Department Cerebrovascular Center
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Aneurysm Coiling
  • Aneurysm Embolization
  • Aneurysm Surgery - Traditional Open Surgery
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Atherectomy
  • Brain Aneurysm Surgery
  • Carotid Angiography and Stenting
  • Carotid Artery Aneurysm Surgery
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Cerebral Aneurysm Clipping
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy For Brain Avm
  • Embolization
  • Emobilization of Cerebral Aneurysms and AVMs
  • Endovascular Management of Cerebral Aneurysms
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Gamma Knife Treatment
  • Intracranial Angioplasty
  • Intracranial Stenting
  • Microsurgery
  • Microsurgical Management of Cerebral Aneurysms
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Pre Operative Embolization Of Tumor
  • Preoperative Tumor Embolization
  • Spinal Angiography
  • Stenting And Surgical Treatment OFC
  • Stents
  • Surgery For Spinal Vascular Malformations
  • Thrombectomy
  • Thrombolysis
  • Wada Test
View all 34 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Aneurysm, Cerebral
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Brain Aneurysms and Hemorrhage
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Bruit
  • Carotid Cavernous Fistula
  • Cavernoma
  • Cavernous Malformation
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Extracranial Carotid Artery Aneurysms
  • Fistulas
  • Hemangioblastomas
  • Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Intracranial Atherosclerosis
  • Intracranial Stenosis
  • Moya Moya Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Spinal AVM (arteriovenous malformation)
  • Spinal Cord Vascular Lesions
  • Spinal Cord Vascular Malformations
  • Spinal Dural Fistula
  • Spinal Vascular Disorders
  • Spinal Vascular Malformation
  • Stroke
  • Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPa) Deficiency
  • Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Venous Malformations
  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency
View all 32 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Emory University Hospitals and School of Medicine
Cerebrovascular Skull Base Fellowship
Atlanta, GA USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC USA

Graduate School - State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY USA

Undergraduate - Colgate University
Hamilton, NY USA


  • Neurological Surgery
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 9/18/2020, Dr. Bain has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Bain receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Stryker Corporation
  • Cerenovus
  • Medtronic plc

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

125 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 4
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

24 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

I was able to get in to see Dr. Bain for an initial appointment less than 24 hours after I called - amazing!!

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Dr. Bain put me at ease and made me feel so much better. I was so anxious about my health issue and he eased my anxiety and explained my MRI to me in a way I could understand.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Dr. Bain's office is always very responsive and communication through MyChart is very efficient.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Dr. Bain answered all of my questions and concerns and was very reassuring.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

The virtual visit works well as a substitute for an in person visit but in person is best. For a brief appointment and during the Covid pandemic, a virtual appointment makes sense. Dr. Bain's assistant, Lauren, is an integral member of his team always, including with this visit.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Dr was excellent, explained everything in detail.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

*Dr. Bain and his team were all amazing, informative, and responsive to my questions.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr. Bain took his time in explaining my issues and answered questions I asked. I trust him!

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Going to an appointment for a cerebral aneurysm is nerve racking to say the least but Dr. Bain was terrific. He spoke to me so I could understand everything and put me at ease during my visit.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

*Dr. Mark Bain was great & his fantastic team. All who were involved in my case was great. No complaints.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Dr. Bain was knowledgeable and then proceeded to show me the comparisons of the MRI images to support his observations. This was a powerful way to help my understanding.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Very impressed with all doctors, PA's, nurses.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

Dr Bain is very Professional yet personal, has a way of easing the patients mind

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

I really appreciate being able to arrange a telehealth appointment during this time. It was the perfect way to touch base and establish care with Dr. Bain.

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

The Dr. and nurses did a great job of contacting and guiding me the new CoVid 19 process.

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

*Dr. Buletko saved my life. Coordinated the surgery for the next day. When he put all the unusualness of my case together, he made it happen right away. I will be forever grateful.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Dr. Bain seems very confident without being cocky. He seems vet knowledgeable but was willing to act on my input.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

We liked that Dr. Bain was reasonably on-time, but importantly when he walked in the exam room was fully briefed and prepared. That is, he took the time to review her recent MRI and chart before entering the exam room. Doing so gives confidence to the patient that you're not just a number during the day. He was also very polite and personable.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

I was terrified to hear the words aneurysms and surgery, however Dr Bain and Lauren were able to present the need for surgical repair as well as what to expect in the most comforting manner. They were not pushy, however presented the facts and laid out a plan that worked best for me and the medical concerns.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2019

I dislike doctors as a whole but Doctor Bain is great. He took time to explain and show me what was going on and the possible solutions to the problem. He addressed my questions and concerns without a problem and is an example for other doctors to follow.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2019

I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Bain in the future. I have been shouting his greatness since the appt and will probably be doing so for some time. He really surprised me.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2019

Dr. Bain is an excellent physician with a wonderful bedside manner. he immediately put me at ease and answered all of my questions and made me feel like I was the only thing that mattered at the moment. his resident was excellent as well.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

Dr. Bain patiently answered all questions and provided very comprehensive explanation of his assessment of my situation and options and recommendations for next steps.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

Dr Bain is amazing! He was very kind, informative, took his time with me. Not that I want brain surgery, but I feel very confident with Dr. Bain

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