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Dr. Gail L. Bongiovanni

Dr. Gail L. Bongiovanni


Areas of Care:

  • Gastroenterology

Specialty: Gastroenterology

Dr. Gail L. Bongiovanni graduated cum laude from Smith College in Northampton, Mass. in 1972, and she received her M.D. from Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio in 1977. She completed her Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She completed her Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City in 1980. Dr. Bongiovanni served as Director of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy at the University of Cincinnati from 1982-1989 and then went into private practice. She has recently rejoined UC Physicians, and her only office is located at 3590 Lucille Dr. Suite 2700 in Cincinnati.

Dr. Bongiovanni is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. She is interested in all aspects of Gastroenterology, and she has a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Bongiovanni is recognized as one of the “Best Doctors” in Cincinnati for several years running in Cincinnati Magazine and is a recipient of the Crohn’s Colitis Foundation Physician Leadership Award. She also serves on the advisory Board of the Crohn’s Colitis Foundation.

Dr. Bongiovanni is fluent in Spanish and has authored two books, “Medical Spanish” and “Clinical Gastroenterology,” both published by McGraw-Hill. She and her husband Everett Nissly enjoy adventure mountain vacations. Also, they are both avid runners and walkers.

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