Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Turkish
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
  • Biliary And Pancreatic Stone Therapy
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cholangioscopy
  • Electrohydraulic Lithotripsy (ehl) Of Bile Duct Stones
  • Endoscopic Cancer Therapy
  • Endoscopic Dilation
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Endoscopic Therapy Of Anastamotic And Crohn's Disease Strictures
  • Endoscopic Treatment Of Strictures
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound-guided Celiac Block
  • Enteral Stent Placement
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Pancreaticobiliary Endoscopy
  • Polypectomy
  • Pyloric Dilatation
  • Stents
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
View all 22 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Diseases
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Bile Duct Stones
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Diseases of the Liver Biliary Tract and Pancreas
  • Duodenal Polyps
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cysts
  • Pancreatic Stones
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Strictures Of The Gi Tract
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
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About Tolga Erim, DO

Tolga Erim, DO is a graduate of Vassar College where he completed his undergraduate education. He continued his medical education at New York College of Osteopathic medicine where he received his medical degree. Dr. Erim carried out his postgraduate medical training first through a traditional osteopathic internship at Palmetto General Hospital. He continued his postgraduate training at Cleveland Clinic Florida with a residency in internal medicine as the Chief Resident of internal medicine. He also completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at Cleveland Clinic Florida as well. Dr. Erim ended his postgraduate training with a fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School in advanced therapeutic endoscopy.

Dr. Erim has been presented with several awards for his admirable work in medicine such as the Outstanding Chief Resident Award, Best Teaching Resident Award, the Florida ACP Resident for Excellence in Internal Medicine Award, the Jeffrey B. Shiroky, MD Outstanding Research Award, and the Physician of the Quarter for Cost, 4th Quarter 2003, at Cleveland Clinic Florida.

In 2011, Dr. Erim joined Cleveland Clinic Florida as celebrated board-certified gastroenterologist. He has several medical interests, some of which he is especially interested in which include, cholangioscopy, barrette's esophagus, pancreatic cancer, biliary and pancreatic stent placement, and several more.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School
Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
Boston, MA USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, FL USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic Florida
Internal Medicine
Weston, FL USA

Internship - Palmetto General Hospital
Traditional Osteopathic Internship
Hialeah, FL USA

Medical Education - New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
New York, NY USA

Undergraduate - Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY USA

Professional Highlights

  • Chief Resident - Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Florida

Specialty Interests

Endoscopic ultrasound, ERCP, cholangioscopy, barrett's esophagus, pancreatic cancer, esophageal cancer, enteral stents, radiofrequency ablation and cryotherapy of barrett's esophagus, endoscopic mucosal resection, endoscopic resection of large colon polyps, lithotripsy of biliary and pancreatic stones, biliary and pancreatic stent placement, celiac plexus neurolysis, EUS guided fiducial marker placement

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Chief Resident Award
    Best Teaching Resident Award
    Florida ACP Outstanding Resident for Excellence in Internal Medicine Award
    Jeffrey B Shiroky, MD Outstanding Research Award
    Physician of the Quarter for Cost, 4th Quarter 2003, Cleveland Clinic Florida
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 3/3/2020, Dr. Erim 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. Erim receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Boston Scientific Corporation

Donation of Financial Interest. Dr. Erim has consulted for, received compensation for serving as a fiduciary from, or received royalties from the following companies but instructed them to donate all compensation to not-for-profit causes or to the Cleveland Clinic to support research and education:

  • Medtronic plc

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

146 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

25 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Dr. Erim was very kind and explained everything in detail. He answered all of my questions and I never felt rushed. He was very pleasant.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Dr Erim is an excellent doctor

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

I had an excellent experience with Dr Erim and staff

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

Dr. Erim and the assisting physician were both excellent in their manner. Dr. Erim, with a holistic approach, is the reason I drive so far to attend to my gastro issues.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

Dr Tolga Erim is the best! From discussing the procedure risks/rewards, during the procedure, and after the successful procedure, he made me feel as if he was a personal close friend of mine!

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2019

Awesome service and loved Dr Tolga Er. he was very through and provided me with the information I needed and the course plan on what I need to do.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

the doctor was amazing and made me feel ok with all the questions i asked

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

Dr Erim is a talented specialist with impeccable bedside manner.I walked away feeling that my doctor (Dr Erim) cares and I'm not just a number.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

Dr. Erim was very thorough in his exam and explanation of treatment options. His manner and thoughtfulness engendered my trust. He made an anxious situation pleasant.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Dr Erim is excellent

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Excellent Provider!

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Dr was awesome! Very friendly and took his time during my visit.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

impossible for me to be happier Ugly diagnosis by a wonderful dr. Great bedside manners

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

I had a concern I was able to leave a message for dr Erim. to please call me st home. he did call me at home as promised. he was very graceful and answered my questions completely .

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

dr erim is my new GI dr. impressed by his style

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

Dr Erim and the clinic staff were all exceptionally nice and professional.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019

Dr. Erim and the entire staff was exceptionally professional, caring, concerned, and answered every question. We all felt so much more relieved because he assured us that he would help us find solutions in providing care.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2019

Dr Tolga Erim is first class. His staff is very efficient and capable.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

Dr.Erim showed me kindness, compassion, care and thoroughness as he reviewed my case and explained next steps. He was responsive and reassuring to all of my questions and concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

Dr Tolga is a very gentle physician. He is personable, always greets with a pleasant smile and hand shake. excellent bedside manners

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2019

Very good experience Dr.ERIM is one of the best doctor I have been to. Very nice very professional diagnosed my problem what he thought it might be and got me appointment for a CT scan .

Reviewed on May 10, 2019

Dr. Erim provides exceptional care and is an excellent communicator - clear, concise and factual and still personable.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2019

Had a long wait for Dr Erim in examing room. Appointment 9:45 called into exam about that time, Dr Erim did not come in until approximately 10:30.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2019

Dr. Erim is one of the best doctors I have ever come across. He is so knowledgeable and nice and answers any questions you have. Never makes us feel rushed and he just has such a fantastic demeanor. I travel 5 hours to see him and would recommend him to anyone. So fortunate I have himas my dr.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2019

absolutely adore Dr Erim and I'm so happy he will be treating me to recovery. He was so patient, informative, supportive and professional and gave me hope that I've would do everything he could to help me feel better. I highly recommend him.

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