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Department Center for Specialized Women's Health
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Turkish
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Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Bioidentical Hormone Therapy
  • Birth Control Pills
  • Bone Density Testing
  • Gynecologic Endocrinology
  • Hormonal Therapy
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Mammogram
  • Menopausal Care
  • Menopausal Risk Assessment
  • Mona Lisa Touch Laser Therapy Consultation
  • Pelvic Exam
  • Sexual Medicine
  • Vaginitis Testing
  • Well Woman Exam
  • Well Woman Gynecology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Menopause
  • Perimenopause
View all 2 Specialties +


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About Pelin Batur, MD

Pelin Batur MD has been at the Cleveland Clinic since 1998; she works in the Department of Subspecialty Care for Women's Health, within the Ob/Gyn & Women's Health Institute. She is a Professor of Ob/Gyn & Reproductive Biology at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Her practice is a referral resource for women with complex hormonal needs. Her areas of expertise include menopause, medically complex contraception (including menstrual migraine and menstrually associated neurologic conditions), osteoporosis, and sexual health. She has been integral to the creation of several programs within the Ob-Gyn department, including the Sexual Health Program as well as the Complex Contraception Clinic. She also serves as the hormone liaison for multidisciplinary programs in partnership with the Cancer Institute, including the Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer as well the Young Onset Colorectal Cancer Programs. The Specialty Women's Midlife Welcome Center can be reached at 216.444.8686 to schedule with a Women's Midlife Specialist.

Dr Batur graduated medical school from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (NEOMED), where she completed the accelerated, 6-year BS/MD track. She completed both her internal medicine residency and subspecialty fellowship training in women’s health at the Cleveland Clinic. The fellowship provided expertise in menopause, breast care, osteoporosis, contraception, hormonal headaches, medical genetics, general gynecology, urology, preventative cardiology and endocrinology. After 15 years of balancing an internal medicine and consultative women’s health practice, she has transitioned to a purely women's health consultative practice, focused on the care of women with medically complex situations, such as after cancer treatment, organ transplant, or in those who carry genetic conditions which increase cancer risk. She splits her time between Cleveland Clinic Main Campus and the Strongsville Family Health and Surgery Center.

She is actively involved in the education of medical trainees and staff physicians, and has held several educational leadership positions throughout her career. She has published more than 100 book chapters, articles, abstracts, policy statements, and educational curricula on a variety of women’s health topics. She lectures nationally to general medicine, endocrinology and gynecology specialists, and works closely with multiple national medical organizations to advance women’s health care and education. She is the Deputy Editor of the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, a medical journal that is distributed to over 100,000 internists, cardiologists and endocrinologists across the US and internationally.

On her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and connecting with nature.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Med./Women's Health
Cleveland, OH

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Medical Education - Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Rootstown, OH

Undergraduate - Youngstown State University
Youngstown, OH

Additional Training

  • North American Menopause Society, Certificate of Added Qualification as a Menopause Practitioner (2003-present)
  • Certified Clinical Densitometrist from the International Society of Clinical Densitometry (for formally reading/dictating bone density scans; 3/2003-3/2020)

Professional Highlights

  • Published Chapters

    Kothari S, Batur P, Elder J. Chapter 28: “Contraception and Prenatal Care.” In: Lang RS, Hensrud DD, eds. Clinical Preventive Medicine, 2nd Ed, AMA Press, 2004: 325-340.

    Batur P, Budev M, Thacker HL. "Women's Hormonal Health Issues." In: Michota F, Mandell B, Stoller JK, eds. The Cleveland Clinic Intensive Review of Internal Medicine. 5th & 4th ed. Baltimore, Maryland, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins 2005; pp. 14-31.

    Batur P, Mayer M. Breast disorders and breast screening. Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education Disease Management. 7/2007 & 8/2010. Accessed 12/1/2016.

    Mayer M, Batur P. “Breast Disorders and Breast Cancer Screening” In: Carey WD ed. Current Clinical Medicine. 1st & 2nd ed. Elsevier, 2009/10.

    Batur P. Female Contraception. Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education Disease Management. December 2016. Accessed 1/6/2017.

    Shin R, Brant A, Batur P. Chapter “Contraception.” In: Falcone T, Hurd WW, eds. Clinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, 4nd Ed, Springer 2021;pp.553-571.


  • Internal Medicine

Specialty Interests

Contraception, Breast cancer risk assessment, Hormone replacement, Menstrual irregularities, Osteoporosis, Sexual health, Women's Health

Awards & Honors

  • PCWH Scholar, for demonstrating consistent scholarly work in the field of Women's Health
  • National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)/American Diabetes Association Diabetes Recognition Program 7/09-7/12
  • Inclusion in Best Doctors database, 2011-current (Bestdoctors.com)
  • Multiple Cleveland Clinic caregiver awards, 2013-current
  • American Society of Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy (ASCCP) Service Recognition Award, 4/3/2020


  • American College of Physicians (ACP): 2004-current
  • North American Menopause Society (NAMS): 2003-current
  • Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM): 2012-current
  • International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH): 2018-current
  • International Society of Clinical Densitometry (ISCD): 2003-2020
  • National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF): 2005-2008
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 4/18/2024, Dr. Batur has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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

120 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

40 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2024

Dr Batur is the best!!

Reviewed on May 29, 2024

Dr. Batur was personable, focused on me (rather than her computer), and really took the time to listen to my concerns. She provided clear, thorough information to me and discussed research and data to support her recommendations regarding my health concerns.

