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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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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 1/6/2022, 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.

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

206 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

35 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

Excellent dialogue btw patient and doctor!!!

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

Dr. Jimenez is the consummate professional with great competence and empathy

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

Great team leaded by Dr. Brenda Jimenez

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2022

I hesitated going through another colonoscopy because the last time is was awful. This time, I was amazed at the difference in treatment. From the nurses to the doctors I felt I was in the best of hands. My confidence In this staff was far superior to my last experience.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2022

Doctor Jimenez was very professional and friendly Understood my concerns and explained what needed to be done and Why Based on the way I was treated by the DoctorI. Have decided to use her services from now on and discontinue using my current Gastroenterologist. I felt very comfortable and the doctor really cared about my personal needs

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

Honestly all the nurses and doctor assistant and doctor that were involved with my procedure were absolutely professional and made me feel at ease. It was my first colonoscopy and they made me feel at calm and the environment was great. Thank you all.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

Definitely recommend this provider.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022

Excellent experience, I am so glad I decided to have such a wonderful Doctor on my team for a healthy recovery. I am confident I am in good hands.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Dr. Jimenez is an excellent doctor and it is a pleasure to be a patient of hers.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Doctor is very nice

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

Dr Jimanez always helps me so much. I am very encouraged by the progress we have made over the last year. Step by step my digestive health has gotten better.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

Dr J C was good about honoring my request to speak with her post treatment which I genuinely appreciated

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr. Jimenez is a very kind person and she answered all my questions in a very professional way and with great interest.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Dr. Jimenez is caring, compassionate and competent.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

I wanted to make Dr. Brenda Gimenez my gastroenterologist and the first visit confirmed my whish. She was very good.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Dr Jiminez made arrangements for me to see Colorectal surgeon the same day. Very impressed

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

Dr. Jimenez is an exceptionally intelligent and resourceful doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Physician took her time to listen to my concerns

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

She is a great doctor

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

Dr. Jimenez Cantisano is a very knowledgeable, compassionate doctor. She is never in a hurry when she listens to your problems. She understands the needs of her patients and gives her best. I am fortunate to have her as my doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2021

Dr. Jiminez was straightforward with answers and open to answering questions.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Dr. Jeminez is exceptional as she spends the time needed and tries to find real solutions!

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2021

I actually felt very welcomed by Dr. Jimenez Cantisano. As a new patient and new to Cleveland Clinic I was impressed. Dr. Jimenez Castisano had reviewed my chart in preparation for my visit.She provided me with information necessary that I was assess and with her expetise and direction for my issue. My reason for the appointment was to obtain a 2nd opinion on my prognosis. She answered all of my questions and made excellent recommendations/exams to provide her with a full insight into my medical issue. She followed up with a summary of my visit to my General Practioner. She was patient and gave me the pros and cons of my medical issue which provided me with comfort and eased my unknowns of my disease.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2021

My provider is friendly, wry clear when explaining the procedure and after the procedure. The provider is very professional.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

My appointment was originally scheduled for the following week. However, I received a phone call that I was able to see the doctor a week sooner because I was wait listed. I appreciated that my appointment was now a week sooner.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

The doctor listened to my concerns and clearly explained the follow up process.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2021

Doctor Jimenez is a good listener. She makes you feel at ease to ask her any question and she answered them all. I really like her.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2021

Dr Jimenez was very attentive to my concerns and explained everything very clearly.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

I don't know how you could make availability better... I don't know how many doctors you have like Dr. Gimenez, but if you can get more and be more available I'd applaud that.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

Doctor was very attentive a d introduced me to fodmapp

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2021

First impression it was a excellent one, she stood up and listen to my issues while looking at me, is something that some doctors have lost, keep in mind we go to a doctor when we are feeling vulnerable so is very good feeling when your doctor at least listen to your issue and pays attention. For that I thank Dr Jimenez and which her many many good things.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2021

She is the best doctor and I am so happy she is back at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2021

Dr. Jimenez is terrific, caring, professional and wise. she empathized with my issue and thoroughly addressed it. I felt well taken care of.

Reviewed on May 26, 2021

it was perfect the dr. Brenda was very professional, she makes me feel very calm about my desase, also the nurse was very kind and patient

Reviewed on May 5, 2021

She is amazing, one of the thing that I like must of this medical doctor, is her care to her patient, I feel talk with a human being who explain, understand my condition and no a person than only look to a computer, I am very grateful to her, magnificent professional, bless her

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