Treatment & Services
- Advanced Imaging Techniques
- Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
- Clinical Gastroenterology
- Clinical Trials
- Diagnostic Endoscopy
- Endoscopic Cancer Therapy
- Endoscopic Dilation
- Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
- Endoscopic Treatment Of Strictures
- Esophageal Band Ligation
- Esophageal Dilation
- Esophageal Motility Testing
- Evaluation for Caustic Ingestion
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
- Foreign Body Removal
- Gastroduodenal Manometry
- Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
- Motility Catheter Placement
- Outpatient Care
- Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
- pH And Impedance Monitoring
- Pneumatic Dilation
- Smart Pill
- Therapeutic Endoscopy
- Variceal Band Ligation
- Wireless Capsule Endoscopy
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Barrett's Esophagus
- Caustic Ingestion
- Colon Polyps
- Colorectal Cancer
- Eosinophilic Esophagitis
- Esophageal Cancer
- Foreign Body Ingestion
- Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
- Heliocobactor Pylori
- Hiatal Hernia
- Peptic Ulcer Disease
- Strictures Of The Gi Tract
- Swallowing Disorders
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Health Sciences, The Chicago Medical School
North Chicago, IL USA
Fellowship - Hotel Dieu Hospital
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Residency - Ottawa University Affiliated Hospitals
Ottawa, Ontario CANADA, Canada
Internship - Ottawa University Affiliated Hospitals
Ottawa, Ontario CANADA, Canada
Medical School - Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
esophageal and swallowing disorders including GERD, Achalasia, dysphagia and barrett's esophagus. Procedural skill include diagnostic and therapeutic EGD (upper endoscopy) and colonoscopy esophageal manometry, and reading smart capsule, ph and impedance studies.
Research & Publications
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As of 12/5/2016, Dr. Ray has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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91 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Knows Medical History||4.5|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.6|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.7|
7 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Dec 21, 2016
I wish they would have had my husband stay when I got dressed, I still felt quite groggy
Reviewed on Dec 17, 2016
My physicians are extremely compassionate for me & my family member (dad) that was present with me. We were kept up-to-date on all testing/procedures. We could not have asked for better care - I'm still raving almost unbelievable at times!
Reviewed on Dec 15, 2016
Reviewed on Dec 1, 2016
Dr. Ray took the time to talk to me about my background and to briefly explain the procedure.
Reviewed on Aug 17, 2016
No complaints only compliments.
Reviewed on May 19, 2016
excellent all around
Reviewed on Apr 13, 2016
Dr. Ray is outstanding!
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