Dr. Andrew Ukleja has recently rejoined Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston as a Director of Center of Human Nutrition at Digestive Diseases Center.

He was previously a Staff Gastroenterologist and Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for almost 5 years.

He also worked as a GI Staff member in the Department of Gastroenterology at Cleveland Clinic Florida serving as a Director of the Nutrition Support Team for 17 years.  His academic appointments include Affiliate Assistant Professor of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton; Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of South Florida, Tampa; 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.


His areas of interest include: enteral and parenteral nutrition, intestinal failure, and gastrointestinal dysmotility.  His primary focus has always been to provide state-of-the-art clinical care, and education to students, residents, fellows and visiting observers. As a member of the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN), he was on several ASPEN committees. In the past, Dr. Ukleja served as the President of Florida Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (FSPEN).  He also served as a Board member for the Polish Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (POLSPEN).  Regionally, he was the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Annual Gastroenterology Symposium at Cleveland Clinic Florida.


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 more than 50 scholarly articles (research papers, reviews, and book chapters) in the peer-reviewed literature on these topics.  Dr. Ukleja has been invited frequently to deliver scholarly lectures nationally and internationally.