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

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor
  • Gynecologic Malignancies
  • Hereditary Gynecologic Cancers
  • Metastasis Of Ovarian Cancer
  • Molar Pregnancy
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pelvic Mass
  • Pelvis Cancer
  • Peritoneal Carcinomatosis
  • Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Sarcoma
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
View all 18 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 School - 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 4/1/2019, 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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* 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

215 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 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

30 Patient Comments

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

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2018

Dr. Michener is a great doctor in every sense. He is compassionate, explains everything, and though I know he has a heavy case load, he never appears rushed. I am very lucky to have him for my oncologist. His staff follows his example and are courteous and professional.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2018

waited 40 minutes to be seen. I understand that things happen & delays occur. just would be nice if one was told that this was happening. it is important that physicians spend time with patients to insure that both physical and emotional needs are met and I know that Dr Mitchener would spend what ever time I needed with me.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2018


Reviewed on Oct 10, 2018

The doctor and his fellow were good listeners, helpful, upbeat and very helpful. They made good suggestions and arranged for me to see another specialist for an issue I have.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2018

went to appointment doctor was unavailable due to an emergency

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2018

The doctors are great. I would like to give a special thank you to the receptionist that was very kind and helpful with my future appointments. She definitely is a great asset to Dr. Michenor and his team

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2018

Great experience! Physician and nurses explained tests and procedure in a clear matter. Very happy with my care. Excellent and professional staff.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2018

Dr. Michener and his team were very courteous and easy to understand. They took time to explain things and to listen to any concerns or questions I had. I went in thinking I only had one treatment option, but was relieved to find out other, less drastic ones were available. Very happy with my choice.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2018

Dr. Michener is an excellent clinician and has great communication skills. He did a great job with my surgery and he and his staff were extremely caring and informative during my recovery. overall excellent experience.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2018

Dr. Michener, Kristen, Cheryl and staff are very professional, caring and provide great care.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2018

Dr. Michener was behind this day and I waited a while, but this is not the norm. He spends a good amount of time with patients, and I appreciate that I'm not rushed either. He deals with our cancer and we have lots of questions.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2018

Dr. Michener and his team do a great job.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2018

Dr. Michener and the staff in this Dept. are alway kind and understanding.

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2018

Doctor and staff are always personable and approachable regarding any questions or concerns.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2018

Dr Michener has been the most personal, helpful, intelligent, healing Doctor! I thank God for him! I tell everyone if you have cancer he's the Doctor to see!

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2018

Dr. Mitchner and staff are very professional, friendly and helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2018

During my yearly check ups with Dr. Michener, I always have a very positive experience with everyone I meet . Dr. Michener and his staff always treat me with respect are there with great support information and kindness . Dr. Michener is very knowledgeable has great skills and wonderful bedside manner . he does his best to make me feel supported as a patient in a person .

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2018

I found the entire staff to be very kind and helpful. I was amazed that the waiting time was always so short to see the doctor. I consider Dr. Michener to be an extremely competent surgeon and am very happy with the outcome.

Reviewed on May 22, 2018

Everyone at this office is absolutely wonderful and Dr. Michener and staff are amazing, wonderful people!!

Reviewed on May 18, 2018

Kristen, The nurse practitioner as well as Dr Chad Michener, were phenomenal with treatment. Very patient with my bountiful list of questions! I love my chart and the message system. I couldn't have asked for better caregivers & results

Reviewed on May 18, 2018

Dr Michener had an emergency surgery; I opted to wait which did not take as long as expected. So he was a bit backed up on his appointment which I totally understood.

Reviewed on May 8, 2018

Was taken in for the appointment almost right away and the assistant doctor to Dr. Michener came in and talked to me right away and explained how the surgery was going to be done, etc.

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