Treatment & Services
- 2nd Opinion Evaluations
- Abdominal Surgery
- Bariatric Operations
- Bariatric Surgery
- Bile Duct Exploration
- Bile Duct Stone Removal
- Biliary Surgery
- Cancer Center
- Complex Abdominal Hernia Repair
- Gastric Bypass Surgery
- Gastric Bypass Surgery for Weight Loss
- Gastric Bypass Surgery with Focus on Reflux Disease
- Gastric Sleeve
- Hernia Surgery
- Hiatal Hernia
- Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery
- Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
- Laparoscopic Liver Resection
- Laparoscopic Lymph Node Biopsy
- Laparoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation Of Liver Tumors
- Laparoscopic Splenectomy
- Laparoscopic Treatment of Liver Cysts
- Laparscopic Bypass Surgery
- Liver Resection
- Liver Surgery
- Management of Hepatobiliary Malignancies
- Nissen Fundoplication
- Nutritional Management After Bariatric Surgery
- Pancreas Resection
- Revision Surgery
- Stomach Surgery
- Weight Loss Surgery
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Bile Duct Cancer
- Bile Duct Diseases
- Bile Duct Injuries During Gallbladder Surgery
- Bile Duct Obstruction
- Bile Duct Tumors
- Duodenal Polyps
- Gallbladder Cancer
- Hiatal Hernia
- Liver Cancer
- Liver Cyst
- Liver Tumors
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Pancreatic Cysts
- Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors
- Small Intestine Cancer
- Stomach Cancer
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Fellowship - Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Advance Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
Hershey, PA USA
Residency - Robert Packer Hospital/Guthrie Health
Sayre, PA USA
Graduate School - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, MD USA
Medical Education - Mahatma Gandhi University
- Surgery - General Surgery
Cancer of the pancreas, liver, biliary system, and gall bladder Cancer of the stomach and duodenum Gastrointestinal tumors Liver tumor and cysts Pancreatic tumor and cysts Pancreatitis
Research & Publications
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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 10/16/2022, Dr. Augustin 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.
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126 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
11 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Dec 8, 2022
Dr is always pleasant as is associates
Reviewed on Nov 17, 2022
Surgeon *Dr. Augustin - excellent. *Dr. H. Saukah, excellent. Surgical team - A+, *Alina - nurse anesthetist & *Dr. Chang - excellent.
Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022
Dr Augustin is always thorough and explains everything well and so that the patient understands and knows what to expect.
Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022
Always helpful and friendly staff and doctor
Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022
All in the office were pleasant, thoughtful, courteous, and professional, especially Erica and Betty! Dr. Augustin is the BEST!
Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022
Dr. Augustin took extra time explaining the Whipple procedure with diagrams so I would know what I was facing! He is awesome!!
Reviewed on May 26, 2022
Dr. Augustin was very knowledgeable and spent a great deal of time explaining his findings and recommendations and answered any concerns/questions I had. His concern and empathy to answer my questions meant a great deal to me.
Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022
Dr. Augustin was very approachable and explained everything to us in terms we understood. Very likable doctor.
Reviewed on Mar 27, 2022
Dr Neil Smith made sure my treatment plan was full and complete. He is an exceptional Physician!
Reviewed on Feb 24, 2022
Dr. Almassi and his staff do a great job. I'd does not seem to be just a job or just another patient to them.
Reviewed on Feb 24, 2022
All of my care providers were fantastic!!!Even when my nurses were obviously busy with a heavy work load I never felt I was being ignored or forgotten about.
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