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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


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 12/14/2021, 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

246 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 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

63 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

Wonderful patient/doctor rapport. Explains all, great care of her patients.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

Dr. Lee explained things VERY WELL and seemed to care for my well being.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Dr. Lee is incredibly kind and very thorough. She takes the time to explain things and addressed my questions and concerns.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Dr. Christine Lee and her staff are awesome. Made an uncomfortable and unpleasant test experience not so bad!

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

Dr. Lee was excellent. An exceptional doctor who showed compassion and consideration along with her professionalism.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

I was very pleased with both the courtesy and efficiency of the Dr. Lee and her staff.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

The doctor was wonderful. Very clear with her explanations and very caring. With the procedure being my first colonoscopy it was very much appreciated.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Dr Lee and her staff are the best

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Dr Lee saved my life. I would do anything she said was good for me

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

Dr Lee was very personable and informative. Some of the information she provided I wasn't aware of.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Getting through to Dr. Lee's office by phone is a bit challenging. Terminal hold. This is no reflection on Dr. Lee! She's amazing.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

I waited longer than the recommended age for an initial colonoscopy. I am so happy that Dr. Lee was the physician who examined me. She was amazing and put me totally at ease the moment we first met.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

Dr. Lee and her staff in the procedure room were excellent. Demonstrated a high level of concern for my well being and comfort, clearly explained all procedures to me and responded appropriately to my questions.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2021

Dr. Lee is wonderful! You could not ask for a more caring, compassionate provider! I have the upmost respect for her, and I am thankful that she is one of my providers in my care team. She goes above and beyond for all of her patients, and is a wonderful representative of the type of excellent care we get at the Cleveland Clinic!

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

Dr. Lee and her entire team were Excellent. I Felt important to them, they cared about my comfort , my feelings, they introduced themselves and explained every step to , Asked me if I had questions. I felt like they took care of my safety in this time of COVID,Even wrapping the pen for me to sign with was excellent. Dr Lee is a true professional and exceptional in both the procedure and her follow up and correspondence to me after the procedure with my lab results

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

My experience was exceptional with Dr LeeAnd her entire team

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

Dr.Lee is always wonderful. She has taken such good care of me for many years through ups ans downs of my chronic illness. I always feel like she considers me and my individual needs and quirks of my body. Even when things don't go as one would expect for my particular problems she finds solutions that work for me.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr. Lee took the time to make sure I understood the plan of care that I needed to follow.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr. Lee is phenomenal. She takes her time and never rushes through the visit. She listens attentively while taking notes. She does an extremely thorough exam. You are very lucky and blessed to have her on staff. What an asset she is to your organization! Don't lose this treasure!!

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2021

I have already recommended Dr. Lee and her staff to others.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

Dr. Lee was very compassionate & personal yet very informative & professional. She gave me complete confidence & assurance in the surgery room, even to the point of patting my hand.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

Dr. Lee Was recommended to me by my primary care physician. I am so grateful I chose her. She was kind and compassionate and explained everything and her team was wonderful. This was my first experience and they made me feel comfortable and at ease and I would recommend Dr. Lee and her practice to anyone.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

I would absolutely recommend Dr. Lee and the practice to anyone. They were wonderful. Everyone who was a part of my care was wonderful.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2021

From the front desk all the way back to Dr. Lee everyone made this a very pleasant experience. I will definitely be back in 3 years and would encourage family and friends to go for this procedure if and when they need it. Dr. Lee has always gone out of her way to explain everything before and during this procedure

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2021

This was my second colonoscopy with Dr. Lee. Dr. Lee was the only provider that made an office appointment with me explained everything and there isn't a better doctor than her

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2021

Excellent Physician. Through , gives information clearly .

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2021

Because *Dr. Lee and her team are so amazing I drive from Brunswick to Willoughby Hills just for the extra care.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021

I was referred to Dr. Lee by my primary care physician, and I had heard great things about her from several people. I was very impressed with her, and she definitely lived up to the hype. I would definitely recommend her to others and have already done so.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

Dr Christine Lee was very professional and eased my mind. I never felt rushed but only care and concern for my needs. I am a RN and I can mot say enough positive comments about Dr. Lee. Thank you .

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

Dr Lee has great bedside manner. She made sure I was well informed of how she would be performing the procedure and that I was comfortable and at ease during the process. I would highly recommend her to others.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2021

Dr Lee is very thorough and skilled provider. I received excellent and appropriate instructions to prepare me for the procedures that were performed and included me in the decision process. she is very easy to talk to and answered all my questions. Dr Lee personally called me to report test results and was very empathetic. She explained the next steps for follow up care and recommendations referring me to oncologist. I feel she is honestly invested in the best care I receive with goal of experiencing the best outcomes.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2021

this was first time meeting Dr Lee, she listened to my concerns and took care so that I wouldn't have any bad effects from the procedure. I was very impressed with her and her team.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2021

highly recommend Dr. Lee and staff!

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

Dr. Lee was amazing. She listened very carefully and answered all of my questions. I am grateful to her!

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

I would recommend Dr. Lee to anyone and everyone. I feel lucky that I got to see her.

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

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