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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA USA
Residency - Mount Carmel Health System - East/West
Columbus, OH USA
Internship - Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital
Cuyahoga Falls, OH USA
Medical School - Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Athens, OH USA
Undergraduate - Grove City College
Grove City, PA USA
Research & Publications
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Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.
To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 11/1/2016, Dr. Cline has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.
179 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.7|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
12 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Nov 1, 2016
Reviewed on Oct 20, 2016
Even though my doctor & his nurse are great, the protocol at Cleveland Clinic left me w/a bad feeling. If I wanted self-service, I would be a health care official.
Reviewed on Oct 13, 2016
Reviewed on Oct 6, 2016
Dr Cline was very nice and friendly. He made me feel very comfortable. He was concerned about me. My foot was killing me. He sent me downstairs for X-rays. He didn't have to do that since he is my stomach doctor. he saw I was hurting. He called me with the results himself. My foot was broke. I thought that was great. He didn't pass it on to his nurse to do. He made me feel important. He is an excellent doctor. Truly an asset to the Cleveland Clinic.
Reviewed on Aug 9, 2016
Reviewed on Jul 7, 2016
Reviewed on Jun 28, 2016
Excellent care from everyone!
Reviewed on Jun 23, 2016
Reviewed on Jun 1, 2016
Dr. Cline is great!!!
Reviewed on May 26, 2016
He was awesome! I was very thankful for his "bedside manner."
Reviewed on Apr 21, 2016
He was my dr. in Ravenna before to Cleveland Clinic - he was the only dr. I liked & helped with my condition.
Reviewed on Mar 23, 2016
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