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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."
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."
Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Arthritis of the Elbow
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Rotator Cuff Tear
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Excision of Humerus
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
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 Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Trigger Point Injection
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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
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gobezie to family and friends
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Dr. Gobezie Says:
Our practice consistently receives high ratings from patients and I have been honored to be a six-time Patient's Choice award winner, given to less than 1% of physicians nationally, and the result of online patient ratings of their medical care. We appreciate your time in completing patient surveys. We are committed to providing you the best care.