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Sharon Sutherland, MD

216.444.6601

Sharon Sutherland, MD

Appointed: 2003

Sharon Sutherland, MD
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code A81
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.444.6601
WorkFax:216.636.5129
Surgeon:
Yes
Treats:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Sharon A. Sutherland, MD joined Cleveland Clinic in 2003, and in 2011 was appointed the Quality Improvement Officer for Obstetrics/Gynecology and Women's Health Institute at Cleveland Clinic.  In her current role, she supports patient safety and quality improvement activities in all affiliated sites of Women's Health Institute. 

Dr. Sutherland is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Dr. Sutherland has a special interest in minimally invasive gynecology procedures, including hysteroscopy, endometrial ablation, laparoscopy and laparoscopic and hysteroscopic sterilization procedures.  She mentors ob/gyn residents, and she is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.

Professional Highlights

Quality Improvement Officer, Ob/Gyn and Women's Health Institute
National Quality Forum (NQF) Perinatal and Reproductive Healthcare Steering Committee, 2011
Ob/Gyn Workgroup for ICD-10-CM/PCS conversion of Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Quality Indicator, 2012
Standing multi-specialty work group to review the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Quality Indicators, 2013
Clinical Advisory Group, Perinatal Episode, Ohio Governor's Office of Health Transformation, 2013

Education & Fellowships

Graduate - Columbia University
Public Health
New York, NY USA
2012
Residency - The Ohio State University Medical Center
Ob/Gyn
Columbus, OH USA
1996
Internship - The Ohio State University Medical Center
Ob/Gyn
Columbus, OH USA
1993
Medical School - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA
1992
Undergraduate - Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH USA
1987

Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Specialty Interests

general gynecology, abnormal uterine bleeding, contraception, hysteroscopic sterilization, ovarian cysts, colposcopy and LEEP procedures, hysterectomy, oophorectomy, endometrial ablation, laparoscopy

Awards & Honors

World Class Service Award, OB/GYN, Cleveland Clinic, 2007

Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Cleveland Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine 

Treatment & Services

  • Alternatives To Hysterectomy
  • Cesarean Birth (C-Section)
  • Contraception
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Essure
  • Female Sterilization
  • Gynecology
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Sterilization
  • Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Treatment Of Ovarian Cysts
  • Menstrual Disorders, Fibroids and Hysteroscopic Services
  • OB/GYN Ultrasound
  • Thermachoice Endometrial Ablation
  • Treatment of Fibroids
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Well Woman Gynecology

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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As of 3/28/2014, Dr. Sutherland 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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