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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 - Gastroenterology
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 11/10/2021, 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.

* 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

256 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 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

55 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

Dr Gabbard is one of the most knowledgeable, thorough and understanding doctors I've ever seen.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

Dr. Scott Gabbard is very patient, takes his time to answer all your questions, and explains the medical situation in understandable details, as well as providing handouts which are invaluable. You don't have to wonder if you remember everything, because you have the paperwork in hand to refer to. Wonderful medical experience!

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

Dr. Gabbard is very kind and considerate; he listens well and always has excellent advice on how to improve my condition. I trust his expertise and always feel assured after talking with him!

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

Thanks to Dr G for fitting me in for a scope with my busy schedule! He was fantastic.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

Dr. Scott Gabbard is professional, skilled, empathetic and intuitive. He included me in the decision making process, validated my concerns and discussed all potential options.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

Dr. Gabbard is the best. He found out the cause of my problem when others couldn"t

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Dr. Gabbard is always prompt for the telehealth appointments. He always addressing any concerns I have.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

The staff and Dr G are all wonderful! From the check in staff to the cleaning people everyone are great!

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

Very impressed with Dr. Gabbard and Cleveland Clinic. Very informative appointment.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

Dr. Gabbard was very nice and listened very well.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

Dr. Gabbard is the best doctor you can ever imagine to take care of you for GI issues. He has worked with me for years on my medical issues, has so much knowledge, is caring and has a stellar educational background. I see many doctors at the CC., and I can say he is by far the very best you can have for any digestive issues! He is my favorite doctor of the many I see at the C.C.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

Wonderful doctor, a real credit to the C.C. !!!!!!!!!

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

Dr. Dr. Dr. Gabbard always takes the time to explain procedures and how prescriptions work, sometimes with drawings. This helps me to understand the "why".

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Wonderful physician

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Dr. Gabbard is an OUTSTANDING Physician. He provided me with truly excellent care. Dr. Gabbard promotes the excellence in health care that you hope to find in a World Class Academic Hospital as Cleveland Clinic. He is so very kind, very caring, very easy to talk to AND HE LISTENED to what I had to say. I feel that he really wanted to help me and he did. My first appointment was on a Monday and we traveled over 6 hours one way because we had heard that he was excellent In his field. Even though he was very busy and I was NOT scheduled prior to my office visit for his extra testing, I could truly feel that Dr. Gabbard wanted to help me and he arranged his schedule for me to have ALL of my testing that very same week even with his busy schedule. He explained everything to me In great detail every step of the way. I felt so very Informed. He constantly keeps you Informed of the results of your testing so quickly. He wants you to be Informed and he educates you where you really understand what Is going to happen In each part of your testing and care. I had so much trust In Dr. Gabbard that I felt so much comfort being In his care and that is so very Important. All of his Staff are so kind when you call and In person. I had some anxiety before beginning a procedure and his Nurse, Markeeta, who administered the testing, was excellent. Her compassion, kindness and personality made me feel so calm throughout the entire testing. Even after arriving home, Dr. Gabbard checked on how I was doing after my procedure through my health portal. I replied back to him and he took the time to write back to me. I highly recommend Dr. Gabbard. I am so blessed that I found him.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Dr. Gabbard was EXCELLENT! He really LISTENED to what I was feeling and why I had come for care. He was so caring, and he was so wonderful about making me feel so informed about what he felt could be my wrong with me. I felt so educated about what he felt should be done. He discussed options with me and he included me in all decisions. Even in the surgery room he showed me the tubing and showed me how it would be inserted. All risks and benefits were fully explained to me by him. I truly felt Dr. Gabbard wanted to help me. He is so compassionate in his care. He is so good about listening and educating that I felt so much comfort in his care. I have already recommended Dr. Gabbard to two of my friends and will continue to do so. I feel so blessed that I found him. Thank you Dr. Gabbard and Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

I felt all of the staff worked together as a Team to care for me. I have already recommended Cleveland Clinic to many of my friends in Kentucky. One has already made an appointment and seen a Physician there an she was extremely happy that she went to Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2021

Very courteous and informative doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2021

Excellent feedback time from email to virtual appointment. Dr. Gabbard Is caring, thorough timely and gives the most up to date treatment and least invasive treatment!!!

