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Sean Cupp, MD

Sean Cupp, MD

Ratings

(4.8)

212 Ratings 44 Reviews

Specialty

Sports Medicine (Family Practice)

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216-844-7200

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Biography

  • Associate Director, Sports Medicine Institute, University Hospitals
  • Co-Director, Sports Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Lead Medical Team Physician, The Cleveland Browns, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Assistant Professor, CWRU School of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor, CWRU School of Medicine

Sean A. Cupp, MD, serves as the lead medical physician for the Cleveland Browns. Dr. Cupp is Co-Director of Sports Medicine at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Department of Family Medicine, at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Originally from rural western Oklahoma, Dr. Cupp earned his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma before receiving his family medicine training at the University of Alabama Birmingham-Huntsville Family Practice residency in north Alabama. He returned home for his Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center in Oklahoma City and then joined a busy private orthopedic practice in Lawrence, Kansas.

Dr. Cupp has spent his entire career in athletic medicine. For the decade prior to arriving in Cleveland, he practiced medical sports medicine and non-surgical orthopedics in northeast Kansas while serving as the assistant head medical physician for the University of Kansas Jayhawks and the head team physician for Baker University Wildcats.

Dr. Cupp is a Fellow in the American Academy of Family Physicians and an active member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the NFL Physicians Society. He continues to practice sports medicine with University Hospitals Orthopedics. His interests include musculoskeletal medicine, medical issues of the athlete, non-surgical joint preservation, sports ultrasound and ultrasound guided joint injections.

Dr. Cupp and his wife, Keri, have three children: Charlotte, Christian and Caleb.

Expertise

  • Hand, Arm, Elbow, Shoulder Problems
  • Knee Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Non-Surgical Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Orthopaedic/Sports Medicine
  • Overuse / Chronic Sports Injuries
  • Sports Hydration and Nutrition
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine - Adolescent
  • Sports Medicine - Adult
  • Sports Overtraining and Fatigue
  • Sports Performance and Performance Enhancement
  • Sports Ultrasound and Ultrasound Guided Injections

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Languages Spoken

English

Office Locations

UH Ahuja Medical Center

1000 Auburn Dr
Beachwood OH, 44122
216-844-7200

UH Westlake Health Center

960 Clague Rd
Westlake OH, 44145
216-844-7200

Patient Experience Reviews

4.8 out of 5

212 Ratings

Patient Comments (44)

Reviewed On 4/1/2022
Love the guy, would not go anywhere else.

Reviewed On 4/1/2022
Dr. Cupp has an excellent bedside manner. He puts you at ease and explains the procedure in a very understandable way. I trust him 100%.

Reviewed On 4/1/2022
Dr. Cupp is a wonderful doctor.

Reviewed On 4/1/2022
Dr. Cupp treats people. He listens and explains things thoroughly until you understand them. His bedside manner is second to none. His expertise gives you confidence in recovery.

Reviewed On 3/1/2022
It was wonderful. Better than my expectations. ***

Reviewed On 3/1/2022
Dr. Cupp is terrific. He made time to field my questions, was thorough, and most importantly, he cared. Highly recommend.

Reviewed On 3/1/2022
The level of trust that Dr. Cupp has built with me as well as my family in a short time is remarkable. He has done this by making statements regarding actions he would take to streamline my care that happened even faster than he had promised. Dr. Cupp's follow up routinely exceeds my expectations and I feel like he really cares about me.

Reviewed On 3/1/2022
Dr Cupp is very professional caring, listens very well, and pleasant. Makes eye contact, sits, explains everything an d he is passionate about what he does. He is an awesome dr.

Reviewed On 2/1/2022
Dr Cupp was very good He explained everything to me His assistant was very helpful also

Reviewed On 2/1/2022
Dr Cupp is an excellent clinician and I will continue to follow up for treatment as needed

Reviewed On 2/1/2022
Dr. Cupp is a consummate professional. His resident was Kind and thorough, obviously a quick study. They both helped so much.

Reviewed On 1/1/2022
Dr. Cupp and his team are always friendly and efficient and make you feel welcome without the aloofness some professionals have.

Reviewed On 1/1/2022
Dr. Cupp went above and beyond in every aspect of putting together a treatment plan for me. He quickly learned my background and I felt like I was talking to someone that has known me for years. Dr. Cupp took the time to personally call me to explain additional care that I needed and streamlined the scheduling of my next appointment. Simply put, Dr. Cupp is elite!!

Reviewed On 1/1/2022
Excellent

Reviewed On 1/1/2022
This doctor was what I hope all my doctors would be like!

