Department Obstetrics and Gynecology
Primary Location Willoughby Hills Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adolescent Health
  • Alternatives To Hysterectomy
  • Bilateral Tubal Ligation
  • Breast Exam
  • Cervical Polypectomy
  • Cesarean Birth (C-Section)
  • Circumcision
  • Colposcopy
  • Contraception
  • Cord Blood Banking
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Essure
  • Female Sterilization
  • General Obstetrics And Gynecology
  • Genitourinary Exams
  • Gynecology
  • High Risk Pregnancy Care
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Sterilization
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Treatment Of Endometriosis
  • Laparoscopic Treatment Of Ovarian Cysts
  • Mammogram
  • Menstrual Disorders, Fibroids and Hysteroscopic Services
  • Menstruation
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myomectomy
  • Normal Vaginal Delivery
  • Obstetrics and Family Maternity Center
  • Ovulation Induction
  • Pap Test
  • Pessaries
  • Screening and Testing
  • Section of General Gynecology
  • Specialty Women's Health
  • Sterilization by Laparoscopy
  • Transvaginal Ultrasonography
  • Treatment of Fibroids
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Ultrasonography
  • Uterine Fibroids Treatment
  • Well Woman Gynecology
View all 44 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Pap Smears
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Adolescent Pregnancy
  • Adolescent Sexual Health
  • Amenorrhea
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Bartholin Cyst
  • Breast Pain
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometrial Polyps
  • Endometriosis
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy (ERT)
  • Female Pelvic Pain
  • Fibroids
  • Fibroids And Leiomyoma
  • General Obstetrics
  • Genital Warts
  • Gonorrhea
  • Herpes
  • Interstitial Cystitis | Pelvic Pain
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Menopause
  • Menorrhagia
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Menstrual Irregularities
  • Miscarriage
  • Molar Pregnancy
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and Healthcare Providers
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vulvar Dystrophy
  • Yeast Infections
View all 43 Specialties +


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About Diane Brown-Young, MD

Diane Elizabeth Young, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at
Cleveland Clinic. She has held this position since 2000. She is Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. She has held academic titles since Nov., 2007. She is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Young is also Clerkship Director for OB/GYN at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - MetroHealth Medical Center
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - College of Wooster
Wooster, OH USA

Professional Highlights

  • Section Head, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Willoughby Hills Family Health Center
  • Clerkship Director for third year OB/GYN medical students
  • Clinical Education Committee Member
  • Cleveland Clinic Domestic Violence Task Force Member


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Specialty Interests

general gynecology, general obstetrics

Awards & Honors

  • APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders Graduate 2015
  • Cleveland Clinic Clinical Kaiser Permanente Teaching Award 2015
  • APGO Annual Teaching Award

Innovations & Patents

  • Developed protocol to perform office endometrial ablations at the Willoughby Hills Family Health Center


  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • American College of OB/GYN, Fellow
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 3/15/2020, Dr. Brown-Young 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

72 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 4.9
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

29 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

I absolutely feel so cared for by Dr Young and her staff!!

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

I was thrilled by Dr. Young. It was my first time seeing her and she will be my doctor going forward. great personality. very caring.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr. Young is an excellent doctor, so it's hard to get an appointment. This was not an emergency, but I had to make this appointment 6 months ago. Well worth the wait.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

I see Dr. Young because she us excellent at proving information, addressing issues, giving choices and explaining consequences. She's the best physician I've ever had.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

I was very impressed that someone called to let me know there was a cancellation and I could get in to Dr. Young the next day (7/29) rather than waiting until my original appointment in Nov.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr. Young is caring, thorough and has a wonderful bedside manner! She came highly recommended by a good friend and I now understand why.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Dr Young is so easy to talk to and seems to get down on my level to explain things. super nice, genuine lady. this was only my 2nd time seeing her!

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

I love Dr. Young, she very attentive to my needs, she always listens and works out a plan for my healthcare needs.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Would and have recommended Dr.Young

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

I LOVE Dr. Young and she was worth the amount of time I had to wait in the waiting room. She is very personable, very easy to talk to, and she seemed genuine with me about the things I discussed with her.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Dr. Young and her assistants are the best!

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr. Young is so sweet. I feel like she is genuinely concerned about her patients and their well-being. Each time I've seen Dr. Young in her office, she has taken the time to answer all of my questions and address all of my concerns. I've never felt rushed or like she didn't have time for me.

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr. Young, is very personable and easy to talk to. I was very anxious about what was happening and she made it very easy to express my concerns.

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Dr Young was very attentive to my medical concerns. She is a kind and thoughtful doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2020

My midwives along w/*Dr. Young were phenomenal!

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Dr. Young was excellent in explaining what might be happening in my body. Her explanations were clear and helpful. She definitely took time to talk with me and asked questions that were substantive, not just routine.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Dr. Young was excellent. I loved her. she had great energy and Vibes. I was nervous about getting a vaginal exam, and she talked to me the whole time to take my mind off it. she was great. I would recommend her to any women and would love to keep her as my provider.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Dr Young is an excellent physician! And her staff goes above and beyond for the patients. All are deserving of recognition for a job well done.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Dr Young is AWESOME! Very professional and listens to her patients.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020


Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Dr. Young is so busy it takes months to get a well checkup appointment.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

My previous physician retired and referred me to Dr. Young. I had to wait 4 months to get an appointment.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Dr. Young is an awesome doctor

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Dr. Young made me feel like I was her priority and explained my issues in detail and all my questions were answered.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Dr. Diane Young is a highly knowledgeable physician who is compassionate, responds to questions thoroughly, and is overall an amazing physician.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Dr. Young is a greatlistener and helped me to resolve a couple of problems.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Dr. Young is the absolute best. Her level of care and expertise are exceptional. I absolutely love her and so thankful to have her as my medical provider.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Dr Young is an excellent role model physician

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

Dr. Young was so informative and careful. She made sure I was comfortable and felt safe.

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