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Department Center for Endocrine Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Turkish
Surgeon Yes
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Cancer Center
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery - Thyroid and Parathyroid
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Liver Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation of Liver Tumors
  • Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Thermal Ablation of Liver Tumors
  • Laparoscopic Treatment of Liver Cysts
  • Laparoscopy
  • Liver Resection
  • Liver Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Paraganglioma Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery for Adrenal
  • Robotic Surgery for Liver
  • Robotic Surgery for Parathyroid
  • Robotic Surgery for Thyroid
  • Surgery
  • Thyroid Aspiration
  • Thyroid Ultrasound
  • Thyroid Ultrasound and Biopsy
  • Thyroidectomy
View all 30 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adenoma of the Liver
  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Adrenal Mass
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma
  • Calcium Disorders
  • Carcinoid Syndrome
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Familial Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Goiter
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Cyst
  • Liver Mass
  • Liver Tumors
  • Metastatic Tumors of the Liver
  • Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors
  • Paraganglioma
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Pediatric Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Primary Hyperaldosteronism
  • Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Lesion
  • Thyroid Masses
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Tumor
  • Uveal Melanoma
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
View all 50 Specialties +


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About Eren Berber, MD

Dr. Eren Berber graduated from Istanbul University Istanbul Medical Faculty in 1994. He finished a general surgery residency at Istanbul University Istanbul Medical Faculty in 1999. He then continued his career in the US by completing a general surgery residency and a laparoscopic surgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic and University of California San Francisco. He has been staff at the Department of General Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio since 2005. His areas of interest include laparoscopic and robotic liver surgery, laparoscopic liver tumor ablation, robotic surgery, conventional and minimally invasive endocrine surgery (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal and pancreas), robotic thyroidectomy, robotic adrenalectomy and surgical ultrasound. He is a Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic and currently is the director of Robotic Endocrine Surgery, Neuroendocrine / Adrenal Tumor Center, Surgical Liver Tumor Ablation Program and co-director of Multidisciplinary Liver Tumor Clinic. He has authored 250 peer-reviewed papers and 20 book chapters. He is the director of Cleveland Clinic Annual Laparoscopic and Robotic Solid Organ course.  He serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Surgical Oncology, Gland Surgery, Videoendocrinology, and International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. He is an active member of numerous surgical societies, and serves on multiple committees.  He is the past president for Clinical Robotic Surgery Association.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - Weatherhead School of Management Case Western University Masters in Business Adm
Masters in Healthcare Business Administration


Residency - Cleveland Clinic
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - University of California San Francisco Medical Center
Laparoscopic Surgery
San Francisco, CA USA

Residency - Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School
General Surgery
Capa, Istanbul,

Medical Education - Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School
Capa, Istanbul,

Additional Training

  • Masters in Business Administration. Case Western Weatherhead School of Management April 2020

Professional Highlights

  • Director of Robotic Endocrine Surgery
  • Director, Neuroendocrine / Adrenal Tumor Center, 
  • Director, Surgical Liver Tumor Ablation Program 
  • Co-director of Multidisciplinary Liver Tumor Clinic


  • Surgery - General Surgery

Specialty Interests

adrenal disease, Adrenal disorders, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Calcium Disorders, endocrine hypertension, endocrine surgery - thyroid and parathyroid diseases and surgery, endocrine surgery (thyroid and parathyroid), general and laparoscopic surgery, General Surgery, laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors, Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy, laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors, Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Laparoscopic Thermal Ablation Of Liver Tumors, pancreatic endocrine tumors., Minimally Invasive Surgery, multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes, parathyroid and calcium disorders, thyroid, Thyroid Cancer, thyroid cancers, Thyroid cancers and Flushing Syndromes, Thyroid Disease, thyroid disorders, thyroid nodules, robotic thyroidectomy, robotic surgery, robotic adrenalectomy. laparoscopic liver resection, image-guided surgery

Innovations & Patents

  • Started the Laparoscopic Liver Resection Program with Dr. John Fung, 2006
  • Started the robotic endocrine surgery program in 2008
  • Did one of the first robotic thyroidectomies and parathyroidectomies in the US
  • Did the first robotic posterior adrenalectomy in the world
  • Did the first robotic central neck dissection for thyroid cancer in the US
  • Did the first robotic liver resection at the Cleveland Clinic
  • Did the first fully laparoscopic hemihepatectomy at the Cleveland Clinic
  • Used a novel high-power ablation generator to treat large liver tumors for the first time in the world in October 2020.


  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons- Member of tFundomentals of Surgical Energy Committees
  • American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association- Member of the Ultrasound Committee
  • Central Surgical Society
  • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons-Member of Education Committee
  • American Thyroid Association
  • Clinical Robotics Surgical Association-Treasurer, Committee Chair, Education. 
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Eren Berber, MD.

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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 10/17/2022, Dr. Berber 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Berber receives fees of $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Medtronic plc
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

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

119 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
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

18 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2023

Dr Berber and his nurse asst Hannah have been a pleasure to work with.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2023

Dr. Berber is ONE OF A KIND! He makes us feel like family and is just so thoughtful and caring. We LOVE HIM!

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2023

I have recommend Dr. Berber to others before- there is no one better than him! Also- my daughter, dad and myself all had our thyroid removed and people are impressed ALL THE TIME about how you can barely see our scars. He is very skilled and talented.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2023

I can't say enough about how wonderful Dr. Berber is with our family. He puts our daughter at ease each visit when giving her a neck ultrasound. He always asks about our family and farms at home and is truly a blessing to us!

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

Dr Berbers nurse Hannah made all the arrangements, which was very convenient. She is very thorough when coordinating any services

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

Dr. Berber is the best. He is very thorough and has taken every precaution to see that my surgery went well. I have great confidence in him with his care for me over the last two years.

Reviewed on May 31, 2023

Very nice doctor he explained everything in full detail! Definitely five star approval!

Reviewed on May 31, 2023

Nice doctor

Reviewed on May 10, 2023

Dr. Berber is the BEST! Hands down.

Reviewed on May 10, 2023

Excellent care provider thus far. Patiently addressed all my questions/concerns

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2023

Dr. Berber was very efficient

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2023

Dr Berber is the very best.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2023

I wish every Surgeon, Physician Assistant and Nurse were that kind, considerate and friendly.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Dr. Berber was excellent with explaining procedure, but I don't feel I was given any other options. If there are no other treatment options I would like to know the reasons.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2023

Dr. Berber was an amazingly knowledgable, caring provider. I came to him thinking I needed a surgery and he didn't just take advantage of that. He offered a cutting edge ablation process for my thyroid nodule that will be done on an outpatient basis. Here is Kansas I was told I would need to have my entire thyroid removed. I was so grateful for Dr. Berber's expertise as I didn't WANT to have that surgery.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2022

A biopsy of neck lymph nodes. I was well informed by Dr Berber how procedure was to beDone so I was relaxed and felt at ease.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2022

Dr Berber is excellent and was as excited about the RFA results on my thyroid as I was.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2022

Dr Berber has been honest and upfront with me from day one. He shows care and concern.

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