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Department Colorectal 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:
216.444.7000
Desk:
216.445.8765
Fax:
216.445.8627
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abdominal Perineal Resection
  • Anal Cancer Surgery
  • Anorectal Fistula Treatment
  • Anorectal Surgery
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon And Rectal Surgical Procedures
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy with Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
  • Colorectal Cancer - Prevention
  • Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis
  • Colorectal Cancer Research
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening Strategies
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Colostomy
  • Complex Pelvic Surgery
  • Consultation for Complicated Colon and Rectal Disease
  • Fecal Diversion
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Hemorrhoid Arterial Ligation
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Ileoanal Pouch
  • Ileoscopy
  • Ileostomy
  • Inherited Colon Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Intestinal Stomas
  • Intestinal Surgery
  • J Pouch
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Perineal Resection
  • Laparoscopic and Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Resection
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Fecal Diversion
  • Laparoscopic Ileocolectomy
  • Laparoscopic J-pouch Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Proctosigmoidectomy
  • Laparoscopic Rectopexy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Digestive Diseases
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopy of Pelvis
  • Minimally Invasive Cancer Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Pelvic Pouch Surgery for Ulcerative Colitis
  • Polypectomy
  • Pouchendoscopy
  • Pouchoscopy
  • Proctectomy
  • Rectal Cancer Surgery
  • Rectal Exam
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Rectal Ultrasound
  • Rectal-Sparing Operations For Carcinoma Of The Rectum
  • Rectopexy
  • Rectoplexy
  • Rectourethral Fistula Repair
  • Rectum Reoperative Abdominopelvic Surgery
  • Re-Do Rectal Surgery
  • Reoperative Abdominal Surgery
  • Reoperative Pelvic Surgery
  • Resection of Colon and Rectal Diseases
  • Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
  • Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Rubber Band Ligation Of Hemorrhoids
  • Second Opinion
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Sphincter Sparing Surgery
  • Stoma Surgery
  • Strictureplasty
  • Surgery
  • Surgery For Carcinoma Of The Colon
  • Surgery For Crohn's Disease
  • Surgery for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Surgery for Fecal Incontinence
  • Surgery for Pilonidal Cyst
  • Surgery for Rectal Prolapse
  • Surgery for Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Surgical Management for Ulcerative Colitis
  • Total Abdominal Colectomy
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
  • Treatment for Anal Fissure
  • Treatment for Anal Fistula
  • Treatment of Constipation and Fecal Incontinence
  • Watch and Wait for Rectal Cancer
View all 94 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Adenomas
  • Adenomatous Polyps
  • Anal Abscesses
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Dysplasia
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Pain
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Disease
  • Anorectal Fistula
  • Anorectal Physiology and Disorders
  • Benign Anorectal Disease
  • Bowel Incontinence
  • Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Diseases
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colonic Neoplasia
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Colovesticle Fistula
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Enterocutaneious Fistula
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Fissure
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hereditary Non Polyposis Colorectal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Fistulae
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Large Bowel (Intestinal) Obstruction
  • Large Bowel Cancer
  • Large Intestine Cancer
  • Perianal Ulcer
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Pain
  • Rectal Polyps
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectal Tumor
  • Rectal Vaginal Fistula
  • Rectovaginal Fistulas
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stoma Related Problems
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Volvulus
View all 56 Specialties +
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Biography

About Arielle Kanters, MD

Dr. Arielle Kanters is a colorectal surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Biology and Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She then completed her medical degree at Case Western Reserve University while also earning a Masters in Science in Applied Anatomy. She received her General Surgery training at University of Michigan and did a Colorectal Surgery fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Foundation. She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. 

Her research interests include identifying barriers to the delivery of high quality care in colon and rectal surgery. She has published peer-reviewed articles on colorectal surgery and serves as a reviewer for journals. 

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2021

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Colorectal Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
2021

Residency - University of Michigan Hospitals
General Surgery
Ann Arbor, MI USA
2020

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (Ohio)
Cleveland, Oh United States (Archived)
2013

Graduate School - Case Western Reserve University
Applied Anatomy
Cleveland, OH USA
2013

Certifications

  • General Surgery

Specialty Interests

Cancer of the colon, rectum and anus, Inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Diverticulitis, Laparoscopic colorectal surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Sphincter preservation surgery, J pouch creation, Ostomy reversal, Benign anorectal diseases

Awards & Honors

  • 2019 Diseases of Colon and Rectum Reviewer’s Guild, Inaugural Class Member
  • 2019 University of Michigan Department of Surgery Administrative Chief Resident
  • 2018 Evan Newport HOPE Award Nomination
  • 2017 Top resident educator – “Bronze Beeper Award” Winner, Awarded by Galen Medical Society, as voted upon by third and fourth year medical students, University of Michigan Medical School
  • 2017 University of Michigan Department of Surgery Leadership Development Program
  • 2016 Best resident educator – “Golden Beeper Award” Winner, Awarded by the Galen Medical Society, University of Michigan Medical School
  • 2015 Exceptional Physician Communicator Award, Trauma Burn Center at University of Michigan Health System
  • 2013 Alpha Omega Alpha, Case Western Reserve University
  • 2012 Academy of Medicine Education Foundation Scholarship Winner
  • 2009 Phi Beta Kappa, Case Western Reserve University
  • 2009 John Schoff Millis Award to Senior with the Best Academic Record, Case Western Reserve University
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 10/4/2021, Dr. Kanters 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

33 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 5
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

7 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2022

Love Dr.Kanter.

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

We love CC & Dr Kanters!

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

Dr. Kanters was very friendly and informative. Her thorough explanation of the colonoscopy and her sense of humor made me feel comfortable with moving forward with the procedure.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2022

Dr.Kanters is very kind and helpful. I know I can trust her and she answers all of my questions

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

Dr . Kanters was excellent in her care for me . She was very sensitive to my feelings and took extra care to make me feel heard and respected

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Dr Kanters is the most caring doctor I have ever had!

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

I have never had a doctor make me feel so cared for and like my feelings meant everything!

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