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Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
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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
Lebanon, NH USA

Fellowship - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
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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As of 10/11/2023, 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

301 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

74 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2023

Dr Gabbard is excellent, among the best at Cleveland Clinic. Honestly, some of the care at Cleveland clinic has gone down since the Covid era but Dr Gabbard just continues to be excellent

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2023

Excellent providers!!

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Dr. Gabbard always listens carefully and explains answers thoroughly to any questions that I have in a way that I can understand them.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2023

Dr Gabbard is very compassionate and listened to my concerns. I was satisfied with the direction to go from here.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2023

The doctor was very thorough and provided great information.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2023

Dr Gabbard has good communication skills and I find him easy to talk to. He made a couple of recommendations regarding the dosage of my meds-recommendations that I am seriously considering. I also find access to him through MyChart is very helpful.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

Dr Gabbard listened to all my concerns and the reason I had travelled to meet with him. He understood my situation and presented me with a short and longer term plan to address my Esophigeal Motility issues. I was a bit apprehensive about the visit but Dr Gabbard was extremely helpful and patient focused. He made me feel like the trip to the Cleveland Clinic was well worth it! The best first visit I have ever had to a new physician!

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2023

Dr. Gbbard and staff were great.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2023

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr. Gabbard is topnotch!

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr Gabbard is always so helpful in calming my concerns and addressed with solutions for a plan of care that fits for me.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Dr Gabbard listened to me regarding all my concerns treated me with respect I left feeling like someone understood what I was going through, and that my problem was addressed, and being treated.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Dr Gabbard was very thorough. He explained the difference between 2 tests to evaluate my problem and explained the difference between 2 medications that relieve my symptoms.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

Dr G did such an exceptional job explaining things to me in a way that was easy to understand, and so helpful.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

Dr. Gabbard really listens to me and cares about me as a person.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

Dr. Gabbard listened to my concerns and provided very helpful recommendations in a respectful, compassionate way. Really appreciated his expert knowledge and the care he provided.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

I have actually already recommended this physician to others.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

Dr. Gabbard is wonderful.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

Dr. Gabbard was thorough and explained everything in a logical manner. He was very focused on history of symptoms along with past and present test results. I am very happy I transferred to his office and trust that I am receiving excellent care.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023

Dr. Gabbard was excellent, he knew my diagnosis and explained it thoroughly. He was very kind and I could tell he cared.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2023

Provider was great - he explained the procedure and made sure to answer any questions. Amazing bedside manners!

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2023

Dr. Gabbard is the Best Dr. So compassionate and understanding. And made sure that I would get my prescription with refills. I'm happy that he's my Dr.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Dr. Gabbard could not have been nicer. He listened and answered all my questions. He is treating my symptoms not just the problem.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Dr. Gabbard offers the perfect blend of scientist and compassion for me.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

First visit with the doctor. Good visit.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2023

He I a awesome doctor Scott Goddard he explain what going on with me make sure I have my refill when I need them.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

Dr Gabbard is a wonderful doctor. He takes his time, answers all my questions and is very kind

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2023

I found Dr Gabbard listened well to my symptoms, and he provided me with two professional papers on two of the medications he recommended. I appreciated that and found them useful.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2023

Dr.Gabbard is a very caring person. The video visit was exceptionally friendly and courteous.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2023

Dr. Gabbard recommended a few good things for me to consider. The whole experience was enjoyable.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2023

Dr. Gabbard listens and is amazing at answering questions and explaining things.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

I had a very good experience with Dr. Gabbard.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

The Doctor was amazing! He talked through everything in a way that was easily understandable. His tone of voice conveyed positivity and his words helped us to see hope for finding a solution and a future of feeling better. We are very blessed to have found our way to him!

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Dr. Gabbard was and always is amazing!

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Dr. Gabbard was and has always been top notch!

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Wonderful staff in Dr. Gabbard's office

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2023

Dr Gabbard was very reassuring about treatment strategies & provided information on current research of positive effects of the medication I am taking that he prescribed.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2023

Aways personable, attentive and really shows interest in health. The only Dr. I've ever had 5hat responds to my chart messages as quickly as he does, within a half hour mist times. He is amazing!

