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Department Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Primary Location Twinsburg Family Health & Surgery Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Twinsburg Family Health & Surgery Center
Primary Location

Twinsburg Family Health & Surgery Center

Appointment:
216.444.6568
Desk:
330.888.4000
Fax:
330.888.4350
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Radioactive Iodine Treatment
  • Thyroid Aspiration
  • Thyroid Ultrasound
  • Thyroid Ultrasound and Biopsy
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acromegaly
  • Addison's Disease
  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD)
  • Amenorrhea
  • Androgen Excess
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Disorders
  • Carcinoid Syndrome
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes, Gestational
  • Empty Sella
  • Endocrine Complications of Pregnancy
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Endocrine Hypertension
  • Familial Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Fasting Hypoglycemia
  • Flushing Syndromes
  • Galactorrhea
  • Goiter
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Growth Hormone Excess
  • Gynecomastia
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hirsutism
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hyperandrogenism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypophysitis
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Mastocytosis
  • McCune-Albright Syndrome
  • Menopause, Male
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatitis
  • Panhypopituitarism
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pituitary Cysts
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Pituitary Stalk Lesions
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Primary Hyperaldosteronism
  • Prolactin Excess States
  • Prolactinoma
  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism
  • Reactive Hypoglycemia
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Thyroid and Pregnancy
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
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Biography

About Kevin M. Pantalone, DO

Dr. Pantalone is a board certified Staff Endocrinologist at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He currently serves as the Director of Diabetes Initiatives in the Department of Endocrinology. He previously served as the Director of Clinical Research for the Department of Endocrinology from 2014-2019. Dr. Pantalone is a graduate of Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency and endocrinology fellowship at Cleveland Clinic.

He was designated a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology (FACE) in 2015. His clinical focus is on the glycemic management of type 2 diabetes, as well as the diagnosis and management of low testosterone in men, thyroid disorders, and pituitary tumors. His research interests are related to the adverse effects of diabetes therapies, particularly those related to sulfonylureas. He is also actively involved in health outcomes research using the enterprise-wide electronic health record system at Cleveland Clinic.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2012

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Endocrinology
Cleveland, OH USA
2011

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
2009

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2009

Medical Education - Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Athens, OH USA
2006

Undergraduate - Kent State University
Kent, OH USA
2002

Additional Training

  • Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU)

Professional Highlights

  • Dr. Pantalone has received local and national media attention for research pertaining to adverse outcomes with sulfonylurea therapy.   He has served as the Director of Clinical Research for the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at Cleveland Clinic from 2014-2019.   His research is regularly featured in Healio Endocrine today, https://www.healio.com/endocrinology.  His commentary on recently published studies pertaining to diabetes is featured regularly by Endocrinology Advisor, https://www.endocrinologyadvisor.com/.  He is a member of MD Magazine’s Advisory Board, and serves on numerous institutional, ADA, and AACE committees.

