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Department Colorectal Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English, German, Turkish
Surgeon Yes
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.7000
Desk:
216.444.1244
Fax:
216.445.8627
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abdominal Perineal Resection
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Advanced Operative Laparoscopy
  • Anorectal Fistula Treatment
  • Anorectal Surgery
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy
  • Cancer Center
  • Clinical Trials
  • Colectomy
  • Colon And Rectal Surgical Procedures
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer - Prevention
  • Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis
  • Colorectal Cancer Research
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening Strategies
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Colostomy
  • Consultation for Complicated Colon and Rectal Disease
  • Fecal Diversion
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Ileoanal Pouch
  • Ileoscopy
  • Ileostomy
  • Intestinal Stomas
  • J Pouch
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Perineal Resection
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Resection
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Fecal Diversion
  • Laparoscopic Ileocolectomy
  • Laparoscopic J-pouch Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Proctosigmoidectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Digestive Diseases
  • Laparoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
  • Pediatric Total Abdominal Colectomy
  • Pelvic Pouch Surgery for Ulcerative Colitis
  • Polypectomy
  • Pouch Center
  • Pouchendoscopy
  • Pouchoscopy
  • Proctectomy
  • Rectal Cancer Surgery
  • Rectal Ultrasound
  • Rectoplexy
  • Re-Do Rectal Surgery
  • Reoperative Abdominal and Pelvic Surgery
  • Reoperative Abdominal Surgery
  • Reoperative Pelvic Surgery
  • Reoperative Surgery
  • Resection of Colon and Rectal Diseases
  • Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery
  • Robotic Female Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Rubber Band Ligation Of Hemorrhoids
  • Second Opinion
  • Sphincter Sparing Surgery
  • Stoma Surgery
  • Strictureplasty
  • Surgery
  • Surgery For Carcinoma Of The Colon
  • Surgery For Crohn's Disease
  • Surgery for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Surgery for Fecal Incontinence
  • Surgery for Pilonidal Cyst
  • Surgery for Rectal Prolapse
  • Surgery for Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Surgical Management for Ulcerative Colitis
  • Surgical Treatment for Mucosal Ulcerative Colitis
  • Total Abdominal Colectomy
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
  • Treatment for Anal Fissure
  • Treatment for Anal Fistula
View all 83 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Adenomas
  • Adenomatous Polyps
  • Anal Abscesses
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Pain
  • Anorectal Disease
  • Anorectal Fistula
  • Benign Anorectal Disease
  • Cancer
  • Cancer of the Colon, Rectum and Anus
  • Carcinoma of the Colon
  • Carcinoma of the small and large bowel
  • Collagenous Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Diseases
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colonic Neoplasia
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Colovesticle Fistula
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Diverticulum
  • Endometriosis
  • Enterocutaneious Fistula
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Fap
  • Fissure
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hereditary Non Polyposis Colorectal Cancer
  • Hernias
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Fistulae
  • Intestinal Ischemic Syndrome
  • Large Bowel Cancer
  • Large Intestine Cancer
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender LGBT Health
  • Pelvic Disorders
  • Perianal Ulcer
  • Peutz- Jeghers Syndrome
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Proctitis - Care & Treatment
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectal Vaginal Fistula
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stoma Related Problems
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Volvulus
View all 60 Specialties +
Insurance

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Biography

About I. Emre Gorgun, MD

Dr. Gorgun obtained his medical degree from Istanbul University, Istanbul School of Medicine, Turkey. After he completed five years of general surgery residency training at Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine in Turkey, he moved to the United States. He finished 2 years of research fellowship followed by a year of clinical fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic, Department of Colorectal Surgery. He moved to New York City for an advanced laparoscopic colorectal fellowship at the New York Presbyterian hospital, Weill-Cornell. In New York he decided to complete an ACGME approved residency at New York Presbyterian hospital, Weill-Cornell Medical College. Dr. Gorgun then also completed an ACGME approved specialty training in Colon and Rectal surgery/laparoscopic surgery at Weill-Cornell and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Gorgun joined Cleveland Clinic, Department of Colorectal Surgery as a full time faculty in 2011 and he is certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and American Board of Surgery.  Dr. Gorgun holds the Krause-Lieberman Chair in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2011

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill-Cornell Medical College/Memorial Sloan Kett
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Manhattan, NY USA
2011

Residency - New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center
Surgery
New York, NY USA
2010

