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Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Willoughby Hills Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
  • Cancer Screening
  • Clinical Gastroenterology
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening Strategies
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic Dilation
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Nasojejunal Tube Placement
  • Polypectomy
View all 10 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
  • Collagenous Colitis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • General Gastroenterological Disorders
  • GI Bleeding
  • Heartburn
  • Heliocobactor Pylori
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver Disease
  • Microscopic Colitis
  • Proctitis - Care & Treatment
  • Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Ulcerative Colitis
View all 25 Specialties +
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2009

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Wilford Hall Medical Center
Gastroenterology
Lackland AFB, TX USA
2005

Residency - U.S. Air Force Medical Center Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Internal Medicine
Wright -Patterson AFB, OH USA
2002

Medical Education - Wright State University School of Medicine
Dayton, OH USA
1999

Undergraduate - Wright State University
Dayton, OH USA
1995

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Specialty Interests

General Gastroenterology, GERD, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, eosinophilic esophagitis, eosinophilic gastroenteritis, microscopic colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, Celiac sprue, peptic ulcer disease

Awards & Honors

  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Board Certified in Gastroenterology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 11/17/2022, Dr. Lee 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.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

176 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

56 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2022

Dr Lee was the primary care provider for my visit. She was excellent. Dr Lee is a very good teacher, clear explanations, very patient. She answered my questions as I asked them during her explanation of symptoms. I had prepared some questions before my visit, she willingly received and answered them with patience and clarity.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2022

Dr Lee is fantastic. She listens, she does a thorough job in explaining, and is compasdionate.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2022

Dr. Lee is a skilled endoscopist. She was very gentle during my colonoscopy. She respected my wishes for minimal sedation and I didn't need much.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2022

Dr. Lee is a very caring person. You NEVER feel like she is in a hurry. She takes time to explain everything. A very kind and compassionate doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2022

Dr Lee is empathetic. She explains, provides analogies to assist understanding and context for her recommendations. She actively seeks to confirm understanding.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

Dr Lee was very personable and professional.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Thank you Dr. Lee for educating and making sure we understood everything. You were very helpful

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Dr. Lee is an Excellent Physician, I wish I had scheduled my appointment earlier. Thank you for educating me on all the issues I asked about.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Dr. Lee is exceptional. She takes time to fully answer my questions and concerns.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

Dr. Lee's approach was very caring and reassuring. I appreciated feeling safe with her care

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

Fabulous Dr Lee

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

She's a very good doctor she's very pleasant a good bedside manner I've never felt so at ease with the procedure that had to be performed on me and she was very informative to my family I Would give her name out to anyone who needs a gastrologist doctor Dr. Lee is thewould give her name out to anyone who needs a gastrologist doctor Dr. Lee is the best Dr. Cynthia Lee is the best if I can give her Thousand stars I would And her team was just as wonderful my anesthesiologist am anesthetist nurse was wonderful The ones who help me to wander very nice the nurses in the OR Was nice

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

Dr. Lee is an incredible doctor. She listens. She welcomes information from the patient and family to help ensure everyone is on the same page. She truly seems concerned about her patients.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

Love Dr. Lee and her Staff!

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

Dr. Lee is an excellent Gastroenterologist! I'm so grateful to have her for my Doctor!

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

This was an excellent visit, Dr Lee is the best!

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

I have already recommended Dr. Lee

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

Dr Lee made me feel very at ease & assured I'd be in great hands with her staff. I knew I'd be given the best care possible. I was informed throughout the procedure what was transpiring & even received a phone call the next day from Dr Lee

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

Dr. Lee, put me at ease with the procedure. Took extremely great care and made me knowledgeable about my procedure.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2022

Dr. Lee made me feel comfortable and answered all my questions

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2022

Very highly recommend Dr. Lee

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2022

Dr. Lee was marvelous.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2022

*Dr. Lee is the most concerned and caring doctor I have ever had.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Dr. Lee is fantastic! I have total confidence in her ability and knowledge.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

This is my second colonoscopy with Dr. Lee and I am confident that she and her staff are doing exactly what I need to keep myself healthy, avoiding what others in my family have succumbed to. Being high risk is scary, and they are very supportive of my concerns.

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Dr. Lee, never having met me before procedure, was kind and offered me plenty of time for questions or concerns, after thoroughly explaining the reason for the procedure and what kind of followup I might expect. She recognized my hands and feet were chilly and warmed them with her hands while requesting a blanket.

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

Dr. Lee was very helpful, kind and clear in explaining my findings from the colonoscopy.

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

I felt comfortable and reassured that Dr. Lee was very skilled and knowledgeable in her field. Her communication with me was very clear and patient.

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Dr. Lee is excellent on all counts.

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

Dr. Kim was awesome.

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

Dr kim was awesome

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

Best doctor ever! Wonderful communication and education. Took her time and explained everything. Superb!

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

Using MyChart is a great resource Doctor Lee a wonderful physician

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

Love my doctor. She is a good listener and caring person

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

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Reviewed on May 3, 2022

Dr. Lee was outstanding! She's extremely professional, caring, knowledgeable, and thorough. Dr. Lee was highly recommended. I can see why and I will recommend everyone I know to go see her!

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2022

Dr. Lee is very professional & explaining her thoughts for my care. I greatly appreciate her!

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2022

Dr Lee took the time to answer ALL of my questions and explained my condition with simple drawings/diagrams so I understood everything very clearly. She also did same for tests that were to be scheduled and brought up past tests on the computer to further explain things She is so nice, thoughtful and thorough. She never rushes through the appointment.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2022

Dr Lee was excellent, the entire staff was efficient and very professional

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

Dr. Lee spends a good amount of time assessing, advising, and is extremely thorough. An excellent clinician and very caring. Dr. Lee covers all bases and answers all questions. I feel lucky to have her.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

I have recommended Dr. Lee to people.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

Professional prompt and very understanding Dr Lee!

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2022

The staff and most importantly Dr. Lee, we're very attentive, helpful answering questions and compassionate.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2022

Dr. Lee is compassionate & caringher empathy and thoughtfulness, combined with her talent and work ethic, is exceptional.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2022

Dr Lee And the nursing staff was absolutely wonderful to me and made me feel very comfortable! They explained everything and were very thorough. I was very very pleased!

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2022

Dr Lee and her staff were top notch. I'm going to be a repeat customer

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2022

Dr.Lee was the best , and I appoligize for not fzlling asleep. She is the Best and so is her staff

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

Scheduling with Dr. Lee was excellent.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Dr. Lee and her staff were very patient and answered all of my questions before starting the procedure.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

Dr. Lee is an outstanding model of what & how doctors should treat/care for patients!!! Would go out of way to be her patient!

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

My appointment with Dr. Lee has been the most positive interaction with a healthcare professional I have had in years. She listened to my full medical background and let me explain my situation before she tried to offer solutions. She explained everything in easy-to-understand ways and was very pleasant. She figured out what was going on with me after multiple other doctors could not. I appreciate how she interacts with patients and how she listened to me, which is unfortunately not always what I experience.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Dr. Lee Is wonderful. She explains what she is going to do and the results. She is coming and cares about you as a patient. Everyone who is part of the caregiving staff was wonderful and kind.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2021

Doctor Lee was very nice I would recommend her to many of my friends and family

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

Dr. Lee was very thorough, friendly , explained the procedure, and said this should be easy peasy, and it was. Great all around experience .

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2021

Dr. Christine Lee is phenomenal. She performed my husband's colonoscopy recently and we liked her so much that we requested she do mine.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

Dr. Lee is a very caring Doctor, one of the best!

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