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Steven Schmitt, MD

Specialities and Expertise

  • General Infectious Diseases, Bone and Joint Infections, Prosthetic Joint Infections



  • Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Fellowship: Infectious Disease, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH


  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

Select Awards, Achievements and Publications

  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Chair, Clinical Affairs Committee, Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2011-present
  • Vice President, Musculoskeletal Infection Society, 2013-present
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation Quest for Quality Award, 2003
  • America’s Top Doctors, 2012-2014
  • Best Doctors in Cleveland, Cleveland Magazine, 2008-2013
  • Over 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals