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

Willoughby Hills Family Health Center

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


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Wilford Hall Medical Center
Lackland AFB, TX USA

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

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

Undergraduate - Wright State University
Dayton, OH USA


  • 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

See publications for Christine Lee, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 12/16/2020, 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

247 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

66 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 18, 2021

Dr Christine Lee is a wonderful doctor

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

Dr. Lee did a wonderful job explaining everything about my procedure

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

Professionalism Dr.Lee has is outstanding.

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

Dr. Lee is wonderful. She takes the time to explain my condition, treatments, and what to expect in the future. She made me feel confident with next steps.

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

dr lee is exceptional in explaining to me my condition and what is happening now and going forward

Reviewed on May 3, 2021

I have seen Dr. Lee two times now, and very impressed with her care and concern for my well being. she is one of the best physicians I have had in respects to listening and making sure you understand everything. she shows pictures and even draws them to make sure you understand. Great Doctor and very knowledgable.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2021

Dr. Lee is the best doctor I have ever met. She reviewed my entire health history, took time to understand what has taken place, paid very close attention to all my concerns. Made sure that I felt comfortable. I highly recommend her to anyone that needs her help.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

I was happy to be in DR. Lees care.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

The doctor was extremely professional, courteous, and demonstrated care and knowledge about my health issues. It did take several months to be seen by the doctor--scheduling of appointment availability was limited.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

I am very impressed with the treatment and patient care given to me by Dr. Lee. She asked several times if I had additional health concerns and offered suggestions that could aid in addressing my problem. She also reviewed my previous tests results and lab results and clarified my interpretation of several results of my bloodwork. I felt relieved because she provided an explanation of my initial conclusions which were alarmingly incorrect. This was certainly one appointment that I considered to be informative and well worth the time and effort as I continue to work with my physicians to stay as healthy as possible.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

Physician was excellent. She put me at ease, described my condition completely and went over my post visit orders making sure I understood what to do before my next visit. She was great.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2021

Dr Lee was excellent. very thorough kind. kept me informed and kept me at ease

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

care provider was informative and respectful

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

Dr. Lee is very professional and take time with you and will and do explain everything and makes sure that you understand.i am truly glad she is my dr.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

Dr. Lee is a fantastic Doctor

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

I can't say enough about Dr.Lee and her staff. All in all everyone is there for your care.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

Dr Lee suggestions Proved to be very helpful

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Dr. Lee, the nursing staff, and the others in the operating room were ALL excellent.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Dr. Lee and her staff are wonderful.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

Dr.Lee is very patient and listens to me. She is one of my favorite people.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2021

Dr. Lee is knowledgeable, emphatic and provided clear communication as to issue and how to mitigate.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2021

I appreciate the prompt response I receive when using MyChart to message Dr. Lee.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2021

Dr. Lee excels at explaining a problem/condition in a way that is clear and understandable.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

Dr. Lee is wonderful at using visual examples to explain what's going on in my body. I honestly look forward to what visual prompt she will describe each time I see her.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Dr. Lee is a very caring doctor, I am so pleased to have her on my care team. I have a clear understanding of what to do to care for myself.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Dr Lee is very knowledgeable and explains things so well. She gave examples of my problem and made sure I knew what she meant. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a gastroenterologist. I wish that I could have seen her years ago.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2021

Dr. Lee is extremely competent.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

Dr Christine Lee is a excellent, caring ,professional Dr. I can't say enough good things about Dr. Lee and her staff

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

no problem with setting up appt. with DR. LEE and very helpful

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

DR. LEE was very helpful, explained things to me regarding my body, just wish i had met her years ago, but very glad that she is my DR. now. highly satisfied !!!!!

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

Dr Lee is an asset to Cleveland Clinic!!

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

I have colonoscopies every 3 years and Dr. Lee always does an excellent job of explaining process and results. Her team runs like a well oiled machine.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

As mentioned above. Dr. Lee has a great team.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

I was very impressed and surprised by the amount of time and attention that Dr. Lee gave me.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

this team is a high functioning team from Dr. Lee to all of the nurses and staff.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Dr. Lee is one of the most caring and competent caregivers I have known in 22 years at the Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

Dr. Lee performed an endoscopy procedure on me years ago. She is very good at what she does. I didn't hesitate to have my colonoscopy scheduled with her. I was in the procedure room for about 16 minutes and had little sedation. She navigated the scope inside me with no issues. A very skilled and trained professional.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

I would highly recommend Dr. Lee to others.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

I think Dr Lee is awesome she talks to you and doesn't rush through her office visits, which a lot of doctors do

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

doctor is excellent

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

dr Lee takes her time and is thorough

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

Dr. Lee was very kind and courteous and would recommend her to anyone needing her help!

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Dr. Lee was amazing. She explained in detail what my problem most likely is, prescribed further tests, and also what I should do now to help. She also explained what could happen if left untreated. She was very thorough and extremely pleasant. I have immense respect and trust in her.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

People in the Cleveland area are so lucky to have Cleveland Clinic near them. I drove over 4 hours to see Dr. Lee because I have no confidence in the providers in my area for treatment of the colon.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

Dr Lee did an outstanding job of explaining everything to me and made sure that I understood her explanations and also completely answered my many questions.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

Dr. Lee was very informative. she is the only doctor that gave me a colonoscopy and took the time to let me know what was going on and what I should do about it. Thank you Dr. Ler

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Great experience with Diana and Brian in Dr. Lee's office.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Dr. Lee is wonderful. Her staff is excellent from phone staff to nurses.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

I love Dr Lee! She is thorough. She goes out of her way to explain my treatment. She suggested a screening, but was clear it was my choice.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

I have already suggested to some friends and coworkers that they see Dr Lee

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

dr lee is a very kind professional doctor I found easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

Good dialogue and dr good listener

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

really like Dr Lee's thought process and systematic approach to figuring out my issues.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

I wish I could give Dr Lee 10s.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

I put off this procedure for years.Dr. Lee and staff made me realize what a mistake it was to do that,Everything went easy and I was very relaxed and felt I was in good hands , A++++

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

I was so impressed by Dr. Lee and her ability to explain things to me was excellent, I have had 2 other Gastroenterologist and never have I ever found a Doctor that made me alert of the danger that I was in,I can't say enough good things about her, while the other two never explained that danger of my condition.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Dr. Lee is an excellent, caring physician. The Clinic is lucky to have her as part of your staff!

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Dr Lee is very thorough and kind.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Dr. Lee is a gifted teacher as well as a skilled physician. I have never been to a doctor who explains my issues as well as she does. She describes with word pictures and uses vivid, true-to-life examples that make me understand my condition PERFECTLY!! I would (and I HAVE) recommended her to friends searching for a gastroenterologist.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Based on my thoughts about Dr. Lee I would recommend her practice 100%!! Based on my experience in the waiting room, I would not recommend the practice

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

I appreciate the time Dr Lee took to answer my questions she sincerely cares for her patients!

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Dr. Lee is very caring and thorough.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Everything went well. The doctor and team were very professional.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

The first time I met Dr. Christine Lee I found her to be very kind and gave a detailed explanation of my problem.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Dr Christine Lee is an excellent doctor

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

My experience with Dr Lee was a very positive one. she has always been very professional and very thorough with her explanations.

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