Linda Bradley, MD, is an internationally recognized gynecologic surgeon known for her expertise in the evaluation of uterine fibroids, abnormal uterine bleeding, and minimally invasive surgery. She is Vice Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health Institute. She also served on the Board of Governors at Cleveland Clinic from 2006-2010.
Currently she serves as President of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL), a 6,000 member international gynecologic surgical society. She is past Chair of the Obstetrics & Gynecology Section of the National Medical Association.
Dr. Bradley has been named a Cleveland Clinic Bruce Hubbard Stewart Fellow, which honors physicians for compassion and clinical care. She is admired and respected for her clinical teaching, surgical expertise, and compassionate bedside manner. She has been listed in “Top Doctors of America” annually since 2002. Black Enterprise Magazine featured her as one of the top African American physicians in 2008. She was selected by Ladies Home Journal as one of the top six female physicians in the United States in 2009.
As an advocate for social awareness of women’s and adolescent health issues, Dr. Bradley is a frequent speaker at community forums, and in local and national media. On weekends, she tutors local inner-city children. Additionally, she has taught cooking classes in underserved areas.
Dr. Bradley is passionate about cooking. She states, “Good cooking is about turning a few humble ingredients into tasty, healthy, seasonal meals that entice” friends to savor many flavors and linger for long conversations at her home. As quickly as she can perform surgery, she can take the bounty of a summer garden and create a great home cooked meal.
Dr. Bradley is a native Clevelander and attended John F. Kennedy High School. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biopsychology from Vassar College, and a medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and completed her residency training at Case Western Reserve University.