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Department Bariatric and Metabolic Institute (BMI)
Primary Location Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Italian, Spanish
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Complex Abdominal Hernia Repair
  • Endoscopy
  • Esophageal Motility Testing
  • Gallstones Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery for Weight Loss
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery with Focus on Reflux Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • GERD Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Diaphragm
  • Nutritional Management After Bariatric Surgery
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB)
  • Weight Loss Surgery
  • Wound Care
View all 22 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Mass
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Bile Duct Stones
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Hernia - Incisional
  • Hernia - Paraesophageal
  • Hernias
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Lipoma
  • Obesity
  • Ventral Hernia
View all 20 Specialties +


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About Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD

Dr. Lo Menzo is a general surgeon with expertise and extensive experience in weight loss, minimally invasive and hernia surgery. Before coming to the Cleveland Clinic Florida, Dr. Lo Menzo was an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, and previously an Assistant Professor of laparoendoscopic & bariatric surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. While there, he specialized in laparoscopic and open hernias, as well as laparoscopic surgery for morbid obesity, esophageal reflux, esophageal motility surgery and endoscopy.

He received his medical degree from the University of Catania in Italy and completed his surgical residency at Thomas Jefferson University and the The Lankenau Hospital, part of Jefferson Health System in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed a clinical fellowship in advanced laparoscopy, endoscopy and bariatric surgery at the Cleveland Clinic in Florida. He is board-certified in general surgery.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Florida
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Weston, FL

Residency - Lankenau Hospital
Wynnewood, PA

Internship - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

Medical Education - University of Catania School of Medicine

Medical Education - University of Catania School of Medicine

Professional Highlights

  • President, South Florida Chapter American College of Surgeons¬†
  • President, International Society for Fluorescence Guided Surgery¬†


  • Surgery - General Surgery

Specialty Interests

Laparoscopic/Minimally invasive surgery, Hernia surgery, Weight loss (Bariatric) surgery, Esophageal reflux disease


  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • American Hernia Society
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
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 3/28/2024, Dr. Lo Menzo has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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

205 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 4.8
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

25 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

We live in Port Orange so getting appts within a certain time frame when we can get into rv park is important. Joan, Dr Lo Menzos secretary was so helpful and kind!

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Dr. Lo Menzo was great. Answered all my questions and offered suggestions. Very kind and understanding! Will definitely come to him when surgery becomes necessary.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

I love the Cleveland Clinic. Been patient since 2005. They give me hope when doctors in our area give up! Absolutely no comparison. They make you feel like a human being no matter how old you are!!Dr. Lo Menzo was the greatest!

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

This was my first appt with this doctor. I've never met him before. As mentioned, I waited very long for the doctor to come in the room. Finally he enters (at least I thought so), and apologizes for the delay by saying they had gotten busy. He asks me to sit on the table so he can examine me. He then starts poking his finger into my hernia, which was berry very uncomfortable. While he's doing this examination another person enters the room and he introduces himself as Dr Lo Menzo. I assumed that the first guy was the doctor. He never introduced himself and just started the examination. To this day, I don't know who he is, but if I had known he wasn't the doctor, I assure you that I would not have consented to his poking of my hernia. I am still experiencing pain from it that wasn't there prior to his poking.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2024

Dr. Lo Menzo was extremely thorough and covered all issues relating to my upcoming hernia surgery. I was impressed with his demeanor and professionalism.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

I look forward to my consult w/ Dr. LoMenzo after the test he ordered.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2024

Dr. Lo Menzo's clinical coordinator , Joanne ( I believe), was very helpful, and extremely nice.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2024

Dr. Lomanza and their associate are extremely respectful to me and family.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2024

Dr and staff worked hard to accommodate my travel to facility

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2024

The hole team of doctor LoMenzo make a very good job the hole time, thank you team for taking care of me

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2023

Dr. Lo Menzo's team is great...Joan in the back office always makes sure the patients are taken care of and follows up. That is so comforting. Also, Dr. Lo Menzo always listens....that is what makes him so good...he listens to what the patient is trying to tell him.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

Very caring doctor

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Dr. Is Amazing. Caring and explaining Everything.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2023

The doctor is a very nice person. He made me feel as if he would do his best to help me out.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

Dr. Lo Menzo put me at ease after all the other clowns who were in the room with me. He was the only one who seemed familiar with my case and the only one who seemed to know what he was doing.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

Excellent! Dr. Lo Menzo and his staff explained everything clearly and made me feel very comfortable and confident about my surgery, which I really appreciate.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

Dr. Lo Menzo is an excellent doctor. He is also very compassionate and caring.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Very appreciative of Dr Lo Menzo's personal touch.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

My experience was outstanding with my doctor..

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

I would highly recommend Cleveland Clinic of Florida and Dr. Lo Menzo. He was patient and thorough and even took the effort of reviewing past medical records, which I appreciated. He explained everything in detail and worked with me to listen to my needs and come up with a viable treatment plan for the future, which did not include surgery although that is what I thought I was seeing him for. I appreciated his patience and expertise. He is a fabulous practitioner, in my opinion!

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2023

Dr.Menzo and the whole staff was great ! They treated me so kindly and most importantly they kept me informed of the procedure as they went. I was very happy with the care I received.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2023

Dr Lo Menzo and his team explained throughly, very specific, showed empathy and interest to assist me with what I am experiencing . Questions and worries addressed also!

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

From the first step checking in for my appointment to leaving my appointment with the Dr. I am very pleased

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

No fault of Cleveland Clinic's for not having more than a "good" rating for ease of getting care I needed at the Cleveland Clinic. Wished you had a facility in North Eastern Florida! I just live too far away, but that will not prevent me from returning. The care is outstanding, and I have full confidence in Dr. Lo Menzo.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

Great Doctor and staff.

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