License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Marsha Kay is Average. Dr. Kay has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.8
Promptness 3.2
Courteous Staff 3.3
Accurate Diagnosis 2.8
Bedside Manner 2.5
Spends Time with Me 3.0
Follows Up After Visit 1.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Marsha Kay, MD is board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology.

  • She has special expertise in 20 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Celiac Disease
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonoscopy
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Hirschsprung Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Intestinal Polyps
  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Pancreas inflammation (Pancreatitis)
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectum inflammation (Proctitis)
  • Swallowing disorder (Deglutition Disorder)
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Kay graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities, Rootstown. She has 9 awards.

Northeast Ohio's Top Doctors, Cleveland Magazine, August 2002, 2004, 2007
Best Doctors in America, 2001-2002, 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008
Guide to America's Top Gastroenterologists 2007
Guide to America's Top Physicians, 2004-05, 2007
Chairman's Award for Clinical Research, Division of Pediatrics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, June 8, 2000
Northeast Ohio's Top Doctors, Northern Ohio Live Magazine, April 2004
Northeast Ohio's Top Doctors, Cleveland Magazine
Guide to America's Top Pediatricians, 2002-03, 2004-05, 2006
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)


Dr. Kay has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Cleveland Clinic 
  • Hillcrest Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Marsha Helen Kay MD is a female Pediatric Gastroenterologist, has 25 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Marsha H. Kay practice?
Dr. Marsha Kay has 3 office locations.
Dr. Marsha Kay practices Pediatric Gastroenterology near Cleveland, OH.
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