him as my doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2019

Dr. Oliveira was knowledgeable & Diagnose my issue imminently. Very impressed.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

Dr & staff professional, knowledgeable, & helpful

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2019

dr. Oliveira was excellent. not only did he listen and respond to my current problem, but he looked at notes and results from old visits to another doctor for a problem that wasn't in his specialty field, and he was able to explain that situation better to me, and tied in how that knowledge effects our treatment options. most doctors never even look at drug interactions

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

Very good visit, Outstanding physician in my opinion

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019

Outstanding doctor

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2019

I'm very comfortable with this Doctor. will for sure call him in the future should I have the need.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019

It was very refreshing for me to find a Physician who was not in a rush, explained by procedure completely putting me at ease. He instructed on each step of the procedure & was extremely professional. I compliment him on his bed-side manner & knowledge.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

Dr Oliveira took additional rays and determined I have alc.was given a shot and given a script for therapy. He was concerned and patience

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2019

he is a wonderful caring doctor

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