About Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic is one of the world’s largest and busiest healthcare centers. We offer advanced treatment for many diseases and disorders of the body. We put patients first in everything we do.

Founded in 1921 as a not-for-profit group practice, Cleveland Clinic now has 2,857 salaried physicians and staff, representing 120 specialties and subspecialties. In 2011, we saw 4.6 million Clinic visits and 160,405 hospital admissions. Patients came to us from every state in the nation and from more than 125 countries around the world.

We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S.News & World Report ranks Cleveland Clinic as one of America’s top five hospitals. Our heart and heart surgery program has been ranked No. 1 in America since 1995.

We also rank among the nation’s top 10 in:

  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Rheumatology
  • Urology
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Gynecology
  • Orthopedics
  • Pulmonology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Geriatrics

Other Cleveland Clinic specialties noted for national excellence include rehabilitation and psychiatry. A pioneer of Internet-based medicine, Cleveland Clinic offers online second opinions and additional services through eClevelandClinic.com.