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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
Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
  • Biliary Stone Therapy
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cholangioscopy
  • Electrohydraulic Lithotripsy (EHL) of Bile Duct Stones
  • Endoscopic Cancer Therapy
  • Endoscopic Dilation
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic Therapy of Anastomotic 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
  • Pancreatic Stone Therapy
  • Pancreaticobiliary Endoscopy
  • Polypectomy
  • Pyloric Dilatation
  • 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 (FAP)
  • 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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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


Professional Highlights

  • Chief Resident - Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Florida


  • 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 12/5/2023, 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

421 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

82 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2024

Excellent doctor!!

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2024

Dr Erim and his team are exceptional medical care providers.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2024

Dr.Eram and the surgery team were great.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2024

Dr. Eric is wonderful! Caring, Considerate, patient and warm. Dr. Tedros and the nurse Anesthetist Marcella were all just superb

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2024

Dr Erim is the best doctor ever! He saved my life. I trust him with all my medical gastro problems. He is highly recommended!

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

If I could rate the experience above a 10 I would. Again, exceptional service by Dr. Erim and his team!

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2024

Dr Tolga was tops.communicative, technically precise, and he listens

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2023

The GI team under Dr. Erim is excellent.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2023

Dr. Erin is a great doctor I've been seeing him for years he never let me down I'm always recommending him to my family and friends

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2023

Dr Erim is incredible at listening and communicating about the problem. He has a great team as well. Their plan of execution from beginning to end is very impressive.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2023

I am an older guy so I understand how things have changed. Combine that with a world class large operation like Cleveland Clinic and it means that there are fancy portals and long waits to see a great doctor like Erim. So I can't hold that against you! It's worth it once you see him because he makes it all easy and is not only a great doctor but his bedside manner can't be beat.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2023

Dr Erim was very smart and pleasant! Thank you Dr.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

My doctor is excellent, the anesthesia on duty was great, and the rest of the staff were all professionals.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

PA firstDr Tolga Erim - excellent doctor and professional

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr. Erim is a very good doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2023

Dr Tolga Erim is an excellent doctor

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2023

Dr Tolga Erim is the Best!!

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2023

Dr Erim and team are very professional and patient-focused. They work well together to provide excellent care.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2023

Dr Erim is an expert in his field and a caring provider. I look forward to working with him and his team for my future health needs.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

I was referred to him by my Gastroenterologist as being the best at what he does!

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

It was a bit difficult getting in to see Dr Erim the first time, but once I was able to explain that I was referred by Dr Donahue and the reason I needed to see Dr Erim, everyone was helpful with getting me my appointment quickly and Dr Erim was professional and experienced in making me feel comfortable with going through with the procedure I needed to have. Feeling like I was heard and in good hands. He took the time to really listen and understand my concerns and alleviate as best as he could. I am very impressed with Dr Erim, with his knowledge and skills and also with his compassion, understanding and kindness. He is impressive and I wouldn't go to anyone else in his field!!! I don't think you can ask for better!

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

Dr Erim took the time to Listen to all my concerns and explain all options and the reasons why he felt I needed to choose one specific option that I was very leary of undergoing. He explained exactly why it needed to happen and how it would be handle with care and every step that would be taken to ensure the worst would not happen and should something occur, he would Listen to what I had to say. He made me feel comfortable that I was heard and that I was in capable hands and by a doctor who could be trusted. It took a lot to convince me to go through this procedure due to a very scary history. And, everything went just as Dr Erim said! He listened to me, he came to talk to me afterwards and he listened to me afterwards! I couldn't ask for more professional, experienced and compassionate doctor! He is the best in his field!!! Thank You!!!

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2023

Greatest doctor ever

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

Doctor Erim is a superb doctor who listens considerate and understanding

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

Dr erim, Is extremely knowledgeable, professional, caring, and compassionate. He never rushes his appointments and always answers all my questions and handles all my concerns. I wish all doctors were like Dr Erim. He is exceptional and I cannot say enough good things about him

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2023

Fantastic physician and staff

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2023

Caregiver and his assistant were both very attentive, answered all my questions, answered the questions from the person attending with me, for which I am very grateful.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

Dr Erim was very calm and helpful.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

Dr.Erim's surgical scheduler was very, very nice. Wish I could remember her name!

