Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Liver Tests
  • Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Egd
  • Esophageal Motility Testing
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Hydrogen Breath Test
  • Inherited Colon Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Motility Catheter Placement
  • pH And Impedance Monitoring
  • Polypectomy
  • Wireless Capsule Endoscopy
View all 12 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bowel Incontinence
  • Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
  • Collagenous Colitis
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • General Gastroenterological Disorders
  • GI Bleeding
  • Hereditary Non Polyposis Colorectal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Juvenile Polyposis
  • Microscopic Colitis
  • Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth
  • Swallowing Disorders
View all 30 Specialties +


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About Brenda Jimenez Cantisano, MD

Brenda G. Jimenez Cantisano, MD is a graduate of the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where she received her medical degree. She carried out her postgraduate training in St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, where she completed a residency in internal medicine and performed duties as Chief Medical Resident. Dr. Jimenez carried out her fellowship in gastroenterology in Cleveland Clinic Florida.

In 2013, Dr. Jimenez joined Cleveland Clinic Florida as a board-certified internist in the department of gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition. She has various medical interests, including hereditary colorectal cancer and polyposis, gastrointestinal motility, and women's issues in gastroenterology.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, FL USA

Residency - Caritas St. Elizabeth Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Boston, MA USA

Medical Education - Universidad Iberoamericana School of Medicine
Santa Domingo,

Professional Highlights

  • Appointed 2013

    Education and Fellowships

    Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Florida
    Weston, FL USA

    Residency - St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
    Internal Medicine
    Boston, MA USA

    Medical Education - Universidad Iberoamericana
    Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic




  • American College of Gastroenterology

    American Gastroenterological Association

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 2/27/2020, Dr. Jimenez Cantisano 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

132 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

19 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

The doctor was amazing, attentive, and interested in my care. The woman who initially saw (to ask me questions and gather medical history) me prior to doctor coming in was abrasive and rude in her tone and demeanor. The woman/nurse who came in AFTER the doctor was done was lovely, happy, and very sweet. She is not the same person who saw me prior to the doctor seeing me. This nurse handed me the prescriptions for the Ct scan, the endoscopy/colonoscopy, and labwork. Though she only interacted with me for one minute, her presence was warm and comforting from the second she entered the room.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

I would definitely recommend Dr Jiminez - wonderful person and caring and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

This is the first time I ever had any interaction with Cleveland Clinic. Dr Jimenez is kind, compassionate, understanding of my gastro issues, and showed caring and concern

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

Dr Jimenez is amazing! great experience

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

I am so pleased with Dr. Jimenez, I will recommend to all my friends and family

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

The doctor explained and answered all questions.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

Only a 2 because we had all our records sent and since the Dr wasn't available until Sept. all our records were erased after 30 days. By the time we saw the New Dr( Jimenez) our records had not been received again from NCH in Naples.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

excellent dr and assistants

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Dr. Jiminez is very knowledgeable, courteous & understanding.

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

Dr. Jimenez is very knowledgeable, she was listening to me about my concerns, very patient and let me know what should I do. Very happy to find her.

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

very thankful I could see dr same day I called

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Dr Jimenez was very informative. She answered all my questions about my condition. I felt very confident in her care

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

I think video conference is a new way, and very important. It was very helpful for somebody like me who couldn't drive all the way down to Weston from Jupiter. It will be very beneficial and helpful if we could always have pre-doctor visits via video chat.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2020

Dr. Jimenez was empathetic and provided very good advice with a wonderful bedside manner. I was amazed about how well the telemedicine visit worked

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

Dr. Brenda Jimenez Cantisano MD she's very personal and listen to you and do everything that need to be done to help you while making you feel comfortable.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

the doctor was very nice and explain clear

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

staff was extremely professional and the doctor was on time and listened to me. I am very confident we will get to the root of my problems and I wish this could happen more quickly. Waiting for some test results and can't get the Hydrogen Breath Test until February. Hoping for a cancellation! Meantime I have extreme spasms and the pain is crazy!

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

Dr Jimenez Cantesano is an extraordinary specialist. I learned from here what I didn't learn from my local provider in 25 years.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2019

I only visited Dr. Jimenez one time but it was an excellent experience. She was very attentive & caring

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