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Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Liver Tests
  • Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Esophageal Band Ligation
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Hepatology
  • Ileoscopy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Transplant Medical Management
  • Outpatient Care
  • Polypectomy
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Variceal Band Ligation
View all 16 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune Chronic Hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Drug Induced Liver Disease
  • Encephalopathy
  • End Stage Liver Disease
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Fatty Liver Disease (Hepatic Steatosis)
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Disease
  • Liver Disease in Pregnancy
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Fibrosis
  • Liver Mass
  • Liver Tumors
  • Liver-Biliary Tract Disease
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Wilson Disease
View all 29 Specialties +


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About Christina Lindenmeyer, MD

Dr. Christina Lindenmeyer is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Staff Transplant Hepatologist in the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. After graduating from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Dr. Lindenmeyer completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. She then completed fellowships in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Transplant Hepatology. Dr. Lindenmeyer’s career embraces her three passions: humanism in the clinical practice of medicine, clinical research as a vector to advance patient care, and medical education.

Dr. Lindenmeyer’s clinical interests focus on the care of critically ill patients with advanced liver disease. She is a founder and the Co-Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Medical Intensive Liver Unit (MILU), an Intensive Care Unit dedicated to patients with severe acute and chronic liver disease. Dr. Lindenmeyer’s scholarly publications reflect her research interests in acute-on-chronic liver failure, acute liver failure, and liver transplantation. 

Dr. Lindenmeyer is also actively engaged as a medical educator. Dedicated to the training of the next generation of physicians, she serves as the Associate Director of Basic Science Education for the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. She is also the Co-Course Director for the medical school’s first- and second-year Gastroenterology courses and is the Associate Program Director for Cleveland Clinic’s Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program.

Having previously served on the Membership and Mentorship and the Training and Workforce Committees of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), she now serves as the Secretary of the AASLD's Acute-On-Chronic Liver Failure (ACLF) Special Interest Group. Dr. Lindenmeyer is an actively engaged member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the European Association for the Study of the Liver, the American Society of Transplantation, the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the American College of Chest Physicians. She sits on the Medical Advisory Committee for the American Liver Foundation’s Heartland Division. Dr. Lindenmeyer previously received the AASLD Foundation Emerging Liver Scholar and Advanced/Transplant Hepatology Fellowship awards. She is also a recipient of Cleveland Clinic's Bruce Hubbard Stewart Award for Humanistic Medicine, and numerous teaching awards from both Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Cleveland Clinic.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Transplant Hepatology
Cleveland, OH

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Residency - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Internal Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Medical Education - Jefferson Medical College
Philadelphia, PA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Specialty Interests

Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology and Critical Care Hepatology

Awards & Honors

  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Foundation Advanced/Transplant Hepatology Fellowship
  • Cleveland Clinic Education Institute "Bruce Hubbard Stewart Award for Humanistic Medicine"
  • Cleveland Clinic Education Institute "Excellence in Teaching" Award
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 3/22/2024, Dr. Lindenmeyer 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

163 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 4.5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

44 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 2, 2024

Lindenmeyer is best in class! So knowledgeable of the details of my case when she walks in, very specific in her questions outcomes she desires for the visit and listens SO WELL. She can also transcribe/type notes so easily while maintaining eye contact In our dialogue. She addresses the objective, physical issues and takes time to check on the emotional impacts of the issues, as well. Love reading her visit notes as they are so thorough. Also, she is amazing to respond promptly on myChart. Lastly, she brags on her team a lot and gives them their due credit; many doctors do not do this. Again, best in class - keep her!!

Reviewed on May 2, 2024

Dr. Lindenmeyer was excellent! Very pleased with her.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2024

Dr Lindenmeyer and her staff are a God send. Don't have any better way to describe them.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2024

Dr Lindenmeyer was wonderful And did a thorough blood work up?

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2024

Takes a bit to get appointment, but I understand that she is very busy and very reputable Doctor in the field.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2024

Dr. Lindenmeyer and her team saved my life . Our discussions about my history, my recovery and how important it is for me to have better nutrition was very informative.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

Dr. Lindenmeyer is so knowledgeable, professional and personable!

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2024

Dr Lindenmeyer is the only reason we keep coming back! She is so thorough! Excellent bedside manners and explains things well! We love her!

