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Department General Surgery
Primary Location Marymount Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Romanian
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Breast Conservation Surgery
  • Breast Diagnostics
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon Surgery
  • Complex Abdominal Hernia Repair
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrointestinal Exams
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Hernia Open Repair Surgery
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Intestinal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Placement of CAPD Catheters
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Minimally Invasive Breast Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nipple & Skin Sparing Mastectomy
  • Open Inguinal And Abdominal Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Procedures
  • Splenectomy
  • Surgery
  • Surgery For Breast Cancer
  • Surgery for Diseases Of The Breast
  • Surgical Endoscopy and Endoscopic Procedures
  • Thyroidectomy
View all 43 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux
  • Adrenal Mass
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign and Malignant Tumors of Small Bowel
  • Benign and Malignant Tumors of the Stomach
  • Benign Breast Disease
  • Bile Duct Diseases
  • Bile Duct Stones
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Infections
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma of the Colon
  • Collis Nissen/Nissen
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer - Prevention
  • Diverticulosis
  • Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
  • Esophagitis
  • Fissure
  • Fistulas
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Disease
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallstones
  • GI Bleeding
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hernias
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intestinal Carcinoid Tumors
  • Intraductal Papilloma
  • Large Intestine Cancer
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Melanoma
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Pancreatitis
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Recurrent Breast Cancer
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Sepsis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Pathology
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
View all 53 Specialties +
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2010

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
2010

Residency - Huron Hospital
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
2009

Residency - Cantacuzino Hospital
General Surgery
Bucharest, Romania
2005

Internship - Institute of Cerebrovascular Diseases
Surgery
Bucharest, Romania
2000

Medical Education - Carol Davila University of Medicine
MD
Bucharest, Romania
1998

Internship - Phillips University
General Surgery Clinic
Marburg, Germany
1997

Certifications

  • Surgery - General Surgery

Specialty Interests

Gastrointestinal and hernia surgery, laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 10/15/2021, Dr. Massier 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

103 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

11 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

I was just scared and the DR and his whole team made me feel very comfortable and very relaxed.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Everyone was so polite dr massier is so great with explaining everything to you

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

He made us very comfortable and he was very thur about giving information as to Rudy's care. Great doctor

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Excellent Doctor!!!

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

Doctor and staff are excellent, I was treated very well. Their service was great

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

Doctor was great , explained the procedure and answered and discussed all questions asked

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

The Doctor was very kind and very professional. He listened.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2021

My surgeon saved my life. I have never felt so better. Thank you soo much doctor massier.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

Dr. Massier and I met at this visit for the first time. He was a champion in listening and reiterating what was conveyed to show that he truly understood my issues and concerns. He was very professional and I felt comfort in his demeanor and explanations.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

I couldn't get a sense of if this provider was suggesting a follow up colonoscopy due to my current situation (post appendicitis appointment) or if he was suggesting it based on recommendations due to my age. in addition, after talking with me about the importance of scheduling it his team called in a prescription of prep to my pharmacy without me understanding that was the plan. I would have stopped it since I intend to get the colonoscopy, but not under his care and I recognize other providers may have different prep.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

Dr. Massier was very kind. He was very good at explaining things to me about my care and my health decisions. There was a question if the surgery I was considering was worth the risk considering my lungs are bad. He told me that the risk to my lungs were at lower odds than my repair of my hernia. He suggested I wait and see if it becomes too painful or effects my digestive track. I would definitely come to him if I have to have the surgery if it becomes necessary. I trust his opinion and will seek further advise from him if need be.

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