alert icon Coronavirus

Think you may have COVID-19?
Find out where you can get tested

Need a vaccine or booster?
Schedule today

Coming to a Cleveland Clinic location?
Visitation and mask requirements

Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute

Find the latest information from the globally recognized leader in digestive diagnosis, treatments and surgical innovations.
Dr. Kessler and a nurse talking to a patient

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.

Learn More
Doctors & Departments

Digestive Disease Doctors | Cleveland Clinic

Our Doctors

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

View Doctors
Digestive Disease Departments & Centers | Cleveland Clinic

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.

View Departments & Centers
For Digestive Disease Medical Professionals | Cleveland Clinic

For Medical Professionals

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

View Information For Medical Professionals
Online Virtual Visits

Online Virtual Visits

You can stay connected to your healthcare team though virtual visits, using your smartphone, tablet or computer. Ask your provider about what options are available.

Outcomes Now Online

Outcomes Now Online

Dedicated to quality. Committed to you.

Explore Now
Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Joe Nero has faced a two-year battle with long-haul COVID.

Man With Long-Haul COVID Shares Two-Year Journey With Disease

May 4, 2022

“My advice is to enjoy the journey and not be so driven by goals. Don’t take life for granted. Every day is a gift.”
Read Story
After Dan underwent a colonoscopy, doctors discovered numerous polyps with one advanced precancerous growth in his colon.

Young Dad Dodges Colon Cancer, Encourages Others Not to Ignore Symptoms

Mar 31, 2022

“Now my energy level is higher than it used to be, and I feel better than I ever did before.”
Read Story
Cindi was shocked to learn she had advanced colorectal cancer.

Immunotherapy and Vaccine Help Woman Overcome Advanced Colorectal Cancer

Mar 17, 2022

“Fortunately for me it worked. The nurses would always tell me how good I looked every time I came in.”
Read Story
Concerned About Getting a Colonoscopy?

Concerned about getting a colonoscopy?

Don't Be. A colonoscopy exam can save your life.

Cleveland Clinic News & More

Back to Top