Gastroenterologist Brooke R. Glessing, MD Provides Services for the Northeast Ohio Area

Get to know Gastroenterologist Dr. Brooke R. Glessing, MD, who serves the Northeast Ohio area at the University Hospitals of Cleveland.

Dr. Glessing is a leading Gastroenterologist in Ohio. She earned her medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in 2007, giving her over a decade of experience in her field. She holds an expertise in Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis, Pancreatic Necrosis, Pancreatic Cysts, Bile duct Diseases, Gallbladder Disease, and Liver Disease among many others. Her patients have great experiences with her, one stating “Dr. Glessing was not only accommodating to us but also quite thoughtful as well as great at problem solving our current medical challenges! Just an awesome Doctor!!!”

After earning her medical degree, Dr. Glessing completed her internal medicine residency at Hennepin County Medical Center and her gastroenterology and advanced endoscopy fellowship at University of Minnesota Medical Center. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.  She is a professional member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the American Pancreatic Association and the American College of Gastroenterology, allowing her to stay up to date on any advances that occur in her medical specialty.

Dr. Glessing is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She is the Medical Director of Endoscopy at University Hospitals, Cleveland Medical Center and the Digestive Health Institute Medical Director at University Hospitals, Ahuja Medical Center. In addition, she is Associate Program Director for the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship Program at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

In her free time, Dr. Glessing enjoys traveling, cooking, rock climbing and fishing. Her favorite publications include various Gastroenterology, Pancreas, and Science journals.

Dr. Glessing currently serves patients at University Hospitals of Cleveland in Ohio where she strives to ensure the highest level of care to all of her patients. The University Hospitals of Cleveland provides the highest quality care throughout Ohio. Their services range from primary and preventative care to specialty surgical care for complex diseases. At The University Hospitals of Cleveland, they offer the most advanced diagnosis and treatment for a wide variety of medical conditions including gastroenterology, heart and vascular care, orthopedic surgery, cancer care among many others.

Gastroenterology is the study of the normal function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. It involves a detailed understanding of the normal action (physiology) of the gastrointestinal organs including the movement of material through the stomach and intestine (motility), the digestion and absorption of nutrients into the body, removal of waste from the system, and the function of the liver as a digestive organ.

Learn More about Dr. Glessing:

Through her findatopdoc profile, Through University Hospitals of Cleveland in Ohio at where she can be contacted at 216-593-5680.

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