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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - St. John Hospital & Medical Center
Detroit, MI USA

Medical Education - Thanjavur Medical College
Thankjavur, Tamilnadu, India


  • Pediatrics - Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Praveen Selvakumar, MD.

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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 5/6/2019, Dr. Selvakumar 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

39 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
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

7 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

Hi highly recommend Dr. Selvakumar for his expertise in healthcare. He had to get me all the way together regarding the intake of medications and other concerns regarding my child?s health. I didn?t understand certain things about medicine; but He took time with me to assure me that everything was going to be fine if I followed his instructions.... and I did! I am extremely grateful and satisfied with everything he does for us!

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

loved interacting with doctor. excellent bedside manner. Very methodical and thorough in trying to make a diagnosis. very engaging with my daughter, husband and me.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

doctor had excellent bedside manner. very thorough in attempting to make diagnosis. engaged my daughter, husband and me with respect and genuine care.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

My son has autism in addition to the chronic physical illness he was hospitalized for. The doctors, nurses, and CNAs were all very flexible and understanding in tailoring his care around his autism "quirks."

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2019

We really do like Dr. Selvakumar. He explains things well and he gives better more accurate care than Toledo. The only worry is I am not sure if he understood about my sons care in Toledo. It seems like he wasn't sure of whether to believe us or not that the doctor here did the the things he did.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2019

Dr. Praveen Selvakumar is the best Doctor that has seen me at Cleveland Clinic and that says alot because I have seen many different doctors at Cleveland Clinic as I have been ill and going there since 2014.He is care is very patient advocated. He treats you like family and helps you to make the best decisions about your health. He truly is one of a kind. He has allowed me to trust a healthcare provider once again, as i have been misdiagnosed by other outside Doctors and became very ill because of them. He has shown me that He is cautious, caring, kind, comforting, and goes above and beyond to help me improve my health. My Mother also feels that He is the best Doctor we have EVER Seen! please share our comments eith him. Thank You.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019

We drive 2 hours and 20 minutes to get to our appointments because this doctor was actually able to help our child where the specialists where we are were not helping. I feel they were making the problem worse. Dr. Selvakumar helped from the very first visit.

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