Andrew Ukleja MD, AGAF

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Division of Gastroenterology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Dr. Andrew Ukleja has recently rejoined Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston as a Director of Center of Human Nutrition. He was previously a Staff Gastroenterologist and Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and BID-Milton Hospital for almost 5 years.

He finished his fellowship in Gastroenterology at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Florida. He was previously a GI Staff member in the Department of Gastroenterology at Cleveland Clinic Florida for almost 17 years, serving as a Director of the Nutrition Support Team and also running short bowel program. He had prior appointments as an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton; Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of South Florida, Tampa; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland; and Affiliate Associate Professor of Medicine St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada.

Dr. Ukleja has developed a national and international reputation based on management of patients with malnutrition, short bowel syndrome and gastric dysmotility. He has published a number of research papers, reviews, and chapters on these topics. His special areas of interest include: enteral and parenteral nutrition, intestinal failure, and gastrointestinal dysmotility.

Dr. Ukleja has published more than 40 scholarly articles in the peer-reviewed literature. Most of his publications are focused on his areas of clinical expertise: gastroparesis, dumping syndrome, bariatric surgery, and nutritional support. Dr. Ukleja has been invited frequently to deliver scholarly lectures on these highly-specialized GI topics.