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Department Breast Services
Primary Location Beachwood Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations
Beachwood Family Health Center
Primary Location

Beachwood Family Health Center

Appointment:
216.444.3024
Desk:
216.839.3212
Fax:
216.445.4048

Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • 2nd Opinion Evaluations
  • Axillary lymph node dissection
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Surgery Program
  • Breast Conservation Surgery
  • Breast Diagnostics
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Cancer Center
  • Excision of breast fistula
  • High Risk Breast Cancer
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  • Lumpectomy for breast cancer
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsy
  • Minimally Invasive Breast Surgery
  • Nipple & Skin Sparing Mastectomy
  • Nipple-sparing mastectomy
  • Office Ultrasound Guided Biopsy
  • Oncoplastic Surgery For Breast Cancer
  • Partial mastectomy for breast cancer
  • Second Opinion Breast Cancer
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Procedures
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Sparing Mastectomy
  • Surgery for Abnormal Breast Biopsy
  • Surgery For Breast Cancer
  • Surgery for Diseases Of The Breast
  • Surgical Oncology
View all 29 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Mammogram
  • Axillary Mass - Pain/Swelling
  • Benign Breast Disease
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
  • Breast
  • Breast - Malignant Neoplasm
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast atypia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer - High Risk
  • Breast Cancer - Mass, Lump or Swelling
  • Breast Disease
  • Breast Infections
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
  • Gynecomastia
  • Intraductal Papilloma
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Paget's Disease
  • Pediatric Breast Anomalies
  • Recurrent Breast Cancer
View all 23 Specialties +
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Biography

About Alicia Fanning, MD

Alicia Fanning, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Department of General Surgery and the Breast Center. Her specialty interests include breast cancer and breast disease.  She has special interest in nipple sparing and oncoplastic techniques.

She is a member of the Association of Women Surgeons, American Society of Breast Services and is a Fellow with the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Fanning earned her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. She completed an internship and residency at the University of Rochester-Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y. She completed a fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2002

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Surgical Endoscopy
Cleveland, OH USA
2002

Medical Education - Howard University
Washington, DC USA
1996

Undergraduate - Boston University
Biology
Boston, MA USA
1991

Undergraduate - Washington University
St. Louis, MO USA
1989

Certifications

  • Surgery - General Surgery

Specialty Interests

breast cancer and breast disease, breast diagnostics, breast diseases, breast surgical oncology, oncoplastic surgery, nipple sparing, mastectomy, intra-operative radiotherapy techniques

Awards & Honors

  • 2011 Service Excellence Award: a national award given annually to 10 physicians who have demonstrated a high level of integrity and compassionate care.
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Alicia Fanning, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 11/6/2020, Dr. Fanning 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

100 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

19 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2021

Dr. Fanning was exceptional in all aspects of my care. I would recommend her without reservation.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

Dr Fanning was highly recommended by friends. She was kind, considerate, professional and empathetic.

Reviewed on May 27, 2021

I am so amazed with Dr. Fanning and her team. they went out of their way to make me feel comfortable in this horrible situation. Due to my home being almost two hours away from the client, they truly went over and above to get me scheduled for appointments that I needed.

Reviewed on May 26, 2021

Dr Fanning is wonderful!!!!!!!

Reviewed on May 5, 2021

Dr.Fanning is excellent surgeon both professionally and emotionally

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

Dr. Fanning provided clear answers to my concerns and gave me a quiet moment to reflect before moving on with more information. She thoroughly explained my upcoming procedures.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

I trust my care to my Clinic doctors.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

Dr. Fanning is very pleasant, clear and concise in her speech and recommendations. I am completely satisfied with her ability as a surgeon and would definitely recommend her to others.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

Dr. Fanning was excellent at explaining my diagnosis. She put me at ease and made me feel I could manage whatever came my way.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2021

Dr and staff always pleasant.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

The provider was very pleasant, she explain my options on what the next steps would be, asked me if I want to proceed. Give me the opportunity to make my own decision what the information given.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

Excellence experience with Dr. Fannings Group.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2021

it was a positive experience with Dr.Fanning. She explained the procedure and next steps in great detail and I thank her for this. I was clueless prior our discussion

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2020

Dr. Fanning seemed rushed. I wish she listened to me a little more. While my issues ended up being very common for her it was not for me so I wanted to know and understand it a little better.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020

absolutely loved Dr fanning and Dr bishop

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020

Dr Fanning was thorough, direct (which makes it easy to understand) caring and friendly

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2020

Dr. Fanning is an excellent physician/surgeon. I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Excellent Staff and Doctor very good experience

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

I will recommend as I have chosen to use Dr.Fanning as a provider. She Cares and is an expert.

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