Treatment & Services
- Cancer Center
- Contact Radiotherapy
- Fecal Diversion
- J Pouch
- Pediatric Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Pelvic Pouch Surgery for Ulcerative Colitis
- Postpartum Hemorrhage Surgery
- Rectal Cancer Surgery
- Sphincter Surgery
- Stoma Surgery
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Anal Abscesses
- Anal Fissures
- Colon Polyps
- Colorectal Cancer
- Crohn's Disease
- Hirschsprung's Disease
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
- Large Bowel Cancer
- Perianal Ulcer
- Pilonidal Cyst
- Proctitis - Care & Treatment
- Rectal Abscess
- Rectal Bleeding
- Rectal Prolapse
- Rectal Vaginal Fistula
- Small Bowel Cancer
- Ulcerative Colitis
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Repatriation General Hospital
Residency - Princess Alexandra Hospital
Internship - Princess Alexandra Hospital
Medical School - University of Queensland Faculty of Medicine
St. Lucia, Queenslan, Australia
- Colon and Rectal Surgery
carcinoma of the small bowel and large bowel, inflammatory bowel disease, pediatric gastrointestinal surgery, sphincter-saving operations, stoma surgery
Awards & Honors
- Named Best Doctor, Cleveland Magazine
Research & Publications
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As of 11/6/2018, Dr. Lavery 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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133 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Knows Medical History||4.5|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.6|
14 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Mar 25, 2019
very impressed with Dr. Lavery. I feel very comfortable with him.
Reviewed on Mar 20, 2019
Dr Ian Lavery and his medical staff are extraordinary care givers. Knowledgeable and compassionate. There was never a moment that I doubted that my care was in the best of hands. Clevland Clinic is lucky to have such an exceptional surgeon and Dr. Lavery an exceptional staff.
Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019
Dr. Lavery is excellent in what he does. Highly recommended. Surgery went well and recovery proceeded normally
Reviewed on Feb 18, 2019
Very satisfied with Dr lavery. extremely professional and courteous. would recommend him and Cleveland clinic to everyone.
Reviewed on Sep 24, 2018
Colo-rectal procedures can be quite invasive/embarrassing; Dr. Lavery is ALWAYS very professional, kind, calm, and helpful. His explanations are precise and thorough; he answers all questions and addresses all of my health concerns. Because of his surgical skill, I have a quality of life I thought I would never have in retirement. I can travel globally without worrying. He makes me feel reassured that any issues can be handled....and he has always done that I could not have selected a better surgeon and a kinder human being.
Reviewed on Sep 24, 2018
Minimal wait time. I accept the fact that Dr. Lavery may need to spend extra time with another patient; he has definitely spent extra time with me when necessary.
Reviewed on Sep 10, 2018
Dr Lavery has helped me get through a very difficult health issue.He listens to my concerns and handles them in a very professional way.The clinic is very lucky to have him on their staff!
Reviewed on Aug 15, 2018
Dr.Lavery is always extremely helpful & always listens to what I have to say. He's wonderful!
Reviewed on Aug 15, 2018
Dr. Lavery's office actually called me the day before my scheduled CT scan, which was scheduled for 10:00 a.m. My follow-up appointment with Dr. Lavery was at 3:30 p.m. that same day. Rather than have me wait all day, they told me to come up to Dr. Lavery's office immediately after my CT. By doing this, I was able to see Dr. Lavery before Noon instead of waiting until 3:20 p.m. I was so appreciative of them doing that for me because I was able to get back to Erie PA where I live by 2:00 p.m.!That was so thoughtful of them!
Reviewed on Jul 19, 2018
*Dr. Lovery and his team of doctors were all very helpful and concerned. Great bedside manner.
Reviewed on Jul 15, 2018
*Dr. Lavery is awesome, and his scheduler/manager, *Marlene, is great!!
Reviewed on Jun 4, 2018
I was extremely disappointed he had not reviewed my medical records prior to the appointment. While he refused to answer a question bc he had only known me 10 min., he gave me an opinion that was very definitive. He asked no questions about the quality of life I expected or other factors on the other option I had. He was patient and considerate. Given the root of my problem, I was disappointed that I was not referred to specialists in that area. Everyone has talked about the team approach at CC but there seemed to be one dr for me. thank you
Reviewed on May 14, 2018
Dr Lavery and his team got me where I needed to go at CCF. I will be forever grateful!!!
Reviewed on May 13, 2018
The physicians were good to me. I love them.
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