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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
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Alternatives to Hysterectomy
  • Bilateral Tubal Ligation
  • Cervical Polypectomy
  • Colposcopy
  • Cone Biopsy of Cervix
  • Contraception
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Female Sterilization
  • Gynecology
  • Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Services
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)
  • OB/GYN Ultrasound
  • Section of General Gynecology
  • Sterilization by Laparoscopy
  • Treatment of Fibroids
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Uterine Fibroids Treatment
View all 19 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Menstrual Bleeding
  • Abnormal Pap Smears
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Amenorrhea
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Fibroids
  • Genital Warts
  • Gynecologic Infections
  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
  • Herpes
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  • Pelvic Mass
  • Postmenopausal Bleeding
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vulvar Dysplasia
View all 20 Specialties +


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About Sharon Sutherland, MD, MPH

Sharon A. Sutherland, MD, MPH specializes in minimally invasive gynecology procedures to diagnose and treat abnormal uterine bleeding or precancers of the cervix. She also specializes in gynecologic ultrasound. Dr. Sutherland is the Director of the Center for Prevention of Cervical Cancer, which empowers caregivers and communities to eliminate cervical cancer. She trains ob/gyn residents and women’s health fellows in office-based and surgical procedures. Dr. Sutherland also serves as Medical Director for Supply Chain at Cleveland Clinic. She co-chairs Enterprise Reprocessing Governance Council, which standardizes clinical workflows to drive excellence in medical device sterilization and disinfection across all Cleveland Clinic locations. She is a fellow in the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine as well as American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Sutherland is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ob/Gyn and Reproductive Biology at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

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

  • Prior Service Roles

    Associate Chief Quality Officer, Cleveland Clinic

    Quality Improvement Officer, Ob/Gyn and Women's Health Institute

    Association of American Medical Colleges Diagnostic Safety Working Group

    National Quality Forum (NQF) Perinatal and Reproductive Healthcare Steering Committee

    Ob/Gyn Workgroup for ICD-10-CM/PCS conversion of Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Quality Indicator

    Standing multi-specialty work group to review the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Quality Indicators

    Clinical Advisory Group, Perinatal Episode, Ohio Governor's Office of Health Transformation


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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

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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 4/3/2024, Dr. Sutherland has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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

158 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

38 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

Dr. Sutherland was very caring and listened to my concerns

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

Dr. Sutherland is an excellent clinician and super professional. She went in to detail about the procedure and made feel very comfortable and that she cares about me and my love one

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

The experience at Dr. Sutherland office exceeded my expectations. Everyone worked together to care for my needs.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

I would prefer to make my appointments online on MyChart when I have a doctor's referral for a procedure. I was unable to do so in this situation and had to call CCF.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Dr Sutherland was respectful, kind, and empathetic. My one complaint is that she was not knowledgeable about my history or the reason I was referred to her for the procedure/diagnostic. She made incorrect assumptions that led her to make ill-informed recommendations for follow up procedures that ultimately were not needed.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2024

Dr Sutherland was wonderful and so was the rest of the staff.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

She had great bedside manner and skills!

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

Dr. Sutherland was excellent. She explained everything

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Dr Sutherland is very compassionate yet so personable. Her inside beauty shines as well as her intelligence.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2024

Dr. Sutherland actually had a conversation with me about the reason for the procedure. It made me feel at ease.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2024

Dr Sutherland is truly a wonderful person. I've always felt that she genuinely cares about her patients and she takes the time to explain the specifics of procedures. Very kind, knowledgeable and considerate. I FEEL well and at ease in her care.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2024

Dr Sutherland was very detailed , kind and showed concern about my issue.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2024

Dr Fernando is amazing. She is very on knowledgeable kind and caring. I was so nervous I started to cry in the or. Her and her staff rubbed on my arms and re assured me. So far my recovery has been better than expected

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2023

She was friendly and caring, took the time to explain my upcoming procedure, and made sure I had any questions answered.

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2023

Dr. Sutherland's disposition is very sweet and kind, but also very confident. She really put my mind at ease during my procedure.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2023

Dr. Sutherland showed exceptional concern for my history and risk factors. She responded promptly to my chart questions and was psychologically present in both personal encounters.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

This was only my second interaction with Dr. Sutherland. I like her. She is professional and knowledgeable. I had questions and she answered them. I felt listened to and not rushed.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

Dr. Sutherland and her staff were all extremely respectful and caring. She introduced herself, explained my condition thoroughly and in an understandable way and was so kind. I am very grateful to have had an appointment with her and her staff.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

Dr. Sutherland was wonderful.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

Dr. Sutherland is smart, compassionate and kind!

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

Dr. Sutherland is outstanding.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2023

Dr Sutherland was wonderful in explaining the procedure, when to expect results and a plan of care. Very nice Doctor and very easy to talk to

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2023

She was gentle and made sure I was comfortable during procedure. She also informed me of results she saw.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Dr. Sutherland was very helpful, explaining what she could see on the ultrasounds and I felt very encouraged when I lo.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2023

Dr. Sutherland is an amazing provider. She is so kind, patient, understand, and compassionate. She always is so caring during procedures and makes you feel so comfortable!

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2023

Dr. Sutherland was extremely personable, caring and kind. I felt at ease and she explained everything very well. She made associations and comparisons for complete comprehension. I feel very confident in her.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2023

Dr. Sutherland is very thorough, knowledgeable, and delightful to work with! I highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2023

Dr Sutherland is a wonderful communicator and exceptional doctor!

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2023

Dr. Listed and answered my questions. She was very passionate and patient

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Absolutely love Dr. Sutherland. She was so knowledgeable and made me feel so comfortable.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

I am very happy to have Dr. Sutherland as my doctor. She was kind, compassionate and very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

She is a kind and caring person and great surgeon.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

Dr.Sutherland and team were great. Dr. Thacher much less so and that was why I was in/at Dr, Authetland's care

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2023

Excellent provider excellent staff

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

Dr. Sutherland is an amazing Dr. & I'm grateful she has guided me over the past year!! I would love to join her podcast if she needs me

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

The doctor explained what would be happening and what she saw during the exam. She was compassionate and prompted me for each next step of the process.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2023

Dr Sutherland was kind and remembered details about me, not just my condition. I felt at ease and was able to ask questions about feminine health.

Reviewed on May 12, 2023

Dr. Sutherland is very nice and takes the time to explain exactly what is going on with me. While I know she can't possibly personally care about every patient she sees, she does a great job making me feel as if she cares about what's going on with me.

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