Robert Debernardo, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Cleveland, OH, Cleveland Clinic

RobertDebernardoMD

Obstetrics & Gynecology Cleveland, OH

Gynecologic Oncology

Associate Professor of Surgery, Director of Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program

Overview of Dr. Debernardo

Dr. Robert Debernardo is an obstetrician/gynecologist in Cleveland, OH and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, and Surgical Hospital at Southwoods. He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and has been in practice 19 years. Dr. Debernardo accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 219 doctors at Cleveland Clinic and one of 78 doctors at Hillcrest Hospital who specialize in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Education & Training

  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Massachusetts General HospitalFELLOWSHIP
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityRESIDENCY
  • Temple University School of Medicine
    Temple University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Columbia University
    Columbia UniversityOTHER_TRAINING
  • University of Connecticut
    University of ConnecticutOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2004 - 2021
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Gynecologic Oncology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Resident Teaching Award MacDonald Women's Hospital, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 2011
  • Best Surgical Film 2008 Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, 2008
  • Patient Choice Award 2008
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Radiochemotherapy plus 3-aminopyridine-2-carboxaldehyde thiosemicarbazone (3-AP, NSC #663249) in advanced-stage cervical and vaginal cancers  
    Kunos C, Radivoyevitch T, Waggoner S, DeBernardo R, Zanotti K, Resnick K, Fusco N, Adams R, Redline R, Faulhaber P, Dowlati A, Gynecol Oncol, 7/1/2013
  • Impaired T cell responses to sphingosine-1-phosphate in HIV-1 infected lymph nodes  
    Mudd J, Murphy P, Manion M, DeBernardo R, Hardacre J, Ammori J, Hardey G, Harding C, Mahabaleshwar G, Mukesh J, Jacobson J, Brooks A, Lewis S, Schacker T, Anderson J, ..., Blood, 4/11/2013
  • Management of early stage, high risk endometrial carcinoma: peri-operative and surgical considerations  
    Sareena Singh, Shandhini Raidoo, Gaetan Pettigrew, and Robert DeBernardo, Obstet and Gyn Int, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Phase II trial of robotic cyberknife radiation therapy in patients with recurrent gynecologic malignancies.
    Kunos C, Pettigrew G, Singh S, DeBernardo R, Society of Gynecologic Oncology Annual Meeting, 1/1/2013
  • Evaluation of the cost of CA125 measurement, office visit and CT scan in the diagnosis of recurrent ovarian cancer.
    Armstrong A, Otvos B, DeBernardo R, Society of Gynecologic Oncology Annual Meeting, 1/1/2013
  • Phase II trial of robotic stereotactic radiosurgery (SBRT) in patients with recurrent gynecologic malignancies.
    Kunos C, Brindle J, Adams R, DeBernardo R, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 6/1/2012
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Press Mentions

  • Endometrial Cancer: Postmenopausal Bleeding Found Common Pre-Diagnosis
    Endometrial Cancer: Postmenopausal Bleeding Found Common Pre-DiagnosisOctober 10, 2018
  • Incidence of Second Primary HPV-Associated Cancers Found Significant
    Incidence of Second Primary HPV-Associated Cancers Found SignificantOctober 01, 2018
  • Cervical Cancer Could Be Eliminated in Majority of Countries by 2100, Study Says
    Cervical Cancer Could Be Eliminated in Majority of Countries by 2100, Study SaysFebruary 20, 2019
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Committees

  • Commitee Member, lead Ovarian cancer quality subgrroup, Society of Gynecologic Oncology - Quality 2012 - 2014

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    Anthem Blue Access PPO
    Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
    Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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