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Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages Arabic, English, French
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Liver Tests
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Transplantation
View all 5 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Anemia
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune Chronic Hepatitis
  • Caustic Ingestion
  • Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
  • Cirrhosis
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis
  • Duodenal Polyps
  • Encephalopathy
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Fundic Gland Polyps
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gas (Digestive)
  • Gastritis
  • General Gastroenterological Disorders
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Liver Disease
  • Trichinosis Overview
View all 28 Specialties +
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2006

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center
Gastroenterology
Lexington, KY USA
2005

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Hepatology
Cleveland, OH USA
2002

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Gastroenterology
Cleveland, OH USA
2001

Residency - MetroHealth Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1995

Internship - MetroHealth Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1993

Medical Education - American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
M.D.
Beirut, Lebanon, Lebanon
1992

Undergraduate - American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
1988

Additional Training

  • Baldwin Wallace University Health Course MBA, Berea OH

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine - Transplant Hepatology

Specialty Interests

Liver Disease, Liver Transplantation, viral hepatitis

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Talal Adhami, 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 12/12/2021, Dr. Adhami 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

104 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.3
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

7 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2022

I didn't realize the the MD performing the procedure would offer no insight or direction of treatment based on the findings of the exam. The doctor was not rude, but he clearly had no interest in hearing about why I was there, the failed treatment I had been doing nor in giving me any direction in how to proceed going forward. I had to wait 5 days to hear from the provider that ordered the test to direct further treatment. Again, he wasn't rude, but he clearly wasn't interested in hearing anything I had to say.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

The doctor and all his staff were exceptional!

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

He took the time to listen. And did everything he could to fine out what was wrong. And treated the problem and followed up. He is an excellent Dr.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Not a fan of virtual visits, but Dr. Adhami was wonderful to make it work.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Best doctor out there. I've always received the best care from him.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

As usual, Dr. Adhami and his staff were wonderful as usual. He always answers my questions and addresses any concerns I may have.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

I have known the doctor for 20 years and he has always treated me and my wife with respect and courtesy. He Is the model of a caring and thoughtful physician.

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