Fellowship - New York Presbyterian Hospital / Weill-Cornell Medical College
Laparoscopic Advanced Colorectal Surgery
Manhattan, NY USA
2006

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
2005

Medical Education - Cleveland Clinic
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
2004

Residency - Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul University
Surgery
Istanbul,
2002

Medical Education - Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School
Capa, Istanbul,
1996

Certifications

  • Surgery - General Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

Specialty Interests

Minimally invasive colorectal and laparoscopic colorectal surgery, robotic colorectal surgery, laparo-endoscopic surgery, rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

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 12/9/2020, Dr. Gorgun has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Gorgun receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • 11th Health
  • Lumendi, Ltd.
  • Cook Medical

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

226 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

28 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 5, 2021

Dr Gorgun quite obviously had thoroughly read my file before we arrived, and anticipated and answered most of my questions before I voiced them. There were a number of people in his staff who participated and all seemed to be well-trained and accustomed to coordinating actions, which contributed to both the ease and efficiency of our encounter.

Reviewed on May 3, 2021

Dr. Gorgun gas always been very professional and reassuring.

Reviewed on May 3, 2021

Excellent experience. Dr Gorgun answered all questions .

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

Dr. Gorgun answered my questions and made me feel comfortable about my upcoming procedure.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

could not ask for better care and professionalism from staff and doctor Gorgan. such a caring group that shows they really care about you.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

very good doctor

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

I searched out an expert & found *Dr. Gorgun @ Cleveland Clinic. I was not disappointed receiving the expert care and positive outcome desired.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

couldn't ask for a better doctor and staff always made you feel at ease always got very good care before and after surgery

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

My Doctor was terrific and answered all of my questions and concerns. Made me feel completely at ease. Being a Cancer Survivor, follow-up visits can be a little bit stressful and I completely trust him and his team, with my care. Couldn't be happier.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

I don't remember his name either but he assisted *Dr. Gurgun w/my surgery. He was amazing. Fantastic bedside manner, caring, awesome.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

Dr. Gorgun is the Greatest.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

I have already shared my experience with others I know. I was looking for the experts and I found them in Dr Gorgun and team. I did significant research which led to my seeking out an appt with Dr Gorgun. I was not disappointed and know that I found the right team to help me. Thrilled to be moving forward with this team.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2021

*Dr. Gorgon is wonderful.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

my only problem was before the surgery the nurse inserted the iv in my wrist. had some pain and bruising afterwards. the operating team were very friendly and helpful and spoke highly of Dr. Gorgun which was very reassuring. They help calm my fears.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

love Dr Gorgan

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

It had been 3 yrs.+ since I had seen Dr. Gorgun, he listened to my concerns, we discussed, briefly, the possible options to address those concerns. It was decided that a procedure would be scheduled so Dr. Gorgun could better decide a course of treatment, etc. As has always been the case when seeing Dr. Gorgun, he was very attentive, very kind and willing to look further into my health concerns.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

dr gorgun is a great listener n addresses any questions thoroughly.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

I had an EXCELLENT visit wit Dr. Gorgun! he was super in all aspects. I trust him with my life. I have been dealing with Guthrie since January and I received more information and an actual plan from Dr. Gorgun in 15 minutes. I'm looking forward to feeling better. I have no doubt I will now that I'm being treated by Cleveland Clinic. Thank you for accepting me as a patient.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

The Doctor and staff were patient to answer any questions I had

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

I had a wonderful conversation with Dr. Gorgun. He had reviewed my history and images before we talked so he had the time to answer all my questions.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Because of Dr Gorgun's preparation and experience he was able to answer all my questions in short order.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr. Gorgon was amazing! very kind, he was caring, professional, and we had the best experience. I would refer everyone to him.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

Dr. Gorgun took the time to listen to me took me seriously he showed compassion he's got such a good heart and good bedside manner and excellent surgeon

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

Face time visit went great but I much rather see Dr. Gorgun in person

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

I enjoyed being a patient of the very talented Dr. G______ and *Young, *Dr. Sam.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

I was flustered trying to get the visit on zoom. The doctor could not see me and I could not hear him. He was kind enough to call me back on my home phone and discuss my health issue at that time.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Dr. Gorgun was recommended by Dr. Dana Sands and I have placed my trust in him.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Dr. Emre Gorgun and his staff, especially Barbara, were the utmost of professionals.

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