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Department Obstetrics and Gynecology
Primary Location Beachwood Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Beachwood Family Health Center
Primary Location

Beachwood Family Health Center

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adolescent Health
  • Alternatives to Hysterectomy
  • Bilateral Tubal Ligation
  • Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Breast Exam
  • Cervical Polypectomy
  • Contraception
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Female Sterilization
  • General Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Gynecology
  • Health Screening and Testing
  • High Risk Pregnancy Care
  • Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Treatment of Ovarian Cysts
  • Medication Management
  • Menopausal Risk Assessment
  • Menstrual Cycle
  • Normal Vaginal Delivery
  • OB/GYN Ultrasound
  • Pap Test
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Prenatal Care
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Pre-Pregnancy Consultation
  • Prevention of Teen Pregnancy
  • Sterilization by Laparoscopy
  • Treatment of Fibroids
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Uterine Fibroids Treatment
  • Well Woman Gynecology
  • Women's Health
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About Catherine Caponero, DO

Catherine Caponero, DO is a Staff Physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cleveland Clinic. She currently serves as the Specialty Quality and Safety Officer for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Institute. She has received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and her Master of Arts degree in Bioethics from Case Western Reserve University. She earned her Doctor of Osteopathy medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. She then completed her residency training at The Kettering Health Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program.

Dr. Caponero practices full spectrum obstetrics and gynecology. She provides healthcare throughout the course of patients’ adolescent and adult lives. She currently sees patients at Beachwood Family Health Center, operates at the Beachwood Ambulatory Surgical Center and Hillcrest Hospital, and attends deliveries at Hillcrest Hospital. She is passionate about improving the quality of care for patients and encouraging shared decision making.

Dr. Caponero is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Reproductive Biology, Obstetrics, & Gynecology at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. She also specializes in gynecologic ultrasound and is credentialed through the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. In addition, she is a certified practitioner through The Menopause Society. Finally, she has partnered with the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo to assist with obstetric and gynecologic care for their Great Apes.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Grandview Hospital and Medical Center
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Dayton, OH USA

Medical Education - Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Erie, PA USA


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 4/3/2024, Dr. Caponero 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.

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

179 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 3.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

36 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2024

I love the doctor and her team was great

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2024

I would recommend Dr Caponero to all of my associates and friends

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2024

Dr Caponero is the best! She is so caring and always takes the time to listen and answer questions. I have recommended her to friends.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2024

The doctor was very easy to understand and gave great details as to how the procedure was going to go

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2024

She was very good in all areas

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

Dr. Caponero was very caring and sympathetic. I liked her a lot.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2024

Absolutely love dr caponero !

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2024

I Dr. Caponaro she's wonderful

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2024

I just LOVE Dr Componero!! She is very gentle, and very easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

Dr. Caponero is always so attentive. She was running behind schedule, but still sat down in the room, asked me what questions I had, and listened without rushing. She suggested helpful tips from her own experience as a new mom and obviously cares about the whole person she's treating.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

Outstanding care, first class personal explanation wonderful physician!!

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

The doctor was recommended to me and I followed thru

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2024

It is always a good experience. My doctor is always so kind and very easy to talk to you.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2024

Very attentive and knowledge. I appreciate her meeting me where I was during my appointment.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2024

She is absolutely amazing! I really feel like she cares about my well being and overall health

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2024

She's amazing loved her

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2024

Dr. Caponero is great. She listens, is gentle & supportive.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2023

Very kind, thorough, patient, and gentle. Would definitely recommend to another individual liking for quality care. Looking forward to returning to continue care with Dr. Caponero

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2023

Dr. Caponero is the single best doctor I've ever had in so many ways. I feel grateful to be under her care.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

Dr. Catherine was very concerned and gave me the space to express my various concerns about going off of HRT, and other issues. She was patient, kind and thorough. AND knowledgeable

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

Dr.Caponero is the best. She listens to all my concerns, provides clear explanations, and works together with me to make the best decisions for my health.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2023

Dr Campanero is excellent

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

Dr. Caponero was very respectful and listened. She took her time listening and explaining everything very thoroughly. She made me feel empowered about my healthcare decisions.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

The doctor is exceptional. She explains well, makes suggestions and has a wonderful bedside manner.I hesitate to refer anyone to her because than it will be very difficult to get an appointment.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

Doctor got a second opinion because she wasn't what ailment was so she contacted dr vesper for his opinion. Very professional and detail oriented

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2023

I would highly recommend Dr. Caponero to any of my female friends who are looking for a friendly, kind, caring gynecologist. She listened intently to all my concerns and explained everything thoroughly to me.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

The Best doctor. Thorough and caring.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2023

Dr Capanero was kind and showed concern for my history

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2023

Dr. Caponero was so kind and listened to my concerns. She instilled confidence in me that she is an excellent OB-Gyn and that she would connect me with any other specialists I would need to receive optimal care. Definitely recommend her to anyone who needs an OB-GYN.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

Wonderful experience with the provider in every aspect above. The provider demonstrated excellent ability in relating to me as the patient and I left the appointment feeling reassured and hopeful about my medical concerns I had at the start of the appointment.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

Dr. Caponero always takes time with her patients; I never feel rushed. She provides suggestions and personalized care, which is very rare these days. Highly recommend her!

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Visits are always efficient, thorough, pleasant and personal. Dr. Caponero is caring and compassionate; a good listener as well. I appreciated her consulting her colleague, Dr. Crawford, who likewise was very helpful. Both were extremely professional.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2023

She is very kind and answered all my questions and was very helpful in providing suggestions for my issues!

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2023

Dr. Caponaro shows great empathy and interest in my experience. She encourages a collaborative approach to my healthcare plan which I appreciate.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

*Dr. Caponero is the best! She listens to understand, care, and I feel safe in her care.

Reviewed on May 16, 2023

Dr. Caponero has been amazing. She is kind, caring, understanding and honest. She takes the time to sit and talk with you. It never feels rushed or like you're just a number. She gives good information, explains things, always asks if I have any questions she can answer. She is awesome.

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