Treatment & Services
- Advanced Operative Laparoscopy
- Complex Pelvic Surgery
- Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
- Hysteroscopic Sterilization
- In-Office Pelvic Ultrasound
- Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery
- Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
- Laparoscopic myomectomy
- Laparoscopic Removal of Fibroids
- Laparoscopic Treatment Of Ovarian Cysts
- Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
- Operative Hysteroscopy
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
- Ectopic Pregnancy
- Endometrial Polyps
- Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
- Ovarian Cysts
- Pelvic adhesions
- Pelvic Disorders
- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
- Pelvic Pain
- Uterine Fibroids
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Tennessee Health Science Center/Women's Surgery Center
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Chattanooga, TN USA
Residency - University of Louisville School of Medicine
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health
Louisville, KY USA
Medical School - University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Mobile, AL USA
Undergraduate - University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL USA
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, complex pelvic pain, endometriosis, abnormal uterine bleeding
Research & Publications
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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 9/20/2016, Dr. Sprague 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. Sprague receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Covidien 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.
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42 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Knows Medical History||4.5|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.3|
4 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Oct 19, 2016
I have never seen a doctor with as much knowledge as Dr. Sprague. He had the best bedside manner and the most knowledge about my condition.
Reviewed on Sep 20, 2016
Complete information is always provided.
Reviewed on Jul 22, 2016
Dr. Sprague asked pertinent questions and provided the right assistance for my health care needs.
Reviewed on Jun 29, 2016
Dr. Michael Sprague is an exceptional physician. I drove 2.5 hours to see him because of the Cleveland Clinic name, his specialty as a "minimally invasive gynecological surgeon', credentials and experience and the comments I read about him on www.Healthgrades.com. I could not be more grateful he is now my Gynecologist and that I will be under HIS care for surgery needed. He gained my trust in one visit. He addressed ALL of my needs and stated up front, "We are going to get you answers about (your medical condition) TODAY" and he delivered. He put me at ease and his beside manner was outstanding. There is no question he is and will continue to be at the very top of his field.
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