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Title Vice Chair and Chief Operations Officer, Ob/Gyn & Women's Health Institute
Department Subspecialty Care for Women's Health
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Chemotherapy
  • Colposcopy
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Gynecological Cancer Surgery
  • Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemo-Therapy(HIPEC)
  • Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gynecologic Cancer Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Prophylactic Salpingo-oophorectomy
  • Robotic Gynecologic Cancer Surgery
  • Section of Gynecologic Oncology
  • Single incision laparoscopic surgery
  • Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
View all 16 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adenosarcoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Cowden’s Disease
  • Dysgerminoma
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma of the Uterus
  • Epithelioid Trophoblastic Tumor
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor
  • Granulosa Cell Tumor of the Ovary
  • Gynecologic Carcinoid Tumors
  • Gynecologic Malignancies
  • Gynecologic Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Hereditary Gynecologic Cancers
  • Immature Teratoma of the Ovary
  • Leiomyosarcoma of the Uterus
  • Metastasis Of Ovarian Cancer
  • Mixed Germ Cell tumors of the Ovary
  • Molar Pregnancy
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Granulosa Cell Tumors
  • Paget's Disease
  • Pelvic Mass
  • Pelvis Cancer
  • Peritoneal Carcinomatosis
  • Placental Site Trophoblastic Tumor
  • Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
  • Sertoli Leydig Cell Tumor
  • Small Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
  • Undifferentiated Endometrial Sarcoma
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Sarcoma
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yolk Sac Tumor
View all 37 Specialties +


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About Chad Michener, MD

Chad Michener, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cleveland Clinic. He is also an Associate Professor of Surgery for the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio.  He currently serves as the Medical Director for Continuous Improvement of the Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health Institute.

Dr. Michener specializes in the surgical and chemotherapy management of women with gynecologic cancers. His clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery via single port and standard laparoscopy as well as robotic surgery; ovarian cancer screening and treatment; Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) and the molecular basis of gynecologic cancers.

He is also a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Gynecologic Oncology
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health
Gynecology Oncology Research F
Bethesda, MD USA

Residency - Bethesda North Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Cincinnati, OH USA

Medical Education - Wright State University School of Medicine
Dayton, OH USA

Undergraduate - Wright State University
Dayton, OH USA

Professional Highlights

  • Dr Michener is currently Associate Program Director for Gynecologic Oncology


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - Gynecologic Oncology

Specialty Interests

Cervical Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, gynecologic cancer surgery, gynecologic oncology, Laparoscopic Surgery, molecular basis of gynecologic cancers, Ovarian Cancer, ovarian cancer screening and treatment, vulvar cancer

Awards & Honors

  • Dr Michener has been recognized for his efforts in teaching with the CREOG National Faculty Teaching Award in 2012 and the Teacher of the Year in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2009 and 2011. He has consistently been named one of the areas top doctors by Cleveland Magazine and by Castle Connelly's Best Doctors®.


  • Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
  • Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Gynecologic Oncology
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 2/25/2023, Dr. Michener 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

146 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
5 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

35 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2023

Would definitely recommend Dr. Chad

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2023

Doctor Michener is an excellent excellent doctor! He is part of the reason CC is the best hospital in the U.S.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2023

Dr. Michener provided full information along with possible effects and what the outcomes could look like. He is conscientious and caring in his approach. I am grateful to him.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2023

My experience with Dr. Mitzner was very very good. He is a man of knowledge in his department and I depend on his information for my health goals.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2023

I had a very good experience talking with Dr. Mitzner on the video call. He gives me the facts about my condition, and I appreciate his truthfulness, and again his knowledge of in the cancer field.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2023

I had a very good experience during this call and would recommend anyone with severe cancer to talk with Dr. Michener.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2023

Dr Michener has always been welcoming, kind, informative, and communicative. I trust him and am grateful to have him as my oncologist.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2023

I couldn't ask for more, wonderful treatment from all my doctors!

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2023

Dr Michener very informative and easy to talk with about the health issues.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2023

Kristen Kozeniewski is the best nurse practitioner ever! She and Dr Michener are such a great team.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2023

I feel like my relationship with Dr.Michner is improving and he is looking at my care strategy based on my body. I didn't feel this way before but perhaps misunderstood cancer treatment strategy.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2023

Transparency is so hard to find in doctors nowadays. He's a great doctor/ surgeon.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2023

Dr. Mischner is extremely thorough and very friendly. He really put my mom and I at ease about her cancer.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2023

Great doctor and staff, wonderful touch points and bed side manor as well as extremely knowledgable

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2023

My experience was very good Dr. Michenor and staff were very, very pleasant and professional.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2023

Dr. Michener and the nursing assistant were great everything was very good.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

Dr Michener is wonderful Very caring and concerned and thorough One of the nicest doctors I have Excellent!!

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

This was my first time seeing Dr. Chad Michener, and I was impressed by his caring, knowledgeable manner. I could tell that he had prepared for the consultation and exam because he knew the type of surgery I needed: laparoscopic to remove my ovaries and fallopian tubes. Also, he was honest about the presence of cancer. After the appointment, O felt very confident about having him perform my surgery. He also knew his surgery schedule and scheduled me for surgery in one week. I really appreciated that!

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

Dr Michener is an outstanding physician as well as a caring, compassionate person. He was also excellent in answering my concerns in detail and made sure I was understanding his answers.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2023

Dr. Michener is an excellent doctor - caring, attentive, informative, etc.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2023

This is a doctor I would recommend....Even though the news wasn't good ...He was very caring and made me feel comfortable......

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2023

Dr. Michener has always been an excellent doctor and has gotten me through some rough times. I have only good things to say about both he and his staff.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2022

Dr. Michener always takes the time to listen to me.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2022

Dr. Michener is very pleasant and pays attention to what I am saying.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2022

Since June 4, 2018 Dr. Michner and his staff have been phenomenal. I love my Cancer team, and I could not have made it through my journey without them.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2022

I would say the Hallmark of this department right from Dr. Michener through all personnel in the process to see him are well trained and appear to want to be there and be helpful to the patients.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022

Dr. Michener is a kind, exceptionally competent, and excellent doctor with great skill in relating well to patients. I would recommend him immediately to anyone needing his specialty.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2022

I have to say he is the best Dr I have had through out my Cancer journey. He is kind and professional. Always makes me feel at ease and answers every concern! I am blessed to have him through this stressful time in my life!

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2022

I would recommend Dr Michener to any family member or friend.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

Dr Michener was able to ease my concerns about my treatment, provide a pathway for future treatment and was patient with me, answering my questions with clear explanations. I appreciate his expertise and concern for all the issues related to my treatment.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

Dr Michener is an awesome doctor and very professional

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

Dr. Michener is always up front about status and what our direction is

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2022

Dr. Chad Michener is very caring and makes sure you understand all procedures and expectations.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Excellent team working with Dr. Michner. They are the best. I'm so pleased that I was able to be seen by these professionals.

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

*Dr. Chad Michner always there for me! 2. Didn't recv. yet!

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