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Lutul D. Farrow, MD
Director, Sports Medicine Clinical Operations
Lutul D. Farrow

Lutul D. Farrow, MD FAOA is a Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon in The Cleveland Clinic Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute in Cleveland, Ohio. He is also an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. Dr. Farrow is a member of the Sports Medicine Section and currently serves as the Director of Sports Medicine Clinical Operations and is the Program Director for the Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. Dr. Farrow grew up in the city of Cleveland and attended South High School. After high school he completed his collegiate studies at Baldwin Wallace University where he was a Team Captain and Academic All-American for the Yellow Jacket football program. Dr. Farrow went on to earn his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.  He completed his Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.  Dr. Farrow is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Farrow also has specialized Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. 

Dr. Farrow’s areas of expertise include Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy and athletic conditions involving the knee and shoulder. Dr. Farrow has extensive experience in the care of athletes at all levels of training ranging from recreational sports to Professional athletics. Since beginning practice, Dr. Farrow has served as a Team Physician for The NFL Cleveland Browns, The University of Arizona Wildcat and Pima Community College Aztecs athletic programs, the Tucson Rodeo, and both the MLB Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies during their spring training in Tucson. Currently, Dr. Farrow serves as the Head Orthopaedic Consultant for Baldwin Wallace University and Head Team Physician at Brunswick High School. Dr. Farrow’s research interests include the anatomy and biomechanics of the knee and elbow, healthcare disparities in sports medicine, and outcomes research. He has authored multiple book chapters in Orthopaedic sports medicine textbooks and over sixty manuscripts in peer-reviewed Orthopaedic surgery journals. Dr. Farrow has also participated as a visiting lecturer and presented his research both nationally and internationally. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopaedic Association, the International Patellofemoral Study Group and the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Farrow has also completed the prestigious AOSSM-ESSKA traveling fellowship and is a member of the Magellan Society. Dr. Farrow enjoys spending time with his wife, Tenisha and their three teenage sons, Andrew, Donovan and Jackson. He is an avid runner and enjoys golfing and astronomy.


  • Undergraduate, Baldwin Wallace University
  • Medical School, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland Program


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS), Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine