Department Subspecialty Care for Women’s Health
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional 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.

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 laparoscpy as well as robotic surgery; ovarian cancer screening and treatment; 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 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 4/1/2020, 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

101 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

26 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

*Dr. Michener is wonderful. Very nice and professional. He saved my life!! I would not be here if it was not for him and his experience.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Dr. Michener makes me feel comfortable and his bedside manner is wonderful. He always answers my questions and if I don't understand something he will take the time to explain things better to make it more clear. I can't say enough good things about him. He is a wonderful caring doctor!

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019

Dr. Michener came highly recommended and I was not disappointed. I was blessed to be able to get in quickly with the provider.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019

*Dr. Michner & his team are amazing. I am blessed to have had him as my surgeon.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

Nothing like driving 2 hrs. each way for dr. to walk in & tell you they have nothing there for you.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2019

excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

Appt was for a 2nd opinion re: recommended Robotic Hysterectomy. Had my own Dr. & staff at Ohio State been as patient & thorough as were Dr. Michener, his PA, & staff, all of this would already be over. Dr. Michener answered all of my questions thoroughly & in a way I understood what was happening. Because of visiting Dr. Michener I now feel informed moving forward.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2019

Dr. Michener is an outstanding professional. He is caring and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2019

Dr. Michner is a caring concerned doctor. He listens to my problems and always has suggestions to help. I would recommend him to anyone I know that needed his expertise.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2019

The provider was very attentive and have a good sense of humor

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2019

At every visit I've had, the dr. comes into the office prepared. He knows my histry the purpose of the visit and and is considerate of my time. He truly makes me feel cared for.

Reviewed on May 31, 2019

Dr. Michner was very informative. He was clear and ensured I understood everything from beginning to end.

Reviewed on May 31, 2019

Dr. Michener clearly was a master of the clinical information but definitely tried to apply the data to me and my specific needs. He was not rushed and was very kind.

Reviewed on May 29, 2019

Dr Mischner and his staff is wonderful! He is very attentive and answers any questions thoroughly!

Reviewed on May 21, 2019

Dr. Michener and his nurses or CNP always explain things and are very receptive of my questions

Reviewed on May 8, 2019

Dr. Michener and his entire team are everything a patient could wish for - smart, kind, patient.

Reviewed on May 3, 2019

a great doctor for my scary experience of possible cancer.

Reviewed on May 3, 2019

*Dr. Michener is a very personable, approachable & up front person who is a straight answer guy. he is open, honest & cring. I am pleased with him as my doctor!

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2019

Dr. Michener explained some pretty complicated medical procedures but did it very well.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2019

Dr. Chad Michener is like no other. He is personable, caring, knowledgeable, gentle, thorough, professional, (for lack of a better term,) really knows his stuff... I thank God for Dr. Michener and his care to save my life !!

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2019

Dr. Michener and Kristen and the nurses are exceptional at responding to email questions and returning call. Dr. M is always thorough and never rushed. Always takes time to discussion my concerns.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2019

Excellent all around care from Dr. Michener and staff.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2019

Dr. Michener and staff are one of the best doctors I have had. They are very prompt with a return call and will always have an answer to any questions or concerns I have had in the past 5 years that I have been seeing them.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2019

Dr Michener is very professional and easy to talk with. He explains things so I can understand them.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2019

I'm so thankful for dr Michener as my physician. he's been my lifesaver literally. he's always been in charge medically and I've never had a doubt about his decisions for me. plus he's kind & thoughtful of any concerns I may have. he's great with his staff &always has a smile for everyone he's involved with. plus he's very kind listens to whoever might be with me.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2019

the doctor and staff are kind and considerate. dr Michener is a wonderful doctor and I'm blessed to have had him as my surgeon and doctor

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