Department Center for Functional Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - University of Missouri at Kansas City Medical Center
Kansas City, MO USA

Graduate - Rockhurst College
Kansas City, MO USA

Medical School - Kansas University of Medicine & Biosciences, College of Medicine
Kansas City, MO USA

Undergraduate - Touro College
Dix Hills, NY USA


  • Internal Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 11/7/2017, Dr. Bergman 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

165 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.7
Time Spent with Patient 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

17 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2017

Dr. Nathaniel Bergman is an excellent physician and has brought closer to full health than any other doctor. He truly listens to me so he can give pertinent help to my overall condition.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2017

it was very nice to have all the information typed out for us to take home and study.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2017

Dr. Bergman is very nice and genuinely concerned.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2017

Dr. Bergman always engages in dialogue regarding treatment recommendations and encourages me to make decisions based on information he shares. Mine has been an interesting journey of "peeling the onion" and he intuitively knows where to go next. He's the best doctor I've ever had (and I'm 49)!

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2017

The best care anywhere. That is why I drive 6 hours. Don't know what I would have done without Dr. Bergman and Functional Medicine.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2017

Wish I had had more time to ask questions.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2017

This is the best physician I've ever had. He takes on my health challenges as a personal quest, is so personable and professional. He is very knowledgeable and yet open to my suggestions from my personal study of my condition. I feel respected and welcomed when I meet with him. I never feel rushed when meeting with him. I feel I can trust his recommendations, which is very important to me.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2017

Dr. Bergman went over everything and gave us very detailed instructions, every one that we dealt with explained everything in detail to make sure we understood

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2017

Dr. Bergman is very thorough with his explanations and instructions. He will explain things to me multiple times and in multiple ways when necessary. He always checks in with me to be sure that I'm comfortable with the treatment plans he maps out for me. If I'm unclear about medications or follow-ups, he/his office promptly responds to my MyChart messages.

Reviewed on May 18, 2017

My doctor took a lot of time with me and I appreciated his comments and thoughts about what I should do to feel better.

Reviewed on May 9, 2017

Dr. Bergman is relatable in the way he talks to patients - he avoids using medical terminology that the average person does not have knowledge about.

Reviewed on May 8, 2017

Dr. B is the absolute BEST Dr I've ever met. he remembers things in my health history. he acts like he truly cares for my well being. and above all he is humble and kind. He is one of a kind!

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2017

I think Dr. Bergman has excellent bed side manner. He explains things easily & has concern for what I have to say & think. This is amazing & helps me feel more comfortable & confident in the care I am receiving.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2017

Always have very good discussions with this provider. He addresses all my questions and options.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2017

Doctor was excellent and spent a considerable amount of time explaining and discussing options and we formed a care plan with some alternates for possible inclusion. I was very happy with the appointment.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2017

He took the time to be sure I understood the complex instructions by repeating them and rephrasing them.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2017

Dr. Bergman is a very good listener and communicator. We work together to determine the best forward plan for my specific issues. He responds in a timely manner to my questions through MyChart.

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