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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.6833
Desk:
216.445.4623
Fax:
216.444.9464
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Clinical Trials
  • Experimental Therapeutics
  • Genetic Evaluation
  • Genetic Testing
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cancer Genomic Medicine
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hereditary Cancers
  • Melanoma
  • Thyroid Cancer
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Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2016

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Hematology/Oncology
Cleveland, OH USA
2012

Residency - Harbor/UCLA Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Torrance, CA USA
2009

Medical School - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA
2006

Undergraduate - Pomona College
Claremont, CA USA
1999

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cancer Genomics
Cleveland, OH USA

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
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 2/3/2018, Dr. Funchain 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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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

88 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 4.8
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

10 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2018

I have many doctors and all are good but Dr Funchain is my favorite. She takes time to thoroughly explain my test results and allows me to tell her my concerns without making me feel that I have limited time with her. Well done having her on your staff.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2018

Dr. Funchain replaced my previous oncologist and was always on top of my cure for stage 4 melanoma cancer. She and many other MDs and caregivers made my road to survival easier to travel. I could not ask for a better oncologist.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2018

Dr Funchain was very personable and explained everything very well! She gave us much information along with hope!

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2018

Dr Funchain is Very caring and gives attention to every detail. Explains everything and listens to any questions.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2018

*Dr. Funchaire & the other team members were excellent.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2018

good professional experience, Dr Funchain is very good and treats patients with respect

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2018

I always appreciate Dr. Funchain taking time and never have the feeling she is rushed

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2018

I always receive excellent care at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Funchain is exceptional!

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2018

always print out the information which is helpful

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2017

Dr. Funchain always makes sure I know the schedule for all my follow test and appointments. She has been the best doctor I could wish for to take my on this journy to get rid of my cancer

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