Dr. Kristen Ekman, MD

Dr. Kristen Ekman, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
Age 44
(38)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kristen Ekman, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Lakewood, OH and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Albany Medical College in 1999 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

1450 Belle Ave Ste 300

Lakewood, OH 44107

Contact Information

(216) 529-8446

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Pap Smear Abnormalities
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Metrohealth Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ekman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ekman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ekman to family and friends
3.1
based on 38 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Ekman's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in cleveland, oh
If you want someone who will listen intently and sympathetically, would definitely not recommend. Been going for 4 years for annuals and never been a fan. Rushes appts, does not listen, at times abrasive and condescending, and is walking out the door while still asking questions. I could NEVER...more
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Dr. Ekman was my GYN for 3 years, and eventually my OB during a pregnancy with some complications (multiples) and she was absolutely wonderful during it all! She is not at all judgemental and will explain things in a very simple, easy-to-understand manner. She is very blunt, which my husband was...more
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in Sheffield Lake, OH
My GP sent me to Dr Ekman with CLEAR signs of Cervical Cancer. She ignored the notes my GP sent & had to go "back in" to look for what my doctor thought she saw during my pap. Ekman was so arrogant - truly has a God complex. She told me that I "totally" didn't have cancer. 6 months later a REAL...more
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in Cleveland, OH
I would strongly recommend NOT having Dr. Ekman as your Ob. We found her to be very arrogant and condescending. I was suffering from post partum cardiomyopathy. Dr. Ekman misdiagnosed me. After weeks of agony, I finally received an accurate diagnosis from Dr. Modi at Parma hospital. Dr....more
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