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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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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

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“You have the chance to save someone’s life or dramatically improve the quality of someone’s life. Dialysis is no way to live, and it’s actually puzzling to me that I waited so long to do this. It’s a big commitment, but it’s very safe.”
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Amanda became a first-time mother after undergoing a uterus transplant followed by IVF.

First-Time Mother Gives Birth After Uterus Transplant

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“I waited my whole life to meet Grace.”
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The Brooks family following Caleb's intestinal transplant. (Coutesy: Riley Nicole Photography)

Attacked by a Bull, Father of Two Undergoes Intestinal Transplant

Jun 18, 2021

“I have such gratitude for all the people that have supported me, and to God for putting them in our life. It’s incredible."
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