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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 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

316 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

66 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

Dr. Oliveira has my most respect because he explains to me all my questions and is awared of my hearing through a cochlear implant.I appreciate his uttermost consideration as I'm a deaf person.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

Dr.Oliveria a professional, I always feel well taken care of.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2021

dr is great. very professional

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

The doctor was extremely kind and attentive.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021

I have all ready recommended Dr Oliveria. he is great

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

Dr. Oliveira and PA were very professional, and took their time to explain my issues and very carefully answers all my questions. with respect and kindness.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2021

Dr. Oliveira is always professional and answers all my questions. I never feel rushed during the visit.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2021

Dr leonardo O. is a great Doctor he took the time to really explain things to me with and answers all my questions

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

it was a pleasure dealing with Dr Oliviera. His knowledge and diagnosis are so much appreciated!I am on my way to recovery!!

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

*Dr. Oliveira is the best! They always attend to us with courtesy and kindness. It is a pleasure each time we visit them because of courtesy. Thank you *Dr. Oliveira. Congratulation Cleveland Clinic!

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Excellent *Dr. Oliveira! Of course, precise and concise! Explains all clearly.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Very professional in all moment of the appointment. Takes their time to respond all the questions, a lot of patience and kindness, a pleasure *Dr. Oliveira, excellent.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

great doctor

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Dr Oliveira listened to my concerns and explained my options. He was very attentive and thorough

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

My Doctor and nurses aide were amazing

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

Dr.'s attention to detail and treatment of patient is the best i have seen .I have visited other Ortho and he is the best. Very knowledgeable and up to date on treatments available . Provides options for patient to consider .

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

I could have used web MD for the same outcone

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

EXCELLENT, the physician

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

Dr. Oliveria is amazing when it comes to listening and working toward possible solutions for my health care. He is very attentive and respectful.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

In dealing with Dr. Oliveria, the ease of getting the care I need is excellent. This is not always the case when I have had other appointments at the CC. I hope to have more of the positive experiences such as the ones with Doctor Oliveria's staff. Including but not limited too his nurse assistant John(excellent at checking the patient portal. Not all the nurse assistants in this department do the same), the schedulers (once the answer, not to include holding time to connect) and of course the doctor himself.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

Dr. Olivieri was great

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

Dr Olivera is a terrific physician. Caring, competent and engaged.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

Dr Leonardo was better than I expected. Thanks for took enough time to take care of me without hurry.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

The Dr Oliveira, is an excellent professional. I have recommended him to three friends and they are very happy, too.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

I have already recommended *Dr. Oliveira. He is excellent!

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

Dr Oliveira didn't rush. he took the time to carefully listening to my concerns and showed genuine interest in helping me. I am very pleased with his attention. he even follow up with me after the visit. fantastic doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

Excellent Bedside Manner and Concern for me. I am very pleased with this physician. Thank you.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020

I am more than happy for have found Dr. Oliveira to treat my health problem. He is humble and friendly giving us all explanations about treatment.

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

Very satisfied with Dr OliveiraHe is an excellent and caring dr. He is a great listener and give good advices.He cares a lot about my concerns. and takes actions .Thanks a lot

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

I am very happy with Dr Oliveira and his staff

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

Every thing went well with appt, no delays & good doctor. Started my physical therapy last Friday. Will be back in two months to see how I progressed.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

I would travel to Florida from Ohio to get the care I received in the future. that is how impressed we were with the doctor and staff.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

Dr Oliveira was amazing!! Took his time, caring, listened.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

very pleased with the customer service and my doctors visit

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

wet pleased with the doctor.. i was very scared of the procedure i needed.. and the doctor made it very comfortable for me.. excellent experience

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

The doctor I saw was training another doctor and it was very interesting to me because I learned what they have to look for and ask

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Doctor was incredible!!

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Beyond efficient from making the appointment to the visit with the doctor, who was extremely thorough and helpful.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Exelent comunication in spanish' Great comunication, profesional . He is one of better helph and attention in Cleveland Clinic .GRACIAS DR.PLIVERA

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Very impressed by Dr. Oliviera in ORTHO. He spent so much time with me and was so very thorough and I amvery grateful. He is caring, kind, competent and is going to follow me until we have answers.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Doctor Olivera is an excellent caregiver

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Dr. Oliveira made me feel comfortable and was forthcoming about my treatment and in answering my questions.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

Dr. Oliviera was personable, compassionate and his knowledge in his field of orthopaedics was excellent!

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Doctor addressed all my concerns, he was very helpful and patient. I felt he was very knowledgeable about my issues. Very pleased and will recommend him.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

Dr. Olivera is an outstanding doctor. Very professional, courteous and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

Dr O. was very professional, courteous and carding. excellent bedside manner

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

very Good Dr excellent care receibed during my visit to your office

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

For the purpose of reviewing results of MRI this video visit was perfect . As treatment begins i will then prefer to see Dr live so he can asses progress .

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Dr Oliveira was very kind and listens to my concerns. The visit was very nice. Than you Dr. Oliveira

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Very good assistance of the doctor Oliveira and all doctor's office staff.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

dr Oliveira is awesome, very nice and courteous,.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Can not say enough about dr..he is very, very thorough and tries very hard to help you

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Dr. Quadri is fantastic. Thorough, caring and explains everything. The best primary card doctor I have had.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Dr. Leonardo Oliveira is a very good Dr in his attention and speciality, also understanding our health problem.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

kind and knowledgeable doctor

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr Olivera is very considerate and thoughtful

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.

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