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Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute

Find the latest information from the globally recognized leader in digestive diagnosis, treatments and surgical innovations.
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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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Doctors & Departments

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Our Doctors

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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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.

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Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Rectal cancer patient, Brandon Dale, with his family.

Man Thinks He Has Hemorrhoids, Receives Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis

Apr 7, 2021

“Don’t ignore the signs that something might be wrong. Don’t assume it’s something else. Go to the doctor right away.”
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Minimally invasive expertise helps patient overcome pancreatic necrosis

Minimally Invasive Expertise Helps Patient Overcome Pancreatic Necrosis

Apr 7, 2021

“Dr. Roy was absolutely fantastic,” she said. “He explained everything. I was seriously ill, but he took me, he treated me, and he was just absolutely wonderful. Every team member I had, they were all fantastic.”

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Jay runs in long-distance races despite having a pacemaker and defibrillator to regulate his heartbeat. (Courtesy: Cleveland Clinic)

Long-Distance Runner Takes Heart Problems and Crohn’s Disease in Stride

Feb 15, 2021

“You live only one life, so you’ve got to do the best you can with everything.”
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Concerned about getting a colonoscopy?

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

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