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Department General Surgery
Primary Location Akron General
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Achalasia Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastric Bypass Revisional Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery for Weight Loss
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery with Focus on Reflux Disease
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • General Surgery
  • GERD Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Nutritional Management After Bariatric Surgery
  • Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
  • Per Oral Pyloromyotomy (POP)
  • Second Opinion
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF)
  • Weight Loss Surgery
View all 19 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Cholecystitis
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hernia - Paraesophageal
  • Hernias
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Obesity
View all 11 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Flexible Surgical Endoscopy
Cleveland, OH

Residency - Indiana University Hospitals
General Surgery
Indianapolis, IN

Medical Education - Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Undergraduate - Indiana Wesleyan University
Marion, IN


  • Surgery - General Surgery
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Marita Bauman, 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 1/21/2024, Dr. Bauman 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

120 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
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

22 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2024

All surgical staff, residents were wonderful. Dr. Bauman and all bariatric staff were amazing. Nurse practitioner!, Nutritionalist, Dietitian gave me wonderful care.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2024

Best physicians in the industry. Especially Dr. Marita Bauman.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

Dr Bauman is an exceptional doctor and surgeon. She has an exceptional bedside manner as well as being a very competent surgeon

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

I have the utmost respect for both Dr Bauman and her staff.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

A++ doctor. Dr Bauman (and Gastro PA) were the only doctors able to figure out what was going on with my special needs son. Still working on treatment, but have faith that his issues will be resolved.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

Best doctor that we have had the past couple of years. Really interested and willing to take the time to determine the cause of my son's poor health.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2024

The Doctor, nurse, and anesthesiologist all worked as a single team

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2024

Dr Bauman is a rare one of a kind doctor. Oh if all doctors were like her, I wish

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Dr. Bauman is an excellent doctor and her care and concern for her patients is wonderful.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

The doctor didn't seem to care about my issues but more about the actual procedure.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2023

This is one of my favorite doctors at Cleveland Clinic. She is so caring but professional. I feel like I can tell or ask her anything. She had a gentleman shadowing her and I can already tell my doctor has instilled her goodness in him and he's going to be another asset to Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2023

Best Doc I have ever had.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

Dr. Bauman is an amazing physician and you can tell that she really cares about her patients. She listened to all my concerns and answered every question I asked her and there were many.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2023

Thank you *Dr. Bauman & her team. Stellar team!

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2023

Dr bauman is the best of the best

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2023

I have always received professional care. Every doctor or LPN I have seen gets an A+

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2023

Dr. Bauman is wonderful! She is such a kind and caring provider!

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2023

*Dr. Bauman was amazing.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

The provider was polite but matter of fact and made assumptions about my life. And although she is capable of doing what I was inquiring about, she made it seem almost impossible. She mentioned the only thing she would do as a surgeon, and what she mentioned was exactly what I wanted, but she marginalized the benefits.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

Dr Bauman and her team were top notch!!! From first appointment, surgery and post op!!! I would definitely recommend for hiatal hernia surgery

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

Would give dr Bauman and her entire staff 10 stars!!!!

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2023

I was quite impressed with Dr M Bauman, very personable, caring and listened to our questions. (my husband & I) I have too say her staff was very pleasant, took their time with me, professional & polite!

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