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Why Choose The Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute

Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute (DDSI) provides patients with the most advanced level of medical and surgical care, primarily focused on the safe and proven treatment of disorders related to the gastrointestinal tract. Of the top digestive disease centers in the United States, DDSI is the first of its kind to unite all specialists in one unique, fully integrated model of care – aimed at optimizing the patient experience. Cleveland Clinic is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

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We can help you choose the top specialist from our pool of digestive disease physicians and gastroenterologists.

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Departments & Centers

Our physicians, surgeons, nurses and other health care professionals work together in areas of expertise to provide the highest level of patient care.

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For Medical Professionals

Learn more about the educational and career opportunities available from Cleveland Clinic's digestive disease and surgery subspecialties.

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Express Care Online Virtual Visits

Select patients can now see our providers online using their smartphone or computer. Ask your doctor if virtual visits are right for you.

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Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Abraham Aviv with his daughter Shiri and her boyfriend, Nikko. (Courtesy: Cleveland Clinic)

Minimally Invasive Transplant Surgery is Transformative for Living Liver Donor’s Recovery

Oct 30, 2019

“He’s young, strong -- who would want to do this? But he insists. He says, ‘You need it. And I’m ready.’”
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New Surgical Care Helps Man Return Home Pain-Free 48 Hours After Colon Resection

New Surgical Care Helps Man Return Home Pain-Free 48 Hours After Colon Resection

Oct 24, 2019

“I encourage anyone thinking about colon resection to cheer up! After what I was going through with diverticulitis, the surgery was the best experience I could have imagined.”
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Man with Rare Disorder Leads Normal Life After Stomach-Sparing Procedure

Man with Rare Disorder Leads Normal Life After Stomach-Sparing Procedure

Aug 30, 2019

“So much of it is just having the right outlook, to count your blessings. I have a very supportive family, who are great advocates for my care, and Cleveland Clinic is phenomenal. Everything there is top-notch, from the facilities to the nurses and staff. Dr. Bhatt is a lifesaver, and my whole family is so thankful to him.”
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Concerned About Getting a Colonoscopy?

Concerned about getting a colonoscopy?

Don't Be.

A colonoscopy exam can save your life.

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