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Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Family Physicians Willoughby Hills
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Primary Location

Family Physicians Willoughby Hills

Appointment:
440.386.4200
Desk:
440.386.4200
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Family Medicine
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Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2020

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Saint Elizabeth Health Center
Family Practice
Youngstown, OH USA
1990

Medical Education - Wright State University School of Medicine
Dayton, OH USA
1987

Undergraduate - Xavier University
Cincinnati, OH USA
1982

Certifications

  • Family Medicine
  • Family Medicine - Geriatric Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for John Bertsch.

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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 5/23/2022, Dr. Bertsch 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.

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

540 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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

149 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2022

Love this doctor John Bertsch. Very good doctor. And his staff are excellent.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Always great care from Dr Bertsch and his staff, from front desk all the way up to him

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Dr. Bertsch is the greatest.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Best Dr. I have ever been to which is why I come back

Reviewed on May 31, 2022

As always, Dr. Bertsch is very accommodating when it comes to the care and advice we get from him. None better.

Reviewed on May 31, 2022

I like my doctor very much. He is pleasant and easy to talk to.

Reviewed on May 31, 2022

I have been going to doctor Bertsch for over 20 years and I will continue to go to him until he retires.

Reviewed on May 28, 2022

I love Dr. Bertsch; he's GREAT

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Dr. Bertsch has been my doctor for many years because he is caring and focused on my needs

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

I have been a patient of Dr. Bertsch for many years, and have referred many people. He is a professional, I never feel rushed, he is thorough, and it is always a pleasure to see him.

Reviewed on May 13, 2022

Dr Bertsch is always very good in listening to and providing very thorough explanations.

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

I have been seeing Dr Bertsch since around 1995. He has always been very thoughtful and good at responding to my questions. He explains things very well and I have complete confidence in him.

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

I love the service the provider gives and the staff.

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

Dr always takes time to educate me during each visit. He pulled some pics on the web to reinforce his talking points. Good explanations to ensure I really understand.

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

Been seeing Dr Bertsch for almost 30 years! He has always been the utmost professional and caring doctor I've ever had in my 78 years!

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2022

Dr Bertch is the best

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

Dr. Bertsch is the best.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

Dr Bertsch is a very good Dr. He explains everything in detail for me. I'm very informed when I have my visits.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2022

Great doctor full of good information would recommend him to family and friends

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

Dr. Bertsch exemplifies what one wants in a dr., someone who talks to you and listens to concerns , and answers questions.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2022

Dr. Bertsch is a phenomenal physician, top quality as both diagnostician and treater.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2022

Dr. Bertsch is caring, informative and takes his time to explain things to you. I've been seeing Dr. Bertsch for along time and in my opinion he is the best!

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2022

Dr. Bertsch is an amazing doctor. Always makes the time to explain everything in understandable terms.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2022

I would recommend Dr. Bertsch to everyone and I have. He is the best

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2022

Dr. Bertsch was excellent and explained things well!

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

I have been a patient of Dr. Bertsch many years and never had any problems.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

Dr. Bertsch has always listened to my concerns and give me a referral if needed.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

Doctor always is attentive and spends correct amount of time to see patients needs are solved

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2022

Dr. Bertsch and his team are very friendly and professional Answered all my questions

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2022

Dr. Bertsch has been my primary care doctor for 31 years and he has been with me through numerous illnesses. He is the greatest--hope he never retires.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

All was good Dr. Bertch always spends ample time to cover any issues

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

Everyone in the office including the doctor does an excellent job.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

Every time I visit the doctor I learn something new, most helpful.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2022

Always a good experience with the staff doctor and the office

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2022

My appointments with Dr. Bertsch always are always pleasant. And he make sure that whatever it's with your health he will take time to explain.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2022

Dr. Bertsch always explained treatments.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2022

Dr. Bertsch is the BEST DOCTOR. He always explains everything to you. Very caring and professional.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2022

Dr. Bertsch is great and his staff is knowledgeable and very kind. Getting an appointment was super easy and I was accommodated as to my scheduling time.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2022

I recommend Dr. Bertsch to my friends. He is so knowledgeable, listens to all my concerns and always is willing to discuss all options. I always have a lot of questions and he is very patient and explains everything. He is the best.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2022

Dr. Bertsch is attentive, kind, and personable.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

Dr. Bertsch is very busy and has a high demand; because he's personable and provides excellent consultation.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2022

Dr. Bertsch is thorough, explains everything and has excellent patient repoire!

