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Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Summit Gastroenterology
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages Arabic, English
Surgeon No
Primary Location

Summit Gastroenterology



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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
Cleveland, OH

Residency - MetroHealth Medical Center
Clinical Informatics
Cleveland, OH

Graduate School - University of Michigan
Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis
Ann Arbor, MI

Residency - Detroit Medical Center
Chief Medical Resident
Detroit, MI

Residency - Wayne State University Detroit Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Detroit, MI

Medical Education - The Academy of Medical Sciences & Technology
Khartoum, Sudan,


  • Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine - Clinical Informatics
  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Faris El-Khider, MD.

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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 3/4/2024, Dr. El-Khider 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

164 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

20 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2024

The nursing staff & my doctor was excellent

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2024

I would definently recommend my Dr.Lawandowski excellent on listening to your health issue &explaining the procedure.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

The doctor was pleasant and put me at ease. Explained the whole process. Both nurses that worked with the doctor were excellent.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2024

Takes forever to get in to see a doctor

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2024

Nice doctor and staff.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2023

Dr. El-Khider communicated well. First physician I've encountered, in years, that took time to explain findings and what was needed going forward.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2023

Dr. El-Khider and his staff have been compassionate, respectful, knowledgeable, and have provided excellent care, As mentioned before, my complaint is with cancelled appointments and re-scheduling. This is why the last 2 questions were answered "fair".

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

Doctor was great. The nurse not so great. Still Have burning and numbness in right arm where needle sticks were done.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2023

He replaced my retired gastro dr, Dr Ahmed, so I was nervous and he was awesome! So easy to talk to. Actually cares about his patients. A+ for Dr ElKavir

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2023

I will recommend this facility anytime I can. Everyone is nice. Polite and the doctor was awesome.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2023

The doctor was phenomenal. He was nice. He talked to him before and after the procedure he asked if I had any questions. He was very professional.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023


Reviewed on Nov 17, 2023

Absolutely loved the doctor and nurses.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Having never met the Dr before the procedure, he made me feel very relaxed and comfortable! Great bedside manner!!

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

My husband and I were so impressed that he is planning on seeing Dr here for his colonoscopy

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2023

MD and anesthesiologist were both awesome. Both had great bedside manner and smiles to help ease the procedure

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

Dr Khider has a wonderful bed side manner. Very thorough, honest and assured me we will get to resolution.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

This Doctor is wonderful and actually seems like he cares and wants to really help his patients!!!!

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

I've told everyone go see this Doctor if there having stomach issues

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2023

Physician was very professional

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