Dr. Robert Felix McLain MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine.
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Dr. Robert McLain has 5 office locations.
Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44185

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(13)
Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert McLain is Excellent. Dr. McLain has been reviewed by 13 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 6 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Spinal Cord Cancer (Spinal Neoplasm)
Spinal Fractures
Spinal Fusion
-John J. Fahey North American Traveling Fellow of The American Orthopaedic Association -Zimmer Research Investigator Award, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation -Vernon P. Thompson Award, Western Orthopaedic Association: McKinley, T.O., and McLain, R.F. -Charles H. Herndon Resident Research Award, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation: Fleming, J.E., and McLain, R.F., Sponsor. -American British Canadian (ABC) Traveling Fellow of the American Orthopaedic Association -Cleveland Orthopaedic Society Residents Research Award: Fleming, J.E. Jr., Muschler, G.F., McLain, R.F., Lieberman, I.H. -Midwest Resident Research Competition Award Paper: Fleming, J.E., and McLain, R.F., Sponsor. Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation -Resident Scholar Award, Ohio Orthopaedic Society: Fleming, J.E., and McLain, R.F., Sponsor. -Society for Experimental Mechanics Student Competition Award, Basic Science Research: Inceoglu, S., and McLain, R.F., Senior Investigator. -American Society of Biomechanics Academic Travel Award: Inceoglu, S., and McLain, R.F., Senior Investigator. -Lerner Research Institute Graduate Research Award, First Place , Applied Science: Inceoglu, S., and McLain, R.F., Senior Investigator and Advisor. -Orthopaedic Research Society New Investigator Award. Yerby, S. and McLain, R.F. Best Doctors in Orthopaedic Surgery, Annual Selection, Cleveland Magazine, March, 2008.
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. McLain has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Lutheran Hospital 
  • Cleveland Clinic HS - Fairview Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. McLain accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio - 2 plans
  • Anthem - 2 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama - 2 plans
  • CareSource - 2 plans
  • SummaCare Health Plan - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 12 plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross - 9 plans
  • Ohio Medicaid - 1 plan

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