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Awards & Honors

  • Co-presenter, Busting Inertia: Identifying and Engaging High Risk Patients, Overcoming Therapeutic Inertia Webinar, American Diabetes Association, September 2020.
  • Appointed Section Editor, Primary Care and Public Health, Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, August 2020
  • Appointed to the Ohio Diabetes Action Plan 2021 Advisory Committee, 2020-2021
  • Appointed to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)/American College of Endocrinology (ACE) Clinical Practice Guideline Conflict of Interest Subcommittee, 2020-present
  • Appointed to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)/American College of Endocrinology (ACE) Clinical Practice Guideline Conflict of Interest Subcommittee Clinical Practice Guidelines Strategic Planning Task Force, 2020-present
  • Principal Investigator for SOUL: A Heart Disease Study of Semaglutide in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
  • Principal Investigator for SURPASS-CVOT: A Study of Tirzepatide (LY3298176) Compared With Dulaglutide on Major Cardiovascular Events in Participants With Type 2 Diabetes
  • Appointed as Vice-Chair of the Appointed to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)/American College of Endocrinology (ACE) Clinical Practice Guideline Oversight Committee, 2020
  • Activity Director, VJ Canizaro, MD Health Summit, Traditional Medical City, Biloxi, MS, March 2020
  • Awarded The Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Certificate from Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management, December 2019
  • Nominated by institutional leadership to complete the annual “Lead Forward, Transforming Enterprise” leadership course at Cleveland Clinic, November 4-9, 2019
  • Appointed to the Endocrine Self-Assessment Program (ESAP) Faculty Working Group, 2019
  • Appointed to the American Diabetes Association Therapeutic Inertia Research Work Group, 2019
  • Appointed as Director of Diabetes Initiatives, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, August, 2019
  • Invited to the American Diabetes Association Summit on Therapeutic Inertia, November 2018.This Summit, organized to identify and assess issues related to therapeutic inertia, brought together over 100 members of the diabetes healthcare ecosystem, including interprofessional primary care providers, diabetes specialists, health systems, payors and patient advocacy groups.
  • Appointed member of the steering committee for NN8022-4432, An Obesity Pragmatic Clinical Trial, 2018.
  • Appointed to the American College of Endocrinology Task Force to serve as a member of the ACE CPG Oversight Committee, 2018-2020.
  • Nominated by department leadership to complete the “Introduction to Emotional Intelligence” course at the Case Western Reserve Weatherhead School of Management, July, 2018.
  • Featured regularly by Endocrinology Advisor, providing commentary on recently published studies pertaining to diabetes, 2017 to present. https://www.endocrinologyadvisor.com/
  • Appointed to Research Executive Committee, Cleveland Clinic, 2017 to present
  • Research Information Technology Advisory Board, Cleveland Clinic, 2017 to present
  • Appointed to Patient Access Steering Committee, Cleveland Clinic, 2017 to present
  • Member of MD Magazine’s Advisory Board, 2017 to present
  • Principal Investigator for PIONEER-6: A Trial Investigating the Cardiovascular Safety of Oral Semaglutide in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes
  • Appointed to the American College of Endocrinology (College) Task Force to Update the AACE Growth Hormone Clinical Practice Guidelines, 2017-2020
  • Appointed to the American College of Endocrinology (College) to serve as a member of the ACE Scientific Referencing Team (ASRT), 2016-2018
  • Research regularly featured in Healio Endocrine today. https://www.healio.com/endocrinology
  • Research Featured in Endocrine News, September 2016.The Endocrine Society. https://endocrinenews.endocrine.org/wp-content/uploads/EN0916_ROW.pdf
  • Featured regularly on Cleveland Clinic’s Consult QD, discussing a variety of endocrinology related topics.https://consultqd.clevelandclinic.org/?s=pantalone
  • Appointed Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
  • NIH-R01 co-investigator Dynamics of Muscle Mitochondria in Type 2 Diabetes (DYNAMMO T2D).Roles include advising with subject recruitment and advising with the Standard of Care component of the intervention for the type 2 diabetes group and helping with the screening process (2015-2020).
  • Chosen by the Endocrine Society to participate in the society’s annual media training seminar (2015) to assist the society with endocrine-related media requests
  • Nominated by department leadership to complete the annual “Leading in Health Care” course at Cleveland Clinic, 2015-2016.
  • Fellow of the American College of Endocrinologists (FACE), 2015
  • Guest Editor, J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015 Apr 1;115(4_suppl):eS3-eS4.
  • Abstract Reviewer, Clinical Diabetes, The Endocrine Society, 2014
  • Appointed Director of Clinical Research for the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at Cleveland Clinic, August of 2014
  • Principal Investigator and Regional Study Leader for DEVOTE: A Trial Comparing Cardiovascular Safety of Insulin Degludec versus Insulin Glargine in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes at High Risk of Cardiovascular Events
  • Authored an online fellow’s module addressing the diagnosis and treatment of male hypogonadism for the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, May 2013
  • Received national media attention for research pertaining to adverse outcomes with sulfonylurea therapy (The Endocrine Society, U.S. News and World Report, Medscape Medical News, etc.)
  • Cleveland Clinic Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute Research Award Winner, Best Research Presentation, April 2011
  • Chief Fellow, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Cleveland Clinic, 2010-2011
  • Presidential Poster Competition Winner, The Endocrine Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, June 2010
  • Cleveland Clinic Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute Research Award Winner, Best Research Presentation, April 2010
  • Fellow representative for the Cleveland Clinic Diabetes Care Team, a multidisciplinary team of health care providers which meets on a monthly basis to address issues pertaining to diabetes management in the hospital setting, July 2009 to June 2011
  • Cleveland Clinic Internal Medicine Senior Resident of the Year, 2008-2009
  • Cleveland Clinic Peskind Award, Best Clinical or Nonclinical Paper from a Resident in the Division of Medicine, June 2009
  • Cleveland Clinic Resident Research Competition Winner and Internal Medicine Grand Rounds Presentation, Best Internal Medicine Resident Research Project, June 2009
  • Graduated in the top 10% at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, June 2006
  • Valedictorian of College of Arts and Sciences, Kent State University, May 2002, GPA 4.0
  • Recognized as one of the brightest college students in Northeast Ohio in Northeastern Ohio Live Magazine, May 2002
  • Mary Manchester Award for Superior Scholarship, Leadership and Constructive Citizenship, April 2002
  • Superior Research Award, Lubrizol Corporation and Kent State University, April 2002
  • Phi Beta Kappa National Honors Society, inducted April 2002
  • Golden Key National Honors Society, inducted March 2001
  • Manuscript Reviewer
  • The New England Journal of Medicine, 2014 to present
  • The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, 2014 to present
  • The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, 2015 to present
  • Diabetes Care, 2017 to present
  • The Lancet, 2016 to present
  • Acta Endocrinologica, 2019 to present
  • The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2020 to present
  • The American Heart Journal, 2020 to present