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

Dr Erim is the best

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2023

Dr ERIM listened to my questions and answered them satisfactorily. He is very knowledgeable and caring.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Dr Erim and staff are the Best. I always feel all issues found in my procedure will be always be addressed by the very best doctor in Fl. Dr Erim is a head above any physician that I have seen in past. I have full confidence seeing Dr Erim.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2023

Dr is my hero.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2023

Everyone I spoke with from the initial phone call to the Doctor had a very calm and pleasant voice.And took care of my questions in a very professional manner.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2023

Dr. Erim was great! Extremely professional, personable, and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

Dr Tolga Erim is a kind caring doctor who went the extra mile to help me by performing my diagnostic endoscopy. I have driven five hours to see him twice and would continue to do so if needed. Dane my nurse in pre op was also a very caring nurse who helped me with all my questions and was extremely kind and caring. The whole experience was very professionally done.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2023

Dr Tolga Erim is absolutely the best doctor on your staff. He is polite, encouraging, and makes Cleveland Clinic look good. He is a definite asset and the BEST!! We willingly make the two hour trip from our home just to him as my mom's doctor and surgeon.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2023

Dr.Erim provided me with a clear picture of my situation. He reviewed the MRI film with me and came up with a plan. He put my mind at ease. I have no problem traveling a distance to be in the care of a fine doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

Dr. Erim was very kind and listened to my concerns. I was referred to Dr, Erim by CC Vero Beach. Dr. Erim reviewed all my GI notes and history prior to meeting with me and was aware of my issues. He is currently in contact with specialist at CC Vero Beach so that one more test can be completed.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

An exceptional physician.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

I was satisfied about how the visit and consultation with Dr Erim went. I am very optimistic that after I complete some tests a diagnostic could be determined and the dr would be able to be able to recommend the proper care for my condition.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2023

Dr. Erim has a wonderful bedside manner. I did not feel rushed and was comfortable asking questions. He presented as caring and explain everything very well.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

Dr. Tulga excellent

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

Long appointment time to see Health care provider

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2023

Dr. Erim was perfect!

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2023

Excellent professional a caring team. Dr. Erim is the best. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2023

Dr. Erim was very nice and gave me much needed confidence on the procedure that will take place shortly.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2023

Dr Erim and his team is fantastic!

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2023

Dr Erim is always exceptional not only in carrying out the medical interventions, but in his "bedside manner". Very professional, caring.Always takes the time to make you feel human - a lost art in today's medical community.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

Excellent physician. Was very clear in describing the procedure and findings.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

Dr Erim has consistently been an excellent healthcare provider

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2023

Dr. Erim was amazing. We so appreciated that he took time out of his busy schedule to seek us out and answer questions before the procedure. He then did a great job with a very difficult procedure and answered all questions thoroughly after the prodceure.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2023

I would recommend Dr Erim Tolga and his ENTIRE team.

Reviewed on May 17, 2023

Dr. Erim was wonderful

Reviewed on May 12, 2023

Great Dr. Very much pleased with his knowledge and professionalism.

Reviewed on May 3, 2023

Dr ERIM has the best bedside manner! He took all the time I needed to ask several questions.He was very genuine and caring.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Dr Tolga was friendly, a good listener and provided information and options . He gained my confidence.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Dr. Erim is courteous, patient, caring, extremely knowledgeable, and has amazing bedside manners. I trust him completely. Thank You!

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Very pleased with care and service provided by Dr Tolga Erim.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Dr Erim always inspires confidence. He offers a wealth of information & asks the pertinent questions. Always look forward to seeing him.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

It was a great experience. Dr.Toga is very nice

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

I love Dr. Erim, and all of the medical staff was excellent, best visit in the 10 years I have been coming to Weston. Queena and the male nurse worked really well and smoothly together, I was impressed:) great job!

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

Dr Erim Tolga is always the best! I have referred him many patient's.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2023

Very compassionate doctor. Very pleasant experience. Very knowledge about my condition.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2023

Dr Erim was very helpful and patient. Didn't rush me and answered my questions and concerns. Dr is very good. I would recommend him

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2023

The very best Dr Erim always make you feel your important, listens and responds to questions 5 ***** stars

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2023

Dr ERIM is a great doctor and a great human.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2023

Dr Erim was compassionate and very clear about the procedure and my diagnosis

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2023

Dr Tolga Erim was amazing. He explained everything to me about my illness and carefully described the procedure he needed to do to cure me. He was professional, very kind and caring. He listened to all me needs and asked all the right questions. I wish all doctors had his wonderful bedside manner.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2023

Dr Erim and team were as always...extreamly professional, kind and caring

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2023

The doctor was very caring

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023

The Dr. Was great. He was thoughtful, and listened to me describe the situation. He was calm and exuded confidence. All around good interaction.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2023

Dr Tolga Erim is a very good Dr. He always explains everything in details before procedure and explains in detail after procedure Excellent Dr

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2023

Dr. Erim is a wonderful person and professional. He has a great bedside manner. Very easy to speak with him. He listens.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2023

Had to wait a bit for doctor as he was running behind but no more than any other physical appointment - in the end worth the wait as he was very kind and spend a good amount of time talking to me about my condition. I was truly impressed

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2023

Doctor was patient and respectful

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2023

Dr. Erim was thoughtful and understanding about my feelings and concerns

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2023

He seems to be a caring doctor

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2023

Dr was very good at explaining my procedure and give me a piece of mind

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2023

I always have excellent care . The Doctor is very nice and take time to explain everything to me . He is a wonderful Doctor

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2023

He is one of my best Doctors

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