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Dr B is the best.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Doctor Bertsch is the best.I really feel like he really cares about me.thanks Doctor for your exalent service

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

Dr. Bertsch always takes time to listen to me and discuss any issues or concerns.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2022

Dr Bertsch is extremely thorough, respectful and should be made as a model for patient care.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

Dr Bertsch is kind and caring. He listens to me and treats me like a person

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

Dr Bersche is the best ever

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2022

Dr. Bertsch has been my Primary care provider for 27 yrs... He's the best

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Dr bertsch always takes time to answer questions and concerns

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2022

Dr Bertsch office is excellent

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

Dr.Bertsch is very professional, very friendly, always ready to discuss your concerns and very knowledgeable about any problems you bring up.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2022

Good. Dr spent time and explained everything

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2022

Dr. Bertsch is amazing! He's so friendly and helpful.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2022

Dr. Bertsch is a good and caring Physician.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2021

Dr. Bertsch is GREAT

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2021

Dr. Bertsch always listens well to me describing my problems and answers any questions I have to my satisfaction.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2021

Dr Bertsch Is an excellent doctor. Very knowledgeable, kind, and patient. My only suggestion would be to slow down his rate of speech. He talks very, very fast!

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2021

I am very pleased with Dr. Breach as my doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2021

We've been going to Dr. Bertsch for over 20 years. Always have superior service by Dr. Bertsch and his staff. Any time we need a specialist he provides us with the best medical help.

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2021

Very nice staff, the doctor is the best doctor I've ever had in my life.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2021

Dr. Bertsch was, as always, patient and willing to listen. He Is always well prepared and is wonderful at answering the questions I ask about my conditions. I never feel talked down to and am confident that he is up to date on his research and circumstances related to my health. I would highly recommend Dr. Bertsch to anyone.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2021

Dr. Bertsch ALWAYS listens to me, explains diagnoses and treatments clearly, answers any questions I might have.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2021

Dr. Bertsch is always caring and respectful. He's a great doctor!

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2021

Dr Bertsh is awesome

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2021

Dr Bertsch is the best

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2021

Recommending Dr. Bertsch to everyone needing a new doctor

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2021

Dr. Bertsch is the best! He deserves a raise!!!!

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2021

Cleveland Clinic needs more doctors like Dr. Bertsch. This is the doctor that all should aspire to be.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2021

Dr Bertsch always goes beyond the call of duty to explain everything in detail. Outstanding Dr.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

I have been seeing Dr. Bertsch since the 1990's. He always explains things and listens to any problems I have without acting like he is in a hurry to leave. That is one of the reasons I have been coming to see him all these years.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2021

I love Dr. Bertch! He's such a compassionate and thorough doctor. He always answers my questions and explains things in a way that I can understand.

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2021

I have never I had a bad experience with Dr. Bertsch. He is very knowledgeable and informative.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2021

Very happy with my doctor

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2021

Best doctor and staff I've ever had

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2021

In spite of being very busy John (Dr. Bertsch) takes the time to explain things and answer questions. He remembers my preference for graphic displays of data.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2021

Love love love Dr. Bertsch. Been going to him for years. Very nice, professional, knowledgeable and a great people person.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2021

Dr. Bertsch and his staff are terrific!

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2021

I like how Dr. Bertsch and I can review my latest results in "My Chart" and discuss how they compare to my history.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

The care I get from Family Physicians is the reason why I have been going to them for over 25 years.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

The doctor listens and takes his time with you that's what I like and he knows who you are you're just not a number.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

The desk staff and nurse are always incredibly polite. Dr. Bertsch is a great guy who has always made me feel cared for.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2021

Dr. Bertsch is the best!

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2021

THE STAFF AND DOCTOR ARE ALWAYS KIND, FRIENDLY & ACCOMADATING. I AM TREATED WITH RESPECT AND THE LOCATION IS VERY SAFE

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2021

Would like to refer others to the doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

Very good doctor practice very very kind and polite people

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

Always a positive experience when I go to family physician that's what it is it's all family

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

Dr. Bertsch always listens well, explains clearly and thoroughly, and is very aware and knowledgeable. In addition, he is kind and personable. My family is grateful for him.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

Very informative visit with Dr. Bertsch

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2021

Very nice Staff at the Office. Always a pleasure when I see Dr. Bertsch.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

Dr. Bertsch is a rock star

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

Dr. Bertsch is a rock star even when he's ill.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

Dr Bertsch is always pleasant, quick, and efficient

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Dr Bertsch is excellent

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021

Dr. Bertsch was excellent with me!

