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Department General Surgery
Primary Location Fairview Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Hindi, Malayalam
Surgeon Yes
Locations
Fairview Hospital
Primary Location

Fairview Hospital

Appointment:
216.252.9191
Desk:
216.252.9191
Fax:
440.673.0108

Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bile Duct Exploration
  • Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Biliary Surgery
  • Cancer Center
  • Complex Abdominal Hernia Repair
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery for Weight Loss
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery with Focus on Reflux Disease
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer Management and Treatment
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bypass 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
  • Liver Resection
  • Liver Surgery
  • Nissen Fundoplication
  • Nutritional Management After Bariatric Surgery
  • Pancreas Resection
  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy
  • Revision Surgery
  • Second Opinion
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Weight Loss Surgery
View all 33 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Diseases
  • Bile Duct Injuries During Gallbladder Surgery
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Bile Duct Tumors
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Duodenal Polyps
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Hernias
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Cyst
  • Liver Tumors
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cysts
  • Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
View all 22 Specialties +
Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2012

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Hepatobiliary/Pancreatic
Cleveland, OH
2016

Fellowship - Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Advance Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
Hershey, PA
2012

Residency - Robert Packer Hospital/Guthrie Medical Center
General Surgery
Sayre, PA
2011

Graduate School - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, MD
2005

Medical Education - Mahatma Gandhi University
Kerala, India
2003

Certifications

  • Surgery - General Surgery

Specialty Interests

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

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 1/6/2024, 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.

* 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

161 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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

27 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 14, 2024

Dr. Augustine is exceptional. I feel very comfortable with as my surgeon.

Reviewed on May 7, 2024

Dr Augustine always professional caring listens to me & is concerned. I appreciated that he took my hand & told me everything was going to be alright when he noticed I was nervous about upcoming surgery. He made me feel like he truly cared about me & my well being.

Reviewed on May 2, 2024

Dr. Augustin is an excellent physician. He is very knowledgeable, communicates so I can understand, he is very sympathetic and compassionate.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2024

Dr Toms Augustin and his staff are outstanding

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

Your Dr Augustin is the best and most dedicated doctor I have ever met. He saved my life. He made it incredibly easy to get the care I needed and when I needed it, and he performed back to back 8 hour surgeries to fit me in. He follows up with me and addresses all my concerns. He took my case and performed an especially difficult whipple procedure that my Pittsburgh doctor refused and probably couldn't have done. He is a premier jewel among jewels. I'm sure you already know that but I wanted to emphasize it.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

I tell everyone that if they ever need pancreatic surgery they should go to Dr Augustin at the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

They where very happy to see me again and remember me from previous surgery 5 years ago. They where all smiles and Dr Augustin was very happy he had saved my life from 5 years ago

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

DR AUGUSTIN saved my life once before u totally trust my life in his hands.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

Dr Augustin was very thorough!

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2024

Dr. Tom's Augustin, Dr. Nicholas Swerchowsky. Dr. Reese DeHaan all excellent. Megan Kelly NP and Renata NP from the pain service were so very helpful and kind.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2024

Dr. Augustin was very personable and professional, explaining what the upcoming surgery would involve and answering all of my questions.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2023

Dr Augustin is a very caring doctor who explains and cares about his patients

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2023

Love Dr Augustin. Compassionate, good listener, not in a rush.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Dr. Augustin has been very thorough and very kind. He truly cares about his patients as does his staff.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

Dr Augustin takes his time and makes me feel important. He is one of the best doctors I have ever been to

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

Dr,Augustin,is informative,proactive,and CARES, about his patients....certainly,a doctor who is patient driven, to be helpful,and he explained the nature of my my diagnosis,WE NEED more doctors with Dr,Augustins bedside manners

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

Such a caring team all around. Dr Augustus should be commended on having an entire staff as professional and caring as he is. I'm sure he hand picked everyone

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

Dr.Augustin is one of the best doctors I have went too. He is very caring for you as a person and listens to all of your concerns. He saved my life. Would recommend him to anyone!

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

I have hope thanks to the great job by the doctors.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2023

He's an excellent doctor with great bed manners.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

Dr. Toms Augustin M.D. Is an excellent communicator of both the issue/disease, and potential treatment options once all of the test results are completed. He exudes total empathy and understanding of the disease and patient impact.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Dr Augustin explained everything in depth and answered all my questions without annoyance. He was very personable and he eased my anxiety going into surgery knowing he is caring.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2023

Dr Augustin and staff are extremely excellent

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2023

Everyone is so wonderful the Dr was excellent I would recommend him and his staff great people

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Dr. Augustin is the absolute best!!!! He made me feel so assured before, during, and after surgery. He explained everything very well and is just a genuine and compassionate person. Dr. Augustin is truly one of a kind!

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2023

*Dr. T. Agustin and his team were absolutely fantastic.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

Dr. Augustin is wonderful! Very thorough, very caring and just an awesome person. I'm glad I was referred to him and I will definitely refer him to others!

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