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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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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
  • 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 1/21/2021, 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.

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

149 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 4.6
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

30 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

Dr Pimentel is very professional and a very caring doctor

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

Dr. Pimentel and staff are excellent

Reviewed on May 17, 2021

Doctor Pimentel is the most human profesional and caring doctor I hace ever met

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

Dr Pimentel is a unique and extraordinary professional. Front Desk A2- lots of fun and professionalism. staff and nurse, awesome

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

Dr Pimentel is world class doctor with a touch of humor and a pinch of tenderness

Reviewed on May 3, 2021

Dr Pimental was fully informed of what had been going on before he even walked into the room. he is always very knowledgeable, reassuring and kind.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

I did not have time to ask all the questions to help me fully understand what I needed to do and what was happening to me. Dr pimintel was great and tried to address all my needs.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

Dr P is the best! right on time. lightened my worries. smart with a great bed aid manner. a rare combo these days

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2021

Dr. Ronnie Pimentel is the consummate physician. He is caring, thoughtful, professional, and most of all he listens to his patience.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

Dr Pimentel was very good staff was a step down in personal concern...moved you along like cattle seemed like they had to much to do.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

Ronnie Pimentel, very profesional doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2021

Dr Pimentel was kind enough to see me first thing in the morning the day after i originally called to request an appointment.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2021

I was extremely happy that Dr Pimentel was able to accommodate and see me the day after I called for an appointment. . I was very thankful and very pleased

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

Doctor Pimental explained everything to me and how we will go forward in my treatment.He is extremely knowledgeable and I feel very confident in his care.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

Dr. Pimentel is an excellent Doctor!

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

I received excellent service at Cleveland clinic and Dr. Pimentel is a great doctor I would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Dr. Pimentel is a profesional and caring doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

Excellent. Dr Pimmentel, makes you feel like a person, gives you confidence, time and reassurance. High level of knowledge. Deserves a 10 not a 5. Thank you Dr R. Pimmentel!

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

the dr was informative and thorough

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

I like Dr. Pimentel, he's Great

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Dr. Pimentel is what you want in a physician, eg, excellent competency, true caring about his patient, and the ability to communicate effectively. He is outstanding.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

I sincerely hope the televisit can continue post-pandemic for situations that are appropriate. no more long drive, arrange transportation before and after, long waiting. excellent result. less stress for patient as well as staff, doctor, facility. efficient, effective, cost savings.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

very good doctor he always looking that I feel comfortable about my need

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Good rapport with Dr Pimentel

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

I would recommend the doctors to friends and family.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

I am a very scared and nervous individual. The doctor was very firm and to the point, he held no punches, and that I really appreciated. Honestly, when I came out the office I felt better, because he eased my fears and I appreciated it.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

Dr Pimentel and staff in department are always courteous and professional

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

I feel that Dr Pimentel cares for ne and takes adequate time to examine and discuss treatment with me

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Dr. Pimentel listened to my concerns and suggested procedures to check into my complaints.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Dr Ronnie Pimentel is caring physician. Very approachable and provides good insight.

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