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Mona Gupta, MD

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Mona Gupta, MD
Department: Hematology and Oncology
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code T 34
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Mona Gupta, MD
Department: Center for Geriatric Medicine
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code T 34
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Type of Doctor:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Mona Gupta, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine (CCLM) of Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Dr. Gupta holds a joint appointment in Palliative Medicine section of the Taussig Cancer Institute and Geriatric Medicine of Medicine Institute at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Gupta is the co-chair of palliative care Special Interest Group at American Geriatric Society, Co-chair of palliative care for Indo American Cancer Association, a charitable organization. Also she is the co- chair of Research showcase at Association of Indian Physicians of Northeast Ohio and vice- chair for the Visionary Executive Leadership Team of Elite Women Around the World, both non-profit organizations. She has co-chaired Academy of integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM) conference. She has been invited for interview on WJW Fox-8 TV, WEWS News Channel 5, TV Asia.  She was the Most Valuable Person for Chief of Staff, Cleveland Clinic and received caregiver celebration award for compassionate care of patients. She has been selected for FLEX Leadership Program for Women Faculty at the CWRU School of Medicine. She has been the medical director of Hospice at Cleveland Clinic and rehabilitation facilities.

She has successfully helped start palliative care consult service in Cleveland Clinic’s Hillcrest Hospital and South Pointe Hospital. She has lectured and presented posters locally, regionally and internationally. Her posters have been selected for presidential poster session. She has been chosen as a mentor for the mentoring program by American Geriatric Society, the planning committee member and abstract reviewer of the International symposium in palliative care organized by Cleveland Clinic and American Geriatrics Society. She is a member of geriatric medicine fellowship clinical competence committee ; pain management, cancer, peer review, performance improvement, bioethics and end-of- life committee at Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Gupta scientific work in geriatrics and palliative medicine has been published in a variety of journals and Cleveland Clinic’s consumer and physician websites. She has been featured on Cleveland Clinic Office of Professional Staff Affairs and Womens Professional Staff Affairs website for her academic achievements and community engagements.

Dr. Gupta received her MD degree from Lady Harding Medical College, University of Delhi, India. Her post-doctoral training included a dual residency in anesthesiology at the Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi, India followed by residency and chief residency in internal medicine at Cleveland Clinic's Huron/Hillcrest Hospital. Her clinical acumen was supplemented by dual fellowships in geriatric medicine followed by palliative medicine at the Cleveland Clinic.

Professional Highlights

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Hematology/Medical Oncology, Palliative Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Geriatric Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Huron Hospital
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Huron Hospital
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - Maulana Azad Medical College Associated Hospitals
Delhi-110002 India
Medical School - Lady Hardinge Medical College & Associated Hospitals
New Delhi India


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine- Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine- Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Specialty Interests

Internal medicine, cancer, cancer anorexia and cachexia, cancer fatigue, cancer pain, cancer symptoms, end stage liver disease, end stage lung disease, end stage renal disease, cancer complications

Awards & Honors

  • Caregiver Celebrations Appreciation Award ( Core Value: Patient Recognition)
  • Scholarship for Futures Program, AMDA Annual
  • Presidential Poster Session, AGS Annual Scientific
  • Outstanding Resident of the Year, Meridia Huron & Hillcrest Hospitals


  • Member, American Academy for Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) Member, American Geriatrics Society (AGS)
  • Member, Geriatric SIG, American Academy for Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Member, Palliative Medicine SIG, American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Member, Long Term SIG, American Academy for Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Member, American Medical Directors Association (AMDA)
  • Member, Abstract Reviewing Committee, American Geriatric Society
  • Member, Planning and Abstract Reviewing Committee, Palliative Medicine and Supportive Oncology 2014,17th International Symposium

Treatment & Services

  • Home Health
  • Hospice Care
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Physician Home Visit

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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As of 1/15/2015, Dr. Gupta has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi