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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (20)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kim Stearns is Good. Dr. Stearns has been reviewed by 47 patients who have provided 20 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 3.2
Spends Time with Me 3.1
Follows Up After Visit 3.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Kim Stearns, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Stearns graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities, Rootstown. He has 1 awards.

On-Time Doctor Award (2009)


Dr. Stearns has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Cleveland Clinic HS - Fairview Hospital 
  • Lutheran Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Kim L Stearns MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Kim L. Stearns practice?
Dr. Kim Stearns has 1 office location.
Dr. Kim Stearns practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Cleveland, OH.
See Cleveland Orthopedic Surgeons.