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Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location South Pointe Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastric pacemaker
  • Gastric Pacer
  • General Gastrointestinal Disease
View all 5 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Gastroparesis
View all 1 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA USA

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

Internship - Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital
Cuyahoga Falls, OH USA

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

Undergraduate - Grove City College
Grove City, PA USA

Specialty Interests


Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Michael Cline, DO.

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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 10/19/2022, Dr. Cline 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

349 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

81 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2022

Dr. Cline's nurse or scheduler was very helpful in getting me scheduled as soon as possible with him because of medication concerns

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2022

Dr. Cline is an amazing physician. He is very down to earth , non condescending and shows a sincere interest in his patients well being

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2022

An in person visit would have been optimal however the wait time would have been much longer , the wait time for a video visit was only a couple of weeks . Dr. Cline makes his patients feel at ease , he is easy to talk with and encourages the patient to ask questions to ensure the care plan is understood

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2022

Dr. Cline is the best. He has helped me so much over the years and is just down right amazingly accurate, and gets to the bottom of health issues. He goes above and beyond. I will never go to another G.I. Specialist. Wonderful Doctor and staff

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2022

Love all of Dr. Cline staff. One being Natalie (Dr. Clines Nurse) Who has helped me tremendously as well.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

I am a CCF trained physician and Dr Cline is the best!!

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

Dr Cline has a wonderful sense of humor and he and his staff make patients feel very relaxed at at ease

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

Doc Kline is the best everyone everywhere was great

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2022

This was an excellent experience. Everyone I dealt with was truly exceptional in their treatment of me. Both in the doctors office and the lab

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

Dr. Cline and his team, was so incredibly thorough with the labs he ordered, tests to be taken and overall foresight to treat not JUST my symptoms, but the dedication to finding the origin. It's already improving my life and outlook!

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2022

Dr Klein is always been very professional and very patient he is in a great doctor

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2022

Dr. Cline truly takes his time and never makes you feel rushed or like an inconvenience. I truly appreciate the time and compassion he puts into caring for all of his patients.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2022

Excellent doctor, very highly recommended. Dr. Cline's staff and patients all respect and refer him, he's truly wonderful.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2022

I was referred to Dr Cline by other patients of his. He is fantastic, I would refer him for certain.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

I had an amazing experience the staff was amazing and very friendly I do have to say that Dr. Klein was the best he was I don't even know how to describe it the best doctor I have ever seen before and I have to say that Psychologist was just great

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2022

Dr. Cline is outstanding! He is kind, willing to try other medications. His knowledge surpasses any doctor I know.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

Dr Cline has an awesome bedside manner. His staff does as well!

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

Very good nurses and amazing Dr. Cline is the best!!

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

Dr Cline is an amazing Doctor

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

Great dr !!!

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2022

I have actually already shared the clinic and Dr Cline and Dr Grubic with others in my gastroparesis support group. Phenomenal experience!

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2022

Whenever I need something or have a question..I get a response within the hour..I am very impressed by the fast response..and I thank him soo much for everything Dr. Cline has done for me. Thank you Dr. Cline.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2022

The staff that works with Dr. Cline are wonderful!

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022

I Would recommend to anyone with gi issues. A great doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

I absolutely love Dr. Cline!

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Dr. Cline is an exceptional physician. He always clearly explains treatment options and allows for questions regarding the treatment options.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

I love Dr. Cline when I have an emergency he always gets me right away I have been going to him for over 20 years and would never go to anyone else

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2022

Dr Cline has always taken time to explain the next level or what the plan is for my treatment. He is always smiling and treats me like I am important

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

Both doctors and Teresa was very nice and helpful to me

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

We were very thankful that Dr. Cline agreed to meet w/ us for a video visit since Dr. Allemang was so booked up. We needed an urgent consult.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

I would highly recommend Dr. Cline to anyone w/ gastrointestinal problems. He was very well-informed before the visit, and listened during the visit and then came up w/ a plan that we hope will help fix things.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

I did not need an actual physical exam - I needed a consult for what to do now that I was hospitalized AGAIN in just a short period of time. Dr. Cline was excellent and very caring about getting things put in place to address my ongoing needs.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

I was sincerely surprised at how amazing Dr. Cline was. I assumed because he is the best, he would be pushy or dismissive. He was the opposite of those things. I'm so grateful for the opportunity to discuss my diagnosis and prognosis with him.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2022

Dr. Cline is always caring and professional. I trust him completely.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2022

I was so impressed with my doctor n how he was straight forward

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Was very nice and listened to what I had to say. Had a sense of humor. I felt comfortable with him and his qualifications. He explained things so I was able to understand. I would suggest him as a doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2022

Great doctor!

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2022

Dr. Cline was awesome, he also included the surgeons and a psychologist in the visit, so we could really begin treatment as I've dealt with my condition for many years.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2022

Dr. Cline is amazing!

