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Pelin Batur, MD

216.986.4000

Pelin Batur, MD
Department: Community Internal Medicine
Location: Independence Family Health Center
Mail Code IN30
5001 Rockside Road
Independence, OH 44131
WorkAppointment:216.986.4000
WorkFax:216.986.4933
Surgeon:
No
Type of Doctor:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Pelin Batur, MD, FACP, NCMP, CCD is a board-certified internist at Cleveland Clinic. She graduated from medical school at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (NEOMED), where she completed the accelerated, 6-year BS/MD track. She completed her internal medicine residency training at Cleveland Clinic. With the goal of providing more comprehensive care in all aspects of women’s healthcare, she then completed specialty fellowship training in women’s health at Cleveland Clinic. Her practice now consists of seeing women’s health consults as well as a general internal medicine patients (both men and women).

Her areas of expertise include contraception (especially difficulties with multiple hormonal options), abnormal bleeding (pre or post menopause), breast concerns (including options for high risk patients), osteoporosis, headache, polycystic ovaries, menopause (discussing all types of hormone therapy). She also performs various women's health procedures including colposcopy (for evaluation of abnormal pap smears), IUD insertion (contraceptive), endometrial biopsies (for evaluation of heavy menstrual bleeding), amd cervical polyp removal.

She is the Education Director for the Primary Care Women's Health program. The goal of this program is to improve the quality of care delivered to female patients within primary care. This is achieved via education of staff physicians, patients, as well as updating/simplifying protocols within the institution. She is one of the bone density reviewers for the Cleveland Clinic, and reads >1500 bone density scans per year. She is closely involved with teaching of medical students, and holds a faculty appointment with Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. She serves as the Deputy Editor for the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, a medical journal distributed to internists, cardiologists, and endocrinologists across the US. She speaks both regionally and nationally on a variety of women's health topics, and serves on the committees of various national medical organizations to improve how health care is delivered.

Professional Highlights

Published Chapters

  • Batur P. “Contraception” In: MD consult. http://www.mdconsult.com
  • Mayer M, Batur P. “Breast Disorders and Breast Cancer Screening” In: Carey WD ed. Current Clinical Medicine. 1st & 2nd ed. Elsevier, 2009/10.
  • Kothari S, Batur P, Elder J. Chapter 28: “Contraception and Prenatal Care.” In: Lang RS, Hensrud DD, eds. Clinical Preventive Medicine, 2nd Ed, AMA Press, 2004: 325-340.
  • Batur P, Budev M, Thacker HL. "Women's Hormonal Health Issues." In: Michota F, Mandell B, Stoller JK, eds. The Cleveland Clinic Intensive Review of Internal Medicine. 5th & 4th ed. Baltimore, Maryland, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
  • Batur P, Mayer M. “Breast Cancer and Other Breast Disorders”    







    The Cleveland Clinic Disease Management Project (Online Textbook)







        http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/diseasemanagement/

Clinical Experience During Fellowship

  • Women's Health Center
  • Gynecology
  • Menopause Clinic
  • Breast Center
  • Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Center
  • Obstetrics Clinic
  • Infertility Clinic
  • Adolescent Clinic/Eating Disorders
  • Colposcopy Clinic
  • Multiple Sclerosis Clinic
  • Preventative cardiology
  • Women’s Health Psychiatry
  • Headache Clinic
  • Sports Medicine
  • Human Genetics
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain Clinic
  • Lactation Consult
  • Skin care/esthetics (subdivision of Plastic Surgery)
  • Vascular medicine
  • Podiatry
  • Dermatology
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction Clinic
  • Rheumatology
  • General Endocrinology
  • Thyroid Clinic
  • IMPACT- Internal Medicine pre-operative clearance
  • Drug Information Center
  • Geriatrics
  • Urology
  • Gynecologic procedure observation (hysteroscopy, ultrasound, and common gyn surgeries)

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Med./Women's Health
Cleveland, OH USA
2003
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2001
Medical School - Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Rootstown, OH USA
1998

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Specialty Interests

Preventative care, Contraception, Breast cancer risk assessment, Hormone replacement, Menstrual irregularities, Osteoporosis, Women's Health

Awards & Honors

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)/American Diabetes Association Diabetes Recognition Program 7/09-7/12

Inclusion in Best Doctorsä database, 2011-current (Bestdoctors.com)

Cleveland Super Doctors® database, 2013 (Superdoctors.com)

Multiple Cleveland Clinic caregiver awards, 2013-current

Additional Training

  • Certified Clinical Densitometrist from the International Society of Clinical Densitometry
  • North American Menopause Society, Certificate of Added Qualification as a Menopause Practitioner

Innovations & Patents

      
  • Shared medical appointments for female physicals

Memberships

    Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM): 2012-current

    Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (ARHP): 2012-current

    American College of Physicians (ACP): 2004-current

    North American Menopause Society (NAMS): 2003-current

    National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF): 2005-2008

    International Society of Clinical Densitometry (ISCD): 2003-2010

Treatment & Services

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Turkish

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