Allergy specialists offer comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for both adults and children. Although the most effective treatment for allergies is eliminating or decreasing exposure to the allergen, medications, such as long-acting antihistamines, may be helpful. In some cases, allergy shots or allergen vaccines may be necessary to bring symptoms under control.
The Endocrine Surgery Department offers diagnostic testing, comprehensive treatment options and minimally invasive surgery for diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and endocrine pancreases, as well as neuroendocrine and metastatic tumors to the liver. Other specialty services include clinical workup, ultrasound or ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy of endocrine glands, and surgery for complex problems or re-operative endocrine neck surgery.
Family physicians specialize in the primary care of all members the family. This includes the care of newborns, infants and toddlers, school age children, adolescents, adult patients, and elderly patients. The goal of family physicians is to provide preventive and primary care across the spectrum of common complaints and concerns that patients encounter.
General Internal Medicine
Our internal medicine staff provides comprehensive services for adults, such as diagnosing and treating health problems that require prompt attention, conducting general physical examinations and performing screenings, which may detect health problems early.
Our board-certified general surgeons provide evaluation and treatment, including minimally invasive surgery, for a broad range of medical problems, such as hernia repair and gall bladder removal.
Cleveland Clinic offers a complete range of fertility specialty services for both men and women on the main hospital campus and at a number of our Family Health & Surgery Centers. In addition to traditional therapies, our fertility experts offer a leading-edge assisted reproductive technologies including in vitro fertilization (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection, sperm aspiration, assisted hatching, blastocyte transfer, embryo cryopreservation, donor eggs and sperm, and IVF surrogate. A board-certified mental health specialist offers counseling related to issues surrounding infertility at the Beachwood Family Health & Surgery Center.
Midwives are educated and licensed professionals, who provide comprehensive care through pregnancy, labor, delivery and after, as well as offer routine gynecologic care for women of all ages. All Cleveland Clinic midwives are licensed by the State of Ohio Board of Nursing and certified by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Cleveland Clinic's Department of Nephrology and Hypertension provides comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with renal disease and hypertension. The department participates in an active renal transplant program, all modalities of dialysis care, and clinical research studies of diabetic and other glomerular disease. In addition to unique diagnostic capabilities, the department offers specialty clinics in renal stone disease, renal transplantation, chronic renal diseases and hypertension.
Providing the most technologically advanced, compassionate medical care to patients with neurological diseases is the primary mission of Cleveland Clinic's Department of Neurology. The Department of Neurology is subdivided into the following Sections, each one covering a specific area of neurological subspecialization:
- Cerebrovascular Diseases, Neurointensive Care and Interventional Neurology
- General neurology
- Mellen Center/Multiple Sclerosis
- Movement disorders
- Neuromuscular disorders
- Pediatric neurology
- Pediatric epilepsy
Registered, licensed dietitians assess patients’ nutritional needs and help them achieve nutritional goals. Often patients are referred for counseling when a medical condition warrants a change in nutrition and/or diet. Medical conditions may include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes management, heart disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS, irritable bowel syndrome and other gastrointestinal disorders, pregnancy, premenstrual syndrome and weight problems.
Obstetricians and gynecologists offer specialized care for women, including comprehensive prenatal care, preventive health screenings and general gynecology. If necessary, the expertise of other gynecologic specialists is available in areas such as infertility, high-risk obstetrics and gynecologic cancer. A board-certified mental health specialist offers counseling related to women’s issues or issues surrounding infertility at the Beachwood Family Health and Surgery Center.
Our ophthalmology staff diagnoses and treats all types of eye disorders, including cataracts, glaucoma and problems associated with chronic conditions such as diabetes. Patients also can access routine eye care. We also provide optometry and contact lens service.
General and pediatric orthopaedic care, sports medicine and spine care are offered. Patients with orthopaedic problems related to the hands and upper extremities, or feet, ankles and knees can access specialty care from our staff. Arthroscopic knee, hand and foot surgeries are performed in the state-of-the-art outpatient surgery centers in Beachwood, Lorain and Strongsville, or at Cleveland Clinic’s main hospital campus.
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We understand the special needs of young patients. Our pediatricians offer complete care for newborns, infants, children and adolescents. We encourage the healthy growth and development of children by emphasizing the importance of healthy lifestyles and educating parents and children on safety and accident prevention. We are available for problems that require prompt attention, such as fever, earaches and injuries, as well as preventive checkups, school physicals and immunizations. If necessary, we team up with Cleveland Clinic pediatric specialists from Cleveland Clinic Children’s.
Our plastic surgeons offer the latest techniques in cosmetic surgery such as body contouring using liposuction, dermabrasion, and breast augmentation or reduction.
For adult patients with foot and ankle problems, podiatric specialists provide comprehensive diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. Most often, problems can be treated using non-surgical methods. When necessary, however, surgery is performed by physicians specializing in foot and ankle procedures. And most surgeries can be performed in our convenient outpatient surgery centers, making it possible for most patients to go home on the same day of surgery.
Psychology - Adult, Pediatric
Psychologists provide individual, group or family counseling for a variety of common problems. If appropriate, they refer patients to other specialists and community resources
Our staff is dedicated to providing complete, state-of-the-art diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for children and adults affected by diseases such as arthritis, bursitis, lupus, chronic fatigue syndrome and vasculitis.
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Experts in back, neck and spine care diagnose and treat people with back problems, including workers with job-related injuries or strains, injured weekend athletes and persons with arthritis or osteoporosis. Patients also can get second opinions regarding the appropriateness of back surgery, which Back and Neck Center experts have found can be avoided in all but a small percentage of patients with low back pain.
Our Sports Health program is designed to give the highest possible quality of care to all sports enthusiasts, both amateur and professional. This means high school athletes and weekend warriors are cared for by the same sports medicine specialists who treat the Cleveland Browns, Cavaliers and Indians.
Our women’s health specialists offer routine wellness exams and health care screenings, and help answer questions on a range of women’s health topics including hormone replacement therapy, mammograms, nutrition and PMS, and perimenopausal care. We offer evaluation and treatment of numerous medical problems of special concern to women such as abnormal bleeding, uterine fibroids, abnormal pap smears and colposcopy and infertility.