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

Weston Hospital

Appointment:
877.463.2010
Desk:
954.659.5646
Fax:
954.659.5647
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
  • Biliary Stone Therapy
  • Cholangioscopy
  • Endoscopic Cancer Therapy
  • Endoscopic Dilation
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic Treatment Of Strictures
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Enteral Stent Placement
  • Esophageal Band Ligation
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Pancreatic Stone Therapy
  • Pancreaticobiliary Endoscopy
  • Pyloric Dilatation
  • Sclerotherapy
  • 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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Biography

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

Appointed
2006

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Advanced Endoscopy
Cleveland, OH USA
1995

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Gastroenterology
Cleveland, OH USA
1994

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1992

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1990

Medical Education - Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena Escuela De Medicina
Santo Domingo,
1988

Certifications

  • 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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As of 10/20/2023, 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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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

229 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

29 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

Dr. Pimentel is an Outstanding professional and human being.I feel so lucky and thankful to be his patient.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2023

Excellent Dr Ronnie Pimentel

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2023

Everything was excellent, from scheduling to treatment and follow-up. Really appreciate Dr. Pimentel and his staff for their outstanding care!

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

He is a excellent doctor

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2023

Dr. Pimentel and his colleagues are the best, as are Dr. Robins and her colleagues. My ICU and floor nurses were fantastic. ICU Vanessa,Sadin, Michele, Keisha. Floor nurses Kylie, and Cassidy and tech Michele. However everyone was great.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

Dr. Pimentel is a wonderful physician, he is caring, knowledgeable, explains the issues in simple terms

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2023

Very happy with my doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

Bring a physician myself I was very impressed by Dr Pimentel bedside manner and knowledge

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2023

Felt extremely comfortable with the staff and the doctor. He is now my permanent doctor this office was so professional and impeccable customer service thank you for making me feel so comfortable and going through this procedure with such easy Grace

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2023

Everyone had a very polite and friendly manner.Dr Pimental was wonderful.he is the best gastroenterologist that I have had!I would give Cleveland Clinic 10 out of 5 stars!

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2023

Kudos to Dr. Pimentel, havel felt confortable and pleased with the course of action taken upon my medical condition.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2023

Perfect service of Dr. Pimentel he explains very clear the results of the tests, is very profesional

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

Checking in was easy and seeing the doctor was fast

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

Dr Pimentel was very professional, courteous, understanding and caring

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2023

Dr Pimantel and his staff are excelent medical professionals. Thank you very much for your great services, dedication and caring.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2023

Dr Pimentel is a great doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Dr Pimentel might be the best doctor I've ever been to. Very thorough listened. Grateful to him.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Dr. Pimentel was excellent as usual. Very friendly and yet professional. He made me feel comfortable with his explanations.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

I highly recommend Dr Pimentel

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

HE IS AN EXCELLENT DOCTOR WHO TRULY CARES ABOUT THE PATIENT.

Reviewed on May 12, 2023

Dr Pimental always listens, cares about my concerns and explains.

Reviewed on May 5, 2023

Excellent experience, the doctor did a thorough physical check up and was very detailed about the history and treatment.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Dr. Pimentel is a Caring, knowledgeable professional.He was very assertive since my first visit.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2023

I had a very good experience with Dr Ronnie Pimentel. He made me feel confident that I was in his competent hands. I wish that all doctors were as kind and genuine as he. Thank you for making me feel safe.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2023

Doctor was very caring, concerned and professional.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

Took 6 weeks from initial request to see doctor

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

Very good experience. Was concerned after experience with intake person but Dr was very nice.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2023

This is the reason why I drive 3.40 hrs. From Orlando to Weston, Fla. To be seeing by Dr. Ronnie Pimentel all these years.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2023

Dr Pimentel is very empathetic and listens carefully to what you have to say. He is very knowledgeable and thorough. The fellow he had this time was fabulous. So caring and also knowledgeable.

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