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Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Coral Springs Family Health and Surgery Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoluminal Stenting
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
  • Collagenous Colitis
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Heartburn
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Large Intestine Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
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About Nicole Palekar, MD

Nicole Palekar, MD is a graduate of the University of Miami and the University of Miami School of Medicine, where she received both her undergraduate and medical degrees. Postgraduate Dr. Palekar carried out her medical training at Willford Hall Medical Center through participating in a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in gastroenterology.

In 2010, Dr. Palekar joined Cleveland Clinic Florida as a board-certified internist in the department of gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition. She has various medical interests, some of which she is especially interested in, such as diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies, inflammatory bowel disease, iron deficiency anemia, therapeutic endoscopy including difficult colonoscopy and polypectomy, women issue in gastroenterology, and endoscopic ultrasounds.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights



  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Specialty Interests

diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, general gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease, iron deficiency anemia, therapeutic endoscopy including difficult colonoscopy and polypectomy, women issues in gastroenterology, endoscopic ultrasound

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

358 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

51 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 14, 2024

The doctor and staff were extremely patient and addressed my concerns

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2024

The Dr was incredibly patient with me. She took her time to review all of my medical and treatment history. She was thorough and made me feel as if I mattered. Highly recommend and incredibly grateful that I saw her.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2024

Dr Palekar is extremely competent, personable and professional.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2024

A very capable staff, and a great doctor!

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2024


Reviewed on Apr 18, 2024

Very knowledgeable in re my medical issues and her diagnosis has been confirmed by my improved health

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

Dr. Pelaker is an outstanding professional

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2024

Dr is very kind courteous and professional. Always is and finally I have found a doctor who is trying to get to bottom of my illness.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2024

Doc is professional courteous and thoroughly explained what was doing and what her expectations were and how to treat what has been happening

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2024

I've been blessed to have Dr Nicole Palekar such a pleasant and caring person as my care giver for over 15 years.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2024

This physician had a cancellation and I was able to see her right away. I had an excellent experience with this physician!

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2024

Excellent experience with this physician. Would love to see her again

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2024

She was very clear and precise about her decision about my circumstances and addressed my concerns about previous test results, saying I had nothing to worry about. This lifted a tremendous sense of impending doom I had been feeling. I left the building happy!

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

Dr. Palekar was very professional, knowledgeable and friendly. I would highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

Her nurse, Jessica, was so nice and professional. Clean, nice environment and Dr. Palekar was delightful.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

Dr Palekar was very knowledgeable, helpful, thorough, courteous, and patient with me.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2024

The nurses and Doctors were all very professional an nice to me. They made the whole experience quite comforting.Thank you

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

My Doctor smiled and met me outside the procedure room. Put me at ease . I was nervous.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2024

Loved Dr. Pelaker. She spent plenty of time and never rushed us.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Excellent treatment-I believe her name was Jessica

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2024

Doctor takes all the time with me that is necessary, listens to my concerns, answers all my questions, is helping me get better, and is very thoughtful.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2024

The Doctor was very good and knowledgeable about my condition.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2023

Dr. Palekar is absolutely terrific!

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2023

The nursing practitioner/anesthesiologist was ABSOLUTELY one of the best nursing experiences I've had - albeit short while awake. She was so comforting and attentive - last I recall was her helping me transition to being "under" following administration of anesthesia.

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2023

Great experience- all aspects - Dr. Palekar and the staff at CC we're phenomenal

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

It was a great experience. All the nurses and Doctors are awesome. They took very good care of me. They made sure I knew all my instructions before,during, and after the procedure. Thank you so much to all who took care of me. I hope if I had to do this procedure again it would be Cleveland clinic. From the time I walked through the door and out the door Everyone was amazing. They are caring and professional. I felt very safe.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

I will definitely recommend this provider to others. My friends and family know that I was relieved and happy with the care I received.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2023

Dr. Palekar is great! Always gets back to me immediately with my concerns and questions.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

I can honestly say that the whole experience from arrival to discharge was so easy and pleasant that I would recommend the Coral Springs location to anybody that will be scheduling a screening. Thank you very much Dr.Palekar and her team for taking care of me during my visit.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023

Doctor NIcole palekar is super professional, knows her subject, very courteous, I am very happy with her care and knowledge

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2023

I've told my whole family and friends that Cleveland Clinic is the best medical practice I've ever been to and all the doctors I've had and worked with are the best!

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2023

Dr was kind and took the time to explain and give me directions with my concerns and my health issues

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2023

Dr. P was courteous and efficient.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

Dr Palekar is just excellent. Great personality, friendly, caring. Very knowledgeable, logical. Talented. Good with medical strategy. I have had many doctors for a variety of conditions over the years . I know doctors ! She is very talented

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2023

The team of doctors and nurses provided me with great care.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Dr. Pelaker is excellent!

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

I LOVE all my doctors at Cleveland Clinic and the facility itself!

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Very happy with Dr Palekar and her staff!

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

Dr. Was so compassionate and through with Peter's consultation . Such a pleasant experience.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2023

Dr. Palekar in our team was fantastic

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2023

Dr. Palekar and her team were fantastic

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

Dr. Palekar is a core member of my team at CCF Fla. I have been seeing four years since I moved to Fla full time. A total professional, kind, caring and always right on target.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Great doctor

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2023

Dr. Palekar explained in depth the tests I needed to have done in order to find a solution to my problem

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2023

Dr. Palekar is the BEST! She always so attentive and takes her time with me. She is patient and answers my millions of questions.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

Dr. Palekar bedside manners our outstanding

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2023

I had a great experience, Doctor Palekar was so helpful and made me feel very comfortable. Was very concerned about my illness and I would highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2023

Outstanding,So happy that I was referred to Doctor Palekar

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2023

She was very nice a caring!!

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

Dr Palekar is professional and thorough. I saw her in Coral Springs not Weston.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

Excellent physician. Very pleased with visit

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