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Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Rochester, MN USA

Graduate School - Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
Certificate Biomedical Sciences
Rochester, MN USA

Residency - Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Internal Medicine
Rochester, MN USA

Fellowship - National Institute of Medical Sciences & Nutrition
Mexico City, Mexico

Residency - National Institute of Medical Sciences & Nutrition
Internal Medicine
Mexico City, Mexico

Medical Education - National Autonomous University of Mexico



  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Alberto Rubio Tapia, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

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 11/16/2021, Dr. Rubio Tapia 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

181 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

52 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2022

My Gastrointestinal Doctor set the Appointment and I could not be happier

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2022

This doctor is very attentive, thorough and personable.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2022

I am 100% satisfied with this doctor He is great!

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2022

Dr Rubio Tapia was so attentive and helpful with me. He spent ample time with me and I didn'tfeel rushed at all.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Dr. Rubio is one of the most caring, helpful doctors I've ever had

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr. Rubio Tapia is probably the kindest, most respectful doctor I have seen in 73 years!

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

Dr. Rubio-Tapia is very personable and a good listener.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

Dr. Rubio was very good he explain very well what was going on very good doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

Anything I had any doctor visit or procedure the Cleveland Clinic rate the highest for my medical service.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

I was very please with my video visit! Dr Tapia was on time and answered all my questions and concerns!

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

Dr Tapia is a wonderful caring person! I will recommend him to anyone who has health issues in his field of practice!

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2021

Had to wait several weeks before an appointment was available. Even though I was able to go to any location in NE Ohio and was willing to have my procedure done by any G.I. Doctor. The woman I scheduled the appointment with was amazing and she did her best to get me the soonest appointment that she could.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

I feel extraordinarily privileged to be under Dr. Rubio's care. He is an exemplary physician in every way

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Dr.Rubio shows concern and compassion when explaining my progress and treatment. I have been a patient of his for nearly a year, and he saved my life.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Dr. Rubio-Tapia had a very professional and commanding presence. He made me feel secure. I felt somewhat rushed towards the end of the appointment but otherwise I was very satisfied with my appointment and the level of his expertise and care.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Always an excellent appointment wit Dr Rubio

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Dr. Rubio-Tapia is by far one of the most outstanding doctors I have met with. His attention to detail in reviewing my charts prior to my virtual visit was unmatched. His knowledge of Celiac Disease and related autoimmune diseases was related to me in such a way that has helped me tremendously. I wish I would of been able to meet him prior to this year for my care. He is truly one of the most exceptional doctors and I hope the Cleveland Clinic realizes how fortunate they are to have him on their staff.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Overly pleased with care from Dr. Rubio-Tapia. He is exceptional.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Dr Rubio Tapia was very personable. I felt like I was the only patient he had. And as expected - very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Dr. Rubio-Tapia is fantastic and incredibly kind. I am deeply grateful for his expert care, thoroughness, and willingness to address all of my questions.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Dr. Rubio-Tapia listened to what I was describing and knew what was wrong with me right away. I am so thankful for the relief and for his knowledge and his compassionate care. He listens and knows what to do right away. We do not have the same level of doctors in West Virginia.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Dr. Rubio always answers any questions I have. He also brings up past health issues to make sure everything is still okay. Very personable and can tell he cares about you.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Amazing help from Dr. Rubio.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Dr. Rubio-Tapia was wholeheartedly thoughtful, intentional, and empathetic! Such a relieving and supportive appointment.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2021

Dr. Rubio-Tapia listens, discusses, asks questions, provides answers to mine, etc., we have a two way dialogue. He summarizes, makes suggestions, etc. Ideal. He cares and is brilliant.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2021

The wait time to see the doctor was 3 months, however, once I was scheduled, the scheduling team was able to move my appointment within a few weeks to accommodate scheduling changes, which I greatly appreciate.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2021

What I appreciated the most by Dr. Rubio-Tapia is that he immediately offered lifestyle and diet recommendations versus more invasive procedures to help identify solutions to my gut problems. He was very respectful to my wishes about diagnostic tests which I really appreciated. I felt he really cared about coming up with a plan that was most supportive and thoughtful of my upmost wellbeing.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2021

The doctor adjusted the level of anesthesia in accordance with my concerns.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

Dr. Rubio is the best.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

I have no complaints. Dr. Rubio is truly an awesome doctor and my experiences with him and the Cleveland Clinic have been wonderful!

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2021

Love my doctor. Perfect for me!!

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2021

My experience was excellent! Thank you to Dr. Rubio and staff for taking great care of me!

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

Dr. Rubio-Tapia is and excellent listener and readily shares information. He included me I. Decision making, Phenomenal doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2021

This was my second visit with Dr Tapia. Office and Video.Very good experience both times!Caring and sincere attention was given to me

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2021

Doctor Rubio-Tapia handles my rare illness with a caring and professional manner. I know I can always contact him with new issues. He definitely is an expert regarding Refractory 1 Celiac Disease. Thank you Doctor, you're the best

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2021

I am thankful to have a doctor who knows what to do to help me. He truly cares for his patients.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2021

In WV, we do not have the same high level of care that Dr. Rubio-Tapia provides at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

Dr. Rubio Was very detailed in explaining everything. The procedure was as expected but Dr. Rubio's recovery was much faster than last time I had a colonoscopy. I already started recommending Dr. Rubio.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

dr was kind caring competent and all round amazing

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

we had a very good experience with the Cleveland Clinic. The doctor and entire staff was very professional and helpful. thank. Thank you all very much.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

Dr Rubio was great

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

I went there to be physically seen per the PT that did the bowel therapy that Dr Rubio ordered. PT stopped doing the therapy, thinking I have more adhesions in upper right quadrant of abdomen. I have pain daily 24/7 in this area, and have pain increased after eating, some types of activity, bumpy rides, and did so during & after bowel therapy. I also am in pain related to my Autoimmune and back issues. Dr Rubio started off the afternoon appointment reminding me that I was late earlier, but did not know I drove so far. Dr Rubio then asked me about my pain medications and asked me when I last took them. I informed him I took Ibuprofen and Hydrocodone over the weekend. He then asked me if I peed in a cup, if I would pass a urine test. I informed him yes! The appointment continued to go downhill. Anything I asked, I felt he challenged.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

Excellent visit with doctor

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

overall I like this doctor. he's smart and nice. but once I was diagnosed he didn't worry about a symptom I have that may not be from that. he was good at wandering questions but maybe could got a bit more in detail.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

absolute fantastic and caring physician

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2021

Very good doctor

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2021

Dr Rubio is the best doctor I have ever received care from.

Reviewed on May 18, 2021

Dr. Rubio-Tapia could not have done anything more than what he did to make the experience better.

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

great place and great doctors

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

I am very happy with my video call. Dr. Rubio-Tapia was really great and was very assuring that he can help me with my health issues.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

I appreciate the care that was given by Dr Alberto Rubio- Talia's staff.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

Dr Rubio- Tapia was kind, calm, knowledgeable and swift to take action. He took the time to answer all my questions and made me feel comfortable with the plan of action.

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