Dr. Reuben Gobezie, MD

Dr. Reuben Gobezie, MD

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Dr. Reuben Gobezie, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Beachwood, OH and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

3755 Orange Pl Ste 101

Beachwood, OH 44122

Contact Information

(844) 746-8537

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
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Top Care Areas

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Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arm Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Gobezie's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gobezie "Orthopedic Surgeon, Reuben Gobezie, MD, is a nationally recognized leader in the care of shoulder and sports injuries. He treats patients with all types of shoulder and elbow disorders resulting from traumatic injuries, arthritis, instabilities, rotator cuff and sports-related injuries. He specializes in advanced arthroscopic and open surgical techniques to restore damaged joints, ligaments and bones and manages all types of shoulder disorders. A graduate of Harvard Medical School, Dr. Gobezie was named one of the top 25 shoulder specialists in the US as ranked by leaders in the field. He was also voted one of America's top doctors by his patients. He is a multi-year Patient's Choice Award winner, an honor bestowed on less than one percent of physicians nationally, and the result of patient ratings of their medical care. In 2010, Dr. Gobezie was elected to American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, the most prestigious specialty society in the United States for shoulder and elbow surgeons. Dr. Gobezie's research has been recognized with numerous national awards including the prestigious Neer Award from American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons; the Zimmer/Orthopaedic Research and Educational Foundation Award; the Pfizer Innovative Scientific Centers for Orthopaedic and Pain Management Excellence Research Award; the Arthroscopy Association of North America's Research Grant and the Massachusetts General Hospital Physician Scientist Award."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gobezie "The compassionate and competent care of patients is at the core of all we do at the Cleveland Shoulder Institute. Dr. Gobezie's concierge style of care enables patients to feel assured they are receiving the best possible care from one of America's top orthopedic surgeons. He consistently receives high ratings from patients and is a six-time Patient's Choice award winner, an honor bestowed on less than 1% of physicians nationally, and the result of online patient ratings of their medical care."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
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21  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Brigham & Women Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Harvard Shoulder Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Radiographic changes differ between two different short press-fit humeral stem designs in total shoulder arthroplasty, Sep 2017
  • Healing and functional outcome of a subscapularis peel repair with a stem-based repair after total shoulder arthroplasty, Sep 2017
  • How Accurate Are We in Detecting Biceps Tendinopathy?”, Jan 2016
  • A Randomized, Prospective Evaluation on the Effectiveness of Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Blood Loss after Total Shoulder Arthroplasty, Nov 2015
  • Early Outcomes Following Metal-on-Metal Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty in Patients Younger Than 50 Years, June 2016

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, Member
  • Ohio Shoulder and Elbow Society, Member

Dr. Gobezie's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gobezie

4.5

Based on 175 reviews

5 Stars
84.57142857142857%
(148)
4 Stars
2.2857142857142856%
(4)
3 Stars
0.5714285714285714%
(1)
2 Stars
1.1428571428571428%
(2)
1 Star
11.428571428571429%
(20)

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Dr. Gobezie gave me my life back. I am a nurse and was crippled with arthritis in my knees and was facing bilateral replacements. I went to this practice due to his expertise in stem cell placement. My pain prior to procedure was so bad I was severely limited to what I could do. 24hours after...Read More
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Deb DeWalt in South Euclid, OH – Sep 12, 2018
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Doctor Gobezie performed three surgeries on my shoulders. He is an excellent doctor, he is a compassionate person. I had 100% trust in his ability and I recommend him to anyone I know needing orthopedic surgery.
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Denise Butcher in OH – Aug 24, 2018
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Dr Gobezie is the best. No doubt about it.
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Shirlie Cox in South Euclid, OH – Aug 20, 2018
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Great doctor and listens to you.
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Michael H. – Aug 10, 2018
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My expectation is to avoid knee replacement surgery because Dr. Gobezie performed stem cell injection in my knee to rebuild the cartilage. After 5 months, the pain is greatly reduced and sporadic. Very pleased. Unfortunately, it would have been better if I had had the procedure about a year...Read More
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Rich M in OH – Aug 07, 2018
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