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Department Transplant Hepatology Weston
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Liver Imaging
  • Abnormal Liver Tests
  • Care of Liver Transplant Patients
  • Evaluation of Hepatobiliary Malignancies
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Liver Tumor Clinic
  • Management of Hepatobiliary Malignancies
  • Nephrology
  • Pre-Transplant Evaluation
View all 9 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Liver Enzyme Tests
  • Adenoma of the Liver
  • Alcohol and Alcohol Hepatitis
  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Amebic Liver Abscess
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Benign Liver Tumors
  • Benign Tumors of the Liver
  • Budd Chiari
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Choledochal Cysts
  • Cirrhosis
  • Congestive Hepatopathy
  • Diseases of the Liver Biliary Tract and Pancreas
  • Drug Hepatitis
  • Familial Amyloidosis
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Fibroma of the Liver
  • Focal Nodular Hyperplasia
  • Gilbert's Syndrome
  • Hemangiomas
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Hepatic Outlet Obstruction
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D (HDV)
  • Hepatitis E (HDV)
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hepatoma
  • Hepatomegaly
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hepatosplenomegaly
  • Hepatotoxicity
  • Hypertension In Pregnancy
  • Klatskin Tumor
  • Leiomyoma of the Liver
  • Lipoma
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Cyst
  • Liver Disease
  • Liver Disease in Pregnancy
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Fibrosis
  • Metastatic Tumors Of The Liver
  • Nephrology
  • Nodular Regenerative Hyperplasia
  • Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Polycystic Liver Disease
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Wilson Disease
View all 57 Specialties +


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About Nikhil Kapila, MD

Nikhil Kapila, MD, is a transplant hepatologist in the Liver Transplant Program at Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Transplant Center. A board-certified gastroenterologist, Dr. Kapila specializes in liver and biliary tract diseases. His research interests include the treatment of liver and kidney transplant recipients receiving hepatitis C infected organs. Dr. Kapila completed a transplant hepatology fellowship at Duke University in Durham, NC, following a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Duke University
Transplant Hepatology
Durham, NC USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, FL USA

Residency - University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Farmington, CT USA

Medical Education - Government Medical College Patiala
Patiala, India


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine - Transplant Hepatology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 10/31/2021, Dr. Kapila 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

95 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 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

13 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

My Dr is very easy to talk to and took his time explaining everything.

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Dr. Kapila is a superb doctor. He makes you feel so comfortable, answers all your questions and considers you as an equal partner in decision making. You feel like your a team guiding you through the process of providing you with optimal health.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2022

Dr. Kapila gave me excellent advice on my current medication (Azathioprine) vs the more severe and more side effects of taking Retuxan suggested by my gastroenterologist.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

The Dr.Kapila was very courteous and patient.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2022

Dr. Seemed knowledgeable

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

The experience was amazing , Dr kapila and his team ( secretary and nurse) are very professional and efficient, everything was excellent the only bad point was that I had to wait too long to get my appointment but by other hand it worth it. Thank you for everything

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2022

The dr was very personable but also serious about my questions and concerns. He was very thorough and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

Dayton was very satisfied with his visit,the doctor explained what would happen next.He is hoping to start testing and the process very soon as his quality of life is a big mess and miserable.Dayton was very happy with how quickly the doctor and some staff responded.Very pleased.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2021

Exceptional physician.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

Wonderful doctor who took the time to get to know me and carefully review my history and records.

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2021

Everything was great. All staff I spoke to, including Dr., we're all very professional.

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2021

My first experience was very good. I think very highly of your staff and the doctor involved.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

He is an excellent Dr so it took some time Martine was so so helpful so really appreciated her time care of follow up

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