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Department Plastic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.6900
Desk:
216.444.6821
Fax:
216.444.9419

Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Implant Exchange
  • Breast Lift
  • Breast Reduction
  • Juvederm
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Restylane
  • Rhinoplasty
View all 11 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Mastectomy Defects
  • Nasal Fractures
  • Nose Deformity
  • Small Breast Size
  • Wrinkles
View all 7 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Biography

About Randall Yetman, MD

After receiving his degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine, Dr. Yetman completed his internship and residency in general surgery at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center in Bronx, New York. He completed a residency in plastic surgery at New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center in New York City. He also completed a hand surgery fellowship at Cleveland Clinic. His special interests cosmetic surgery of the breast, breast augment , breast reduction, cosmetic surgery of the nose, cosmetic surgery of the face and breast reconstruction. 

In April 2002, Dr. Yetman was named one of the nation's Best Doctors for Women in Ladies' Home Journal magazine. Board-certified in plastic surgery, Dr. Yetman is a member of numerous professional societies including the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, the American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.

A frequent lecturer at national and international meetings, he has authored more than 50 major journal articles, book chapters and textbooks. Currently, Dr. Yetman is involved in the clinical investigation of outcomes of breast reconstruction (TRAM) following mastectomy for breast cancer.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
1983

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Hand Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
1982

Residency - New York Downtown Hospital, New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center
Plastic Surgery
New York, NY USA
1981

Residency - Montefiore Medical Center
General Surgery
Bronx, NY USA
1979

Internship - Montefiore Medical Center
Surgical Internship
Bronx, NY USA
1976

Medical Education - University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, FL USA
1975

Undergraduate - State University of New York at Buffalo Affiliated Hospitals
Buffalo, NY USA
1970

Professional Highlights

  • Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery

Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Cosmetic Surgery of the Breast, Cosmetic Surgery of the Nose, Breast Reconstruction, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast surgery

Awards & Honors

  • Top Doctors, Ladies' Home Journal
  • Best Doctors, Redbook magazine

Memberships

  • AMA
  • American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Ohio Valley Society for  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Randall Yetman, 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 1/2/2022, Dr. Yetman 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

63 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
4.5 out of 5
Explains 4.5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.5

11 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

My mother was unable to attend the appointment with me due to her recent hip replacement surgery. But Dr. Yetman permitted me to have my mother on the phone during my appointment to address her questions and concerns as well. That Dr. Yetman said, "of course it's fine to have your mother listen in" was very meaningful and important to me. Just represents another level of care I received.

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

Dr. Yetman was very nice.

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2021

Dr Yetman is a exceptional surgeon and his right hand nurse is exceptional as well. I am healing slowly so I have had several post op appts I can tell both dr Yetman and Denise Hutton truly care about me and my outcome .. Despite my recent breast cancer diagnosis that brought me to Dr Yetman and Denise it was a excellent and refreshing experience to have met both of them.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Very good doctor

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2021

This was my first visit to the Clinic for myself. I was thoroughly impressed by your staff, from Bellmen to the doctor. Great patient experience! Thank you!!

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

I have recommended Dr. Yetman to everyone. He is a perfectionist and he listens and addresses your concerns. He was my doctor who did My reconstructive surgery after my mastectomy. He, along with his PA, Denise, were nothing shortOf amazing. He has performedTwo surgeries on me and both times I was so happy with the outcome.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2021

Dr. Yetman and his NP and MA were so kind and thorough and had the best bedside manner. I was so nervous getting my lip filler done for the first time and they made me comfortable and I felt so confident when I left. Thank you guys so so much! :)

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

Dr Yetman performed the best reconstruction. I am very happy with my results. Surgery at beachwood clinic was great. Wonderful staff and on time!

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

Dr. Yetman was straight and to the point. I liked that he didn't dance around the issue but also made me feel comfortable. I would definitely recommend him to others.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2021

This is my first time appointment with Dr. Yetman and my experience was very good.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2021

I marked good on all questions, keeping in mind this was my first contact with the doctor and staff in this area of Cleveland Clinic.

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