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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.3024
Desk:
216.445.2445
Fax:
216.445.4048
Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2023

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University College London
Fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology and Reconstruction
London, United Kingdom
2002

Fellowship - Universidad de Chile, Hospital Clinico Universidad de Chile
Breast Surgery
Santiago, Chile
1999

Residency - Universidad de Chile, Hospital Clinico Universidad de CHile
Gynecology and Obstetrics
Santiago, Chile
1998

Medical Education - Universidad de Chile Faculty of Medicine
Santiago, Chile
1995

Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • General Surgery - Neonatal
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Paula Escobar, 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 10/28/2023, Dr. Escobar 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

37 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

10 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2024

Excellent physician; felt I was in the best possible hands.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2023

I am blessed to have Dr. Paula Escobar as my breast surgeon. She is compassionate, professional, and explains everything in great detail. She reviewed with me the results of my recent tests, and then reviewed the plan of care for my upcoming surgery, including how long surgery would be, how long she anticipated I would be in recovery, and the approximate time I would be released to go home. She answered all of my questions and made me feel completely at ease for my upcoming surgery. Dr. Escobar Is the epitome of "world class care."

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Escobar have been wonderful! In the time I was waiting for an appointment in Erie, Dr. Escobar had removed the cancer! Polite, interested, concerned about her patients! She goes over and above! I am so happy I reached out to Cleveland Clinic to address the breast cancer! Thanks so much!

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

Dr. Escobar is exceptional! She is that one of a kind caring and respectful doctor that frankly I didn't think existed until I met her! Thank you for making this very unpleasant event in my life bearable and quickly removed!

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2023

Very nice and informative doctor

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

Dr. Escobar is the most compassionate physician I've ever met. Her level of care and competence during a cancer diagnosis were invaluable to me as a patient. She embodies the reputation that precedes Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

Dr Escobar was excellent, she listened to my concerns and made sure I was at ease with the diagnosis. I felt so much better after the appointment.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2023

Doctor Paula Escobar took time to learn my health history and made me comfortable with going forward with the necessary tests and procedures. The doctor explained to me well my condition and her warmth and kindness made me feel as if I was consulting with a good friend.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2023

The doctor was very personable and I felt that my best interest were at heart.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2023

I was very impressed with the Dr. She could not have been more engaged, detailed in her explanations, thorough. Excellent

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