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Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Turkish
Surgeon No
Locations 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
View all 25 Specialties +
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Biography

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

Appointed
2011

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School
Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
Boston, MA USA
2011

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Florida
Gastroenterology
Weston, FL USA
2009

Residency - Cleveland Clinic Florida
Internal Medicine
Weston, FL USA
2005

Internship - Palmetto General Hospital
Traditional Osteopathic Internship
Hialeah, FL USA
2002

Medical Education - New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
New York, NY USA
2001

Undergraduate - Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY USA
1996

Professional Highlights

  • Chief Resident - Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Florida

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

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 1/18/2021, Dr. Erim 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

298 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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

66 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 27, 2021

Dr. Emir was so easy to interact with. the ease of communication was remarkable.

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

Dr. Erim's assistant was very courteous and responsive to my request to schedule an appointment. My visit with Dr. Erim was an excellent experience. Dr. Erim is very personable, listened to everything I had to say, and clearly spelled out the next steps to address the issues I described to him.

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

Once again, Dr. Erim listened carefully and clearly explained a proposed treatment plan.

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

very catering staff & doctor

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

I have no words to describe the excellent experience with Dr. Erim Tolga. Respect and care given by Dr. Tolga show not only the professionalism, also show the human being that he is. I highly appreciate that he is trying to get the correct treatment for me. He is an asset at Cleveland Clinic and the world.

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Dr. Erim is amazing

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

thorough Physician, Kind, Knowledgeable and Compassionate.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

The doctor was the consumate professional

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

The entire staff abd DR. were excellent. Thank you for your services rendered unto me. Much love

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

I love cleveland clinic and all doctors there. they are so nice and caring.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

Dr told me he wanted a 24 hour urine collection and I was never given instructions.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

excellent doctor provided everything that I needed to know

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

Dr. Erim is very compassionate and is a good listener. I believe he is an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

Dr. Erim was very personable and clinical at the same time. He displayed a genuinely attentive 'bedside manner.'

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

Dr Erim was very informative, explained the process very well and was extremely helpful and kind

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

Dr. Erim is outstanding, one of the best physicians I have ever received care from. Caring and empathetic while also incredibly knowledgeable and proactive with recommendations for care.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

fantastic, incredible physician

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

Operative changes from Zoom to FaceTime. The time to get an appointment is sometimes excessive but its is bot a doctor's fault

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

Having had a relationship many years back, I was so relieved to know Dr. Tolga was still at CC. He is without a doubt, caring, qualified and when needed most, a voice of reason and depth of knowledge.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

Doctor is very easy to talk to and makes patients feel at ease. Doctor spent time answering all my questions and I never felt rushed. One of the best doctors at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

Dr Erim was very good at explaining my situation to me.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

The doctors bedside manner was wonderful and pleasant! It was clear he listened when you spoke. It makes a big difference when you feel that they listen and care versus "just getting the job done.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

Dr Tolga is a very patient and excellent doctor. I would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

Fantastic Doctor. Shows old school bedside manner and listens to what you have to say. ***** rated

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

Dr. Erim is fabulous! He exudes caring, concern and answers all questions thoroughly.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

this visit was very good Dr very therall took his time to listen to my issues good service

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

Dr Erim is an excellent doctor. He is fantastic. 5 stars

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

Dr Erim has always provided good care and good advice.

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2020

Dr Tolga Erim is an excellent doctor very professional and cares for his patients!

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

everyone was great, Doctor explained everything in terms I could understand

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

Dr Trevedi is thorough and engaging. He's always supportive and gives feedback that is clear and helpful.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

I always feel that Dr Trevedi keeps me as a team member with respect to my healthcare.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

Dr. Erim was fantastic.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

Dr Erim is wonderful! Very caring doctor. thank you Dr Erim

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Pleasure meeting Dr. Erim.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Dr. Erim understands my needs of annual checks as a minimum, and any necessary if needed in between to prevent any spread.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020

Dr. Erim is most amazing Doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2020

dr erim was very professional and took his time

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Highly impressed with Dr.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Dr Erim is the best!

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Dr. Erim is absolutely a wonderful doctor. He is courteous, respectful, and conscientious. He truly listens to his patients. He is an asset to the Clinic. Without him, my mom would not be alive today.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Dr. Tolga Erim was very friendly and very professional.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

Dr. Erim is a caring warm doctor. He allows me to feel comfortable discussing my health with him. He gives me the time a patient needs from their doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

I really love Dr Tolga Erim

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

loved Dr Erim and Dr Gonzalez!!!!

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

I love Dr Erim he always puts me at ease and shows his personal concern for me and my health

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Scheduling dept. was very prompt in handling my first apptmt with Dr.Erim. They notified me as I was on wait list to see Dr. Erim at an earlier date. great follow up on their part.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

All of my vitals were taken care of by Dr. Erim's nurse. Dr. Erim reviewed all reports of prior procedures and had copies made. Dr. Erim was very thorough in explaining in detail, the procedure itself and answered all my questions.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Dr. Has very good bed side manners. Nurse Elisa took very good care of me.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Great experience. Dr. Erim is the BEST!

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Dr. Erim is the BEST!THANK YOU.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Dr. Erim is the BEST!

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

dr erim was very professional and caring. felt very comfortable compared to. drs in the past

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

great experience!!! loved Dr. Erim

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

I commended Dr Eric for his excellent job as a doctor

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

my virtual meeting with Dr Erim went very well. he was very professional, informative, and pleasant.i am looking forward to our next appointment in March 2021.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

extremely kind and caring Doctor. He makes you feel at ease and explains very well what is the issue. I would definitely feel confident to go through his care should my health get worse.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

I felt very comfortable and confident that I want him as my GI Doctor!

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Excellent! very thankful I contacted Dr Erim Tolga.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Dr.Tolga is an excelent profesional.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Dr. Erim explained in detail the information from the last ultrasound and he was clear to advise the reasons to follow up with a surgeon.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

I could perceived that Dr. Erim was concern about my wellbeing and I highly appreciate that.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

The video visit was a fantastic experience, all needed information was provided to me by Dr. Erim who demonstrated his concerns at all times during our conversation. I highly value medical professionals like Dr. Erim and the caring attention they have for their patients, thank you!

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

I felt very reassured after my visit with Dr. Erim

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

I was most impressed with Dr. Erim. He has been most highly recommended by my Gastro doctor and I am hopeful that he will be able to help me with my problems.

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