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Sarah MacLeish, DO

Sarah MacLeish, DO

Office Locations

UH Westlake Health Center (15 mi.)

960 Clague Rd
Ste 1600
Westlake, OH 44145

UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital (0 mi.)

11100 Euclid Ave
8th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44106

UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital (0 mi.)

11100 Euclid Ave
Ste 170
Cleveland, OH 44106

UH Landerbrook Health Center (7 mi.)

5850 Landerbrook Dr
Ste 220
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124

UH RBC Perrico Health Center (15 mi.)

4176 State Route 306
Ste 300
Willoughby, OH 44094

UH RBC Medina Health Center (29 mi.)

4001 Carrick Dr
Ste 220
Medina, OH 44256

Biography: Sarah MacLeish, DO


  • Diabetes Technology
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Underserved Children with Diabetes
  • Youth Onset Type 2 Diabetes


  • Associate Professor, CWRU School of Medicine

Certifications & Memberships

  • Pediatric Endocrinology - American Board of Pediatrics


Fellowship | Pediatric Endocrinology
Pediatric Endocrinology - Uh Case Medical Center (2008 - 2011)

Residency | Pediatrics
Pediatrics - Uh Case Medical Center (2005 - 2008)

Medical Education
Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine (2005)

University Of Wisconsin-Madison (2001)


Sarah MacLeish, DO, is a pediatric endocrinologist in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. She is Medical Director of the Diabetes Technology Clinic and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

She is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology. She has special interests in Type 1 diabetes, use of mobile technologies to improve diabetes care and underserved children with diabetes. Dr. MacLeish was named to the UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital medical staff in 2011.

Dr. MacLeish is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis., with distinctive scholastic achievement, and Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Mo. She completed a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. During her residency she completed an International Health Tract and also trained at Children’s Hospital Number One, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Dr. MacLeish’s research interest is in Type 1 diabetes in children. She currently is participating in a project on improving access to intensive diabetes care for children in the Medicaid population. As a fellow she received a research award to study strategies for improving glucose control in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes.

Dr. MacLeish has published articles in medical journals on Type 1 diabetes in children and is a reviewer for Children’s Health Care. She serves as a volunteer on the Medical Staff Committee for Camp Ho Mita Koda in Newbury, Ohio, a summer camp for children with diabetes.

She is a member of the Endocrine Society, American Diabetes Association, International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes and Pediatric Endocrine Society.


Type 1 diabetes in children

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.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Sarah MacLeish did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.