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

Treatment & Services

  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
View all 3 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Collagenous Colitis
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Gas (Digestive)
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Heliocobactor Pylori
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Large Intestine Cancer
  • Liver Disease
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Proctitis - Care & Treatment
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
View all 27 Specialties +


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About Roger Charles, MD

Roger Justin Charles, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Department of Gastroenterology at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Subsequent to his current appointment, he was Regional Chief of Gastroenterology at Kaiser Permanente Ohio. Dr. Charles is board-certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

After receiving his Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery in 1990, Dr. Charles completed his residency at Cleveland Clinic. His research and clinical interests include general gastroenterology, general hepatology, capsule endoscopy, double balloon enteroscopy, obscure GI bleeding, hepatitis C, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy and diseases of the small bowel. 

Dr. Charles is the recipient of an array of academic awards, including the Dr. Sidney Garfield Physician of Excellence Award, a teaching award presented by the internal medicine residents at Case Western Reserve University Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, and an Outstanding Senior Medical Resident Award from Cleveland Clinic. He was awarded a subject medal and distinction in pharmacology and physiology in 1989.

He is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the American College of Gastroenterology and the American College of Physicians. In addition to his clinical practice and teaching appointments, Dr. Charles contributes to Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, a peer-reviewed medical journal, and he has authored a variety of abstracts and posters.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Case Western Reserve University - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - University of West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences


  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Specialty Interests

General Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Capsule endoscopy, Double Balloon Enteroscopy, Obscure GI bleeding, Diseases of the Small bowel, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Roger Charles, 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 1/14/2021, Dr. Charles 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

205 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 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

43 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Dr. Charles is very empathetic and shows a lot of compassion and concern for his patients.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Doctor Charles is very patient and listened to all my concerns.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

I asked Dr. Charles see me ASAP because of the infection in my feeding tube and got in to get the tube chance immediately. I was told that the dr. Keeps a extra feeding tubes just for my problem

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

I always recommend Dr. Charles and the other drs. At the Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Dr Charles is amazing as a Dr & person - his knowledge and up to date info were current to date with a Wonderful bedside manner

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2021

Excellent doctor and nurse

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2021

Very good visit. He was thorough and informative. Waiting to hear back about assistance with getting medication Dr Charles wants me to take.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

I was very impressed with Dr. Charles. He made me feel like he really cared about understanding and diagnosing my medical problem by asking a series of relevant questions. He has nice bedside manners. Also, the proposed treatment made sense to me. I wish more doctors were like him.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2021

Excellent physician

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

Dr Charles was terrific and I appreciate his care! He is worth driving 2 hours to see.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

Stupendous doctor that sure listen to his patients

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

A very good and informative encounter with Dr R.Charles and his assistant.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2021

Dr. Charles is quite knowledgeable about Inflammatory bowel diseases. He seeks as much Information as possible before making recommendations. I feel very comfortable In his care.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2021

Excellent doctor. Pays attention and very knowledgeable . Pleasure to have him on my team and his staff is great.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2021

Wish visits to primary doctors were as good as this... It helps the stress level to have great care and honesty when it comes to health issues Dr Charles rocks

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2021

Dr. Charles is a very caring professional. Was very patient and listened to concerns and suggested further testing.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2021

Dr. Charles is a great physician and person. He makes himself available during acute flare ups of my UC symptoms, always explains the course of treatment, and includes me in my treatment plan. He has helped me regain normalcy in my life and for that I am so appreciative.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021

Excellent customer service. Everyone involved in my visit was caring, compassionate, and knowledgeable. My experience with Dr. Charles and his staff has been outstanding.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

although I was left waiting in the room for him for some time, Doctor Charles made me feel like a patients that was entitled to courtesy and respect. I can't say the same for the end take nurse or assistant.... She basically appeared like she had no desire to be there and could care less about the patients

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2021

Dr Charles is amazing! I am very fortunate to be under his care!

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2021

Dr Charles always explain so you understand , he has very good bedside manners

Reviewed on May 18, 2021

Dr Charles is such an Asset to the Cleveland Clinic. He really is concerned, professional and I have all the confidence in the world in him. I would recommend him to my family and friends all the time. His bedside manner shows concern and caring at all times.

Reviewed on May 18, 2021

Dr. Charles is a caring and compassionate doctor!

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

Dr. Charles is excellent

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

Care and concern shown by the Fellow and Dr. Charles was incredible. Didn't make us feel like a number. We felt like they genuinely cared.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

dr Charles is number one I'm my books

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

Dr. Charles very friendly, very understanding, and very easy to talk with

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

I would give Dr. Charles a 10 star. I would recommend him a thousand times.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2021

Doctor Charles with very easy to talk to and explained everything thoroughly

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

it sometimes takes too long to get an appointment. dr Charles is very professional and knowledgeable and he takes time to explain.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

very much happy I got to talk with Dr. Charles in person, so to speak He was curtious & got to the Heart of the matter.I love these types of visits.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Dr. Charles is wonderful. We love that our records from cleveland clinic in cleveland are readily available.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

Dr. Charles is the best.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2021

It is always a pleasure and excellent service going to Dr. Charles office the staff is amazing. I will always go to them for my services.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2021

I would absolutely recommend people to Dr. Charles staff and Office as a matter fact I have

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

Dr. Charles is an outstanding Doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr. Charles was great, he explained my condition and and what to expect. I am very thankful for Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

This is what a true Dr is. Dr Charles is and incredibly knowledgeable person. Listens and answers questions . I have never encountered such a profesional. This Dr is truly an assent to the Clevland clinic.!!

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

after seeing dr. Roger Charles for about 15 minutes, after being referred by another gastroenterologist, without checking Mia out, diagnosed diagnosed my problem as IBS and prescribed Linzess for 30 days. After one week of taking the medication, I still had The same stomach problems. I called and spoke to Dr. Charles assistant to leave a message for him. Telling his assistant that I have taken the medication for one week and have had no positive results and that my stomach pain and other issues related had not subsided. He never called me back. After three days I called the Cleveland clinic to speak to Dr. Charles and I was connected to the doctors assistant again. She told me that it was nothing good deal, and that I should see my referring Physician. This is totally unprofessional and shows no interest and my problem.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

dr. Roger Charles does no follow up find out how you were doing and seems to have a lack of interest As me as a patient.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

some of these questions do not apply. Staff staff Was fine. My complaint is with the doctor and his Inability to follow up after prescribing medication and responding to my concerns about the ineffectiveness of the medication and my continuous stomach pain issues. The total embarrassment for such a Prestigious medical facility as the Cleveland clinic.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

Dr Charles was so caring-it was a great experience.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

On 11/24 Dr Charles said he was going to request labs from my doctor and he would call me within a week to determine after looking at the labs if we were going to do surgery. As of 12/4 I have not heard back. I hope Dr. Gersten provided the information Dr. Charles needed. I am still up in the area over decision of surgery.

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