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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

178 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

63 Patient Comments

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!

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2021

The nurses and the doctor were excellent, they were very caring and genuine.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2021

Dr. Lee is amazing. She took time to listen to me. Explained the diagnoses. Explained what needs to happen. Explained the procedure and follow up needs. Very smart and to the point. She was very caring.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021

Have already recommend Dr. Lee and staff .

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2021

Dr Lee was very very patient, answered all my questions and provided helpful information to assist me. Very satisfied.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

She is an extremely caring Dr. My entire family sees her! She is the best!

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

This was the most recent of many procedures done by Dr. Lee. Very pleased with Dr. Lee in all aspects

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.

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