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Jeffrey Hardacre, MD

Jeffrey Hardacre, MD



44 Ratings 14 Reviews


Surgical Oncology, General Surgery

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First Available: Tuesday, Feb 2



  • Chair, Surgical Oncology Quality Committee, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Professor, CWRU School of Medicine

Jeffrey M. Hardacre, MD, FACS, is a surgeon in the University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center. He sees patients at UH Cleveland Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, and UH Chagrin Highlands Health Center in Orange, Ohio. He operates at UH Cleveland Medical Center. Dr. Hardacre is a Professor of Surgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Dr. Hardacre is board certified in surgery. His clinical interests include cancers of the pancreas, stomach, bile duct, gallbladder and intestine. He also provides surgical care for benign diseases of the pancreas, including cysts and pancreatitis, and performs abdominal general surgery. Dr. Hardacre was named to the UH Seidman Cancer Center medical staff in 2004.

Dr. Hardacre earned his undergraduate degree in molecular biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and his Doctor of Medicine degree from Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his residency in general surgery and a surgical research fellowship at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He also completed advanced specialty training in gastrointestinal surgery at Johns Hopkins.

An active researcher, Dr. Hardacre is principal investigator at UH of a study examining a novel drug that targets mitochondria in pancreatic cancer cells. Dr. Hardacre has published more than 40 scientific papers in leading professional journals and is the author of multiple chapters in surgical textbooks. In addition, he is an active participant in national medical meetings, presenting abstracts, posters and invited lectures.

Dr. Hardacre is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and member of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, the Midwest Surgical Association, the Pancreas Club and the Central Surgical Association. In addition, he is a reviewer for the surgical journals Surgery, Annals of Surgery, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, and American Journal of Surgery.


  • Biliary Surgery
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastric Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology


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Office Locations

CMC Bolwell Ste 2100

11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland OH, 44106

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UH Minoff Health Center at Chagrin Highlands

3909 Orange Pl
Beachwood OH, 44122

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Westlake Health Center Bldg A Suite 1200

960 Clague Rd
Westlake OH, 44145

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UH St John Medical Center

29099 Health Campus Dr
Westlake OH, 44145

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UH Sharon Health Center

5133 Ridge Rd
Wadsworth OH, 44281

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Patient Experience Reviews

4.9 out of 5

44 Ratings

Patient Comments (14)

Reviewed On 12/1/2020
was great

Reviewed On 11/1/2020
no bad experiences with Dr. Hardacre whatsoever. he's extremely knowledgeable and is very upbeat. I'm very satisfied. I feel at ease as soon as he enters the room.

Reviewed On 11/1/2020
Dr. Jeffrey Hardacre, is the best Surgeon ever!! ***

Reviewed On 8/4/2020
Doctor Hardacre is the best surgeon! ***

Reviewed On 8/4/2020
Dr. Hardacre and his staff are wonderful

Reviewed On 8/4/2020
This was my initial visit with the doctor and I could not have been more pleased with the entire visit.

Reviewed On 6/1/2020
Dr. Hardacre provides excellent care, clear explanations, and honest information about your health and what you can expect. I would recommend him unconditionally!

Reviewed On 3/21/2020
First time visit to this facility and the doctor and all the people we had contact with including security guard to all the other workers were excellent. We couldn't have got better care. Dr. Heartacre scheduled me for procedure the next day, in between his already scheduled surgeries. He is a great doctor and we are very pleased with our experience.

Reviewed On 3/17/2020
Dr. Hardacre is an excellent surgeon and provides outstanding care. Furthermore, his nurse, ***, goes above and beyond in being helpful and providing outstanding service herself. Among the very best that UH has.

Reviewed On 3/15/2020
I couldnt have asked for a better doctor during the worst possible health crisis of my life ( terminal cancer (

Reviewed On 3/12/2020
great bedside manner.Very pleasant and caring . Staff was pleasantly helpful.

Reviewed On 2/22/2020
I was very impressed and pleased with my visit and everyone there

Reviewed On 2/14/2020
DR Hardacre is the greatest.

Reviewed On 2/2/2020
I have seen this Dr since 2007

Board Certifications

  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery


Fellowship | Endoscopy - Advanced
Endoscopy - Advanced - Cleveland Clinic (2003 - 2004)

Fellowship | Gastrointestinal Surgery
Gastrointestinal Surgery - Johns Hopkins University (2002 - 2003)

Residency | General Surgery
General Surgery - Johns Hopkins Hospital (1996 - 2002)

Medical Education
Duke University School Of Medicine (1992 - 1996)

University Of Wisconsin-Madison (1992)

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

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As of December 31, 2016, Jeffrey Hardacre did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.