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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 Gynecology
  • 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 Contraceptive Device
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  • Female Sterilization
  • General Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Genitourinary Exams
  • Gynecology
  • Health Screening and Testing
  • High Risk Pregnancy Care
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Services
  • Hysteroscopic Sterilization
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Treatment of Endometriosis
  • Laparoscopic Treatment of Ovarian Cysts
  • Mammogram
  • Menstruation
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myomectomy
  • Normal Vaginal Delivery
  • Obstetrics
  • Obstetrics and Family Maternity Center
  • Ovulation Induction
  • Pap Test
  • Pessaries
  • Section of General Gynecology
  • Sterilization by Laparoscopy
  • Transvaginal Ultrasonography
  • Treatment of Fibroids
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Ultrasonography
  • Uterine Fibroids Treatment
  • Well Woman Gynecology
  • Women's Health
View all 47 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Pap Smears
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Adolescent Pregnancy
  • Adolescent Sexual Health
  • Amenorrhea
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Bartholin Cyst
  • Breast Pain
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometrial Polyps
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Pelvic Pain
  • Fibroids
  • Genital Warts
  • Gonorrhea
  • Herpes
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Menopause
  • Menorrhagia
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Miscarriage
  • Molar Pregnancy
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Pregnancy
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vulvar Dystrophy
  • Yeast Infections
View all 38 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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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 2/2/2023, 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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* 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

185 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 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

46 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2023

Very good experience with staff and care provider.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2023

BEST doc visit I have ever experienced.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

Dr. YOUNG is exceptional in competence and compassion.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2023

I have recommended Dr. Diane Young to other friends.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2023

Dr Young provided quite a few options fpr a plan forward, which I appreciated. She made me feel heard & less worried.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Dr. Young is amazing!!The best.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

Dr. Young takes time to listen, and she is knowledgeable, experienced and caring.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

I absolutely love Dr Diane Young...she is very patient and she listens.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Dr Diane Young is very respectful and patient...she addressed all my concerns.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Dr. Young was by far one of the best doctors As a new patient, she talked with me while I was in my street clothes to talk things over with me, then I prepared for the exam. She was thorough yet kind. She made me aware of precautions and praised my personal self-care.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Dr Young is very professional, caring and a pleasure to have as a doctor. Really appreciate her.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Dr. Young is an amazing physician. She is professional, patient, kind, knowledgeable and compassionate. I hope she never leave her practice! Thank you Dr. Young. I truly appreciate your care of me.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2023

Dr. Young was on target with my recent experiences.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2023

First visit with Dr. Young!! Very personable and professional !! She took time to address concerns and and explain information! Highly recommend!!!!

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

I have never had a bad experience with Dr. Young. I appreciate that she is always very courteous and professional, and she is sincerely concerned about my healthy and well-being.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2023

Dr. Young was wonderful. This was my first official visit with her as my new gynecologist. She listened, shared her professional opinions and made the overall experience comfortable. She was professional, personable and funny.

Reviewed on May 25, 2023

I think very highly of dr. Young. She is a wonderful doctor. She is very professional yet very caring. I would not want to see anyone else

Reviewed on May 23, 2023

Dr. Young is a gem and made my horrible appointment turn around. She is attentive, describes things in simple terms for me to understand, remembers my husband and that I have twins and is the best doctor I've had. I highly recommend Dr. Young to others but because she is so amazing, she is always booked.

Reviewed on May 18, 2023

Dr. Young is a very, professional, caring, knowledgeable person who takes their time answering questions and reviewing your health history addressing any questions or concerns!

Reviewed on May 18, 2023

Love Dr. Young. Very personable and knowledgeable. Have been her patient for years.

Reviewed on May 16, 2023

*Diane Young is a wonderful doctor! She's treated me with dignity & respect for the last 25 years.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2023

This is my first time meeting this doctor & she was so wonderful. She helped me understand my situation & I would love to come back and see her again

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2023

Scheduling an appointment with *Dr. Young is difficult likely due to the fact that he is an EXCEPTIONAL physical & in demand. I don't care for your phone appointment scheduling process.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2023

As stated previously, she is exceptional.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2023

I always feel comfortable speaking with Dr. Young

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2023

Dr Young is amazing! Caring, patient, personable, kind. Everything a doctor should be!! I'm blessed to have her for my doctor...

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2023

She is the best of the best!! She is the reason I look forward to my appointment!

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2023

Dr. Young exceeds expectations. She is educational, listens and sometime has to ask tough questions but does so in the most sensitive manner. I would not ever give her up as my OBGYN!!!

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2023

Dr Young is the BEST!!!

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2023

My first time meeting Dr. Young and she was very kind and thorough!! I loved her!!

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2023

Dr. Young always provides excellent care. She is very kind, compassionate and thorough with her examinations.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2023

Dr. Young was very thorough, kind, and showed interest in my well-being

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2023

Dr. Young makes me feel like I'm her only patient. I love her bedside manner. She is terrific

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2023

Dr. Diane Young is probably the best and most competent doctor I have ever seen. I would recommend her to anyone. Her office personnel is also very pleasant and helpful.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2023

Dr. Young eased all my anxiety the second she stepped in the room. She explained things extremely well. I felt as if she cared about me as a person despite just meeting. She is a fabulous physician with great bedside manner.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2023

Dr Young always is warm and welcomes questions and takes time to ensure your concerns have been addressed.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2023

She was so nice and listened to everything I had to say. She answered all my questions thoughtfully and kindly.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2023

Dr. Young is wonderful and I always find visits with her to be helpful.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023

Dr. Young was amazing. She explained everything about the appointment, my diagnosis, and the procedure she performed in language I could easily understand. She was professional, yet personal, and displayed expertise in her field. I would see her again and recommend her to anyone without hesitation.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

Dr.Young was very knowledgeable and very kind...kept me informed each step of the way.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

This was my first time seeing Dr. Young and I absolutely loved her. She was friendly and personable while also being very professional. She went through my chart and cleaned up old and outdated items. It's been awhile since another doctor has done that. I'd be more than happy to see her again.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Excellent doctor. My first visit. She was professional, caring and very intelligent.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

Dr. Young was awesome! Very knowledgeable and caring.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Dr Young was immediately concerned with my description of what brought me in. She probed my description to assure she was correctly interpreting my concerns as she analyzed my responses. I appreciated her taking me very seriously.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Dr Young was very thorough in my exam. She was very clear is describing what she was going to do and why, seeking my agreement to proceed. She was respectful, talking me through what I would feel as she executed the procedure. She is a caring, excellent doctor. I feel comfortable that I can discuss any delicate situation with her to benefit my health journey.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

She is one of my favorite doctors. She is very knowledgeable.

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