Doctor Profile

Michelle Marks, DO


Michelle Marks, DO

Appointed: 1996

Michelle Marks, DO
Department: Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Department Chair
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code S1-20
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Michelle Marks, DO
Department: General Pediatrics
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code S1-20
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Children & Adolescents Only

Biographical Sketch

Michelle Marks, DO, is a Staff physician in the Department of General Pediatrics at Cleveland Clinic's main campus. Dr. Marks holds several leadership positions, including Director of Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine, Associate Program Director of the Pediatric Residency and Director of Medical Operations at Cleveland Clinic's Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Marks earned a doctor of osteopathic medicine at Ohio University in Athens and did a pediatric internship at Doctor’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio before coming to Cleveland Clinic for her residency where she served as chief pediatric resident. Board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, Dr. Marks is licensed to practice medicine in Ohio, Illinois and Michigan.

Listed in the 2006 edition of “Best Doctors in America,” Dr. Marks won a “Distinguished Teaching” award from the Division of Pediatrics and the Taylor Koose Compassionate Care award. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Ambulatory Pediatric Association, the Society for Hospital Meeting and the Association of Pediatric Program Directors.

One of Dr. Mark’s current research projects is studying the effect of treatment rooms on the anxiety of young hospitalized children. She is also investigating the safety and efficacy of the pentavalent rotavirus vaccine in healthy infants.

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - Doctor's Hospital
Columbus, OH USA
Medical School - Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Athens, OH USA
Undergraduate - University of Toledo
Toledo, OH USA


  • Pediatrics

Awards & Honors

  • Best Doctors in America, 2006, 2007


  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Academic Pediatric Association
  • Society of Hospital Medicine

Treatment & Services

  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Pediatric Hospital Medicine
  • Pediatric Surgical Co-management

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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Languages Spoken

  • English