Facts & Figures

Cleveland Clinic by the Numbers

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Patient visits:

In 2020, there were 8.7 million total outpatient visits, 273,000 hospital admissions and observations, and 217,000 surgical cases throughout Cleveland Clinic’s health system.


Cleveland Clinic is a 6,000-bed health system that includes a 173-acre main campus near downtown Cleveland, 19 hospitals, more than 220 outpatient facilities, and locations in southeast Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; Toronto, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; and London, England.


Among Cleveland Clinic’s 68,700 employees worldwide are more than 4,600 salaried physicians and researchers, and 17,400 registered nurses and advanced practice providers, representing 140 medical specialties and subspecialties.

Research and education:

Cleveland Clinic has 1,952 residents

 and fellows in training and 110 accredited training programs, with research funding totaling $312 million.


Cleveland Clinic serves the community by providing uncompensated health care to those in need, engaging in a broad range of medical, research, education and training programs, and supporting community health initiatives. In 2019, our community benefit contribution totaled $1.16 billion.



Economic and Fiscal Impact Reports

As the largest employer in Ohio, Cleveland Clinic has made significant contributions to the state and local economies, totaling  $17.8 billion in 2016, according to the Cleveland Clinic Economic Impact Report. In 2016, Cleveland Clinic provided 58,610 direct jobs – including Cleveland Clinic physicians and employees, on-campus hotel jobs, on-campus parking jobs, and jobs existing at spin-off companies – for a total of $4.5 billion in wages and benefits.

In addition, Cleveland Clinic accounted for 61,110 indirect jobs – those provided by other businesses, through the support of the hospital’s spending – for a total of $3 billion in wages and benefits. In all, the activities of Cleveland Clinic supported more supported 119,720 Ohio jobs in 2016, representing more than $7.5 billion in total earnings.

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Similar economic impact reports were prepared for Cleveland Clinic facilities in Florida and Nevada. In Weston, Fla., Cleveland Clinic Florida’s total economic output added up to $1.2 billion. In Las Vegas, the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health totaled an economic output of $47 million.


Community Benefit Report


Cleveland Clinic’s total community benefit increased 12% to $1.16 billion in 2019, representing the highest level of community benefit in its reporting history and includes all health system operations in Ohio, Nevada and Florida.

Community benefit is a measure of a hospital’s investment in its community through education, research, financial assistance and Medicaid shortfall, subsidized services, and outreach programs. It is one indicator of Cleveland Clinic’s commitment to its neighbors.

“Our goal is to make every community we serve the healthiest possible,” said Cleveland Clinic CEO and President Tom Mihaljevic, M.D. “Community benefit is one way to measure progress. It shows how our care for patients and commitment to our neighbors go hand-in-hand.”

Read or download the entire community benefit report here.


Community Health Needs Assessment 2016


Cleveland Clinic health system completed comprehensive community health needs assessments (CHNAs) which included all communities surrounding the system’s hospitals and family health centers. The goals of these assessments were to identify and evaluate health related needs in the communities Cleveland Clinic serves and to use this information to fulfill our mission.