Treatment & Services
- Esophageal Band Ligation
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
- Pouch Center
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
- Collagenous Colitis
- Crohn's Disease
- Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
- Microscopic Colitis
- Ulcerative Colitis
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
Residency - University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
Medical School - Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico
- Bruce Stewart Fellowship Award
- Premier Physician Award, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Northeast Ohio Chapter
- Best Doctors in America
- Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
Celiac Disease, Crohn's Disease, IBD including Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Ulcerative Colitis
Awards & Honors
- Honorable Mention, Dean's List, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1980
- Elsie Watt Fellowship, Department of Medicine, Toronto Western Hospital, 1987 – 1988
- Jean Hogarth Springer Postgraduate Fellowship, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto,
1987 – 1988
- International Physician of the Year, International Center, Cleveland Clinic, 1998
- Bruce Stewart Fellowship Award, Cleveland Clinic, 2002 – 2003
- Premier Physician Award, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Northeast Ohio Chapter, 2003
- Physician of the Year, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, 2004
- Best Doctors, Cleveland magazine, 2004 – 2008
- Best Doctors in America, 2004 – 2008
- American College of Gastroenterology
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
- American Gastroenterological Association
- American College of Physicians
- Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, honorary member Board of Directors, Northeast Ohio Chapter~
Research & Publications
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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 1/10/2017, Dr. Brzezinski 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. Brzezinski receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- AbbVie, Inc.
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.
137 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||5|
|Knows Medical History||5|
|Time Spent with Patient||5|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
9 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 20, 2017
Dr B is my favorite. I would not be this healthy without him.
Reviewed on Mar 2, 2017
Dr. Brzezinski , is the kindest, most understanding Doctor I have ever met.He is definitely the best in his field, no exceptions!! If it wasn't for him I would not be here today. I am thankful every day that he is my Doctor. The Cleveland Clinic is very fortunate to have him as part of the staff.
Reviewed on Feb 16, 2017
Dr. Brzezinski is ALWAYS thorough, knowledgeable and caring. I have total confidence in my medical care.
Reviewed on Feb 15, 2017
I'm already starting some home help I can do and feel the difference. Its remarkable. Dr. B. Really understands me.
Reviewed on Jan 26, 2017
Dr B explains everything he is doing and the treatments he is recommending thoroughly. He treats me as an equal in my care. He knows that I want the details and he takes the time to give them to me.
Reviewed on Jan 13, 2017
Doc B is the best.
Reviewed on Nov 25, 2016
Physician answered questions, made discussion interactive, very patient-centered
Reviewed on Aug 25, 2016
He is always very thorough and shows great concern. He did a great job explaining all my medicine options and giving me the information I need.
Reviewed on Jun 7, 2016
Dr. Brzezinski's care of me has been WONDERFUL! His actions over the years of my care has resulted in me recommending numerous individuals to seek care at the Cleveland Clinic.
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