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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

271 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

60 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

Dr. Erim was excellent! As a result of my appointment w him, I've decided to have myOP surgery procedure w Dr. Erim, at ClevelandClinic Weston.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

I have been a patient of Dr. Erim the last three to four years and can only say that he and the Cleveland Clinic are very professional and caring.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Dr and staff very caring

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Best experience in this specialty I'd ever had. Doctor Erim was terrific.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Excellent Dr. Great bedside manner. Would highly recommend. Loved him. Explained everything clearly. Is taking a great approach @ my diagnosis. Not doing anything too "invasive" until he get's the MRI done & reads the Radiology Report & I bring back the burned disc on my follow-up appt. Also, ordered the "actual slides of my Endoscopy Ultrasound w/biopsies from prior hospital on 6/8/21. Will go over @ next appt

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

A kind and caring physician like Dr. Erim I will always recommend to others

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

He's an amazing Dr. Because of that, he is always booked and my appts are far in the future. Other than that five stars across!

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

He was wonderful and I feel so much better having found this doctor. I just moved to FL from IL and I can already tell how attentive and knowledgeable he is.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

Dr. Erim was fantastic as always.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

Dr. Ermin was excellent at putting me at ease and explaining everything.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2021

Care provider is excellent, caring good understanding of procedures.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2021

Great bed side manners, a wonderful warm speaking Dr. Enjoyed our first visit with him. Looking forward to working with him again.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

Everyone from the front desk to the nurse was very respectful and helpful. Doctor Toga was phenomenal in explaining as well as empathetic and competent.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

Dr tolga is a blesing from god to me he is more than just a doctor he is a great sensitive heart human he is a grea great profesional and awesome person im very thankful to have hem follow me thru my condition god bless him

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

Dr Irim is an excellent dr he is so knowledgeable, thorough and caring. He makes me feel confident I am in good hands.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr Erim is always kind andTexas time to explain everything and answer all your questions. He's very knowledgeable!

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Excellent doctor, excellent facility and excellent staff!

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Dr Erim is an asset to your institution!

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2021

Dr. Erim is the most compassionate man! He is very knowledgeable and if it wasn't for him I wouldn't be here today. Another GI doctor from Coral Springs Florida Recomended him and I'm so happy he did. I had acute pancreatitis and Dr. Erim did everything to take care of my condition. I'm so grateful for all the care he provided for me! I have already recommended him to friends. In the future if anyone needs my help I will gladly recommend Dr. Erim!Thank you, for giving me this opportunity to express how I feel about Dr. Erim.Gloria Harmon

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2021

When I had multiple procedures done at Cleveland Clinic with Dr. Erim everyone was extremely kind.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

dr Erim very prompt in answering e mail questions on my chart much appreciated

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2021

Always better to sit face to face with your doctor but I enjoy the convenience and dislike the 90 minute drive from Stuart FL to Weston.

Reviewed on May 28, 2021

it was a great experience meeting with Dr Erim

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.

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