Gregory Cvetanovich

Gregory Cvetanovich, MD

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Physician
4.8 out of 5
  • 120 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 42 Patient Comments

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About Me

As an orthopedic surgeon with a subspecialty in sports medicine and shoulder surgery, I perform the most advanced surgical techniques of the shoulder, elbow and knee. I use non-operative treatments whenever possible and use surgery as a last resort.

In order to provide individualized care to each patient, I begin by listening to his or her unique problems and goals. I aim to help patients understand their orthopedic condition and work with them to choose the best treatment to help them return to their activities. I’m passionate about helping people of all ages and backgrounds regain their quality of life and return to the activities they love.

Working at Ohio State allows me to provide cutting-edge clinical care to patients. I take pride in collaborating with a team of sports medicine experts and participating in clinical research that improves treatments for our patients. I also enjoy serving as a team physician for high school, collegiate, and professional athletes including Columbus Clippers (AAA affiliate of Cleveland Indians).
  • Physician lead, OSU Overhead and Throwing Athlete Program
  • Community High School Team Physician
  • Authored and co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications
  • Provided medical and surgical care for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Fire, Chicago Steel, and DePaul University during residency and fellowship training

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Joint Capsule Release
  • Joint Instability
  • Viscosupplementation
  • Patellar Dislocation
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament
  • Knee Injuries
  • Orthopedics
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Arthroscopy
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement
  • Hemiarthroplasty
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Athletic Injuries
  • Leg Injuries
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Elbow

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.

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
8/20/2007 - 5/25/2012


Rush Medical Center, Chicago, IL

7/1/2012 - 6/30/2017


Rush Medical Center, Chicago, IL

8/1/2017 - 7/31/2018

Academic Information

My Department



The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

120 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.8 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.8 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.6 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    3.9 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.7 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.8 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

    I was extremely impressed w/Dr. Cvetanovich & will continue w/his care.

  • Reviewed on Aug 08, 2020

    very attentive, informative and excellent patient and surgical skills

  • Reviewed on Aug 07, 2020

    the doctor explained everything & made me feel better about the surgery so I wasn't worried going into surgery.

  • Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

    He was friendly, courtest and explained in words I could understand. Washed hands when entered room.

  • Reviewed on Jul 07, 2020

    Doctor was a good listener and showed real concern for my not so big of a problem

  • Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

    I love my doctor. He is so easy to talk to and explains things in terms I understand.

  • Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

    Everything went well

  • Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

    The provider to time to explain the beenfits or disadvantage of the treatments, so that I could understand and make a decision.

  • Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

    Keeps trying new things to find the right PT regimen

  • Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

    The Dr. was kind, quick to act and made things easy to understand about my care and the plan going forward.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 11/21/2019, Dr. Cvetanovich has reported no relationships with companies or entities.