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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
  • Well Woman Gynecology
  • Women's Health
View all 35 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 +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Albany Medical College
Albany, NY USA

Undergraduate - Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME USA


  • 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

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 2/13/2020, 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

122 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 4.9

26 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Dr Ekman always listens and makes me feel comfortable to ask any questions.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Dr Ekman is very efficient and knowledgeable

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Dr. Ekman is wonderful, she took great care of me during my second pregnancy and once again my third. She's very thorough and doesn't sugarcoat anything yet she's very easy to talk to and ask questions. I truly couldn't have had a better doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

Dr Ekman listened to me and gave me excellent feedback

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

This was my first visit with Dr. Ekman. I was surprised at the amount of time she spent with me and the thoughtfulness of her responses to my questions. She even contacted one of my doctors when a problem arose during my appointment.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

love dr. ekman!

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Dr Ekman is an asset to the Cleveland clinic!

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

have been coming here since I first got married. have always appreciate the kindness and respect of doctor eckman and all of the staff there. they go above and beyond and do whatever they can to help you

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

Dr. Ekman always delivers exceptional care and listens to my concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Dr. Ekman is amazing, I'd recommend her to everyone!

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

She has been a wonderful dr for me through the past few years. I would highly reccomend her as an OBGYN dr. She has helped me through so much n i appreciate her as a person because she is honest and caring

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

Dr Ekman is a true professional. She is intelligent and shared her knowledge with me about my situation so I knew why she was recommending the treatment

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

Dr. Eckman is amazing and she took excellent care of me when I was very worried about the procedure I was having

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

I love Dr Ekman and staff

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

I felt that my care provider took the time to explain all of the treatment options available to me. I felt confident in her knowledge, as she explained why she wouldn't recommend a certain treatment due to a chronic condition I have [she is the first provider to tell me this information]. My only critical feedback is that she talks rather fast, so at times it is challenging to process all of the new information she provides.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2019

Dr Ekman is extremely thorough and I always feel well-informed after my visits. I completely trust and respect her guidance and appreciate her deep knowledge of OBGYN.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

The best, i am always happy to see Dr. Eckman, She is the greatest Doc and She is very kind , so is all the staff :)

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

dr ekman and staff are professional helpful and friendly

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019

Dr Eckman is great!! She is always friendly & explains everything thoroughly. She also thanked me for my patience in having to wait for her.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

love Dr. Ekman!!!

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2019

great experience! Dr. Ekman is amazing!

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2019

Dr. Ekman is the best! I always recommend her to all my friends! She is professional, makes you feel comfortable and so kind! She always listens and makes sure to explain everything.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2019

The doctor never describes my condition during this routine check-up. I don't learn anything about myself.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2019

My husband and I had a lot of questions about a previous miscarriage and Dr. Ekman spent a good amount of time answering our questions. We didn't feel at all rushed and we left feeling a lot more confidant about our current pregnancy.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2019

We are so thankful for Dr. Ekman. She's such a wonderful physician and always makes us feel so comfortable while addressing all our needs in an compassionate and professional manner.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2019

We couldn't be happier with Dr. Ekman and her staff. Everyone there is wonderful to work with. I have recommended others and will continue to do so.

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