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2022

Dr. Cline is the best doctor I have ever had. Whether it is in person, virtually, a procedure, in between appts, he always makes time for me and always responds (usually himself personally!). I do not know if I would be able to handle all of this if Dr. Cline was not my doctor. He is wise and provides options but gets to know you and is a support especially on the worst of days. I consider Dr. Cline family at this point and there is not a bad word I could ever say about him or his staff. Thank you Dr.Cline & staff, I appreciate you all!

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

I always feel better after I've talked with Dr. Cline.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Dr. Cline is truly caring, compassionate and amazing! He always takes his time with me by listening to all of my concerns and always answers all of my questions! Dr. Cline truly cares and he always puts my mind at ease! I am so glad to have Dr. Cline as my doctor!

Reviewed on May 26, 2022

Doctor was very good and listen to me

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

The staff at Dr. Cline's office are excellent. They are kind, compassionate and efficient.

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

Dr. Cline is a 10+. He is caring, compassionate, and is truly awesome in every way! His expertise with Gastroparesis is phenomenal! I won't go anywhere else! Before I came to him, I went to Northwestern in Chicago, University of Chicago Medicine, Mayo's and they did absolutely nothing for me.

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

Cleveland Clinic is by far #1 and Dr. Cline will always be my doctor.

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Dr. Cline is a prayer answered

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

Dr Cline is a wonderful caring doctor who truly care about his patients

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2022

Dr. Michael Cline, Help save my life and I'm forever grateful. He explains things to me and why things are going on with me. I'm happy to have Dr. Michael Cline, as my Dr. Thank you for asking because know asks me before. Where I was shrugged with my health Dr. Michael Cline help thank you.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2022

Dr. Michael Cline always explains everything to me and what wood be good for me.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

Dr. Cline is amazing !!! And my favorite doctor I have ever had !!

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2022

Dr. Cline was great!

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2022

Dr cline was awesome and funny but came right to the point.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

I had a great experience Dr Cline was informative and explained things in detail

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

Dr Cline is the very best gastroenterologist. It's the reason I drive 3 1/2 hours.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2022

Dr. Cline is caring about me as a whole person!! He is the best!!!

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2022

Always a good experience with Dr. Cline

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

Dr. Cline always listens well and shows compassion.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2022

Dr. Cline and his team are world renowned as some of the absolute best in their field and one interaction with them cemented that feeling for me.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2022

Thankful for Dr. Cline!

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2022

After 4 years of being so sick that I can't work now I finally have hope with Dr Cline. He was amazing and can't wait to get going and get well so I can start living again.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2022

Dr. Cline Is an amazing care provider. He also has a wonderful sense of humor and I always enjoy talking to him

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2022

Dr.Cline is the absolute best, he got me in even though he was completely booked .

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2022

Much respect for Dr Cline

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

Dr Cline was a pleasure he was very informative and wonderful and I would recommend him to my friends and family.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Dr. Cline took the time to explain and do an exceptional H&P. He really is an excellent physician

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2022

Dr Clines assistant was very prompt in returning my emails and phone calls. She was very courteous too.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

Dr. Cline Is a true joy to be around. He's brilliant without ego. He doesn't just listen. He absorbs your info and feelings. Dr. Cline took careful care to ease my concerns, and took careful time sitting with and talking with me. I look forward to working with him more!

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Dr cline was wonderful and his staff is amazing. For the first time I felt heard!

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

Dr. Cline is an excellent physician, he cares and goes above the call of duty, he looks at you as a total person not just the symptoms that you are seeing him for, I would recommend Dr, Cline highly to any of my family and friends, I travel a great distance to see him and it is so so worth it!!

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

I would recommend Dr. Cline to my family and friends. Very knowledgeable and takes times and listens

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2021

Dr. Cline is one of the most down to earth and caring doctors I have ever been to. He is easy to talk to, listens well, and takes the time to understand the whole person. It is a good feeling to have him on my care team.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2021

Dr. Cline always puts me at ease. He knows when to be serious or funny, give all the scientific details or be more vague, and is always caring and sensitive to how difficult things are for me health wise. He's the best!

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2021

Professional but kind, REALLY listened to me as a person!! He explained what he felt was going on and why he was ordering the tests he did. I felt.likemfoemthr first time, a doctor was willing to find out what exactly was wrong.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2021

Dr. Cline is such an outstanding doctor! I have been extremely blessed to have him as a part of my care. I couldn't ask for more.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2021

Dr.Cline was very concern, about my condition.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

Dr.Cline was very respectful and knowledgeable

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

I've already recommended Dr Cline

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

We were very pleased with Dr cline. He took the time to listen to us.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

Excellent as usual with Dr.Cline and those in his office/those he works with.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2021

Couldn't be more pleased with Dr. Cline

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