Reviewed on May 29, 2024

It took many, many months to get an appointment to see Dr. Batur, but based on the bio's of the physicians available, she was the one I wanted to see. My appointment was moved up one month because I was on a waiting list, but it was still many months from the time I called for an appointment. My guess is that Dr. Batur is under pressure to see as many patients as possible, and yet there was no evidence of that during our appointment; she took her time and made sure my questions were answered and that I had the information I needed to implement our plan.

Reviewed on May 2, 2024

It was challenging to schedule an appointment with Dr Batur for a second opinion as she was booked out. But, it was worth the wait as she took the time to answer all of my questions and concerns about my osteopenia diagnosis last August.

Reviewed on May 2, 2024

Really enjoyed meeting Dr Batur and appreciate her approach to osteopenia. I plan to schedule a follow up with her in 2025 after my next dexa scan.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2024

All outstanding, but I wouldn't expect anything less with Dr. Batur. She's available, reliable, empathetic, and ready to hear a patients concerns to hopefully point them in the right direction. It gives me hope and calms my fears about eventually menopause. I pray she stays at the CC for another 26 years. :)

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2024

The doctor took her time, sat down and talked things through with me and did not make me feel like she was rushing to get to her next appointment. I felt heard and am very happy with the treatment plan.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2024

Dr. Patur was excellent. I waited a long time for this appt, she listened, she explained things thoroughly and gave me options. I feel like I will be supported going forward with my treatment.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2024

Dr. Batur is an outstanding Doctor!! She is extremely knowledgeable and I believe an expert in her field! I have 100% confidence in her advice and to be in her care.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

It is difficult to get in with Dr Batur due to her busy schedule. She is WELL worth the wait though.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

Dr Batur truly cares for the well being of her patients. This is shown by the time she spends with her patients at their scheduled appointment and beyond that appointment time.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

Dr. Batur is very thorough. She listens well, and gives information in a depth and breadth that is appropriate for my interests. She is realistic and reasonable, and makes decisions very carefully.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

Cleveland Clinic is the only healthcare system that I trust for my care. I see this provider because she is one of the few practicing experts for my specific condition.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

I have recommended Dr. Batur to other associates.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2024

The Dr is an expert in the field of menopause, very thorough examination, explaining everything very clearly all my concerns. Friendly and caring. Very up to date with the subject.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2024

Dr. Batur is a very knowledgeable doctor who focuses on you as a patient. It was great to get her professional help.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2024

Dr Palin is knowledgeable about women's health. Better than any doctor I've ever gone to.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2024

Dr. Batur is the best!

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2024

Again, excellent! Both Dr. Bertie The fellow who was assisting her were fantastic Natalie and their knowledge, but truly caring for the patient stood out

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2024

Dr Batur listened to my concerns and has the knowledge to offer solutions that other providers weren't comfortable with offering. It was worth seeking her out for care

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2023

Dr Batur is booked months in advance but she lets you know to book early

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

When I called to make the appt with the clinician recommended to me I was told by scheduler to see a different provider. The one I needed to see was booked 6-7 months, but I was able to get an earlier appt from the wait list in three months.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

Dr. Batur went over the different options and the ones best for me. She gave me a list of resources to get more information.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Very knowledgeable doctor!

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2023

Dr Batur explained the results of my previous procedure and thoroughly addressed my questions and concerns. She offered treatment options, clearly sharing the risk and benefit of each one. I felt "heard" and confident in the next steps with my care.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2023

Dr Batur was very pleasant and answered all the questions I had without my asking

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

Dr. Batur is awesome. She cares and that's the reason why l continue to see her.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

Dr. Batur, was so knowledgeable, considerate & explained everything to me. After several years of chronic pain I know my life is going to be amazing again. Thank you, Dr. Batur.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

Dr. Batur, Dr. Novak & staff to scheduling was wonderful.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2023

Its always a pleasure seeing her. She is patient and really cares.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

My first time seeing this physician. Very nice and easy to talk to. Professional as well.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

Dr Batur went out of her way to arrange a video visit.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2023

I was beyond appreciative of Dr Batur and her willingness to get me in even though I know her schedule is VERY busy she was very responsive and I can tell she cares about me as a patient.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2023

Dr. Batur is so knowledgeable, compassionate, professional, and caring. I feel she truly cares about her patients.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2023

It's hard to be mad about how difficult it is to get an appointment with Dr. Batur because she is so very good and there is only one of her. But it is CRAZY to need help and be told: you can have help in nine months. I was lucky and got moved up into a cancellation spot.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2023

Dr. Batur really is a great gynecologist/doctor. She gave me so much help and knowledge. Also, she gave me so much hope under my condition. I highly recommend her and want to thank her sincerely for being a loyal and tenured person at the Cleveland clinic. She is very valuable to me. With appreciation and gratitude, Sylvia Celico

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Dr. Batur is wonderful. She listens attentively, asks detailed questions, and involves me in my care.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

Dr. Batur is a wonderful compassionate doctor!

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Dr Batur is awesome! She's completely changed my life with my menopause there's more to do, but I am feeling so much better better than I have felt in a very long time (years).

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2023

Dr. Batur has been fantastic. She treats me very well and asks lots of questions during the appt. She is genuinely excited for my progress and she is worth the 6-month wait time.

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