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2023

Good doctors appt. A little brief. Wasn't sure that doctor had all background data and test info.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2023

Dr gabbard is exceptional in his treatment and concern. I recommend him always.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2023

Dr.Gabbard was wonderful. He was so kind and listened to all my concerns. I felt so comfortable and I am returning for a procedure

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Dr. Gabbard treated me with the utmost respect. He made time to listen to my concerns and displayed an eagerness to accurately identify my issue.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Dr. Gabbard is patient, professional and quite empathetic. My problem requires lifestyle changes and Dr. Gabbard provided all the tools necessary to help me. He is very supportive.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2023

Dr. Gabbard has helped to significantly improve my health. I'm very thankful for his kindness and knowledge.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

This provider is a good listener and has a lot of empathy. He let me participate in the discussion of all the proposed treatment options and highly respected my decisions. I had seen several gastroenterologists before for many years with no results. I was sick all the time. In my opinion this provider's better training and expertise helped me restore my health like I have never experienced in a long time. If his treatment didn't safe my life which may seem a little too dramatic, it has certainly improved my quality of life 100%. I am so grateful and I highly recommend this provider.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

Dr. Gabbard is extremely knowledgeable of my condition and helps me to understand how to live with it. He is concerned about and respectful of my emotions dealing with a chronic condition. I am highly satisfied with Dr. Gabbard and would have a very difficult time going to another gastroenterologist.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

Setting up an appointment with Dr. Gabbard was quite easy and happened much sooner that I had expected.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

I have always found Dr. Gabbard to be straight to the point, asking and respecting my comments, and offering updates to my concerns. I feel very comfortable with Dr. Gabbard leading my care team.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

Dr.Gabbert actually took me to the receptionist to schedule a follow up appointment.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

I would recommend Dr. Gabber to my closest friends and family.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

Dr. Gabbert helped me immensely with my physical problem, and I am sure will continue to do so.

Reviewed on May 23, 2023

Amazing care Dr Gabbard is incredible

Reviewed on May 19, 2023

Excellent service. Feel provider does not unnecessarily rushes and is genuinely interested in his patients welfare.

Reviewed on May 15, 2023

Dr. Gabbard is the best. I would not go to anyone else. Listens to what you have to say. Very professional.

Reviewed on May 9, 2023

I was a little anxious about the procedure as I normally wake up during these and I knew this one was going to be more lengthy. Dr. Gabbard and your staff made me feel more comfortable as I entered the room and spent time discussing the process and just really made me feel very good. The entire staff at the facility was excellent and so helpful, like unbelievably helpful. You should be proud to be a part of the culture of The Cleveland Clinic. A job well done!

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2023

Dr. Gabbards office is easy to contact and I found it very easy to schedule an appointment with him.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2023

Dr. Gabbards and his team are excellent. I feel heard and very much part of all decisions about my care. Dr Gabbards is the nicest and most professional doctor I've ever been tested by.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2023

Dr Gabbard is one of the very best doctors!!! Extremely knowledgeable, patient and kind. He has to be at the top in his specialty!!!

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Dr. Gabbard was friendly, open, kind, and attentive. Guy could give a master class on bedside manner.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2023

Well studied of my condition before the Doctor was quick to make me understand the problem and solution. Highly experienced and knowledgeable . Hats off.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2023

Dr Gabbard was extremely knowledgeable, polite. He explained everything and answered all my questions. I can not believe how caring the staff and doctor were to me. Thank you..all of them

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

My visit from start to finish was exceptional. The staff from scheduling to Dr. Gabbard were all very kind and professional.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

Dr. Gabbard listen to everything I had to say, he was kind and supportive

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

Provider was EXCELLENT!! Very informative and GREAT bedside manner! I love it!

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2023

Dr. Gabbard is outstanding.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2023

I highly recommend dr gabbard.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2023

No bad experience .Good experience very through appointment with Dr. Garbbard and his physican assistant woman or nurse practioner she explained and answered myQuestions just like Dr. Gabbard he Impressed Me with his vast knowledge of my Issuses,and What to do to improve and to help elimimateMy pain.He shows compassion and Is very thoughtful toward his patientsVery respectful to his patients.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2023

Dr. Gabbard has been magic! He stopped my vomiting and has my bowels nearly fixed!

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2023

This was my first appointment with Dr Gabbard. He was wonderful. Excellent listener and communicator, Very kind and helpful. I especially liked that he supported his opinions with research articles. I was extremely impressed by all aspects of his care.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2023

Difficulty with zoom process (probably user error. Dr. Used alternative method to facilitate visit)

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2023

Excellent experience. Excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2023

Good experience and Dr. Gabbard was very courteous and professional.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2023

Dr Gabbard is great. I drive over 2 hours to see him. Excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2023

Dr. Gabbard was excellent!

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