Department Pulmonary Medicine
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


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Specialties & Treatments

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
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About Neal Chaisson, MD

Neal Chaisson, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and the Program Director of the Critical Care Medicine Fellowship in the Respiratory Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He joined Cleveland Clinic in 2013 after completing his fellowship in Pulmonary/Critical Care  Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. His primary area of expertise is in the evaluation and  treatment of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Dr. Chaisson has active clinical and research interests in the hemodynamic evaluation of PAH patients and in medical  education. He has been a runner-up for the Distinguished Teacher Award from the Internal  Medicine Residency Program in 2015 and 2016 and was presented with the award in 2017.  He directs educational training for the Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program. He also  maintains a strong interest in critical care medicine and in the understanding of hemodynamic  parameters surrounding shock assessment.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Johns Hopkins University
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA

Residency - Duke University
Internal Medicine
Durham, NC USA

Medical Education - University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA USA

Undergraduate - University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA USA

Professional Highlights

  • In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Chaisson serves as the Program Director of the Critical Care Fellowship, as the medical liaison to visiting scholars of Cleveland Clinic and is active in creating new methods of teaching trainees through simulation and advanced educational techniques. 


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 2/12/2020, Dr. Chaisson 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. Chaisson receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, 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

61 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 4.3
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

25 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

never ceases to amaze me. Dr Chasson shows a lot of concern every time I see him.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Dr. Chassen is amazing, personable, always takes time to explain what's happening. he is always willing to answer questions and concerns

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

the doctor put me at ease immediately.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Dr. Chaisson and his team are friendly, patient, respectful, and always willing to help. always a good experience.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Dr. Chaisson was great at explaining my progress and my next steps. he was concerned and answered my question thoroughly.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

Confidence about health care treatment with Dr. Neal Chaisson and his staff at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Dr. Chaisson is the best, most thorough and knowledgeable doctor I have ever been a patient of...

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

I have great respect for Dr Chasson.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr Chaisson is caring, knowledgeable and approachable.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Dr. Neal Chaisson is the best!! I cannot say enough good things about him and all the staff at the Cleveland Clinic. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

I highly recommend Dr. Chaisson and the Cleveland Clinic!

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

Dr. Chaisson is a very caring and thorough physician. Cleveland Clinic is blessed to have him on staff.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

My husband is going to be coming to the Cleveland Clinic for an unrelated illness. I was very impressed with the care and expertise at the Cleveland Clinic under Dr Chaissone.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Dr. Chaisson was very knowledgeable with any questions that we had and he took his time to explain things to us

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

The doctor right back to me with information that I needed.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

Dr Chaisson is the absolute best. he's warm, compassionate and brilliant

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

would highly recommend Dr Chaisson

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019

Dr. Chaisson is amazing.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019

dr chassion is very thorough bed side manner is awesome he seems to care about his patients

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

best doctor I've had in my lifetime

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

I live out of town and needed to see Dr Chaisson as soon as possible. He scheduled my appointment within 2 working days. OUTSTANDING

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

Dr. Chaisson scheduled tests immediately and provided the results the same day

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

Dr. Chaisson and his staff are awesome. Kind, caring, very patient. He?s the best!!!

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

I have had excellent experiences. Everyone has been respectful, considerate, and caring. I have complete faith in Dr. Chaisson and know I am getting the best medical treatment available.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

he Isa good doctor

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