Based on the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Gastrointestinal Diseases affect 60 to 70 million people in the United States. This results in over 48 million ambulatory care visits by people throughout the country’s communities. Gastrointestinal Diseases are serious and prevalent conditions among the population that requires the attention of a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment.
North Shore Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Centers originated in 1989 and has blossomed into an ever-growing independent specialty physician practice serving the western and southern suburbs of Cleveland. Our specialty practice has grown to over 20 providers of Board Certified Gastroenterology Physicians, Nurse Practitioners (NP), and Physician Assistants (PA) with a location at 850 Columbia Rd. in Westlake and 7580 Northcliff Avenue, Brooklyn which houses our local team consisting of Dr. Owen Tully, Dr. James Harris, Dr. Mohamed Naem, Dr. Preeti Jhawar, along with our Advanced Practitioners Renee Schnupp and Jill Reindel.
These state-of-the-art endoscopy centers are specifically designed for your safety, privacy, and comfort. We are accredited by the Ohio Department of Health, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, and the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare. Our services include esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD: which examines the lining of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum) and colonoscopy procedures (which examines the lower gastrointestinal tract). Our skilled and compassionate professionals utilize advanced medical and technological equipment to ensure optimal patient outcomes. Between office visits and procedures we serve close to 50,000 patients per year.
While remaining an independent physician practice, North Shore Gastroenterology maintains an affiliation with the foremost Cleveland area quaternary and tertiary health care centers including the Cleveland Clinic Health System, University Hospitals Health System and Cleveland Metro Health System to ensure continuity of care for all the medical needs of our patients. Working closely with your primary care physician, our providers focus on creating individualized treatment plans designed to provide the highest level of care at an affordable price and are available with minimal advanced scheduling to address all your healthcare concerns related to your digestive system.