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Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.7000
Desk:
216.445.5570
Fax:
216.445.4222
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Advanced Imaging Techniques
  • Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
  • Clinical Gastroenterology
  • Clinical Trials
  • Colonoscopy
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Egd
  • Endoscopic Cancer Therapy
  • Endoscopic Dilation
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Treatment Of Strictures
  • Esophageal Band Ligation
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Motility Testing
  • Evaluation for Caustic Ingestion
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gastroduodenal Manometry
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Motility Catheter Placement
  • Outpatient Care
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • pH And Impedance Monitoring
  • Pneumatic Dilation
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Smart Pill
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Variceal Band Ligation
  • Wireless Capsule Endoscopy
View all 29 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Achalasia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Caustic Ingestion
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophagitis
  • Foreign Body Ingestion
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Heartburn
  • Heliocobactor Pylori
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Strictures Of The Gi Tract
  • Swallowing Disorders
View all 17 Specialties +
Insurance

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Biography

About Monica Ray, MD

Monica Ray, MD, is Staff Clinician at the Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders at Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. She is also in the Willoughby Hills satellite office one day a week. She is board-certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. Her specialty interest is in management of Achalasia, esophageal motility disorders, Barrett's, and complex GERD.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2007

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Health Sciences, The Chicago Medical School
Gastroenterology
North Chicago, IL USA
1989

Fellowship - Hotel Dieu Hospital
Gastroenterology
Kingston, Ontario,
1987

Residency - Ottawa University Affiliated Hospitals
Internal Medicine
Ottawa, Ontario CANADA,
1986

Internship - Ottawa University Affiliated Hospitals
Internal Medicine
Ottawa, Ontario CANADA,
1984

Medical Education - Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine
Halifax,
1983

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Specialty Interests

esophageal and swallowing disorders including GERD, Achalasia, dysphagia and barrett's esophagus. Procedural skill include diagnostic and therapeutic EGD (upper endoscopy) and colonoscopy esophageal manometry, and reading smart capsule, ph and impedance studies.

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 11/15/2020, Dr. Ray 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

105 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

23 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

I would like to know what went wrong. This is the second time at attempting a video visit with Dr. Ray. The first time zoom did not work, but then face time did.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

I would absolutely recommend Dr Ray.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2021

absolutely perfect from beginning to end! Dr Ray is amazing!

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

I would recommend Dr.Ray to anyone in need of her services.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

The video experience was very good compared to an in-person but I had appointments with Dr. Ray previously. I still prefer the in-person experience.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021

dr. Rey was amazing in skill in person. She worked extremely well with her grade team. I believe she can adapt to the style of any patient present. I am a therapist and look at all these angles of patient care

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Dr Ray is very good She really takes care of me

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

Dr. Ray is fabulous and I am so happy that she has decided to peruse this acupuncture treatment.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2020

Dr Ray is just absolutely wonderful, she is honest.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Dr Ray was on time for my virtual appointment which I was very happy about

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Great experience. Dr. Ray very interested in helping me!

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Dr. Ray was very knowledgeable and was determined to find a treatment to help me.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

She was outstanding, listened and provided suggestion to continue with current Doctor's advice at UTSW

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Dr. Ray was excellent!

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

She is an excellent Doc I will miss her caring for me.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2020

Dr Ray is terrific: knowledgeable, personable and professional.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2020

Dr. Ray is fantastic in her care of my GI issues.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2020

Dr. Ray is the best Doctor that I have ever had.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

Dr Ray is awesome!!!

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Dr asked a lot of questions. very professional and i was in good hands at all times.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Very caring and compassionate Doctor. Easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Dr Ray was amazing, she took time to listen, go through my records and try to find a solution.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr. Monica Ray is an exceptional doctor. If it wasn't for me moving I would continue to see her. I wish more doctors bedside manners were like hers.

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