Linda Bradley, MD
Linda Bradley, MD is Professor of Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University and Vice Chair of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health Institute at Cleveland Clinic. She is Director of Hysteroscopic Education for the Residency Program at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. She is an internationally recognized gynecologic surgeon known for her expertise in diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy, endometrial ablation, alternatives to hysterectomy, hysteroscopic sterilization and the evaluation of abnormal uterine bleeding. Dr. Bradley’s clinical work includes Director of the Center for Menstrual Disorders, Fibroids and Hysteroscopic Services. She served on the Board of Governors at Cleveland Clinic from 2006-2010.
Dr. Bradley specializes in the evaluation, diagnostic testing, and surgery for uterine fibroids and menstrual disorders. She has been very active in endoscopy for over 20 years. Her expertise in endometrial ablation technology makes her an innovative leader in the field of hysterectomy alternatives. She recently was involved in several multi-center clinical trials involving endometrial ablation, uterine fibroid embolization compared to abdominal myomectomy, and hysteroscopic sterilization procedure. She performed one of the first hysteroscopic sterilization procedures in this country in 2000. With over 1,000 referrals for uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), she maintains an excellent collaborative practice with the interventional radiology department for a UFE Fibroid Registry database. She has published extensively and presented internationally on this topic.
A gynecologist at Cleveland Clinic for over 20 years, she has performed over 15,000 office flexible hysteroscopic procedures and over 2,000 operative hysteroscopic procedures including myomectomy, polypectomy, and endometrial ablation.
She has served on the Board of Trustees for the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy (1997-1999) and currently serves as an Advisor for Medscape and Medscape CME. She was Chair of the OB/GYN section of the National Medical Association, 2006-2008. Dr. Bradley served as President, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) in 2010-2011.
She has been named as the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Bruce Hubbard Stewart Fellow, which honors physicians with compassion and clinical care. She also received the APGO award, which honors physicians for resident and fellow teaching and has frequently been nominated as “Faculty of the Year”. She is admired and respected for her clinical teaching, surgical expertise, and compassionate bedside manner. She has received “Top Doctors of America” award annually since 2002. In 2009, she was selected by Ladies Home Journal as one of the top 6 female physicians in the USA. Linda is proud to be a member of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology department at Cleveland Clinic which was ranked 3rd in the country by US News and World Report 2011 and 2012, and number one in Ohio.
Dr. Bradley earned a BS in biopsychology from Vassar College before attending the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for her MD. She completed her residency training at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She has completed an executive program in practice management from the Weatherhead School of Business, Case Western Reserve and has completed the Leadership in Healthcare Academy at Cleveland Clinic.
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