Robert DeBernardo, MD

Robert DeBernardo, MD

Department Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women's Health Institute
Primary Location Hillcrest Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Treatment Of Endometriosis
  • Laparoscopic Treatment Of Ovarian Cysts
  • Robotic assisted gynecologic surgery
  • Section of Gynecologic Oncology
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Tumors
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor
  • Hereditary Gynecologic Cancers
  • Molar Pregnancy
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pelvic Mass
  • Post-Menopausal Bleeding
  • Uterine Sarcoma
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvar Disorders
  • Vulvar Dystrophy
View all 15 Specialties +
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Biography

About Robert DeBernardo, MD

Robert DeBernardo, MD is a gynecologic oncologist in the Department of Gynecologic Oncology and is also the Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Cleveland Clinic’s Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health Institute.  He is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, as well as gynecologic oncology.  He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine.  His specialty interests include first time and recurrent gynecological cancers, Hyperthermic Intraoperative Peritoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC), endometrial and ovarian cancer, pathogenesis of endometrial cancer, post op thrombosis, complex laparoscopy and laparoscopic management of gynecologic malignancy.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2013

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Massachusetts General Hospital
Gynecologic Oncology
Boston, MA USA
2004

Residency - Johns Hopkins Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Baltimore, MD USA
2001

Medical School - Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
1997

Specialty Interests

Treatment of Gynecologic malignancies, including surgery and chemotehrapy, specializing in advanced and recurrent ovarian, fallopian tube and peritoneal cancers. Treatment of cervical, vulvar and endometrial cancers. HIPEC, Intra-peritoneal chemotherapy, Minimally invasive surgery

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 4/13/2016, Dr. DeBernardo 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

151 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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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 5
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

7 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2016

always keeps me well informed of my condition

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2016

Very good experience.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2016

dr DEbarnardo always listens and answers my questions.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2016

I have been with Dr. D before Clev. Clinic and have followed him to the clinic because by far he is the most amazing & caring dr. I am a 17 yr OC survivor and he has A LOT to do with me still being alive.

Reviewed on May 5, 2016

Everyone involved with this practice are excellent!

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2016

Excellent care! Excellent Doctor! Excellent NP!

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2016

Dr. Debernardo is great!

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