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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

  • Alternatives To Hysterectomy
  • Colposcopy
  • Cone Biopsy of Cervix
  • Contraception
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Female Sterilization
  • Gynecology
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Treatment Of Ovarian Cysts
  • LEEP
  • Menstrual Disorders, Fibroids and Hysteroscopic Services
  • Novasure
  • OB/GYN Ultrasound
  • Section of General Gynecology
  • Thermachoice Endometrial Ablation
  • Treatment of Fibroids
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Uterine Fibroids Treatment
  • Well Woman Gynecology
View all 24 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Menstrual Bleeding
  • Abnormal Pap Smears
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Amenorrhea
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibroid Tumor
  • Fibroids And Leiomyoma
  • Genital Warts
  • Gynecologic Infections
  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
  • Herpes
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  • Post-Menopausal Bleeding
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal Discharge
View all 23 Specialties +


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About Sharon Sutherland, MD

Sharon A. Sutherland, MD joined Cleveland Clinic in 2003, and in 2011 was appointed the Quality Improvement Officer for Obstetrics/Gynecology and Women's Health Institute at Cleveland Clinic.  Starting in 2016, she has served at Associate Chief Quality Officer for Cleveland Clinic Akron General Health System, comprising nine business entities with sixty-nine locations.

Dr. Sutherland is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Dr. Sutherland has a special interest in minimally invasive gynecology procedures, including operative hysteroscopy and treatment of cervical dysplasia.  She mentors ob/gyn residents, and she is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - Columbia University
Public Health
New York, NY USA

Residency - Ohio State Wexner Medical Center
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Columbus, OH USA

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA

Undergraduate - Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH USA

Professional Highlights

  • Associate Chief Quality Officer, Cleveland Clinic Akron General Health System
  • Quality Improvement Officer, Ob/Gyn and Women's Health Institute
  • National Quality Forum (NQF) Perinatal and Reproductive Healthcare Steering Committee, 2011
  • Ob/Gyn Workgroup for ICD-10-CM/PCS conversion of Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Quality Indicator, 2012
  • Standing multi-specialty work group to review the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Quality Indicators, 2013
  • Clinical Advisory Group, Perinatal Episode, Ohio Governor's Office of Health Transformation, 2013

Specialty Interests

general gynecology, abnormal uterine bleeding, contraception, ovarian cysts, colposcopy and LEEP procedures, hysterectomy, oophorectomy, endometrial ablation, laparoscopy

Awards & Honors

  • World Class Service Award, OB/GYN, Cleveland Clinic, 2007


  • Fellow, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Cleveland Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine 
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 3/22/2021, Dr. Sutherland 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

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
Listens 3.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

20 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2021

Wonderful doctor who listens and cares

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

Dr Sutherland was courteous, professional, knowledgeable, friendly, and answered all questions. She cared for me and my comfort and understanding of my medical issue.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

The scheduling Man receptionist was very business oriented, and professional. At A-81 Front desk on 8th floor walking in. He asked me right away if I was okay: as I waited to be seen by Dr. Sultherland. He also made sure I was scheduled correctly, and told me exactly where I can sit...

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

I had some very serious and emotionally grave concerns to discuss with Dr. Sutherland and she made it feel so easy to talk about it. I felt more respected, listened to and cared for than I ever had with a physician before.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

I am very pleased with being a patient of Dr Sutherland. I have now been seeing her for 21 years and have found her to be very helpful and caring.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

I always had good experience with doctor Sutherland and staff ..

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Dr Sutherland was great! I appreciated her thoughtfulness and she made me feel comfortable talking to her.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Dr. Sutherland was and always has been professional, empathetic, and considerate each time I have met with her. She explained all of my options for care in my current situation.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

my first appointment with Dr Sourhland. was impressed .

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

dr. Sutherland is the first gynecologist I've had at the Cleveland clinic that has really made me feel like she cares for me. What a kind woman! My first visit with her was amazing. I was suffering with menopausal symptoms and she asked if I would like to see a menopause specialist. I had never even heard of a menopause specialist!! It has turned my life around and I will be ever so grateful to Dr. Sutherland!! I also needed to have a small procedure. I would be losing my insurance in about 30 days. She worked to make sure I got my surgery done while I had my very good, private insurance. As I was undergoing anesthesia so she held my hand. What a lovely woman! I would highly recommend her to anyone.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

Dr. S. Sutherland is always professional and easy to talk too.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

Dr. Sutherland is professional, knowledgeable, personable and kind. She's everything you want in a doctor. :)

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

Dr Sutherland shower so much care and concern about the questions and issues I spoke with her about. She even took time to answer general questions I had about issues that did not pertain to me at that time but that I was concerned about. She was very patient and explained in great detail about breast health.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

Doctor was amazing. Explained everything and took her time to answer all of my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

Dr. Sutherland is amazing. I can't thank her or recommend her highly enough.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

I highly recommend Dr. Sutherland

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

I am so glad I found doctor Sutherland!

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

great experience with Dr Sutherland - appears very caring and concerned. took time to chat with me which made me very comfortable!

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2020

Very responsive doctor. She gets back to you with Results via her nurse. Very professional. I plan on coming back from Hawaii for an annual exam with her.

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

Dr Sutherland was the most caring, patient-c entered physician I have ever had. i truly felt heard with her. Her recommendations and treatment plans have been effective so far as we continue to work towards a solution together. I would highly recommend Dr Sutherland.

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