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 School - Carol Davila University of Medicine
MD
Bucharest, Romania
1998

Internship - Phillips University
General Surgery Clinic
Marburg, Germany
1997

Certifications

  • General Surgery

Specialty Interests

Gastrointestinal and hernia surgery, laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 10/26/2018, 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

94 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 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.6
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

6 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2018

Dr Messier was an excellent surgeon and care provider. He took very good care of me and really saved my life. I would recommend him as a surgeon to all my friends and family! please fo no ever let him leave cleveland clinic! He is awesome and so is his surgical team and office personnel!

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2018

I have nothing bad to say. The staff and doctor are very nice people. Although I don't enjoy going to the doctor they made it easy and comfortable.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2018

Everyone was very attentive and mostly on time. I was seen within a few minutes of my appointment time and doctor arrived shortly after.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2018

The provider was thorough and listened to me. He was very nice.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2018

*Dr. Massier and his staff are great, I'm so happy they found the problem and fixed it.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2017

Dr massier is the best surgeon I have ever worked with

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