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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

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

200 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

47 Patient Comments

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.

Reviewed on May 20, 2020

He has been added to my group of top notch doctors at Cleveland.

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

The short version is; Dr Erim DO is excellent.

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

I recommend the doctor to my spouse

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Dr. Erim listened to me closely and developed a plan for managing my condition.

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

Dr. Erim is amazing!

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

Dr Erim really put my mind at ease and was extremely knowledgable.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

very good experience with doctor and staff

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

Fantastic Doctor

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

Since I live 300 miles away, the virtual online appointment was the perfect way to meet with Dr Erim. I usually travel into Weston to see Dr Erim for appointments when needed which can sometimes be tricky to schedule but this was perfect!

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

Dr Erim has been taking care of me for 10 years. I moved out if the area 3 years ago but I still travel back specifically to see him. I trust him to know what it's best for me.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

I have never had a problem with getting in touch with Dr Erim. His staff is always courteous and thorough.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2020

Dr Erim excellent. Didn't rush me and attentive

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2020

Speaking with Dr. Erim is always a pleasant experience. I appreciate his knowledge of my condition and has taken excellent care of me.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2020

Dr. Erim was polite and attentive as always. even though we communicated via Face Time, he made me feel comfortable about asking questions and/or concerns regarding my health. He answered all of my questions and showed great interest in my concerns. His bedside manners are amazing! Thank you!!!

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Dr. Erim impressed me as highly knowledgeable ... highly professional ... with great communication skills ... and with a warm and confident personality. I am confident in his abilities to provide me with excellent care.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Dr Erim is an exceptional practitioner. When I'm seeing him I feel like I'm not only getting a great practitioner but I am also getting a great personable professional. I did not see Dr Erim in the hospital afterwards but his bedside manner going into the procedure and post op is superior than the majority of the oncologists and surgeons I've had, which makes me that much more confident going into a procedure.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

we thought the doctor was wonderful in all respects

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

I found dr. Erim to be a warm, knowledgeable, and friendly. I liked him immediately, I believe he heard me and my concerns and is addressing them.

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

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

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Excellent Provider!

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

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

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