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Dr. Robert Felix McLain MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
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Dr. Robert McLain has 4 office locations.
Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44185

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert McLain is Excellent. Dr. McLain has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
  • Currently 3.7272727272727 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.6
  • Currently 3.6363636363636 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.6
  • Currently 3.6363636363636 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
  • Currently 3.7272727272727 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.5
  • Currently 3.4545454545455 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.4
  • Currently 3.4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.7
  • Currently 3.7272727272727 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert McLain, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 22 areas:
  • Back Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Infection
  • Infections
  • Internal Fracture Fixation
  • Joint Instability
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Kyphosis
  • Laminectomy
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Radiculopathy
  • Spinal Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
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Education & Awards

Dr. McLain graduated from University of California at Davis. He has 13 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Spinal Cord Cancer (Spinal Neoplasm)
Spinal Fractures
Spinal Fusion
Resident Scholar Award, Ohio Orthopaedic Society: Fleming, J.E., and McLain, R.F., Sponsor
Orthopaedic Research Society New Investigator Award. Yerby, S. and McLain, R.F
American British Canadian (ABC) Traveling Fellow of the American Orthopaedic Association
Best Doctors in Orthopaedic Surgery, Annual Selection, Cleveland Magazine, March, 2008
Zimmer Research Investigator Award, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
John J. Fahey North American Traveling Fellow of The American Orthopaedic Association
Vernon P. Thompson Award, Western Orthopaedic Association: McKinley, T.O., and McLain, R.F
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. McLain has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Cleveland Clinic 
  • Lutheran Hospital 

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Robert F. McLain practice?
Dr. Robert McLain practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Cleveland, OH.
Additional practice locations include: Sacramento, CA.
See Cleveland Surgeons.