Monica Ray, MD

Monica Ray, MD

Department Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.7000
Desk:
216.445.0715
Fax:
216.445.3889
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Advanced Imaging Techniques
  • Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
  • Clinical Gastroenterology
  • Clinical Trials
  • Colonoscopy
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Egd
  • 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
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Smart Pill
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Variceal Band Ligation
  • Wireless Capsule Endoscopy
View all 29 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Achalasia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Caustic Ingestion
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophagitis
  • Foreign Body Ingestion
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Heartburn
  • Heliocobactor Pylori
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Strictures Of The Gi Tract
  • Swallowing Disorders
View all 17 Specialties +
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Biography

About Monica Ray, MD

Monica Ray, MD, is Staff Clinician at the Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders at Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. She is also in the Willoughby Hills satellite office one day a week. She is board-certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. Her specialty interest is in management of Achalasia, esophageal motility disorders, Barrett's, and complex GERD.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2007

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Health Sciences, The Chicago Medical School
Gastroenterology
North Chicago, IL USA
1989

Fellowship - Hotel Dieu Hospital
Gastroenterology
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
1987

Residency - Ottawa University Affiliated Hospitals
Internal Medicine
Ottawa, Ontario CANADA, Canada
1986

Internship - Ottawa University Affiliated Hospitals
Internal Medicine
Ottawa, Ontario CANADA, Canada
1984

Medical School - Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine
Halifax, Canada
1983

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Specialty Interests

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

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

80 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.6 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Knows Medical History 4.5
Time Spent with Patient 4.6
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

4 Patient Comments

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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