Treatment & Services
- 48-hour Bravo Esophageal pH Test
- Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
- Capsule Endoscopy
- Diagnostic Endoscopy
- Endoscopic Treatment Of Strictures
- Endoscopic Ultrasound-guided Celiac Block
- Esophageal Band Ligation
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
- Hydrogen Breath Test
- Lactose and Glucose Hydrogen Breath Test
- Therapeutic Endoscopy
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Bowel Incontinence
- Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
- Colon Polyps
- Colonic Neoplasia
- Colorectal Cancer
- Crohn's Disease
- Duodenal Polyps
- Eosinophilic Esophagitis
- Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis
- Gallbladder Disease
- Gas (Digestive)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
- GI Bleeding
- Heliocobactor Pylori
- Hiatal Hernia
- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Lactose Intolerance
- Large Intestine Cancer
- Microscopic Colitis
- Proctitis - Care & Treatment
- Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth
- Small Bowel Disease
- Stomach Cancer
- Strictures Of The Gi Tract
- Swallowing Disorders
- Trichinosis Overview
- Ulcerative Colitis
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Richland Memorial Hospital
Columbia, SC USA
Residency - MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - George Washington University School of Medicine
Washington, DC USA
Undergraduate - University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA USA
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
Research & Publications
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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 11/15/2016, Dr. Lever 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.
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83 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Knows Medical History||4.4|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.5|
9 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Mar 9, 2017
Dr. Lever is the most thorough doctor I have ever met. Especially when providing colonoscopies.
Reviewed on Feb 28, 2017
Dr. Lever always reviews what I am to do and what is expected of me. He is thorough. He is an excellent doctor. The Cleveland Clinic is very fortunate to have him on their staff.
Reviewed on Feb 20, 2017
Honest didn't string me along.
Reviewed on Jan 19, 2017
Wonderful experience, I would recommend these people to anyone.
Reviewed on Dec 15, 2016
dr lever is excellent
Reviewed on Dec 13, 2016
he's the greatest doctor I've seen!
Reviewed on Nov 8, 2016
dr explained all need testing and to why it was being done
Reviewed on Nov 3, 2016
You're staff is excellent. The doctor isn't patient friendly.
Reviewed on Aug 30, 2016
he was very honest and kind.
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