Department Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Primary Location Twinsburg Family Health & Surgery Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastric pacemaker
  • Gastric Pacer
  • General Gastrointestinal Disease
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Gastroparesis
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Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2012

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Allegheny General Hospital
Gastroenterology
Pittsburgh, PA USA
1995

Residency - Mount Carmel Health System - East/West
Internal Medicine
Columbus, OH USA
1993

Internship - Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital
rotating
Cuyahoga Falls, OH USA
1990

Medical School - Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Athens, OH USA
1989

Undergraduate - Grove City College
Grove City, PA USA
1985

Specialty Interests

gastroparesis

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 11/16/2017, Dr. Cline 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Cline receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Medtronic ATS Medical, Inc.

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

180 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 4.9
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

7 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2017

Dr. Cline took the time out of the appointment to listen to my concerns and make my experience comfortable during my initial examination with him. He is an excellent provider that wants to get to the issues at hand in my health and has plenty of ideas in mind to get to the bottom of it.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2017

Excellent physician who is knowledgeable with wonderful bedside manner. I would recommend him to any patient.

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2017

Dr Cline always explains things to me in a way I understand. He's very compassionate

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2017

He gave my a RX for a different nausea medication. He explained that if they did not work, surgery would be required and detailed what the surgery would involve. Happily, the new medication seems to be working.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2017

1 Word EXCELLENT

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2017

Dr. Cline took his time, asked questions about my current health and was genuinely concerned about me. He is a very good listener and also extremely knowledgeable about his field of work. Dr. Cline explained everything to me, in terms I understood completely. I have, and would recommend him to friends and family!!

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2017

Dr. Cline is absolutely one of the best doctors I've ever had, and I've had many many doctors. he listens, he knows my allergies, he is knowledgeable, he is always explaining things so I can understand and he's very thorough.

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