Treatment & Services
- Acute Care Medicine
- Blood Glucose Test
- Blood Tests
- Cardiovascular Health
- Complete Physical Examinations
- Comprehensive Care Of The Adult Patient
- Destruction Of Skin Tags
- Diagnosing Asthma
- General Internal Medicine
- Genitourinary Exams
- HIV Testing
- Internal Medicine
- Medication Interactions Quiz
- Medication Management
- Men's Health
- Menstrual Disorders, Fibroids and Hysteroscopic Services
- Nutrition Sciences
- Outpatient Care
- Pap Test
- Peak Flow Meter
- Prevention And Wellness
- Preventive Medicine
- Screening and Testing
- Smoking Cessation
- Specialty Women's Health
- Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators
- Urine Protein Test
- Women's Health
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abdominal Pain
- Adult Medicine
- Alzheimer's and Dementia
- Anxiety Disorder
- Atherosclerosis (vascular)
- Avoiding Dehydration, Proper Hydration
- Back Pain in Athletes
- Bacterial Vaginosis
- Chlamydia Trachomatis
- Chronic Illness
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Common Cold
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Dermatitis - Contact
- Disease Prevention
- Ear Infections (Otitis Media)
- Estrogen Replacement Therapy (ERT)
- Female Incontinence
- Gas (Digestive)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
- General Infectious Diseases
- Growth Failure in Children with Kidney Disease
- Hay Fever
- Heart Disease
- Heart Palpitations
- High Cholesterol
- Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
- Influenza (Flu)
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Kidney Infections
- Lateral Epicondylitis/tennis Elbow
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Middle Ear Infection
- Migraine Headaches
- Musculoskeletal Pain
- Peripheral Artery Disease
- Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
- Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
- Primary Care
- Pulmonary Disease
- Restless Leg Syndrome
- Rosacea (Adult Acne)
- Sexually Transmitted Disease
- Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
- Sleep Apnea
- Sore Throat (Pharyngitis)
- Strep Throat
- Tension Headaches
- The Poison Plants: Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac
- Thyroid Disease
- Urinary Incontinence
- Urinary Tract Infection
- Venous Insufficiency
- Yeast Infections
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - UPMC Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA USA
Internship - UPMC Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA USA
Medical School - Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Rootstown, OH USA
Undergraduate - University of Akron
Akron, OH USA
- NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP), North American Menopause Society (NAMS)
- Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD) (International Society of Bone Densitometry)
- Graduate Certificate in Executive and Professional Coaching, The University of Texas at Dallas 2015
Associate Certified Coach- International Coaching Federation (ICF)
- In addition to work around practice redesign and making care truly patient centered, she has had a longstanding interest in Quality improvement with clinical special interests within Women's Health. In the Center, she sees consults for osteoporosis, menopause, irregular bleeding, preconception planning, and contraceptive management. Much of her research and invited presentations are around bone health and she maintains certification as a Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD) through the International Society for Clinical Densitometry since 2004 and as a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP) through the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) since 2004.
- In addition to her passion for practice transformation and patient-centeredness, Dr. Sikon has her graduate certificate in executive and professional coaching and is Director of the Cleveland Clinic's Center for Excellence in Coaching and Mentoring since its inception in 2008. With over 300 participants, the Center's mission is to facilitate a relationship-centered developmental network for all faculty across the career continuum, with growing outcomes supporting increased physician and PhD participant resilience and engagement. Programming has also been further adapted to help train leaders as well as general Staff to utilize a "Coach approach" to relationship building.
- Internal Medicine
Diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, osteoporosis, quality improvement, women's health and menopause, coaching and mentoring
Awards & Honors
- Best Doctors in America, 2007- present
- Director of Cleveland Clinic Center for Excellence in Coaching and Mentoring Staff Mentorship 2008-present
- Women’s Professional Staff Association Champion Award-2017
- Midwest Society of General Internal Medicine Leadership Award-2017
- Cleveland Clinic Primary Care Women’s Health Scholar 2017-present
- Associate Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University- 2013-present
- FACP (Fellowship in American College of Physicians)
- Inaugural Director of Primary Care Women's Health, Medicine Institute 2008-2010
- Director of Cleveland Clinic Staff Mentorship 2008-present
- National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Diabetes Recognition Award 2010
- Scholarship in Teaching Award -Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 2011
- American College of Physicians (ACP)
- International Society of Clinical Densitometry (ISCD)
- North American Menopause Society (NAMS)
- Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM)
- Association of Chiefs and Leaders in General Internal Medicine (ACLGIM)
Research & Publications
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34 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
8 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jan 7, 2019
The experience with Dr Sikon was extremely good. She was kind, considerate as well as clearly very smart and knowledgeable.
Reviewed on Aug 31, 2018
Dr. left room and I thought she would return but she did not. on to the next patient I presume. I left thinking I had not had a totally satisfactory discourse with my doctor.
Reviewed on Aug 9, 2018
my doctor has split responsibilities between seeing patients and being an administrator. I'm glad she's working to make the Clinic a better provider administratively but it does limit her availability as a doctor. I accept those limits and work within her schedule in order to keep her as my doctor. She's an excellent doctor.
Reviewed on Aug 9, 2018
I have had problems with communications via MyChart with staff - the problem of short or automated messages, of working too fast and not taking the time to actually answer the question that was asked, but I have no such problems with Dr. Sikon or her nurse.
Reviewed on Jul 24, 2018
This Doctor is great, just to long of a waiting period to finally get to see her, always backed up with patients
Reviewed on Jun 8, 2018
Dr. Sikon great doctor.
Reviewed on May 31, 2018
Dr. Sikon is popular and getting in to see her is not nearly as easy as it was when I started seeing her 16 years ago. This is not to blame her but is in fact testament to what a great doctor she is. My interactions with check-in personnel are completely separate from my interactions with Dr. Sikon and her staff.
Reviewed on May 31, 2018
Dr. Sikon's nurse is awesome. I love seeing her as much as seeing Dr. Sikon during my visits.
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