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Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Hillcrest Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Case Western Reserve University - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH

Residency - Case Western Reserve University - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Internship - Case Western Reserve University - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH

Medical Education - Yeshiva University - Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY


  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Specialty Interests

Advanced therapeutic endoscopy

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Michael Pollack, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 3/23/2024, Dr. Pollack has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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

299 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

62 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2024

Dr. Pollack is a kind, caring physician. He truly listens to me and makes me feel like I am a partner in my health care decisions.

Reviewed on May 24, 2024

Dr. Pollack is an amazing doctor. I have been seeing him for quite a while. One of my favorite Doctors. Back in 2013 he made it a point to call from his home on New Years Eve to let me know my biopsy was negative so I wouldn't worry over the holidays.

Reviewed on May 24, 2024

Would recommend DR Pollock to anyone.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2024

Dr. Pollack is intelligent, skilled, kind and caring and I am grateful he is my doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

Dr. Pollak is excellent. Great listener, compassionate and caring . Would recommend him to any one

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2024

Great Doctor very nice explained completely.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2024

Dr. Michael Pollack was great just as my PCP said he would be.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2024

Doctors office personel called me and offered an appointment. So kind & friendly.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2024

I would highly recommend Dr Pollock. The care I received was EXCELLENT

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

Have always had good experiences with anything involving Dr. Pollack

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

Dr Pollack is the best of the best! He saved my life after I was misdiagnosed at UH.Very Informative and thorough!!!

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

I have referred at least 4 people to Dr Pollack. Great experiences. Each referral was thankful.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2024

Dr. Pollack made the time to call my husband after my procedure to explain what he found and how he corrected the problem. He spent as much time as was necessary for my husband to feel very comfortable with my outcome.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2024

Dr Pollack was great as usual. I'm very happy with Dr Pollack, That's why I continue to see him for many years. Now over 10 years, he's been my doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2024

Dr Pollack is top notch

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2024

Dr Pollack was caring and took his time and very knowledgeable

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

Even my husband wants to share compliments for Dr. Pollack! He was great!

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

The receptionist, nurses and doctor were all amazing!

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

Terrific Dr. Will recommend to my friends.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2024

Excellent doctor! Couldn't recommend him more highly!

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2024

Dr. Pollock was great the anesthesiologist was great. The nurse was great. I love them all I feel very comfortable. I thank them very much for my service there.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

Dr. Pollack is the best.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

I am so happy to be Dr Pollack's patient again He is very compassionate and knowledgeable

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Great experience, Dr very thorough

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2024

Care providers were compassionate and supportive

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2024

Even though it was a colonoscopy the experience with Dr Pollock and staff was good

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2024

Dr. Pollack is always compassionate and really listens to me.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

Dr.Pollack is a very kind and caring doctor. He thoroughly explained all procedures I needed and was thoughtful to make sure I understood clearly my results!

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

I would absolutely recommend Dr.Pollack to anyone! He is very genuine and I felt very confident that I had the best care possible!

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

Dr Pollack is absolutely the best!

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Excellent service. Have the utmost confidence in Dr. Pollack and his team. Would highly recommend to others.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2023

Dr. Pollack is the very best and I would recommend him to anyone needing this procedure.

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2023

An excellent experience, and the staff and Dr. Pollack were excellent and made me feel safe and secure.

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2023

Great doctor Pollack

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2023

Dr. Pollack is very knowledgeable and also very kind. He was patient with me took time to answer my questions and offer helpful suggestions.

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2023

I have been seeing Dr. Pollack for a number of years now and he is always on top of things. Very knowledgeable and I feel very confident in his care. Great doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Dr Pollack is caring and provides a great experience!

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2023

Dr. Pollock really listens without judgment, which I really appreciate. He is thoughtful and thinks critically about the issues presented. Lastly, he truly wants to help me to feel better - he cares.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Dr. Pollack is the best!

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

The Doctor's assistant who checked my vitals was excellent, The young lady that checked me in was very kind and of course Dr. Polack's bedside manners are very caring

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2023

Dr. Pollack is the best Doctor I have ever had. He is very personable and takes time to explain my medical situation and help solve them. Highly recommend Dr. Pollack.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

Dr Pollack is awesome. Very caring and attentive.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2023

Dr.Pollack and his team are excellent. The facility is beautiful and everyone is so nice and accommodating.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

Dr Pollack is great, and I would highly recommend him to anyone who's looking for a gastroenterologist.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2023

Outstanding Performance by my physician and his staff members Dr Pakan is amazing!

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

Dr. Pollack is a kind and compassionate person. The nurses and other care providers were patient, kind, calm, and efficient.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

I'm a nurse. My husband's an MD. Dr Pollack surpasses expectation clinically and personally

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

Very nice physician and knowledgeable

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2023

Dr. Pollack's office is a World class, first class physician's office.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2023

Dr. Pollack is an excellent doctor and he is very considerate and concerned about your issue.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2023

Due to a lack of office staff, I had difficulty getting through to schedule. Fortunately, I have worked with Dr. Pollack In the past and was able to txt him to aid me In getting someone to schedule me. He is a very compassionate Dr.who truly cares about his patients and staff.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Dr. Pollack and supporting staff were very skilled, informative, with great bedside manner

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Dr. Pollack is a compassionate, knowledgeable Dr.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

I have already recommended Dr. Pollack and his staff to two friends. Was very happy with the care I received at the Concord office by Dr. Pollack, his anesthetist and his nurses.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Will schedule with Dr. Pollack at the Concord facility for my next colonoscopy in 5 years. Hope they all are still there.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

If it wasn't for Dr. Pollack , I'm not sure, I would still be here today , Great doctor very thorough. Great bedside manner

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Very good experience with checking in, tech person and Dr. Pollack.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Great experience with Dr. Pollack.Professional and caring.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

Dr. Pollock is so reassuring. He takes the time to come and check in before the procedure. He checks in afterwards with what he found and what he did to correct the problem.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

Dr. Pollick is the best! Love him! Makes you feel relaxed and doesn't talk down to you like some Physicians that I have come across.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

Dr. Pollack is EXCEPTIONAL in every respect--exceedingly understanding, empathetic and kind.His skill and expertise is outstanding. I cannot rave enough about him+--he is off the charts fantastic !

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

I could not say enough about how well I was treated by everyone on the staff. Dr. Pollock was exceptional. He took thetime to learn about me as a person, answered any questions I had and really made me feel at ease about the procedure. He is a 5 star Physician in my book.

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