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021

Dr Bertsch is a excellent Doctor Keith and myself are very happy with Dr Bertsch

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2021

Been with this doctor for many years and so has my whole family I recommend him to everyone

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Dr. Bertsch is an excellent doctor. He takes his time and answers all my questions

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Awesome doctor

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

Dr Bertch is excellent

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

Dr Bertsch always supplies great service

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

I love entire office from office staff to all nurses to Dr John Bertsch.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Doctor bertsch and his staff are incomparable to any other medical care I have received. He's the BEST!!!

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

Have been going to Dr. Bertsch for over 25 years - we always get the best care

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

Dr Bertsch always does a respectful job

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

*Dr. Bertsch & his staff are excellent.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

*Dr. Bertsch & staff are excellent.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Dr.Bertsch always takes the time to answer all of my questions and gives me information to help with my problems.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

The doctor is "The Best" for all the above reasons! Always thorough and caring

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2021

Nice visit with Dr. Bertsch.

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2021

Staff member Jeri S. Is the best. She is always so pleasant and nice on the phone and in person. She will always take great care of you. The nurses are all wonderful. Dr. Bertsch is A SUPER DOCTOR.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2021

Dr. Bertsch is a blessing and I really appreciate him as a professional and person.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2021

He is by far the best doctor I've ever had. He is very thorough

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

Dr. Berscht was very friendly and helpful and courteous to me and has a pleasant personality. He is very professional and knowledgeable in his work.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

We love Dr Bertsch but very difficult to get appointments. He is very popular.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2021

Dr Bertsch has been my Primary care physician for 27 years and I will not go to anyone else, he is very caring and an excellent doctor!

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2021

Best doctors office I have ever used and the only one for almost 30 years, nice acquisition on Cleveland Clinics part.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

Dr Bertsch is an amazing physician and explains everything well.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

Staff is great. I couldn't get a physical earlier (when I wanted) but I understand how extremely busy Dr. Bertsch and staff are especially after he worked the COVID floor at Euclid for MONTHS!

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

Dr. Bertsch, has tremendous bedside manners, is always professional and !very informative. He motivates me to work at my health making it my desire to never miss an annual physical.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2021

Dr Bertsch is truly a very kind and compassionate man. Thankful he is my PCP!

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr bertsch is such a great doctor. Always happy to see me. Takes it personal to make sure I'm getting the best health care and making sure I take all my meds.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Wonderful Doctor

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Over the years, I have always found Dr. Bertsch to be very caring and "on top of his game". He puts the patient first.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Love dr. B. Been going to him for over 35 yes. I moved to hinckley and will not find another doc till he retires. I drive a long way to see him. A great doc.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Love dr b and his staff. They are so caring. I have not seen this with other care providers at cc. You need more of them.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

Dr. Bertsch is very willing to patiently discuss my health conditions and proper ways to achieve and stay healthy.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

Dr. Bertsch has been consistent in his concern for me as his patient

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

Dr Bertsch is excellent, he is the best doctor I've ever had, I love him! I have recommended him to family and friends.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2021

I refer to Dr. Bertsch frequently. Thank you for all the kind attention you've given over the years.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2021

Always a very good experience at Dr. Bertsch office

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Dr. Bertsch is AWESOME.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Dr. Bertsch treated me with respect and took the time to address all my problems.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2021

Always a very good visit to Dr Betcsh,, he is awesome and so with his staff

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2021

I really enjoy seeing Dr Bertsch he always makes me feel comfortable

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2021

Dr Bertsch is an exemplary physician and should be considered as a role model for interns.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2021

Dr Bertsch has outstanding patient skills and provides meaningful explanations about his statements concerning my health

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2021

The doctor spent considerable time with me to insure that all my concerns were discussed and moved on positively

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

Dr Bertsch has always taken the time to explain my options and answer any questions I might have had.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

I have been going to Dr Bertsch since 1995 because I trust him to listen to me and answer my questions and take seriously any concerns I have. I have always felt very confident of the care I have received from him.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2021

Talking with *Dr. Bertsch about any concern gets his full attention - I feel comfortable no matter my problem, big or small, he gives it his full attention.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2021

Always kind & caring. I would & have recommended *Dr. Bertsch & his practices.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021

Dr. Bertche is great.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021

Dr. Bertche is great

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

Dr. Bertsch is fantastic-can't sing his praises enough.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

Dr Bertsch explained more to me than any other Dr I've had in YEARS. He's very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

My PCP, Dr. Bertsch, Is one of the best around! He is caring and attentive and actually takes the time to sit with me and understand my issues. He explains all my options and knows my family history! I continue to recommend him to family and friends whenever I can because I truly trust him with my health and my family's health!

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

A great doctor and great support staff

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

Amazing doctor, very happy with his care and attention to detail.

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