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Department Center for Behavioral Health
Primary Location Lutheran Hospital
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Lutheran Hospital
Primary Location

Lutheran Hospital

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • ADHD
  • School Mental Health
  • Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
View all 3 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender LGBT Health
  • Mental Health Problems associated with trauma and life stress
  • Mood Disorder
  • Psychotic Disorder
  • School and Mental Health Progrms
  • School Challenges associated with Mental Health Problems
View all 9 Specialties +


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About Molly Wimbiscus, MD

Dr. Wimbiscus obtained her medical license from University of Tennessee College of Medicine; she completed her adult psychiatry residency and child psychiatry fellowship as chief at Cleveland Clinic. She is also the Program Director of  the Children and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program. 

Dr. Wimbiscus also serves on the public school board of the Near West Intergenerational School (2010 to present).
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Adult Psychiatry
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Memphis, TN USA

Professional Highlights

  • Dr. Wimbiscus designed and developed the school psychiatry longitudinal rotation and clinic.  She develops curriculum for Medical Humanities seminars for the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine for first and second year students.


  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Specialty Interests

Local urban education, community development, community mental health, medical humanities, resident education

Awards & Honors

  • Scholarship in Teaching Award (2014)

    Michener Award (2010)

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Molly Wimbiscus, MD.

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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 8/16/2021, Dr. Wimbiscus 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

49 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

13 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Appointment went well. We had to wait a few months for initial appointment, but Dr. Wimbiscus was worth the wait.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Dr. Wimbiscus cared about what I had to say and what my daughter had to say. Felt like a team effort.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

Dr. Wimbiscus offers excellent care and consideration when working with her patients. She is an amazing doctor and I am glad to have found her!

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2021

Dr Winbuscus is awesome! She really takes time and listen and come up with a plan that is good for the whole I wouldn't trade her for nothing she will always be my grandchild doctor

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

it's always a really great experience I feel very safe and comfortable talking about my mental health Dr Wimbiscous is a wonderful psychiatrist

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

Dr Wimbiscus is absolutely amazing! She is so incredibly knowledgeable, kind, and patient, and she makes sure to involve the child in the visit.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Have to wait for the doctor's assistant to call to schedule. The wait is usually days later.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Dr. Wimbiscus is definitely a good and caring doctor. However, there has not been a lot of explanation about the actual diagnosis. I realize this may be a result of not enough time spent with my daughter just yet. I will not recommend her due to the extremely high cost of her services, though. IT IS UNCONSCIONABLE by her and/or the Cleveland Clinic. We will be changing psychiatrists due to the ridiculous fees charged.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Dr Wimbiscus is amazing! I am so glad we have now connected with her!

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

I always enjoy my appointments with Dr.Wimbiscous she is a wonderful psychiatrist

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

Dr Wimbiscous always makes me feel very comfortable when discussing my mental health it has helped me so much because I feel that I can be completely honest with her when discussing problems and we are able to work together to find the best solution

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr. Wimbiscus is extremely kind. We are so happy to have found her!

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Dr. Wimbiscus is absolutely amazing. She has helped our child so much. It is extremely apparent that she cares about her patients. We are so grateful to have her in our lives.

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