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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 Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • 24-Hour Esophageal pH Test
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Blood Tests
  • Breath Test For Helicobacter Pylori
  • Center for Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Colonoscopy
  • Computed Tomography (CT Scan)
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Dietary Management For Ibd In Children And Adults
  • Egd
  • Endoscopic Dilation
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy - Upper
  • Evaluation for Caustic Ingestion
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Food Challenge Test
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal Exams
  • Hydrogen Breath Test
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Lactose and Glucose Hydrogen Breath Test
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Nutritional Assessment And Support In Children
  • Outpatient Care
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • pH And Impedance Monitoring
  • Polypectomy
  • Pouch Center
  • Proctoscopy
  • Pyloric Dilatation
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Screening and Testing
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Variceal Band Ligation
  • Wireless Capsule Endoscopy
View all 38 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Anal Fissures
  • Bowel Incontinence
  • Caustic Ingestion
  • Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
  • Colic
  • Collagenous Colitis
  • Colon Polyps
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • 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
  • Giardiasis
  • Heartburn
  • Heliocobactor Pylori
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Disease
  • Malnutrition
  • Malrotation
  • Microscopic Colitis
  • Milk Allergies
  • Milk Allergy
  • Nausea
  • Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pediatric Constipation
  • Pediatric Crohn's Disease
  • Pediatric Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Pediatric Dehydration
  • Pediatric Growth Failure In Children With Kidney Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Pinworms
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Proctitis - Care & Treatment
  • Radiation Enteritis
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Recurrent Abdominal Pain
  • Rotavirus
  • Short Bowel Syndrome in Children
  • Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth
  • Soy Allergy
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Treating Heartburn with Surgery
  • Trichinosis Overview
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • What is Inflammatory Bowel Disease?
View all 67 Specialties +
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Biography

About Lori Mahajan, MD

Lori A. Mahajan, MD, is Director of the Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship Program and a Staff Physician in the Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Cleveland Clinic.

Her treatment interests include recurrent abdominal pain of childhood, acid-peptic disorders including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), failure to thrive, feeding and swallowing disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, allergic gastroenteritis including milk and soy protein allergy as well as eosinophilic esophagitis, diarrhea, constipation, celiac disease, nutrition services, lactose intolerance, pancreatic disease and pediatric enteral access.

Dr. Mahajan's specialty procedural interests include diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy as well as wireless capsule endoscopy.

She is specialty board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and certified in the subspecialty of pediatric gastroenterology. She is BLS Certified and PALS Certified.

 

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2001

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Cleveland, OH USA
1997

Residency - Wright State University Affiliated Hospitals
Pediatrics
Dayton, OH USA
1994

Medical Education - Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Rootstown, OH USA
1991

Undergraduate - Kent State University
Integrated Life Sciences
Kent, OH USA
1987

Additional Training

  • Professional Military Education: Health Professions Officer Indoctrination Course; Lackland Air Force Base; School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks Air Force Base
  • Military Experience: Commissioned Officer, United States Air Force, April 1987
  • Service: Reserve or active duty status until July 30, 2001

Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics - Pediatric Gastroenterology

Specialty Interests

colitis, Crohn's Disease, Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, gastroesophageal reflux disease, Inflammatory bowel disease, nutritional assessment and support in children, peptic ulcer disease, recurrent abdominal pain, wireless capsule endoscopy

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 4/16/2021, Dr. Mahajan 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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* 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

55 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

17 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

Dr. Mahajan is a doctor that truly cares about her patients and is very skilled.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

Dr. Mahajan is the best and I trust her with my child's care.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

Dr. Mahajan is, without a doubt in my mind, the most amazing physician. She is the kindest, most compassionate person I have ever met. I feel like she actually listens to me when I talk, and she genuinely cares about all aspects of my well-being, not just her specialty. She is very knowledgeable, thinks outside the box, and is very thorough when she explains things. I never feel confused, rushed, or brushed off. She does absolutely anything she can to help. She is a doctor who goes so far above and beyond any expectations!! Dr. Mahajan saved my life and always believed in me, and I truly could never explain how grateful I am that she is my doctor!I also would like to mention that her nurse Lauren is very kind and great at communicating! She is always on top of keeping up with MyChart messages and phone calls. Being able to easily get in touch with her office makes a huge difference!I highly recommend Dr. Mahajan if you're looking for a pediatric gastroenterologist.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

Dr. Mahajan always makes us feel as though my son is her only patient because of the care and concern and time she spends with us to address any issue he has and she also always keeps us apprised of the newest research pertaining to his condition. She is an excellent provider. We never feel rushed at his appointments and she reaches out to call us directly when we have any issues that arise between visits.

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

Dr Mahajan is one of the absolutely best doctors I have ever met. she is very brilliant and takes excellent care of my children.she never makes you feel rushed. she's very friendly and extremely good with autistic children. my girls are never scared in her care. she just knows instinctively how to talk to them and does not bat an eye when they do something out of sort. I feel she genuinely cares about all of her patients. I don't think you could find a better GI doctor or a nicer person if you tried.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

Dr Mahajan is an excellent provider. She is worth a trip from Cincinnati go a follow up visit.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

Dr Mahajan is one of the best doctors we've ever dealt with!! She is smart, kind and very caring. I wish all doctors were like her!

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2021

Dr. Mahajan is absolutely the best. She has always connected well with my challenging daughter. She makes her feel at ease, she listens to her and she validates her concerns. She uses out of the box thinking and provides excellent referrals to make sure all issues are covered. She Never makes us feel rushed and takes the time to put us all at ease. We have been seeing her for years for both our children. We drive quite a distance to get to her. We wouldn't think of seeing anyone else for our GI issues. She is truly amazing!

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

DR Mahajan and her staff are the very reason we return year after year. She has provided my young son with the absolute best care around. We just cannot say enough good things about her and her staff. Words cannot convey the feelings we have for her as our physician. Thank you.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

Again, Dr. Mahajan was just meant to be a peds. doctor and everything about her is second to none. Her caring attitude, her support and warm bedside manner are just impeccable. CCF is so blessed to have a physician like her on staff. :)

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

Dr Mahajan consistently displays concern and professionalism, always demonstrating compassion. WONDERFUL DOCTOR FOR THE PATIENT AND FAMILY.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

Dr Mahajan was so welcoming,warm and friendly. I felt comforted knowing that she was trying to get to the root of my son's health complaint. I also felt that she was treating my son with the same thoughtfulness as she would treat her own family. Thank you Dr Mahajan. You are appreciated!

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

Dr. Mahajan is an excellent Dr! she really listens to the parent and is very empathetic!

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

Once we reached Dr. M, our visit was fabulous. She is very caring and kind and gave me all the detailed information I was looking for. Unfortunately I was under the impression that your gastro department had merged with functional medicine (I was told that by one of the operators) but Dr. M informed me that was not true and that the department's are separate. She did offer to set up a consult in functional medicine if I still wanted one.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2020

I have already recommended Dr Mahajan to others. She is a phenomenal doctor and an extremely kind and understanding individual. She is one of the few doctors that my daughter trusts.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

Dr M is amazing

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Dr. Mahajan always listens and I believe that is what makes her an excellent doctor.

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