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Title Regional Director, Endoscopy Service / Department Chair
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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As of 1/3/2023, 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

489 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

83 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2023

Could choose from many gastroenterologist in Broward County, but I choose to drive from Deerfield Beach to Weston specifically to see Dr. Erim. Have always been impressed with his manner and knowledge. He's the best!

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022

Excellent visit with my provider

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022

One of the best Physicians I have ever worked with

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

!st meeting with Dr. Erim....was very impressed. He has a friendly,kind demeanor and very easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2022

This was my 5th colonoscopy with Dr Erim. He is excellent.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2022

The doctor and staff was very nice made us feel very comfortable speaking to the doctor

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2022

Dr. Erim and his staff are fantastic

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2022

Dr Erim is a good listener. He is a very caring professional.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2022

It is far from my home, but worth the drive. I would recommend Dr. Erim to anyone who doesn't mind a pretty long drive.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022

Dr Tolga Erim put my mind at ease about my condition.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2022

The Doctor and Nurse gave excellent care . All other staff were helpful, courteous and professional.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2022

Dr Erim is too notch

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2022

The Cleveland Clinic is amazing! We are blessed to have one in Florida. Dr. Erin was wonderful explaining what he would be doing and why. I was totally satisfied!!

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2022

I regard Dr. Erim highly. I would recommend him to any person needing GI care.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2022

I have great respect for Dr Erim. He is professional and compassionate. I feel confident that he offered the best care that I could receive. He stayed late and worked overtime to make sure I was taken care of.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

From the minute I checked in til I left I was treated with utmost care. Really felt comfortable with Dr Erin really great bedside manner Let alone a great surgeon and doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

Had an excellent experience with Dr. Tolga Erim.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

Dr Erim was very thorough explaining my condition and game plan in maintaining my health. His warm demeanor always puts me at ease.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

I liked him a lot. He was patient and explained things clearly.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

Dr. Erim was very thorough in explaining the procedures I was receiving. He gave me recommendations for future procedures I will need. He's always so kind.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2022

Dr. Erim was very compassionate and attentive.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Dr. Was very kind and explained everything I needed to know and understand

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Only difficulty was setting up video and getting records from Martin health to Dr Erin

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

Very good experience knowing Dr. Tolga Erim

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

Excellent physician

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2022

Dr Erim is amazing with great bedside manners

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2022

It was a long wait to get an appointment with Dr. Erim. 3 months I believe

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2022

I drive 2.5 hours from Port St Lucie to visit Dr. Erim ! He is an exceptional provider.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2022

Providers were EXCELLENT

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Best doctor and his team ever

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2022

Dr.Erim is amazing his interaction not only with myself but with others was professional and personal. Thank You

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2022

I would recommend Dr. Erim to everyone I know. He is an amazing doctor!

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2022

Dr. Erim is an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2022

Dr. Erim and his staff were as professional, courteous, and empathetic as anyone could imagine.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2022

Verry good with dr. Tolga,Erim

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2022

Dr. Erim was excellent and caring

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

Dr Erim was very helpful in explaining my health issues and spent enough time for me to asked any questions and suggested treatment going forward. He was honest and very trustworthy. I would highly recommend Dr Erim.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

Dr. Erim is a compassionate and competent Physicians. He made me feel very comfortable.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2022

Dr Erin was. Wonderful

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

Dr. Erim was very nice

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

Had a very good Experience with Dr Erim

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

I have recommended Dr. Erim as surgeon to check out for Gastro intestinal needs. I make a point to note my experiences and the level of attention to detail that Dr. Erim and his team go to as insurance that patients receive the absolute best care possible.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

I have very good experiences with the Hospital employees and Dr Erin staff .

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

He is very kind and knowledgeable. He explained everything In detail and was very courteous. I would highly recommend Dr. Erim.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

I have complete confidence the care I get fromDr Tolga Erim

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

It was my first visit. My Dr was very nice and seemed to be Thorough

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2022

Very helpful. No need for in person visit. Doing very well with Dr. Erim's guidance. Very good experience!

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2022

Again, the in person experience with the doctor was excellent!

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022

Great experience. Amazed that I got a call to schedule my appointment within 24 hours after my doctor referred me.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2022

Dr Erim is the model other MD's should strive to emulate!Always professional, caring.Always takes the time to address any concern you may have.His bedside manners (something that has been lost by most) are welcoming & reassuring.To the above also add his proven knowledge & skills!I consider Dr Erim an Incredible asset not only to your organization, but to the the medical community in general!!

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

Great Experience Staff andDr Tolga Erim.

Reviewed on May 25, 2022

Dr Erin saw me on emergency basis. He was wonderful and explained everything and addressed our concerns honestly and compassionately

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Dr Erim and his staff are the best!

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Excelent, prifessional, my best Dr.

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

*Dr. Erim has been very responsive.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2022

Dr Erim is very professional, knowledgeable and pleasant. I trust him and he appears to care about the person for whom he is providing service.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2022

My first meeting with Dr. Erim was just prior to the procedure,. Even so, I found him engaging and compassionate as well as specific about the procedure. I intend to make a "new patient" appointment with him and transfer from another CC gastroenterologist whom I find to be lacking in patience and compassion as well as dismissive, bordering on rudeness.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2022

Dr. Erim is excellent in all respects

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

Dr. Erim was early for televisit.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

Dr. Erim is the best !

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2022

Dr. Erim took the time to consult with me and explain my condition. He took the additional step of referring me to another doctor who could help further.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

Dr. Erim was very understanding of reason for video versus face to face, he listened to my concerns, explained MRI results, he offered suggestions regarding my nutritional intake, put in an order for nutritional and dietician assist, he is amazingly patient understanding and compassionate

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

Best doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2022

Dr Erim was excellent. I felt well cared for and acknowledged.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2022

Dr Erim is the best and always puts my mind at ease

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2022

Dr Erim is very professional, knowledgeable and kind - give him the highest marks

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2022

I have great confidence in Dr. Tolga Erim and I would highly recommend him to family and friends.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2022

Dr Erim Tolga is an excellent physician. Listening kind understanding patient

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2022

Dr. Erim impresses me as being highly capable and highly professional. Dr. Erim receives my highest possible personal recommendation!

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2022

Dr Erim is the best I would recommend him highly. Very compassionate

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2022

A very good experience with dr. Erim thanks

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2022

Dr. Erim is outstanding.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2022

I had a very good experience with the Doctor , staff and the Hospital staff

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2022

I am very satisfied with the care provided by my Doctor

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2022

My experience was very good from the staff to Dr Erin he made sure I understood everything explained everything he was very very caring I just can't say enough about DrErim and the staff the nurses were just wonderful also very caring Thanks to all of them

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

Dr. Erim is very professional and interacts well with his patients. He is extremely friendly and puts you at ease immediately. He performs a procedure that allows my mom to continue swallowing. He is a valuable asset to Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

Excellent doctor. I felt safe with him. Very clear with risks and he talked to me before and after the procedure. He made sure I was feeling good before I left the hospital.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2022

Dr Erim is wonderful. The team who was working with him was also very kind, responsive and caring

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

He is a kind, compassionate Dr who truly cares

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Dr. Erim is easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

Very nice and thorough doctor

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2022

Dr. Erim was excellent.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

The entire experience was amazing from start to finish. Great doctor, great nurses, great staff, great facility.

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