Memberships

  • The Endocrine Society
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • The American Diabetes Association
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 9/13/2023, Dr. Pantalone 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. Pantalone 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:

  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Novo Nordisk, A/S
  • Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • AstraZeneca
  • Corcept Therapeutics, 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

166 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

46 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Dr. Pantalone is the best!

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2023

Dr. Pantalone goes above and beyond including me in my care treatment allowing me to make informed decisions. Dr.Pantalone saved my life with his knowledge. I am forever grateful!

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2023

Kevin is the best doctor I have ever seen! He truly cares about me succeeding and being healthy and happy. He is compassionate and was the first doctor out of the many endocrinologist I saw before that actually listened to me and helped find a treatment option.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2023

Dr. Pantalone is a great doctor. He cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Always a great experience with this doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2023

Dr. Pantalone always has my best interest and truly is amazing.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

Always have had a good experience with Dr.Pantalone

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

Dr. Pantalone is a wonderful doctor. He listens and explains things for us to understand.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

Kevin is the only good dr. I have ever had.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

I have been a diabetic for 27 years of my life. Dr Kevin Pantalone is the best I have ever had in treating my diabetes. He addresses all questions and suggests new approaches to drive down my a1c. Very good on his presentation to patients and very firm and friendly with explanations.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

I adore Dr. Pantalone. He's the best and I trust him completely.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023

Dr Pantalone is one of the best physicians I've had at CC. His knowledge, personality and professionalism are on full display during the visit, making for a pleasant, interactive exchange between patient and physician.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2023

He's a great doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Dr. Pantalone is great

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Dr. Pantelone speaks to me as a professional colleague and makes sure I understand the physiology behind his care decisions.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

Dr. Pantalone has always responded to any concern I have sent in messages in mychart. He always take the time to listen and then fully explain his plan of care whether in person or virtual visit.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2023

