Welcome to the Cleveland Clinic Digestive Disease Institute (DDI). We offer patients the most advanced, safest and proven medical and surgical treatments primarily focused on disorders related to the gastrointestinal tract.
Of the top digestive disease centers in the United States, DDI is the first of its kind to unite all specialists in gastroenterology and hepatology, colorectal surgery, hepato-pancreato-biliary and transplant surgery, and nutrition within one unique, fully integrated model of care – aimed at optimizing the patient experience.
This exciting model of care also helps us offer effective and patient-friendly service, including shorter waits for appointments and more seamless interaction with all of our specialists. In addition, our institute model enhances opportunities for cutting-edge research and physician education.
The Digestive Disease Institute has been ranked second in the nation by U.S.News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Survey since 2003, and first in Ohio since 1990.
Institute Mission Statement
The mission of Cleveland Clinic Digestive Disease Institute is to foster the most effective, efficient and compassionate multidisciplinary digestive health care through innovation: ‘Devise, Optimize, Economize without Compromise’.
Digestive Disease Outcomes
We focus on reconnecting quality and patient safety with clinical care. This collaboration supports the Cleveland Clinic health system’s commitment to quality and patient care, which parallels major healthcare initiatives nationwide.
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2013 News Archives
Ansleigh Adkins was fast-tracked for surgery when doctors found her colon carpeted with polyps. She has a genetic disease called FAP, familial adenomatous polyposis, which makes colon cancer inevitable.
Bariatric & Metabolic Institute Director Dr. Philip Schauer discusses Gov. Chris Christie’s Lap-band Surgery
Kenneth M. Garschina and his wife, Sara Story, have pledged $2 million to Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease Institute to create an endowed chair for research in colorectal surgery.
Dr. Meagan Costedio weights in on a colon removal surgery that helped Ryan Stevens get back his life.
Dr. John Fung, a transplant surgeon and chairman of the Clinic’s Digestive Disease Institute, comments on procedure.
Cleveland Clinic's Dr. Matthew Kalady comments on the girl's brave journey.
Studies show the importance of colonoscopies as a screening tool for colon cancer. Dr. James Church and his patient are featured.