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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA USA
Residency - Mount Carmel Health System - East/West
Columbus, OH USA
Internship - Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital
Cuyahoga Falls, OH USA
Medical School - Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Athens, OH USA
Undergraduate - Grove City College
Grove City, PA USA
Research & Publications
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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 11/16/2017, Dr. Cline 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. Cline receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Medtronic ATS Medical, Inc.
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.
212 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||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
8 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Feb 15, 2018
Dr Cline is a God send, he listened to me when no other Dr has, after 14yrs! He is very thorough and just and all around great man and Dr. Thk u again, Dr Cline
Reviewed on Jan 16, 2018
Dr. Cline listened to my concerns and questions and problem solved through them with my input. I would recommend his care to anyone.
Reviewed on Nov 9, 2017
Dr. Cline took the time out of the appointment to listen to my concerns and make my experience comfortable during my initial examination with him. He is an excellent provider that wants to get to the issues at hand in my health and has plenty of ideas in mind to get to the bottom of it.
Reviewed on Oct 10, 2017
Excellent physician who is knowledgeable with wonderful bedside manner. I would recommend him to any patient.
Reviewed on Oct 3, 2017
Dr Cline always explains things to me in a way I understand. He's very compassionate
Reviewed on Jul 11, 2017
1 Word EXCELLENT
Reviewed on Jul 11, 2017
He gave my a RX for a different nausea medication. He explained that if they did not work, surgery would be required and detailed what the surgery would involve. Happily, the new medication seems to be working.
Reviewed on Mar 7, 2017
Dr. Cline took his time, asked questions about my current health and was genuinely concerned about me. He is a very good listener and also extremely knowledgeable about his field of work. Dr. Cline explained everything to me, in terms I understood completely. I have, and would recommend him to friends and family!!
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