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Department Hematology and Medical Oncology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Blood Tests
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cancer Supportive Care
  • Hematology & Oncology Screenings and Disorders
  • Hematology Oncology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anemia - Aplastic, Hemolytic
  • Anemia - Indeterminate, Pernicious
  • Bleeding & Clotting Disorders
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration & Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Disorders/Problems
  • Bone Marrow White Cell Platelets
  • Bruises
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Defect
  • Factor Deficiency
  • Gammopathy
  • Gaucher's Disease
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Hemaglobinopathy
  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemoglobinopathy
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Leukemia - Chronic
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Lymphoma
  • Macroglobulinemia
  • Mastocytosis
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplasia
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Oncology
  • Pancytopenia
  • Plasmacytomas
  • Polycythemia
  • Purpura
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Splenomegaly
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (Ttp)
  • von Willebrand's Disease
  • White Blood Cell Disorders
View all 51 Specialties +


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About Chakra Chaulagain, MD

Chakra Chaulagain, MD is a graduate of Tribhuvan University in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu where he received his medical degree. Postgraduate Dr. Chaulagain continued his medical education in the United States. He carried out his postgraduate training at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County with a residency in internal medicine and at Tufts University, New England Medical Center with a fellowship in hematology/oncology.

Dr. Chaulagain joined Cleveland Clinic Florida in 2014. He is a board-certified internist and he specializes in medical oncology and hematology. Dr. Chaulagain is a well-respected physician who is dedicated to the care and comfort of his patients. He is an outstanding asset to Cleveland Clinic.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Tufts University, New England Medical Center
Boston, MA USA

Residency - John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County
Internal Medicine
Chicago, IL USA

Medical Education - Tribhuvan University
Maharajgunj, Kathmandu,

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 9/16/2021, Dr. Chaulagain 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. Chaulagain receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Sanofi Genzyme

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

234 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

46 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Doc Chaulagain is amazing!! He's so great!!!

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

I would recommend Dr Chakra to anyone and everyone

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

I was very happy with the doctor

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

Had an appt with Dr Chaligan then before I left hand to see Jill I like when sapptments with Dr I feel I have a lot going on and need to see him

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

I just like seeing the Dr Cause I don't know what going on wiith my health ???

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2021

Great and caring physician.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2021

Doctor answered all my concerns and it my mind at ease. His treatment and examination was professional and knowledgeable

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2021

Very professional Doctor

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2021

The doctor listened to concerns and addressed each one.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

Dr Chaulagain Is my hero He always treat me as I was his only patient, courteous, very professional, He saved my life 5 years ago, I am counting on him next time aroundThank you Doctor

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Dr.Chaulagain is the best Doctor for my condition he is always responsive to questions I have and explains things about my condition very well. I is my opinion that he is a top Doctor at CC.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2021

This provider is of the highest quality

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021

Dr. Chaulagain was professional and friendly. He asked relevant questions and suggested what the problem was. He recommended further studies to ensure a definitive diagnosis.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021


Reviewed on May 28, 2021

I am a physician myself.,I feel that Dr. Chalaghan is one of the most compassionate physicians that I ever met. He is a great oncologist and he goes the extra mile to assist his patients.

Reviewed on May 28, 2021

Actually was seen prior to actual appt., nurse was engaging and personable. Dr. was pleasant upon approach and explained in detail my health issues.

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

Dr was very concerned about my problem we about ready to back to Arkansas wanted to check with me before very good Dr

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

I reside in The Bahamas and if I call with an issue Dr. Chaulagain makes sure to return a call at his earliest convenience. Unfortunately, I do not receive that service here in The Bahamas from my Hematology doctor. That is why I travel to cleveland...I get results.

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Dr. C is just AMAZING!!!! He is nice, caring, compassionate, positive, open, honest, & the list can go on!!!

