Department Vascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Non-invasive Testing for Vascular Disease
  • Skin Biopsies
  • Vascular Medicine Section
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysms
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Occlusion (blockage)
  • Arteriosclerosis Obliterans
  • Atheroembolism
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Atrophie Blanche
  • Blood Clots
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)
  • Coumadin Skin Necrosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Edema
  • Erythema Ab Igne
  • Erythromelalgia
  • External Iliac Artery Endofibrosis
  • Factor V Leiden
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD)
  • Frostbite
  • Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia
  • Hepatic Artery Aneurysm
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Iliac Artery Occlusion (blockage)
  • Ischemic Digits (Upper Extremity)
  • Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS)
  • Leg Circulation Problems
  • Lipedema
  • Lower Extremity Ulcers
  • Lupus Anticoagulant
  • Lymphedema
  • May-Thurner Syndrome (MTS)
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Popliteal Artery Aneurysms
  • Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome
  • Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome (PAES)
  • Post-Phlebitic (Thrombotic) Syndrome
  • Protein C and S Deficiencies
  • Prothrombin Gene Mutation
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
  • Renal Artery Aneurysm
  • Renal Artery Disease
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Splenic Artery Aneurysm
  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
  • Swollen Leg
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thromboangitis Obliterans
  • Ulnar Artery Aneurysm
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Anomalies
  • Vascular Diseases
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Stasis Leg Ulcers
  • Visceral Artery Aneurysms
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Biography

About Leslie Gilbert, MD

Dr. Leslie Gilbert is a staff physician in the Department of Vascular Medicine in the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute. She also is a staff physician with the Wound Healing Center at South Pointe Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic hospital.

In addition to wound healing, Dr. Gilbert's specialty interests include hypercoaguable states, arterial disease, venous disease and lymphedema. She is board-certified in Vascular Medicine, Internal Medicine and wound healing. She is a certified wound specialist with the American College of Certified Wound Specialists, registered physician in Vascular Interpretation, a registered Vascular Technologist and is certified in hyperbaric medicine.

A native Clevelander, Dr. Gilbert earned her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, followed by a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in Vascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. She is on the faculty at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Gilbert was appointed to the Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute staff in 2008.

Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic she was Director of the Division of Vascular Medicine, Medical Director of the Noninvasive Vascular Laboratory and Director of the Cleveland Center for Wound Healing at St. Vincent Charity Hospital in Cleveland.

As a private practice physician specializing in vascular medicine and wound healing, Dr. Gilbert also has been affiliated with University Hospitals and the Mt. Sinai Medical Center of Cleveland (now closed) and served as Co-director of the Noninvasive Vascular Lab at St. Luke's Hospital.

Dr. Gilbert is a Fellow of the Society for Vascular Medicine and the American College of Certified Wound Specialists. She is a member of the American Registry of  Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, the Society of Vascular Ultrasound, the Cleveland Vascular Society and the North American Thrombosis Forum.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2008

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Vascular Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1993

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1991

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1989

Medical School - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
MD
Cleveland, OH USA
1988

Undergraduate - Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH USA
1983

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Specialty Interests

Blood clots, hypercoagulable states, lymphedema, general vascular medicine, peripheral artery disease, non-invasive testing for vascular disease, lower extremity ulcers, deep vein thrombosis, debridement of skin wound

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/22/2017, Dr. Gilbert 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

37 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

3 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2017

All excellent

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2017

Follow-Up instructions clearly understood.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2017

always clear and involves me in decision making.

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