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Department Obstetrics and Gynecology
Primary Location Lakewood Medical Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Alternatives To Hysterectomy
  • Bilateral Tubal Ligation
  • Breast Exam
  • Cervical Polypectomy
  • Contraception
  • Diagnostic Hysteroscopy
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Female Sterilization
  • General Obstetrics And Gynecology
  • Gynecology
  • Hydrotherapy In Labor
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Menstrual Cycle
  • Menstrual Disorders, Fibroids and Hysteroscopic Services
  • Mirena
  • Myomectomy
  • Normal Vaginal Delivery
  • Obstetrics and Family Maternity Center
  • Pap Test
  • Pessaries
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Prenatal Care
  • Prepregnancy Consultation
  • Screening and Testing
  • Section of General Gynecology
  • Sterilization by Laparoscopy
  • Thermachoice Endometrial Ablation
  • Treatment of Fibroids
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Uterine Fibroids Treatment
  • Well Woman Gynecology
  • Women's Health
View all 36 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Amenorrhea
  • Bartholin Cyst
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Chlamydia Trachomatis
  • Diabetes, Gestational
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometrial Polyps
  • Fibroid Tumor
  • Fibroids
  • Fibroids And Leiomyoma
  • General Obstetrics
  • Hypertension In Pregnancy
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Menorrhagia
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Menstrual Irregularities
  • Miscarriage
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Post-Menopausal Bleeding
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and Healthcare Providers
  • Pregnancy and Nutrition
  • Pregnancy Complications
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases & Pregnancy
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Polyps
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Warts
View all 31 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2011

Education & Fellowships

Residency - MetroHealth Medical Center
OB/GYN
Cleveland, OH USA
2003

Medical Education - Albany Medical College
MD
Albany, NY USA
1999

Undergraduate - Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME USA
1995

Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Specialty Interests

Pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy, menorrhagia, HPV, ovarian cysts, miscarriage, menstrual irregularities, abnormal pap smears, bartholin’s cyst, amenorrhea

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Kristen Ekman, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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. 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, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 2/16/2022, Dr. Ekman 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 Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about 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.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

80 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

16 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

I have never had any problems scheduling appointments to see Dr. Ekman since I started seeing her. The staff in her practice is always friendly and accommodating.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

Dr. Ekman is an amazing doctor and wonderful person! It's rare to find that in a care provider, so I am grateful that I found her!!

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

Dr. Ekman is caring, professional and puts you at ease while always making sure you are aware of any potential risks. I feel lucky to be among her patients.

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Dr. Eckman is amazing! She was unlike any doctor I've been too! Very informative, kind, and funny.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

Dr. Ekman and staff are very kind and always time efficient.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2022

Dr Ekman is very knowledgeable, professional and courteous.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Ekman is a great dr & CC should be proud to have her.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

Dr. Ekman is to the point and very direct. Also, friendly. She's really busy so sometimes feels that I need to be in/out and very little time to discuss anything that isn't immediate

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

Dr. Ekman always takes so much time to explain everything to us. There isn't a question she cannot answer!

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

Dr Ekman always is so open to answering questions and having discussions. She takes her time, is thorough and provides excellent care.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2021

Best OBGYN doctor I've met. She advocates for her patients.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

Excellent doctor, very helpful and friendly. I hope when we move south I can find someone just like her

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

Great practice Dr Ekman is amazing. Clear and communicative on all my questions. A true partner In my health care.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Dr. Ekman is the best doctor on earth. Her virtual visit is like exactly on-site, she spends even the time to draw on a paper as she does in the office to explain stuff.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

I've been going to Dr. Ekman for 18 years and I've always been happy with the service and people in the office.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Dr Ekman is the best and always takes her time when I'm there.

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