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Department Obstetrics and Gynecology
Primary Location Hillcrest Medical Building 1
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Breast Exam
  • General Obstetrics And Gynecology
  • Gynecology
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender( LGBT Health)
  • Obstetrics and Family Maternity Center
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Prenatal Care
  • Section of General Gynecology
  • Well Woman Gynecology
  • Women's Health
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • General Obstetrics
  • Gynecologic Infections
  • Medical Disorders In Pregnancy
  • Menopause
  • Menorrhagia
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Pain
  • Vaginitis
View all 9 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2011

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Mt. Sinai Health Care System
OB/GYN
Cleveland, OH USA
1995

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
MD
Cleveland, OH USA
1991

Undergraduate - Wesleyan University
Biology
Middletown, CT USA
1987

Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Specialty Interests

General Obstetrics, Prenatal Care, Obstetrical Complications of Pregnancy, General Gynecology, Abnormal Pap Smears, HPV, Colposcopy, Abnormal Menstrual Bleeding, Uterine Fibroids, Hysteroscopy, Endometrial Ablation, Hysterectomy, Advanced Laparoscopy, Women's Preventive Health Maintenance

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Richard Harlan, 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 4/2/2022, Dr. Harlan 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

50 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

10 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Some appointments feel impossible to get, but not with Dr. Harlan. I can always get in when I need to and his staff is so incredibly kind and helpful!

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

I fell into an appointment with Dr. Harlan years ago when my previous doctor left unexpectedly. I wish I had been with him all along! Dr. Harlan LISTENS and RESPONDS with thought and care. I know he is busy, yet I never feel rushed or like my time, questions, and concerns are not of value. He considers all sides of a situation and seems to truly understand what the word "health" means.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2023

This was my first time seeing Dr.Harlan and he surpassed any and all expectations. He was prompt, considerate, thorough, and briefly explained options. I left feeling relieved and knew I was in good hands his bedside manner was wonderful!

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Dr. Harlan is the best OBGYN I've seen. He listens and shows concern and always makes sure not to make sure the patient is cared for

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

My care team was really open with communication, there was no judgement, and they fixed an issue that a previous provider didn't. It was the best experience I've ever had with an OBGYN.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2022

Everyone was very nice. Dr Harlan was very kind and considerate to my situation.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

Had a wonderful experience with a doctor and staff that truly care! Dr. Harlan was very prompt and really explained everything to a T!! He makes sure you understand everything going on and shows his concern for any issues.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2022

I love working with Dr Harlan

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

The doctor was very good at explaining things, he told me all about my different options but also listened to me when I said I wasn't interested in them. I felt that he respected my ability to make the right decisions about my own health and well being.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

I really appreciate *Dr. Harlan. He explains patiently and listens to me. Really seems to care.

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