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2021

Dr Gabbard is an excellent physician as well as a very compassionate caring person. He listens to my problems, came up with a treatment and cured my problems.Dr Gabbard explains everything in detail and really cares about how you feel. He quickly responds to My Chart questions.I trust him and travel from CT to the CC to see him once a year. I would highly recommend him to anyone.He is a very special Doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

This was my second virtual appointment with Dr. Gabbard, and I have been struck both times with his willingness to listen, to think about my problems, and discuss possible solutions. He is a compassionate and caring physician, and I come away from my appointments hopeful that a solution will be found for my problem.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr Gabbard very professional and set up a plan for my concerns

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2021

Dr. Gabbard was outstanding. Very personable, yet professional. He answered my questions with respect and very thoroughly explained the disease and treatment options. Also let me know if I have any further questions that I could message him anytime. He really put me at ease.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

I had a great visit with Dr.. Gabbard. Everything went smoothly.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2021

Dr. Gabbard is the epitome of what CCF promotes in excellence in health care. He listens carefully and is thoughtful in his care for me the patient. He highlights the research that supports his decision making and takes the time to teach his patients. I have already recommended him to several family and friends. You don't want to lose him.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2021

Dr. Gabbard was very professional, courteous, and knew a lot about my condition. I felt comfortable taking his advice regarding the type of surgery he thought was best for me.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

Very good Doctor

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

He explained things so I could understand I really haven't had many doctors take tge time out and explain.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

Dr Gabbard is very kind and answered all my questions. Also, he gets back to me right away when I send a message on mychart.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

The doctor was very caring. Explained well about different options.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2021

Dr. Gabbard has given me hope with upcoming tests n procedures when scheduled.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2021

Dr. Gabbard listened to what I was saying, location of symptoms where other universities have let me suffer in seven months with just tests no alleviation of symptoms. dr. gabbard offered tests and procedures he'll do when I get scheduled that have more of a shot at alleviation such as empiric dilation that targets whole organ rather balloon that's limited. or Botox if spasms but gave me confidence that radiologists are best. n will find n target area in barium swallow n dr. gabbard will help me where others have failed too. thank you five stars

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

Dr Gabbard was amazing he has great bed side manners and he is helping me with my diagnosis that he told me about and he seems to really care

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

The Doctor was very good at easing any anxiety I had. He was very professional.

Reviewed on May 5, 2021

with Covid restrictions where you have no family support during your visit is harsh. Dr Gabbard and his staff took the extra time, kind words and extensive details in procedures helped me process my condition and next tests. family support member so critical. the policy should be reviewed at this point of COVId

Reviewed on May 5, 2021

Dr Gabbard's patience in answering question and providing education is exceptional

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

Always good to speak with Dr Gabbard.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

The care I received from Dr Gabbard and The Cleveland Clinic has always been top notch.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2021

Dr. Gabbard was great he listened to what I had to say and gave me great hope about my condition

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2021

Dr. Gabbard was very knowledgeable about my condition

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

it is always a good experience to see Dr. Gabbard He is friendly, personable, and very caring. He gets back to me promptly on Mychart with any questions or concerns that I ask him.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

This is the second procedure I have had there. It was the second of a two part procedure. I have no complaints for any experience I have had at the Clinic. Everyone from the Valet to the Doctor have been very polite and understanding. I will recommend the Clinic to everyone. Excellent service!!

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

I really respect Dr. Scott Gabbard. I feel I am in good hands with him!

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

Dr Gabbard explained everything in detail. He listened to my concerns. I felt vey comfortable in this meeting.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

I already recommended Dr Gabbard to my sister.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

Dr. Gadda is very good.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

my doctor is excellent

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

Dr.Gabbard is exceptional and truly never stops integrating new practices to complex conditions.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

I have recommended Dr. Gabbard many times, along with Cleveland Clinic as a whole.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Dr. Gabbard was helpful in explaining the course of treatment and answered my questions fully. I did not feel rushed-novel in health care these days.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Very good e-visit. Dr Gabbard was very personable and didn't rush through the visit. Anxious to meet him when we come to Cleveland.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Dr. Gabbard was excellent. He listened to me and was concerned about my circumstances.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

Dr. Gabbard was excellent. I would recommend him highly. He answered all my questions and was very patient.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2021

Dr Gabbard is a very good Dr. He shows concern about his patients health an is always helpful with whatever his patients needs are. Every visit in person or virtual is alway a pleasure with Dr Gabbard.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2021

I highly recommend Dr. Gabbard!

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