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Title Director, Center for Human Nutrition
Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Polish
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Nutritional Management After Bariatric Surgery
  • Weight Management
View all 3 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Gastroparesis
  • Liver Disease
  • Obesity
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Weight Gain
View all 5 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, FL USA

Residency - Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
Internal Medicine
Royal Oak, MI USA

Medical Education - Medical University of Lodz
Lodz, Poland

Internship - City Hospital
Ostrowiec Sw., Poland


  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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 1/3/2024, Dr. Ukleja 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Ukleja receives fees of $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.

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

242 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 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

35 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2024

I met Dr. Ukleja that day and I was surprised by how nice and professional he was. He explained very well everything before and after the procedure. Amazing Doctor

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2024

Very nice Dr and professional

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Dr Ukleja seemed very knowledgeable about my area of concern and gave what sounds like a very plausible explanation for my problem. The recommended treatment seemed to make sense as well.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

It was one of the best experiences I have had going to a doctor and a new one at that. Everything was done quickly and professionally and I was in and out in record time. I must say I was impressed and hope it was not a one time thing.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Excellent Dr very attentive to my well being

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

Was a perfect Appoiment, amazing Doctor

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

Dr. Ukleja and team was very responsive and no request or question went unanswered.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

I came in with a laundry list of issues and each once was carefully assessed, with an action plan of next steps to try to narrow down the source of reasoning. I am extremely grateful for Dr. Ukleja's Expertise - he put me through various tests and a keen diagnosis was identified that could've been a life-threatening issue for me down the road. His swift action to recommend a liver specialist and his team's care were instrumental in preserving my health. Thank you for the exceptional service and potentially life-saving intervention Dr. Ukelja!

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

Th meticulous approach and expertise of Dr. Ukleja Is truly commendable. His thorough examination, coupled with a series of precise tests, played a pivotal role in identifying the specific surgeries I urgently needed. The procedures were successfully carried out on December 6, 2023 thanks to his insightful diagnosis, partnership with the liver team and dedication to my well-being.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2023

Dr. And supportStaff that did procedure were professional and very nice!

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

Dr Ukleja is awesome. He always listens and asks good questions to better understand the Issues I'm experiencing. His recommendations from this visit are already helping me feel better.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2023

Caring, good listener, a clear plan of action, willing to go the extra mile, competent, approachable, attentive, empathy, professional, trustworthy, warm, all these words apply to Andrew. It is like talking to a good friend that is in fact the best physician in the world!

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2023

Great place I will definitely recommend it to everyone. The care providers were awesome and very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Doc and the rest of the staff were great and kept me calm for my procedure.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

It is a blessing to have Dr Ukleja back at Cleveland Clinic! He is extremely caring, thorough, follows thru on finding the problem & is very compassionate! He is a huge plus/ positive to Cleveland Clinic!

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2023

Dr Ukleja is an amazing physician. He spent a long time discussing my health issues, listening to my concerns and giving me options to improve my condition. He has an excellent bedside manner. He was thorough and I didn't feel rushed at all during the appointment. One of the best. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2023

The doctor was extremely knowledgeable but spoke very quickly and it was a little difficult for me to interrupt and ask questions

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

I had previously have an appointment for Dr.Ukleja but the office called to cancel because he was going to do procedures that day I was offered another day but to see the Dr's assistant I insisted on seeing the Dr. And was finally successful to see him on 8/18.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Doctor was very courteous.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

Dr Andrew was very professional, respectful, and knowledgeable. When I chose him, I wasn't confident but I was more than satisfy. Him with his entire staff were very attentive, prompted, respectful, and profoundly understanding. My experience was beyond comparison. I am thinking about my time at the clinic all the time.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

It is such a blessing & huge advantage that to Cleveland Clinic that Dr Ukleja is back! He is the best!

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Dr. Ukleja consistently listens to my concerns and walks me through step-by-step processes to help

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2023

Dr Ukleia is fantastic smart and very profesdional

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2023

Excellent doctor. He really listened to me. I would highly recommend him. His office staff was great also.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

Cleveland Clinic doctors and nurses have wonderful in rendering care to me. The scheduling department is very helpful and efficient.

Reviewed on May 15, 2023

My condition is somewhat confounding and the Dr was humble enough to say that he will consult with other physicians. I appreciate that very much.

Reviewed on May 9, 2023

My doctor was very patient with me. Above n beyond

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

I have really missed Dr. Ukleja! He is a wonderful, well educated, very caring & understanding!

Reviewed on May 3, 2023

Dr. Ukleja went above and beyond our expectations. He listened, asked questions, made recommendations, and took us on as a new patient (100% without question).

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

Doctor is always very informative, professional, courteous and always asks if I have any questions and/or understand everything. He's AMAZING

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

Dr Ukleja is somewhat new to my Care Team. That being said he has , from the start, really shown interest in helping me with all of his resources in one of my most difficult health matters . He has made such an immediate difference in my quality of life by maintaining my body's ability to justwake up & be able to eat, sleep, function with a level of energy. All things I have struggled with for over 20 years. He quite quickly knew what I needed, and I trusted him from the beginning. I am really looking forward to a long long lasting care provider relationship with Dr Ukleja. In such a short time he has greatly improved my quality of life.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2023

Dr. Ukleja has been my doctor for years. He is a very good doctor and a caring doctor, he pays attention to all your questions and concerns and answers them in detail. I'm so glad he is back at the Clinic, there should be more doctors like him. I refer him to everyone I know.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2023

Fantastic doctor, compassionate and knowable. Love him!

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2023

Dr Ukleja is the best

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2023

It was my first visit with Doctor Ukleja and I was very pleased. He listen to me carefully and was genuinely looking for ways to better my existing medical curriculum. I look forward to continue in his care.

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