Treatment & Services
- Adolescent Health
- Behavioral Intervention
- Center for Adolescent Medicine
- General Pediatric And Adolescent Medicine
- Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender( LGBT Health)
- Prevention And Wellness
- Prevention Of Teen Pregnancy
- Preventive Medicine
- Primary Care Pediatrics
- Reproductive Endocrinology
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abdominal Pain
- Adjustment Disorder
- Anorexia Nervosa
- Anxiety Disorder
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Bacterial Vaginosis
- Chlamydia Trachomatis
- Concussions, Pediatric
- Dermatitis - Contact
- Diaper Rash
- High Cholesterol
- Hormonal Problems in Teenagers
- Lactose Intolerance
- Menstrual Disorders
- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
- Sexually Transmitted Disease
- Skin Problems in Children
- Testicular Torsion
- The Poison Plants: Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac
- Urinary Tract Infection
- Vaginal Discharge
- Vulvar Disorders
- Vulvo-vaginal Diseases
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Graduate - Harvard University School of Public Health
Boston, MA USA
Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Boston
Boston, MA USA
Residency - Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD USA
Internship - Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD USA
Medical School - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Undergraduate - Yale University
New Haven, CT USA
- Executive Management Course, Cleveland Clinic, 2001-2002
- Helped spearhead the Cleveland Clinic's Pediatric Obesity Initiative, ranging from clinical, education, research, community, and public health efforts at Cleveland Clinic, in partnership with the Department of Public Health and Research
- Co-directs the Eating Disorders program at Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital, doing evaluations and medical management of children, adolescents and young adults with disordered eating.
- Initiated and teaches one of the core courses on Adolescent Development in the adolescent health track at Case's School of Public Health
- Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine
eating disorders, reproductive health, menstrual disorders, obesity, preventive medicine
Awards & Honors
- Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2012
- Who’s Who in Medicine, Science and Engineering: Who’s Who in American Women: Marquis Best Doctors in America; Top Doctors, Cleveland Magazine and Northern Ohio Live 2002-onward
- Honoree, Nourishing the Artist Within, Benefit for the Fairmount Center of the Arts and the Eating Disorders Network, February 5, 2011 - 2011
- Finalist, Crain’s Award for Health Care Heroes in category of Physicians - 2010
- Top Doctors, Cleveland Magazine, Northern Ohio Live - 2002 onward
- Honoree, American Heart Association Black Tie, 2006
- Honoree, Junior League of Cleveland, 2006
- Signature Program for 2006-2007, Cleveland Clinic's Food is Knowledge program
- Top Ten Article in “The Female Patient,” 1999
- Stewart Fellowship for Humanism at Cleveland Clinic, 1998
- Von Meyer Award, Children's Hospital, Boston, 1992
- Farley Fund Teaching Award, Children's Hospital, Boston, 1991
- Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 1988
- American Academy of PediatricsFor participation on boards, committees and local chapters, see Biographical Sketch. Society of Adolescent Health and MedicineFor participation on boards, committees and local chapters, see Biographical Sketch. North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent GynecologyFor participation on boards, committees and local chapters, see Biographical Sketch. International Association of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (FIGIJ)For participation on boards, committees and local chapters, see Biographical Sketch. Academy for Eating DisordersFor participation on boards, committees and local chapters, see Biographical Sketch. USTA (United States Tennis Association) Sports Science Committee - 2005-
- WTA (World Tennis Association) Sports Committee - 2006-2007
- International Tennis Performance Association (ITPA),founding member of the ITPA Certification Commission (ITPA-CC)
Research & Publications
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33 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.6|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
1 Patient Comment
Reviewed on Jul 11, 2017
Dr. Ellen Rome is the epitome of doctors. Her knowledge, compassion and direction have all helped to encourage my daughter to work through her eating disorder. My daughter wants to enter the medical field and help pediatric patients just like Dr. Rome!
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