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Robert Cebul, MD

330.287.4500

Robert Cebul, MD

Appointed: 1998

Robert Cebul, MD
Department: General Surgery
Location: Wooster Specialty Center
Mail Code WR10
721 East Milltown Road
Wooster, OH 44691
WorkAppointment:330.287.4500
WorkFax:330.287.4665
Surgeon:
Yes
Treats:
Both Adults and Children & Adolescents

Biographical Sketch

Robert Cebul, MD, is a local product of Wooster from a family of physicians dedicated to this community. Graduating from Wabash College with distinction, he then attended Vanderbilt Medical School where he matriculated with honors and received the H. William Scott Prize in Surgery for the student possessing the qualities of the ideal surgeon. Dr. Cebul then devoted himself to five years of surgical residency at Vanderbilt and took advantage of an opportunity offered to only two U.S. surgical residents per year to train an additional year at the Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide, Australia. This further enhanced Dr. Cebul's broad range of general and vascular surgical training and provided him with international exposure.

Having completed his training, Dr. Cebul joined the Wooster Clinic which has since become the Cleveland Clinic Wooster. He has been a standout since his arrival and is known for his dedication to his patients, his breadth of surgical knowledge, and his diagnostic and technical skills. Cleveland magazine includes Dr. Cebul as one of the area's Top Doctors, and he has earned praises from the Fistula First initiative as a Top Surgeon.

Dr. Cebul is most proud of the service he provides his patients and the effort he makes to stay current with changing surgical techniques. He has attended multiple courses in stereotactic breast work; surgical ultrasound; advanced laparoscopic hernia, stomach and bowel surgery; and vascular interventions. He has completed a mini-fellowship in endovascular surgery at the main campus Cleveland Clinic and is bringing those techniques locally to Wooster.

In addition, Dr. Cebul is Past President of the local chapter of the American Cancer Society and is a strong advocate for breast and colorectal cancer screening and treatment.

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
General Surgery
Nashville, TN USA
1990
Medical School - Vanderbilt University College of Medicine
Nashville, TN USA
1984
Undergraduate - Wabash College
Crawfordsville, IN USA
1980

Certifications

  • Surgery

Specialty Interests

General and vascular surgery Groin/Ventral/Hiatal hernia repairs Laparoscopic gallbladder, colon, gastric, and hernia procedures Stereotactic and Ultrasound guided breast surgery Peripheral vascular open and endovascular repair Dialysis fistula access and maintenance Thyroid/parathyroid procedures

Awards & Honors

  • Top Doctors Award, Cleveland magazine
  • Top Surgeon Award, Fistula First

Additional Training

  • Endovascular Fellowship Program, Cleveland Clinic (Postgraduate)

Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Ohio State Medical Society
  • Wayne County Medical Society

Treatment & Services

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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As of 11/19/2014, Dr. Cebul 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 the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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