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Title Fellowship Program Director
Department Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • 24 Hour Esophageal pH Test
  • Avoiding Dehydration, Proper Hydration
  • Blood Tests
  • Breath Test for Helicobacter Pylori
  • Center for Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Colonic Manometry
  • Colonoscopy
  • Computed Tomography (CT Scan)
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Dietary Management for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in Children and Adults
  • Endoscopic Dilation
  • Endoscopy
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
  • Evaluation for Caustic Ingestion
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Food Challenge Test
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gastroduodenal Manometry
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal Exams
  • Health Screening and Testing
  • Hydrogen Breath Test
  • Impedance Monitoring
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Lactose and Glucose Hydrogen Breath Test
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Nuclear Medicine SPECT Brain Scan
  • Nutritional Assessment and Support in Children
  • Outpatient Care
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • pH Monitoring
  • Polypectomy
  • Proctitis - Care and Treatment
  • Proctoscopy
  • Pyloric Dilatation
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Upper Endoscopy
  • Variceal Band Ligation
  • Wireless Capsule Endoscopy
View all 42 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Anal Fissures
  • Bowel Incontinence
  • Caustic Ingestion
  • Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
  • Colic
  • Collagenous Colitis
  • Colon Polyps
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Dysphagia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Esophagitis
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Food Allergies
  • Foreign Body Ingestion
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Gas (Digestive)
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Giardiasis
  • Growth Failure in Children with Kidney Disease
  • Heartburn
  • Helicobacter Pylori
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in Children
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Disease
  • Malnutrition
  • Malrotation of Intestine
  • Metabolic Complications of Obesity
  • Microscopic Colitis
  • Milk Allergy
  • Nausea
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatic Stones
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pediatric Colon Cancer
  • Pediatric Constipation
  • Pediatric Crohn's Disease
  • Pediatric Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Pediatric Dehydration
  • Pediatric Polyposis Syndrome
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Pinworms
  • Polyposis Syndromes
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Proctitis
  • Radiation Enteritis
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Recurrent Abdominal Pain
  • Rotavirus
  • Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth
  • Soy Allergy
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Treating Heartburn with Surgery
  • Trichinosis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
View all 75 Specialties +
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Biography

About Sophia Patel, MD

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2015

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Cleveland, OH USA
2015

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Pediatrics
Cleveland, OH USA
2012

Medical Education - Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Medicine
Pediatrics
Rootstown, OH USA
2009

Undergraduate - Kent State University
Kent, OH USA
2005

Certifications

  • Pediatrics - Pediatric Gastroenterology

Specialty Interests

Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis, EGID

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 4/4/2023, Dr. Patel 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

46 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 4
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

7 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2023

Dr Patel sat with us for as long as we needed her. She didn't makeUs feel rushed and made my daughter feel comfortable and me feel confident.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Dr. Patel is a WONDERFUL physician and I am very grateful for her care and management of my daughter's health.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Dr. Patel is excellent. We would highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2023

Dr Patel is very responsive to my chart. Her associate Dr Kim has been fantastic when covering for her as well.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2023

Dr Patel listens and explains things so they are easy to understand. She interacts very well with my preschooler and gains her trust. I appreciate that Dr Patel is willing to include non-present parent in the appointment via phone.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

Dr. Patel did an amazing job making my daughter comfortable and explained very difficult concepts so she would understand.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2023

We absolutely LOVE Dr. Patel

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