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2024

Dr. Lindenmeyer is the best. She is always very present & genuinely caring.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

Dr Lindenmeyer was thorough, caring, kind, and extremely knowledgeable. I am grateful to have found her!

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2024

Dr had a fellow do my colonoscopy. He was very professional and kind. Dr did message me regarding my pathology results which I appreciated.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2024

Dr Lindenmeyer is excellent!

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2024

I appreciate the fact I was dealt with respectably. All too often physicians will speak down to people assuming a fundamental lack of knowledge. I very much appreciate the fact I was spoken to like a well educated professional.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2024

Dr. Lindenmeyer is the physician that I rely upon the most for my care at Cleveland Clinic and who has greatly improved my quality of life with persistent medical management. She is an incredible provider.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

She is a wonderful caring doctor

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

Always caring and listens attentively. I always feel she's being direct and honest in my care and that it's a team effort. Much appreciated.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2023

Dr. Lindenmeyer is one of the most caring, knowledgeable, professional and encouraging doctors that I have ever had in my life's experiences medically. I have complete trust in her.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2023

I hate the Cleveland clinic but dr Lindenmeyer is just amazing.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

Dr Lindenmeyer is dedicated to my best health. The doctor is on top of all my blood work and my scheduling of appointments. I have never had a doctor respond to every question that I have in the timely manor that Dr Linenmeyer does.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

Dr Lindenmeyer and her team have brought me through the process from diagnosis to transplant in 9 months. This was no easy job, but her dedication to her patients is clear and she has been there for me every step of the way. I could not have made it through this without her.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

She's the best

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr Lindenmeyer goes over, and beyond explaining everything to you and being courteous

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2023

I have the utmost faith in Dr Lindenmeyer she is great.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2023

Dr. Lindenmeyer assists me with appointmenta

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2023

Dr. Lindenmeyer is the absolute best. I have absolute trust in her, and know she truly cares about me

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

Dr. Lindenmeyer is very thorough and thoughtful. She is always available and responds quickly through my chart. I am very fortunate to be in her care

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

Lindenmeyer is the best Dr I have ever had !!!!Explained everything very well !!! Took her time with me I did not feel rushed at all!! Helped me with all my questions that I had.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

I sent Dr Lindenmeyer an email and she responded quickly.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

I enjoy my appointments with Dr Lindenmeyer. She is very thorough and takes her time answering my questions. I feel she always has my best interest at heart.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

Dr lindemyer is great!!

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2023

She listens to me and gives me constructive feedback and encouragement.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

Dr. Lindenmeyer is awesome. I am referring more of my friends and family to her. Glad to have her as my doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2023

Dr. Lindenmeyer is simply the best, and she is amazing about listening to my many questions and responding thoughtfully and sympathetically. I couldn't be more impressed.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

Dr Lindenmeyer is the best doctor I have had. She is thorough, very well prepared and provides expert counsel. Her guidance and encouragement has made a significant difference to my behavior and health.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

Dr. Lindenmeyer is very good and always makes me feel like family not just a number. She always looks out for my best interest. I would recommend her to anyone that needs a liver doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

She was excellent. Gave great rxplaanations

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2023

No bad experiences. Dr is very courteous and knows what's in my health record.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2023

Dr. Lindenmeyer is wonderful. She does an excellent job explaining and reviewing results and care plan options. Her calm demeanor is comforting.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

The Dr doing the procedure explained all the risks as well as what they were going to be doing and looking for with the procedure. Once she was finished with explaining she asked me if I had any questions and Included me with the beginning of the test until I was given twilight medication.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2023

Dr Lindenmeyer is wonderful. I could not be in better hands.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Dr Lindenmeyer is always very respectful and caring. She listens well. She explains well. I've never had a bad experience with her. She is by far the most competent, respectful, caring and knowledgeable physician I have experienced. I came to her with fear about liver disease. She has guided me well as I do what I can to control it. I am very grateful for her knowledge and skill.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Dr. Lindenmeyer and Dr. Isaacs were awesome.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2023

This doctor was phenomenal. I would definitely recommend her to family and friends.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2023

Excellent, thorough doctor. Best I ever had!

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