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 11/29/2017, 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.
170 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||4.9|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
20 Patient Comments
Reviewed on May 4, 2018
While things ran a little behind, it was obvious that this was only the case because Dr. Brzezinski takes ample time to connect with each patient, explain things thoroughly, and answer any questions. I'd rather wait a few minutes for the care I received than be seen right on time but be rushed through an appointment.
Reviewed on Apr 26, 2018
this was for a second opinion and change of Doctor. Dr. Brezinski was patient, kind, listened, and explained things in a way I had not experienced before. he spent the time with me and answered all my questions. wonderful experience, wonderful Doctor -- he is now my new doctor!
Reviewed on Apr 20, 2018
I have been seeing Dr. Brzenezinski for many years for Crohns disease and, in my opinion, he is the "best of the best" for any type of gastrointestinal problem.
Reviewed on Apr 20, 2018
As I previously stated, Dr. Aaron Brzezinski is an EXCELLENT doctor and caregiver. He sincerely cares about all his patients.
Reviewed on Apr 17, 2018
Dr.Bzrezinski does an outstanding job in all phases of my care!!
Reviewed on Apr 12, 2018
Dr Bryzinski is worth waiting for, no matter how long. He is the very best Doctor there is. I feel so fortunate to call him My Doctor!
Reviewed on Feb 15, 2018
Dr. B is one of the best doctors I have ever seen. He takes time and is showed true concern and listened to what I had to say.
Reviewed on Jan 15, 2018
I had several questions I wanted to raise with Dr. Breziznski and could not because he spent so long scrolling through my records. This was frustrating because he did not tell me what he was even looking at and I felt he spent time on irrelevant issues which prevented me from addressing my actual concerns.
Reviewed on Jan 2, 2018
Dr. B was top notch, very kind and compassionate and I would highly recommend him to anyone.
Reviewed on Dec 14, 2017
*Dr. Brzezinski is the greatest - No one could replace him.
Reviewed on Dec 13, 2017
Cannot say enough positive things about Dr. Brzezinski. He is a 10/10. He is intelligent, kind, thoughtful, and empathetic. I feel so fortunate that I and able to be cared for by him.
Reviewed on Dec 8, 2017
Doctor Brzezinski took the time andwe went over some changes that I can try. He really spent time with me. I have seen him for about 15 years Nd dread the day he retires.
Reviewed on Dec 7, 2017
Dr. Brzezinski always listens carefully to my concerns and addresses them all.
Reviewed on Nov 27, 2017
The doctor was very thorough and answered all of my questions
Reviewed on Oct 4, 2017
As previously stated, I have had only EXCELLEJNT EXPERIENCES with Dr. Aaron Brzezinski with my overall care.
Reviewed on Sep 1, 2017
Dr. Brzezinski is excellent about providing information and answering questions.
Reviewed on Jul 25, 2017
I have always had a good experience in visits with Dr. Brzezinski- he is a superb physician, and his staff is always friendly an accomodating
Reviewed on Jul 18, 2017
Again, Dr. Brzezinski is THE BEST.
Reviewed on Jun 22, 2017
Dr. B is always very kind, patient, respectful, knowledgeable and gentle! He includes me in the managing of my health care by fully explaining, listening and answering all questions. I feel as though I am in very competent hands in his care! I have achieved and maintained remission with my health conditions- the care I have received at the Cleveland Clinic has been such a blessing! I have my life back!!
Reviewed on Jun 7, 2017
Every visit I feel like I'm the only patient. Outstanding experience.
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