Clinton Hartz

Clinton Hartz, MD

  • Sports Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Emergency Medical Services

Appointments: (614) 293-3600

About Me

I specialize in primary care sports medicine. I enjoy treating the entire athlete/patient. I have a special emphasis in interventional and diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound.

I believe in providing each patient or athlete with individualized care. I want to help the patient be an active participant in his or her treatment. My goal for patients is to help them return to their sport as quickly and as safely as possible.

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, I enjoy working with Ohio State’s athletic department as a team physician. I also enjoy teaching and interacting with fellows, residents and medical students.

In my spare time, I enjoy traveling, spending time outdoors and with my wife and our two dogs.

I also hold the following academic title:
Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine


  • Most Outstanding Resident Award
  • Chief resident
  • Team physician for Ohio State

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Sports Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Sports Medicine
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Injuries
  • Ultrasonography
  • Knee Injuries
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Athletic Injuries
  • Leg Injuries
  • Brain Concussion
  • Arm Injuries
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Hip Injuries
  • Asthma, Exercise-Induced
  • Athletic Performance
  • Back Injuries
  • Golf

Locations Where I Practice

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location. Please call the “Schedule an appointment” number shown above for scheduling assistance.

Education and Training

Medical Degree

St. Matthew's University School of Medicine


Family Medicine
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/2007 - 6/30/2010


Family Medicine-Sports
Toledo Hospital
7/1/2010 - 6/30/2011

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Board Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine (Subspecialty: Sports Medicine)

My Departments

Emergency Medicine

Family Medicine


224 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.7 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.8
  • Listens Carefully 4.8
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.7
  • Knows My Medical History 4.4
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.7

14 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2018

Dr. Hartz is amazing. Great listener and very informative.

Reviewed on Feb 06, 2018

He was very informative, knowledgeable & very nice.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2018

Even though Dr. Hartz wasn't feeling well himself he took plenty of time to listen to my symptoms.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2018

great guy

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2018

very friendly and listened to what I was asking

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2017

Always great care. I have never felt like he doesn't understand what I am saying, even if I am not able to communicate effectively. He is able to handle my complex case, and help me to work with many specialists, never making me feel like a burden or annoying like my previous provider did. I only wish that he was in the office more, but I went into his care aware of his limitations on that- it was made clear for me which was great.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2017

knew exactly what the mri showed and explained it very well

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2017

Professional, caring, friendly.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2017

It is always wonderful to see Dr. Hartz and his staff. He takes the time to answer my questions, as silly as they might sound, and he makes sure that I always follow-up. It seems like he truly wants what is best for me as his patient.

Reviewed on Nov 05, 2017

excellent lol

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/28/2017, Dr. Hartz has reported no financial relationships with medical device, research and/or drug companies.

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(Sports Medicine Only)