Reviewed On 1/1/2022
Dr. Cupp was very instructive, He was as good as a provider as one could ask for.

Reviewed On 1/1/2022
Excellent Doctor and his resident too.

Reviewed On 1/1/2022
Best possible experience with excellent results.

Reviewed On 12/1/2021
Dr Cupp is a great doctor and I am happy my daughter is under his care

Reviewed On 12/1/2021
Dr. Cupp is thorough, listens to all I have to say about how I feel physically (shoulder issue).

Reviewed On 12/1/2021
Dr Cupp and the fellow were outstanding.

Reviewed On 12/1/2021
Dr. Cupp was phenomenal. He was able to address my issue and provide care that another UH doctor did now want to do and was pressurizing me Into a more complex procedure. Dr. Cupp explained to me that there would be no issue with performing the in office care and the procedure was quick, efficient, and pain free. I would recommend Dr. Cupp to anyone seeking/needing a steroid injection via ultrasound.

Reviewed On 12/1/2021
Loved Dr Kupp, he was easy to talk to & displayed a genuine concern for my health.

Reviewed On 11/1/2021
Dr.Cupp is so nice he is a excellent dr.he knows just what I need each time I have seen him he takes care of my problem and it's always is a pleasant experience

Reviewed On 11/1/2021
Professional, caring, thoughtful, listens asks appropriate questions, has a sense of humor, makes eye contact ans since he had a fellow with him a great mentor. Dr.Cupp is down to earth and is concerned for his clients.

Reviewed On 11/1/2021
Dr. Cupp and his team are excellent.

Reviewed On 11/1/2021
Helped me understand the cause of my pain and the remedy.

Reviewed On 10/1/2021
*** Dr. Cupp was very supportive, and listened carefully as we talked about any other options I might have.

Reviewed On 10/1/2021
Dr Cupp was excellent

Reviewed On 10/1/2021
Great experience with good results

Reviewed On 10/1/2021
Very good.

Reviewed On 9/1/2021
I was pleased with visit and the follow up information that was given to me.

Reviewed On 9/1/2021
Excellent

Reviewed On 8/1/2021
I am new to this practice. The team was excellent and established an immediate rapport. When the doctor arrived, that rapport was continued. they explained everything, patiently answered any questions had, explained my x-rays, and set up the follow-up appointment. They treated me with respect as a patient and as a person. Doctors sometimes forget that patients do have functioning brains and insights into their own physicality, as they live in these bodies every day. Dr. Cupp and his team were excellent in every way. They all exude a positive energy that is contagious. I will be very happy continuing with this practice.

Reviewed On 8/1/2021
I have recommended Dr. Cupp to three friends. All have been very happy with him as their doctor.

Reviewed On 8/1/2021
Dr. Cupp is an exceptional physician. He and his team provide the highest quality of care.

Reviewed On 8/1/2021
love Dr. r Cupp, easy to talk to, caring , not rushed spends time explaining things..

Reviewed On 7/1/2021
Dr. Cupp is terrific. ***

Reviewed On 7/1/2021
I have gone to numerous Dr. such as other orthopedic, chiropractic, bone specialist, Neurologist, Pain Management, Tri-genics doctors to no avail. Whereas, Dr. Cupp took the time to do a thorough exam of both of my knees and determined my issue as ***. Made recommendations and treatment. This was the first time in years I felt a Dr. actually listened to me and determined what my diag. is and treatment needed. Thank you, Dr. Cupp and his assistant Dr. ***. Blessings to both of you. Keep doing what you are doing with your wonderful care and bedside manner. ***

Reviewed On 7/1/2021
my experience with Dr. Cupp was positive and encouraging. He made my condition seem treatable and something that would improve.

Reviewed On 7/1/2021
Always great care from Dr. Cupp and the ortho team.

Reviewed On 6/1/2021
very good

Reviewed On 6/1/2021
Good

Reviewed On 6/1/2021
very excellent visit w/ Dr Cupp. Excellent manner, very personable and focused on me. Intent on getting to the cause of my issue that brought me there. Wish he were a primary/GP rather than a specialist. :-)

Board Certifications

  • Sports Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine

Education

Fellowship | Sports Medicine - Family Practice
Sports Medicine - Family Practice - University Of Oklahoma Health Science Center Graduate College (2003 - 2004)

Residency | Family Medicine
Family Medicine - Huntsville Hospital (2000 - 2003)

Medical Education
University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine (2000)

Undergraduate
University Of Oklahoma (1995)

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

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As of December 31, 2016, Sean Cupp did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.