Dr. Pantalone is outstanding; easy to connect with, and a solid physician.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

Dr. Pantalone is excellent. He's handled my care for many years. I'd recommend him and Cleveland Clinic to anyone. And I have. Dr. Pantalone has listened and provided exceptional care to all my needs. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2023

Doctor is fantastic and goes above and beyond to help. Head nurse is also amazing.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2023

Really appreciate Dr. Pantalone

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2023

I drive over 30 minutes to see my doctor because I have had the most results with him. He is so nice and totally understanding.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2023

Great physician

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Great Medical Doctor. Excellent bed side manner and displayed medical expertise. A great deal of confidence from this patient.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Dr. Pantalone is a great endocrinologist. He holds you accountable while listening to your struggles and concerns.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

I have a long term relationship with the doctor and I am completely satisfied with his care. He knows my needs and acts promptly

Reviewed on May 15, 2023

I highly recommend Dr Pantalone. He is an excellent doctor. Dr Pantalone is caring and experienced. Dr Pantalone takes the time to listen and understand. He cares about his patients like family. I highly recommend Dr Pantalone. He is outstanding and excellent in every way.

Reviewed on May 15, 2023

Dr Pantalone & his nurse and staff are excellent. Dr Pantalone & his staff care about you. They make it easy to do the video appointment. The Cleveland Clinic is outstanding in their services because of doctors like Dr Pantalone. Thank you Dr Pantalone for caring about me and for everything you do.

Reviewed on May 12, 2023

Dr Pantalone is the best!! He has excellent bedside manners and is extremely knowledgeable. I'm glad I found him!

Reviewed on May 12, 2023

Dr. Pantalone is an excellent physician and endocrinologist

Reviewed on May 1, 2023

Dr. Kevin M Pantalone is an excellent Endocrinologist. He carefully read all my past medical history to access the next steps. Prescribed a test and it showed that I have high beyond normal results for Cushing Synddome which will need to be addressed.

Reviewed on May 1, 2023

Great Doctor wonderful person and caring. Listens and takes action.

Reviewed on May 1, 2023

Yes I have already told my friends how caring He is. Dr Pantalone

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2023

Dr. Pantalone is an excellent endocrinologist. I have been a patient of his for years and wouldn't go any where else! His staff is excellent and friendly. I have made recommendations to others I know.I feel like I'm in good hands.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2023

Dr. Pantelone is excellent.....every time, every experience.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

I had a consultation with Dr, Pantalone, it went very good. He explained everything to me, did not push me into anything. I was very impressed when he told me the machine at Marymount hospital, where I had my bone density done, was not the same machine that was used when I had my previous bone density done, so that Is why there may have been a difference. So he said I will have another one done In a year to get a truer reading between the two, which I thought was awesome that he knew about he machine difference. I feel very confident with Dr. Pantalone

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

*Kevin Pantalone is one of the best doctors I have ever had. Great in explaining things.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

Dr. Pantalone is very attentive

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

Very pleased with Dr Pantalone and his stall

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

Dr. PANTALONE is the best...the only reason I use the Cleveland Clinic is because of the doctors...otherwise it is terrible

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

Dr Pantalone is very caring and helpful!

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2023

One the best providers I've ever seen.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2023

Dr Pantalone is a great asset to the Clinic.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2023

Dr. Pantalone is bery compassionate about his patients. Before they leave his office he always makes sure they understand and any questions I might have are answered.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2023

Dr. Pantalone took care of me as always in the best way as he normally does, and is very considerate and understanding of my issues. Of all the doctors I use at the clinic, he and my primary car physician are absolutely the best I've ever had.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2023

Dr was very attentive and genuinely concerned. Very knowledgable would highly recommend him

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2023

All my experiences with Dr. Pantalones office have been excellent. He is a top notch endocrinologist, very dedicated to his patients. The office staff are kind and puts you at ease.

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