Research & Publications †
( † Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)
Kathleen Boyle, DO, is a vascular surgeon in the Department of Vascular Surgery in the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute, practicing at Medina Hospital and the Cleveland Clinic Strongsville Family Health and Surgery Center. She is board certified in general surgery.
Dr. Boyle received her medical degree from the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. Dr. Boyle completed her internship and residency in surgery at Akron General Hospital, Akron, Ohio, where she was named House Staff Resident of the Year in 2010.
She served vascular surgery fellowships at the University of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark, N.J., and the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Miss. She was appointed to the Cleveland Clinic staff in 2013.
Dr. Boyle is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery.
An avid runner, Dr. Boyle has completed the Marine Corps Marathon and the Cleveland Marathon. She also enjoys rowing and is a former member of the Georgetown University crew team
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. The 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, the Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 12/16/2014, Dr. Boyle has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.
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.