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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.9000
Desk:
216.444.5378
Fax:
216.444.2974
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • 24-Hour Esophageal pH Test
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Blood Tests
  • Breath Test For Helicobacter Pylori
  • Care of Liver Related Metabolic Problems
  • Care of Liver Transplant Patients
  • Center for Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Colonic Manometry
  • Colonoscopy
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Dietary Management For Ibd In Children And Adults
  • Egd
  • Endoscopic Dilation
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy - Upper
  • Evaluation for Caustic Ingestion
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gastroduodenal Manometry
  • Hydrogen Breath Test
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Liver Transplant
  • Motility Catheter Placement
  • Outpatient Care
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Liver Transplantation
  • Pediatrics
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • pH And Impedance Monitoring
  • Polypectomy
  • Pyloric Dilatation
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Screening and Testing
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Variceal Band Ligation
  • Wireless Capsule Endoscopy
View all 36 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Anal Fissures
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bowel Incontinence
  • Caustic Ingestion
  • Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colic
  • Colon Polyps
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diseases of the Liver Biliary Tract and Pancreas
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Failure To Thrive
  • Food Allergies
  • Foreign Body Ingestion
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Gas (Digestive)
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Tract
  • GI Bleeding
  • Heliocobactor Pylori
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Disease
  • Malnutrition
  • Milk Allergies
  • Milk Allergy
  • Nausea
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pediatric Colon Cancer
  • Pediatric Constipation
  • Pediatric Crohn's Disease
  • Pediatric Polyposis Syndrome
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Polyposis Syndromes
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Proctitis - Care & Treatment
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Recurrent Abdominal Pain
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Short Bowel Syndrome in Children
  • Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • What is Inflammatory Bowel Disease?
View all 61 Specialties +
Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2016

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Boston Children's Hospital
Pediatrics
Boston,, MA USA
1986

Internship - Massachusetts General Hospital
Pediatric Internship
Boston, MA USA
1983

Medical Education - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
MD
Philadelphia, PA USA
1982

Undergraduate - Brown University
Providence, RI USA
1978

Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics - Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics - Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Deborah Goldman, 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 7/3/2022, Dr. Goldman 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

31 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
4.6 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Time Spent with Patient 4.5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

9 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

Dr. Goldman is a very experienced, expert, compassionate, and likable doctor. She completely put my daughter at ease and was very thorough and took her time with her

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022

Dr. Deborah Goldman is an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2022

We always look forward to seeing Dr. Deborah Goldman. She makes my son feel comfortable, Important, and a part of his own care. Treats him with respect and compassion. Always personally calls with test results as quickly as possible. She is so intelligent in her field. We know we are getting the best care.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2022

Excellent visit, Lilly was so assured and appreciative of Dr Goldman and her kindness

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2021

Dr. Deborah Goldman is top notch. She speaks in a welcoming tone. My daughter loves her. She's gentle and kind. Thank you.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2021

Dr. Goldman has a "bed side manner" that I have not seen for a long time in a health care provider. It's refreshing to see her genuine care and concern for her patients.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2021

Dr. Goldman care felt the same on the televisit as if we were in the office. I appreciate her skills and talent to be human with children and working to understand and figure out what is needing attention.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2021

Loved dr Goldman. She is very caring and took the time with us instead of rushing to move on to next patient.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

Dr Goldman is the nicest person on earth and she is an excellent physician. She has immense knowledge and grip on her subject, we really like her a lot, and are thankful for her.

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