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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

See publications for Scott Gabbard, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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

223 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

46 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2022

Dr. Gabbard far exceeded my expectations for care during this appointment.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2022

Dr Gabbard came highly recommended.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

Dr. Gabbard is a wonderful doctor, that takes time with his patients and truly cares about their health. He listens to his patients and responds promptly to their inquiries and assists them with all their needs for care.

Reviewed on May 13, 2022

As always Clevland Clinic has the best Drs in the world. Dr. Gabbard is another prime example of this.

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

*Dr. Scott Gabbard is friendly, personable & compassionate. I live 5 hours awya from the Cleveland Clinic, & he is the reason I return again & again.

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

Dr. Gabbard is very personable and caring. He is committed to helping resolve my medical issue.

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

Dr Gabbard was and has been fantastic to work with throughout. I've had many appointments throughout my ordeal with POTS and I appreciate his thoughtfulness when recommending treatments

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

Dr. Goddard was kind and informative in our virtual appointment. He took the time to explain my condition that I was being tested for, and offered great Insight on several different types of treatment. He Is quick to respond to messages and let's you know your results the same day as you have tests done.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2022

Dr. Gabbard is a caring and skilled physician who always explains medical options, procedures, and studies thoroughly. He is patient and conscientious.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022

Dr. Gabbard is compassionate and takes time to listen, even on a video visit!

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022

Outstanding doctor

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2022

Dr. Gabbard is an outstanding doctor, not only because of his knowledge base but also because he sees me as a person, not a collection of symptoms. After many years and many misdiagnoses, he was able to correctly discover the reason for my various gastric and thoracic problems. It meant so much that he listened carefully, explained my test results in detail, and is willing to follow up with my care indefinitely.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2022

Dr. Gabbard is the best. Couldn't find a better Dr.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

Please note that none of my negative responses relate to the excellent care that I received from Dr Gabbard. All of my negative responses are in relation to issues I have with the Clinic system.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2022

Dr. Gabbard was compassionate, thoughtful, engaging, asked for input and shared decision-making. I have been concerned but I was very pleased with the visit, professionalism, and outcome.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2022

Dr. Gabbard truly cared for me. He alleviated all of my concerns, discussed the differential diagnosis in detail, and showed remarkable attention to detail during the visit and in follow up. Terrific experience as a Cleveland Clinic patient.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

I appreciate that Dr. Gabbard diagnosed and treated a condition that had bothered me for two years. He is very intelligent and genuinely has his patients' best interest in mind. I would certainly recommend him!

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

I cannot say enough good things about Dr Gabbard. I first saw him in 2018. He has been more than helpful each and every time I have contacted him with every concern that I have had through the years.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2022

I wish I had seen Dr. Gabbard 6 months ago!!! He was super!

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

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 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

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