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Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
  • Biliary And Pancreatic Stone Therapy
  • Cholangioscopy
  • Endoscopic Cancer Therapy
  • Endoscopic Dilation
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Endoscopic Treatment Of Strictures
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Enteral Stent Placement
  • Esophageal Band Ligation
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Pancreaticobiliary Endoscopy
  • Pyloric Dilatation
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Stents
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Variceal Band Ligation
View all 19 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Diseases
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Bile Duct Stones
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Diseases of the Liver Biliary Tract and Pancreas
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cysts
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatic Stones
  • Pancreatitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Strictures Of The Gi Tract
  • Ulcerative Colitis
View all 24 Specialties +


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About Ronnie Pimentel, MD

Ronnie Pimentel, MD is a graduate of the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena Escuela De Medicina in Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic where he received his medical degree. Postgraduate he continued his medical training exclusively at Cleveland Clinic. He participated in an internship and residency in internal medicine, as well as two fellowships in both gastroenterology and advanced endoscopy. Throughout his fellowship in advanced endoscopies Dr. Pimentel was awarded the Olympus Advanced Endoscopy Scholarship of 1994.

In 2006, Dr. Pimentel joined Cleveland Clinic Florida as a board-certified internist with specialties in gastroenterology. His medical interests are of many which include, advanced therapeutic endoscopy, endoscopic treatment of diseases of the bile ducts and pancreas, endoscopic treatment of gastrointestinal cancer, endoscopic treatment of barrettes esophagus, retrograde cholangio pancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic ultrasounds (EUS), and endoscopic mucosal resection.  

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Advanced Endoscopy
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena Escuela De Medicina
Santo Domingo,


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Specialty Interests

Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, Endoscopic treatment of diseases of the bile ducts and pancreas, Endoscopic treatment of Gastrointestinal Cancer, Endoscopic treatment of Barrets Esophagus, Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography (ERCP) Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Endoscopic Mucosal Resection.

Awards & Honors

  • Olympus Advanced Endoscopy Scholarship 1994.
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 12/30/2022, Dr. Pimentel 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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* 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

280 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 4.8

47 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

Dr Pimental was extremely thorough and respectful. Did a great job explaining my issues in a way I could understand and answered any questions. I received excellent care

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2023

Dr. Pimentos, Nurse Marva & Anesthesiologist Stand + the rest of the team were awesome. They took excellent care of me.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2022

Dr. Pimentel was so professional and he took the time to listen to what I had to say and to explain to me his diagnostic. He never rushed me. I will definitely go back to him and would recommend him. Thank you so much Dr. Pimentel!!

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2022

Dr. Pimentel is clearly a confident and highly skilled provider. I will/would recommend him without reservation

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2022

Dr. Pimentel was very professional and thorough in his explanations.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2022

Dr Pimental is always a great experience. His knowledge, his concern and kindness and his way of always putting me at ease is outstanding.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2022

Very good experience the doctor was excellent

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2022

Dr. Pimentel is the best!

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2022

Dr Pimentel was excellent and very thorough.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

Amazing physician and great clinician.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2022

Love Dr pimentel, great guy. Knowledgeable, efficient, polite

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

The physician and team assured me of a safe and quick procedure. They were very hospitable

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Dr pimentel is very professional, very happy with his service.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

I always recommend Cleveland Clinic and Dr Pimentel and his staff

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

Dr. Pimentel and his staff were very helpful and made me feel at ease throughout the checking-in and procedure process.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

Dr. Pimentel is an excellent doctor , very knowledgeable, assertive and most of all a very good person , very kind and supportive. He was very prompt to help me in a very difficult situation and did a excelente job . I amSo thankful for Dr. Ronnie Pimentel and would highly recommend to anyone.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

Dr. Pimentel was very good in explains everything and very supportive. He did a excelente job in helping me when I needed most.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2022

Doctors and assistants were excellent

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2022

Dr. Pimentel's coordination with my cardiologist, Dr. Bush, and my internist, Dr. Meier-Davila, was instrumental in solving my condition.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2022

Dr Pimentel is the best. He is my moms doctor for a long time and we are so happy with him

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

Dr. Pimentel came to see me before and after surgery. I had had him perform my colonscopy 7 yearsAgo and that is why I wanted him again. Thorough, competent, and caring; I can't ask for anythingMore.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2022

Great experience. Doctor Pimentel did explain everything in detail prior to procedure and answered all my questions. I am feeling well and I am thankful for everything

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2022

Dr. Pinentel was all that I was promised

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

Most of my questions were answered by the nurses, however, Dr.Pimentel was available if needed.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

Dr. Pimental was wonderful! Great at explaining the process and made me feel comfortable during my surgery. He's genuinely kind with excellent bedside manner.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2022

I had a very good experience with all the doctors and nurses at Cleveland clinic

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2022

Dr. Pimentel and his entire team provided me with an Excellent level of care during my recent colonoscopy.

Reviewed on May 24, 2022

Doctor Pimentel is the best!!! And his staff is very professional and caring.

Reviewed on May 24, 2022

Dr. Pimental was empathetic, kind, thorough, and very Interactive. He did wonderful examination. He Is very good clinician. I feel that I am In good hands!!!

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2022

Dr. Pimentel was the best. Better than any Specialist I've encountered at Cleveland Clunic

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

Above scoring was for Dr Pimentel. I also saw Chief Resident and while he was professional I did not feel he had empathy or really wanted to hear what I said. I also felt he wrote off my concerns when he said we really don't do anything for that but meds and diet. After speaking to Dr Pimentel (who was very empathetic, checked all my prior records and listened to me) and ordered endoscopy which indicates possible surgery.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2022

Dr. Pimentel and his Nurse practicional are really good

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2022

The nurses were exceptional and Dr. Pimental is exceptional at what he does. Great Dr and compassionate and humble.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2022

Dr. Pimental was exceptional.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2022

Dr. Is amazing and very patient sensitive and helpful

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2022

Great doctor

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

Dr was very thorough knew my history and answered my questions and showed me on layman's terms what the issue is on my cat scan and if there was anything that could be done . I did feel rushed .

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2022

Dr. Pimentel is a kind and competent physician.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Always caring and very professional. Amazing Dr.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

Dr. Was very good. He explained my problem and his solution to it.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2022

Overall Care was excellent. Initial nurse Katrina not pleasant and very uncaring. Doc and PA were great and through

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2022

I received a positive result on Cologuard and was very worried, but Ronnie understood and got me in. I had major surgery and did not want to be put under again. But my doctor explained and put me at easy, for that I thank him.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2022

Dr Pimentel treated me like family, very caring. He Is very warm, very human and reassuring. Same Also Dr Adalberto. They made me feel comfortable

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Dr Pimentel is the BEST!!!He is caring, knowledgeable, and professional!

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

Dr.Pimentel and his staff are awesome !

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

Could not be more pleased with the doctor and the nurse practitioner

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2022

Dr Pimentel see me since 2016 is an efficient profesional he did me more less 10 ECRP

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