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Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic (IPA: /ˈkliːvlənd ˈklɪnɪk/) is a multi-specialty academic medical center located in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. It is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation, known for its advanced medical research and patient care.


The name "Cleveland Clinic" is derived from its location in Cleveland, Ohio, and its function as a comprehensive care clinic. The term "clinic" originates from the Greek word "klinē", meaning "bed", referring to the practice of caring for patients.


Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. Over the years, it has grown into a health system that includes a main campus near downtown Cleveland, 11 regional hospitals, more than 150 northern Ohio outpatient locations, and locations in Florida, Nevada, Toronto, Abu Dhabi and London.


Cleveland Clinic is known for its clinical excellence in cardiology, neurology, oncology, orthopedics, urology, and transplantation. It also offers services in many other specialties including dermatology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, pulmonology, and rheumatology.


Cleveland Clinic's Lerner Research Institute is one of the largest biomedical research centers in the world. Researchers focus on diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurological disorders, and infectious disease.


Cleveland Clinic's Education Institute trains future healthcare providers in innovative treatments and research, improving patient care and advancing medical knowledge.

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