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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

See publications for Brian T. Hill, MD, PhD.

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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 6/1/2022, 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:

  • Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Gilead Sciences, 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

161 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 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

34 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2022

Wonderful doctor and staff.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

Dr Hill along with Dr Brooks is a great asset to Cleveland Clinic!! They show passion and caring about the patient

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

Dr Brian Hill was so patient considering I talk so much during our visit. Very impressed with his knowledge and willingness to share his thoughts considering this was a first visit. He was reassuring in the present treatment I was receiving in Florida.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

Dr. Hill is an outstanding medical professional.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

So thankful for Dr Hill's expertise, bedside manners, and explanations.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022

Dr Hill and staff are amazing! So personable. So thorough

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2022

Dr Hill is a wonderful doctor in all levels.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

Dr Hill is an excellent physician. He is very knowledgeable and answers all of my questions. I truly believe he cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

I would recommend Dr Hill and the Cleveland Clinic to anyone needing oncology services.

Reviewed on May 26, 2022

Dr. Hill was as I remembered him from my previous encounters: smart, well-informed, and congenial.

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Dr. Brian Hill has always treated me with the utmost of respect and has addressed my issues/concerns in a most timely manner.

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Dr. Hill is an "old-fashioned" physician who takes the time to listen , answer questions , and advise regarding next steps all the while treating me as an individual in a kind and caring manner . He is both brilliant AND compassionate - a rare combination - and I feel confident that I am In the best hands I could be for my healthcare .

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

It was very easy getting in and out of my appointment and Dr. Brian Hill is great.

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Dr. Brian Hill is awesome

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

It was an amazing experience. Having two doctors discussion along with a doctor in training was very nice. Dr. Hill and the assistant doctor answered all our questions, were patient with our curiosities, allowed us to see my PET scan and calmed our fears as best they could. It was everything I wanted in a consultation. It Is what gives the Cleveland Clinic the ratings as a top provider in the nation.

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

Dr Hill is a great doctor. I trust his judgement and his communication skills are excellant

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

Dr Hills care provided a cure to my condition and I continue to be grateful for his expertise.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2022

Dr. Hill and his staff are professional, kind and worked me through my treatments.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2022

Dr. Hill has always been thorough and never rushes through my appointment. Great doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Dr Hill is outstanding !!!

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

Dr Hall and doctor Shingh were excellent and could not be better your very blessed to have them!!!!

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2022

Absolutely impressed with the prompt returned call I received when I needed advice from Doc Hill

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

Dr Hill is outstanding in every way I can express

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2021

Jessica, Dr.Hill's admin. Asst., was very helpful and easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2021

I always have a good experience I wish all the hospital or like care hospital people are very helpful I wish they had this hospital closer to where I live it takes me 3 1/2 hour to see my doctor at the Cleveland clinic but I would not have any other way I love my doctor is very very nice

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

Dr. Hill was very p[patient and had great eye contact. What a blessing that he has a scribe! He was allowed to spend quality time with me and did not have to document our visit during the visit or at the end of the day.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2021

Dr. Hill is very kind and considerant.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

It was a pleasure to work with Donna to schedule this and I am very happy to be receiving care from Dr. Hill. He was very patient and explained things very thoroughly to me. I'm so grateful to have him!

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2021

Dr hill and his staff are superior!!! Superior!

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2021

Dr Hill is great. I couldn't ask for a better Dr.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

I can't say enough good things about Dr. Hill. I feel very fortunate to be in his care. He has just the right approach in discussing test results and future strategies. He is clearly an expert in his field and I am grateful for his knowledge. Plus he is just a genuinely warm and caring human being. I travel from Columbus to Cleveland for the specific purpose of being under his care.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Very happy with Dr Hill

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Dr. Hill was very kind and courteous. Very responsive for patients concerns. Never seemed he was in a hurry.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

Excellent doctor

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