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Title Vice Department Chair / Co-Chair, Hereditary Colorectal Cancer and Polyposis Center
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




  • 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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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 1/9/2023, 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

297 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

49 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

This is my second procedure with dr Jimenez, colonoscopy and endoscopy, and I am very happy with her care. Please keep her on staff

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

Very happy with dr Jimenez care

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Unbelievably good Doctor and I would recommend Dr Jimenez aNd have done so in the past

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2022

Excellent visit with Dr Jimenez. A real professional in whom the patient has much confidence. Highly recommend Dr Jimenez.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2022

Dr. Jeminze and her staff was excellent. I felt very relaxed with them

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2022

The staff worked together extremely well, which gave me a sense of calm.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

Dr Jimenez listened to my consents and asked appropriate questions when necessary.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2022

The doctor explained things in layman's language and did not make me feel rushed.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2022

Loved the doctor. Worth the hazzle

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2022

She is caring and knowledgeable

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2022

Dr Jim?nez is an excellent profesional, knowledgeable and cares for her patients

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

If having a colonoscopy can ever be a pleasant experience, this was a 10 for sure! Everyone from start to finish really put me at ease, especially The Doctor. Thank you!!

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

100 percent to recommend Dr. Jimenez

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2022

Both RN and Dr. Cantizano were very courteous and professional. Very satisfied.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

In addition to answering my zillion of follow up questions, she recommended a procedure that I never have had which as a UCI patient should be checked. I appreciate Dr Jimenez 's thoroughness. In addition, is working with liver doctor, as a team, to cover my issues.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

The staff in the endoscopy suite was very comforting and courteous.Dr. Jimenez has an excellent bedside manner. She explained the results of my endoscopic procedures very clearly. I would recommend her to anyone who needs to have a procedure at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

I really like Dr. Jimenez she is detailed and listens. I would highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

Dr. Jim?nez are great.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

Dr. Jimenez is a great Dr. And also a caring person. I am grateful for her care.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

Dr. Jimenez is excellent. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022

Dr Jimenez is very compassionate and explains everything clearly in my dominant language: Spanish. The day of my colonoscopy, I complained about a possible UTI and she ordered a urinalisis. Results were positive and she followed up with the corresponding prescription. Very professional. Thank you, Dr Jimenez.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022

Already recommended Dr Jimenez, to a fr?end.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022

I highly recommend Dr. Jimenez. Was not as happy with the nurse practitioner I saw in the gastroenterology dept. Hoping all of this relates to the doctor and staff who performed the procedures.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Dr. Jimenez was extremely helpful and communicative

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Great facilities, best personal and the best doctor

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2022

Dr Jiminez was available before and after the procedure to explain results, which I found re-assuring

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

First rate doctor

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2022

Dr. Cantisano was great. She explain the procedure and made me feel at ease. She really cares for her patients. I would strongly recommend her.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

Dr. Jimenez is exceptional on many levels - her medical knowledge, expertise, ability to analyze my problem, and recommendations. This was my first visit to Cleveland Clinic and I was very impressed with the facility. It surpasses all the hospitals I have been involved with. Also, Dr. Jinendez staff is professional, smart, and have good personalities.

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

Doctor Jimenez was very caring and reassuring at this stressful time for me.

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

I informed the staff I have a genetic condition that calls for a different approach to administering an IV, the staff listened to me and took the appropriate measures to ensure this would happen. I was very appreciative of this that they took my concerns seriously. This has not been my experience at other providers. Very grateful of your dedicated team in the outpatient surgery dept. The nurses and doctors were very caring.

Reviewed on May 13, 2022

Dr Jimenez showed empathy!

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

The doctors, nurses, and staff are all very good. However getting an appointment is a nightmare. It takes months to get in to see anyone.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2022

The team and the doctor answered my questions about the procedure. The doctor was very professional and sweet with me.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

The doctor deserves an extra comment. She was, or is rather, outstanding. Calm and explaining the procedure and answering my questions with ease and confidence which radiated into me. 5 stars!!

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 24, 2022

This was my first visit with her. She was very helpful in explaining this to me.

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.

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