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The Family GI Clinic

Thomas L. Taxman, MD, Co-Founder, is certified by the Board of Pediatrics and the Board of Pediatric Gastroenterology. With thirty-one years of clinical practice, he provides personalized comprehensive GI care to infants, children and adults, with metabolic foundation for illness and specifically directing therapies for correction and prevention of chronic disease. He lectures nationally for various organizations and is an Assistant Clinical Professor at CWRU School of Medicine, since 1986. He sees patients in CHI and provides functional GI Medicine as a consultant in the Turning Point Pathway to Health Integrated Medical Clinic.

What Our Patients Can Expect
  • Appointments held for acute problems and new patients daily, scheduled in a user friendly system.


  • Patients are seen in a suburban private practice setting, which is easily accessible and well designed to accommodate patients and their families. 


  • Evaluations include a wide spectrum of screening tools and diagnostic modalities to create individual management plans (IMPs).


  • Our staff includes physicians, nurses, medical assistants, experienced front office and psychosocial support staff. 


  • Our financial policy confirms our commitment to team with our patients in offering the highest quality medical services that are frequently not covered benefits of insurance policies. Click HERE for more information.

In the Family GI Clinic, appointments are scheduled weekly in the acute phase, then        bi-weekly until stable, and finally monthly for maintenance and prevention until patients are either discharged or maintained yearly. Our goal is to return our patients to the care of their primary physician as soon as possible.


In addition, Dr. Taxman consults in the TURNING POINT PATHWAYS TO HEALTH CLINIC, where he sees a range of patients, providing Functional GI Medicine as a part of the Integrated Medical Program. 


Conditions Treated
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Liver Disease

  • Nutrition

  • Obesity

  • Pancreatitis

  • Rectal Bleeding

  • Weight Loss

  • Autism

  • Chronic Abdominal Pain

  • Constipation

  • Colitis

  • Food Allergy 

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux

  • Infant Irritability/Formula Intolerance

  • Intestinal Polyps

  • Encopresis

  • Failure to Thrive

  • Foreign Body Retrieval

  • Crohn's Disease

  • Cyclic Vomiting

  • Diarrhea

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