Department Hematology and Medical Oncology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
  • BMT (Bone Marrow Transplantation)
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Cancer Center
  • CAR T-Cell Therapy
  • Cellular Therapy (CAR-T Cell Treatment)
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • Experimental Therapeutics
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Monoclonal Antibodies
  • Stem Cell Therapy
View all 12 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • HIV-related Lymphoma
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Macroglobulinemia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ocular Lymphomas
  • Ophthalmic Tumors
  • Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
View all 13 Specialties +


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About Brian T. Hill, MD, PhD

Dr. Hill is the Director of the Lymphoid Malignancies Program and a Staff Physician in the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute.  He received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and earned his Ph.D. in genetics through work done at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.  He received his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine where he also completed his residency in Internal Medicine.  He conducted his hematology/oncology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute.   His clinical and research focus is in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and lymphoma.  He is the principal investigator of multiple on-going clinical trials of new cancer treatments including novel cellular therapies and has published extensive research articles pertaining to these topics.  He serves as the Chairman of the Pharmacy & Therapeutics (P&T) Committee within the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Co-Director of the Lymphoid Malignancies Center of Excellence and serves on the editorial board of several peer reviewed journals. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine is an active member of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, American Society of Hematology (ASH), and the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) and committee member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN).
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Hematology & Oncology
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - University of Chicago Hospitals
Internal Medicine
Chicago, IL USA

Medical Education - University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Chicago, IL USA

Graduate School - State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY USA

Undergraduate - Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH USA


  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine - Hematology

Specialty Interests

Bone marrow transplantation, leukemia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, lymphoma, cancer, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, hematologic malignancies, HIV-related lymphoma, Hodgkin's Disease, Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 1/8/2020, Dr. Hill has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Hill receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Kite Pharma, Inc.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

205 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

31 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Dr. Hill was very considerate.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Dr Hill is outstanding

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Awesome doctor! Awesome staff!

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dr. Hill is amazing .

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr. Hill was attentive and listened to my concerns. I felt very assured and confident of the decision we made to address my heath issue. I am very thankful for Cleveland Clinic!

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

great doctor, great "bedside manor"

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

Dr. Hill has a terrific bedside manner. He is a terrific listener and answers questions thoroughly.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Dr. Brian T. Hill is excellent.

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

awesome service by Dr. Hill staff

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

Dr Hill is in the top-tier (comparing to my encounters with other doctors) in being genuine (as a person), in-the-moment (as opposed to just-doing-this-appointment-between-the-last-one-and-the-next-one), communicating, & concerned-caring.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2020

Dr. Hill and his assistant Chris have the best bedside manner of any practitioner I have dealt with through my Diagnosis and treatment

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2020

it was good to have the virtual appointment. Dr. Hill is so proficient! and kindhearted!

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2020

I thought Dr. Hill was very personable and he had a great way of explaining things.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020


Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Dr. Hill is a fantastic, skilled physician, who happened to have saved my life. A different doctor, and the odds are pretty good that I would not have survived. Consistently, he provides the highest level of care, measured against anyone in the country.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Dr. Hill IS THE VERY BEST!!!!!

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

I would reccomend Dr. Hill to everyone. He is professional and knowledgeable and yet every visit I leave feeling like he cares about me as a person.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Dr. Hill is great.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

I glad to have him as my Dr. reason he take time to Liston to me about my health . So he know that I am a Deaf man . I thanks god that I have him as my Dr.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Dr. Hill always greets me with a friendly smile, he listens to what I have to say, and he truly cares about the effects of his assigned medical treatments on my overall well-being.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

Doctor Hill is Amazing about explaining things to me. He makes you feel like I'm not even sick. He's positive and always smiling. Thank you for everything Dr. Hill and your team.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

Dr Hill is a caring , concerned person. he listens to my concerns and suggests a solution to fit my situation. I would recommend him wholeheartedly.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

Dr Hill is a outstanding Dr, Show s lots of care and understanding

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

I didn't feel rushed during my appointment like some care providers make you feel he is in a rush to get you in & out

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Dr. Hill was fantastic at taking the time to answer all of my questions and look at all of the clinical documentation.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

Dr. Hill is the best when it comes to Leukemia

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

Dr. Hill is always the BEST!

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019

Dr. Hill saved my life from cancer in the 2011 to 2013 time frame and this was an appointment for a scare I had from another hospital doctor. I live 225 miles from Cleveland but would drive there any day to see Dr. Hill and his staff.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2019

great Dr. who I can talk too and he listen what I say . love him and glad I had him for my appt.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2019

Happy that Dr. Hill had invested the time to review my medical history.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2019

Dr. Brian Hill is a skilled provider and I appreciate his wonderful care and success of his suggested treatment.

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