Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Achalasia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Swallowing Disorders
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Advanced Esophageal and Motility Fellow
Lebanon, NH USA

Fellowship - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Lebanon, NH USA

Residency - University of North Carolina Hospitals
Internal Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH USA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 11/7/2018, Dr. Gabbard 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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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

261 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
Knows Medical History 4.6
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

42 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2019

i was extremely impressed with the physician, explained everything and showed me the research behind his decisins as well as future options, great great great

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

Scheduling issues had more to do with Transplant Center than Dr. Gabbard's office.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

Dr. Gabbard was very thorough in his explanation of the procedure.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

All my questions and concerns were addressed. Doctor Gabbard was very kind.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Dr always gets back to me quickly by email on mychart. He has a genuine concern about my health. It is comforting.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

I have a rare disease. The doctor and staff is very knowledgeable about it.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2019

Dr. Gabbord was very nice and easy to talk to. He asked questions and listened to my answers without rushing out the door as some doctors do

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2019

moments before my endoscopy I was informed I wasn't going to be fully sedated, and I was very anxious/stressed. Dr Gabbard assured me I would do great, and made me feel totally comfortable. I am very grateful for him!

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019

I had an excellent experience. Dr. Gabbard explained everything including answering a few questions I came up with. Dr. Gabbard was very considerate respectful and demonstrated concern for my issues.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

I feel. Like Dr. Gabbard was the first doctor who actually listened to me and gave me reasonable explanations of what my condition might be, not just chalking it up to anxiety, or saying I have no problem, like every other doctor I've seen has told me. He showed concern and passion and within the first five minutes of talking to him I knew I was in the right hands. I can not say enough good things about him. I'm excited to continue treatment with him and figure out how to fix my condition

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019

Dr. Gabbard responded promptly to my MyChart questions/concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2019

I was very impressed with response time from Dr Gabbard as to results of tests!

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2019

Dr. Gabbard made it easy for me to understand what is going on with my digestive system. He was very thorough answering any questions I had . Also, he gave great suggestions on things that can help with my disorder. Great doctor!!

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2019

Amazing doctor. really takes his time and not only talks to you but listens. you can tell dr. gabbard really cares about his patients. answers all questions very promptly via my chart. very patient.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2019

Dr. Gabbard is always caring and thoroughly explains every aspect of my problems and the treatment needed. He is an excellent doctor, and I am very fortunate to have him care for me.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019

The doctor was knowledgeable, skilled and personable.

Reviewed on May 30, 2019

dr. Gabbard was excellent. explained everything very well so I understood.

Reviewed on May 13, 2019

It was a good experience .. Dr Gabbard showed me the MedCline pillow and it has helped me tremendously with my esophageal issues.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2019

Dr. Gabbard was very knowledgeable and courteous. He listened to me as I described my health issues. He was cordial and very respectful!

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019

my experience with Dr gabbard has been one of the most pleasant visit I have Ever had since starting the lung transplant experience he's always informative honest direct and precise in educating you concerning you gastro disease .

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2019

Dr. Gabbard is a kind, caring and dedicated physician. He listens well and takes his time making sure all my questions and concerns are addressed.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

It has been a pleasure having Dr. Gabbard in my care teem. He has always been very caring, concerned, honest and very much a comfort that I'm getting great care. I started in his care during a very difficult time and God blessed me in finding him for my doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2019

I have never been to a better health provider in my entire life.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2019

I felt incredibly rushed and almost silly for seeing this doctor. though he addressed my problems were real, he was not interested in the symptoms behind them. His bedside manner was lacking but so were his listening skills. I walked out feeling very anxious, rushed and unimportant.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2019

He is awesome. Last year was extremely rough and since I transferred my care to Dr. Gabbard, I feel like a new person

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2019

The doctor explained everything very well, using visual aides much of the time to make the explanation clearer.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2019

Doctor Scott Gabbard was the best doctor I have ever seen, he was friendly, knowledgeable, and took the best care of my problem. He saved my life with his diagnosis. It is become of him I am symptom free.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2019

My initial email to Dr. Gabbard was answered within 10 minutes. Subsequent emails were also replied to very quickly. Very impressed with his quick response and assistance n setting up an appointment.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2019

Dr. Gabbard showed a genuine concern for my condition. Very good bed side manner.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2019

Dr Gabbard is truly one if a kind

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2019

Dr. Gabbard is excellent. He is very personable, through and discusses issues very clearly. It is obvious he top in his profession.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2019

I 've never received such excellent care anywhere before with my illness. when I came there and saw Dr G. I was impressed he really listened to me he prompt and dedicated to help me. he did hel0 me the same day I saw him. I had a test. then a message then meds all in one day.. he gave me hope!!

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

Dr. Gabbard and his staff wete very professional and kind.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2019

Dr. Gabbard and his office was very accommodating with appointments and was even able to squeeze me in for an upper endoscopy procedure (a day after requesting it)! I was struggling swallowing and I was surprised he was able to give me that appointment time. Very grateful!

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2019

Dr. Gabbard has superb conversational skills as a communicator and listener. I would recommend him to my closest friends unequivocally.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2019

I never had a doctor reply so quickly. Also, Dr. Gabbard wasn't dismissive of my symptoms.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2019

dr gabbard went over and above in explaining and sharing about my diagnosis... highly recommend

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2019

*Dr. Gabbard was outstanding. He took time to explain things and answered all my questions. I would highly recommend him to anyone!

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2018

Nursing staff was great once the horrific wait time was over. Dr. Gabbard is a wonderful doctor but something must be done to shorten the wait time.

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2018

Dr. Gabbard in my opinion is excellent... as soon as he enters the scene he assumes charge of the appointment. He is very knowledgeable, possesses the ability to explain in understandable language what is scheduled for the procedure, and reassures the patient throughout the procedure. I truly appreciate his leadership qualities in such circumstances, he definitely puts the patient as ease relative to the visit.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018

I've been goin to Cleveland clinic for several years and I've never had a bad experience n dr Gabbard is a caring n loving dr n cares about his paitients

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2018

The hospital is 4 hrs away from me. we stayed at Holiday Inn. It was quite expensive for people who are broke. $19 A night for parking is absolutely rediculous. I've never had to pay for parking at a hospital. The room was very nice but not for poor patients! DR wants your opinion & testing results, because you're the best.

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