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Title Vice Department Chair / Co-Chair, Hereditary Colorectal Cancer and Polyposis Center
Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Weston Hospital
Primary Location

Weston Hospital

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Liver Tests
  • Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Esophageal Motility Testing
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Hydrogen Breath Test
  • Impedance Monitoring
  • Inherited Colon Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Motility Catheter Placement
  • pH Monitoring
  • Polypectomy
  • Wireless Capsule Endoscopy
View all 13 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 (FAP)
  • Fatty Liver Disease (Hepatic Steatosis)
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleeding
  • General Gastroenterological Disorders
  • Hereditary Nonpolyposis 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
Santo 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




  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology


  • 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 1/9/2024, 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

360 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

53 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

The doctor was informed about my issue and asked relevant questions and gave suggestions

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2024

I go to you because you got great doctors and medical professionals

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2024

Dr. Brenda Jim?nez is the best Gastroenterologist. She is very attentive to the health of her patients.

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2024

I could not be more pleased w/ Dr Jimenez. I would recommend her to anybody! She has been an absolute life saver for me. There is not enough room for me to write all the positives.

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2024

Dr Jimenez was very kind, knowledgeable, and answered all my questions.

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2024

Dr Jimenez was very knowledgeable, kind, answered questions, provided diagnosis, recommended new tests, and open minded

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

Excellent!!! Dr. Brenda Jimenez are the best gastroenterologist!!! Very professional, helpful. I feel very grateful to have Dr. Brenda Jimenez. Thanks for everything you do for my health. And all the care provided staff are great!! Thanks

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

Dr. Casiano was very attentive to my needs and listen to my concerns.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

Excellent and caring doctor

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2024

Doctor here, though unsure if they know that. Felt great throughout the process!

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2024

Dr. Jiminez-Cantisano is very thorough and kind.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2024

Both the doctor and nurse were very good at listening and responding to my issues and concerns....very happy with them

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2024

Excellent doctor- very professional, knowledgeable and caring.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

Meeting with this doctor for the first time, I was very impressed with her. I like how she listened and what she thought and how she set up a plan and she explained everything very well...

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2024

The DR was outstanding in every facet of the care we received.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2023

Great job by Dr. Jimenez and team.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2023

Dr. Jimenez's bedside manner is excellent. She is pleasant, warm and informative.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2023

Good but it seemed I did not have choice in provider . However, we are happy with Dr. Jiminez

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

Dr. Jimenez is very caring and professional.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

The doctor even offered to contact the surgeon to get me an appointment with her. This saved me hours of stress waiting to get into the phone system and being put on hold.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

Dr Jimenez is an amazing and caring doctor she is the best in her field I would not trust my care to anyone else

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

Very attentive Dr, she remembered doing my colonoscopy, answered questions well, I was very comfortable discussing any concerns with her

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

Dr.Jimenez is the best I ever met.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

Excellent and caring physician!

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2023

Dr. Was great, patient and clear about all my concerns or questions.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2023

Dr Jimenez is simple the best.

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2023

Dr and staff very professional courteous and respectful. I felt confident getting my care done there. Thank u CCF!

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2023

Dr. Jimenez is always so kind and thorough explaining everything and making sure to listeen to her patients.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

This was the best experience I have on a hospital. Everyone did all they could to relax me and make me comfortable. It was so good I didn't even know they had completed the procedure. I asked the nurse if they were not going to do it and she told me they were finished. This is just how smooth things went.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2023

I feel confident in the doctor's expertise, knowledge and ability to give me the best information, advice and treatment.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Very nice friendly and informative Doctors and staff.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

She was patient and listened to me.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

Dr. Jimenez is fantastic! Always cares, answers all questions, takes the time, and shows concern.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

Dr Jimenez is excellent

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2023

Doc and her team were awesome, had a good understanding of my medical history and ideas as to what might be happening. Very happy with the care team

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

She is excellent Dr and the Cleveland clinic service is the best in the country very happy with the service, attention and kindness

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

Dr. Jim?nez is an amazing doctor that always takes care of my health in the best way. She cares and helps me all the time

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

The visit was great and the doctors was professional!

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2023

She is very humble and caring.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

Doctor was caring, professional and took time to listen.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

Dr. Jimenez was very calm and reassuring. Her information was clear and her demeanor was friendly and professional.The anesthesiologist also took his time to speak to me and answer any questions I might have. He was also very friendly and reassuring.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

I was so pleased with the care I received from Dr. Jimenez.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2023

She was very good at asking pertinent questions regarding my problems.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

I thought Dr. Jimenez did a good job of informing me of findings of endoscopy

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

My husband and I both had a great experience with Dr Jimenez. She came by to say hi pre procedure and came to check on us after the procedure. The staff was also very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

Dr. Jim?nez Cantizano is an excelente doctor and knows how to clearly explain every step to her patient.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2023

With Dr Jimenez I felt comfortable and at peace, I knew I was in great care not only by Dr Jimenez but the complete team of CCF. I couldn't be more thankful for everyone's professionalism and personal attention.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2023

With out a doubt this past experience reaffirmed the reason I choose CCF as my primary and specialist healthcare provider.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2023

Dr. Jimenez is very nice and thorough.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2023

She was very nice, but thorough.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

Overall the visit went good and I liked the doctor but I feel an in person visit would have made me feel more comfortable and connected.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2023

She did a great job of asking questions to clarify my situation and recommended a course of actions I agreed with. Successful visit.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

I tried to speak with the Doctor and no answer. I still have symptoms.

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