Department Sports Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida - 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 3/27/2019, 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

100 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Knows Medical History 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

34 Patient Comments

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 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

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2019

doctor was excellent. very informative, courteous, professional and free with time.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2019

Dr. Oliviera is an excellent listener. He is compassionate and caring, as well as knowledgeable.

Reviewed on May 17, 2019

Dr Oliveira show professional skill up to date. He was very concern about my problems. Excellent bilingual communication skill.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019

Dr. Oliveira was excellent.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2019

dr olivieira is one of the best drs i have had

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019

Dr. Oliviera was smart, nice and a pleasure

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019

Dr. Oliveira was great. He listened to my description of my problem. Was thorough in his examination and prescribed a non-invasive product that hopefully help with my issue,

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2019

Dr. Oliveira is one of the finest medical professionals I have encountered at Cleveland Clinic Florida. His knowledge, approach, and reassurance were indeed surely welcomed with my medical issues.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2019

DR was very thorough , friendly and helpful..

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2019

Dr.O explained his diagnosis very well and was very thorough and caring. one of the best Dr experiences i have had at the CC.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2019

Dr.O was excellent. i was very pleased with his expertise and his thorough attention. i wish other CC DR.s used him as role model.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2019

I have recommended Dr. Oliveira to several people. He listens to concerns and reacts to clarify and follow up. I have had several doctors tell me different things about my issue but it was only Dr. Oliveira who did the test necessary to definitively understand what was going on and move forward with treatment.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2018

I was very pleased with Dr. Oliveira's thoroughness in dealing with my issue. He was the first doctor to address all aspects of the problem I presented. I am confident that we are on the right track to make improvements in my situation.

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