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

Dr Chaulagain is excellent

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

Dr. Chaulagain is a marvel! A patient could never find a doctor more caring. He is such an asset for the Cleveland Clinic and I trust his professionalism and his care. I am so thankful to have his assistance.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

I love Dr. Chaulagain. He is compassionate and expert. Do not lose him!

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2021

I would rate the care that I received during my entire chemotherapy as outstanding!!! Dr. Chaulagain is very warm and friendly and caring and respectful. He and the nurses treated me with kindness and caring every step of the treatment. Dr. Chaulagain clearly explains what will happen and is a great listener to any questions and problems I had with reaction to chemo. He made very helpful consult referrals to address any discomfort I experienced. Everything he told me would happen went just as he described. It gave me confidence that the treatment would be tolerable and would succeed. When i has a question through My Chart I got a response from either Dr. Chaulagain or the nurses in an appropriate and timely manner. He and the nurses are affable and very supportive. My experience was among the best level of care I have ever had. the positive and confident attitude of everyone I encountered in the lab, the exam room and in the infusion area would be uplifting for anyone battling cancer. Dr Chaulagain listened carefully to the things I told him with the highest degree of professionalism and caring. The confidence and positive attitude he showed me was also shown by everyone I encountered in hematology/oncology every step of the way.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2021

the dr was excellent

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

Dr Chaulagain explains very well & is compassionate.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

Excellent doctor!!

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Dr Chaulagain is a wonderful and knowledgeable doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

Dr. Chaulagain is an exceptional doctor available to discuss all our concerns, and takes plenty of time to get to know my personal situation helping to clarify all my concerns. In addition, he promptly response to any email communications you send on my chart. I highly recommend Dr. Chaulagain

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

Dr. Chaulagain is very thorough and will answer all questions. Very knowledgeable on my myeloma disease. I would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2021

Great doctor

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2021

The doctor & his team went above and beyond to help get my mother in for injections she receives every 3 weeks to prevent the need for blood transfusions, but being in rehab was over 2 weeks late. This effort will greatly help her stamina while in rehab. Many thanks to Dr. Chaulagain, his team and the social worker!

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2021

Dr. Chaulagain has been caring for my mother for a long time and is always focused and addresses every detail that comes up. This particular visit was even more exceptional.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

The care I received from My primary care physician at Cleveland clinic, who referred the doctor to me, was very poor.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2021

My experience at Cleveland Clinic with Dr. C & Nurse Darlene was VERY GOOD!!

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2021

Dr. C was very open, honest, knowledgeable, caring & the positive list could go on. I really appreciated my visits with him.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

Dr. Chaulagain is part educator to his patients, part muse, part care provided. He answers questions, explains in details, is patient, and went through all options, risk. He sort second opinions when needed. he was a advocate for me as well as Cleveland Clinic. 100% would and have recommended him to others.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

I live in Cleveland OH and had been treated by Dr. Chaulagain for multiple myeloma last winter. I wrote him on my chart and told him when I was returning to Fla. this year. within a day I had received an appt from Dr Chaulagain for a date that supported my treatment. His note was warm and welcoming and made me feel so comfortable to return to our winter home.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

I always tell my friends how amazingly professional, knowledgeable, kind and caring Dr. Chaulagain and his whole team are

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

Dr Chaulagain is a true credit to Cleveland Clinic!

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2020

Dr. Chaulagain has been my cancer Dr. for years, I have had opportunities to go else where but due to his knowledge about my condition and his great kindness I chose to stay with him. I can be a difficult patient at times , Dr. Chaulagain and his staff are always working to help easy my fears and moods. In my opinion Dr. Chaulagain is a hero .

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2020

Excellent care and customer service from all staff and doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

Since the moment I became Dr. Chakra's patient have been a releif to count with him.

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2020

it was by far the most professional yet amicable medical experience i ever had. from Frank who was my first contact and my first visit with the doctor who patiently listened and took notes about medical records from 20 plus years. it is wonderful to feel safe and trusting a doctor and the facility overall.

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2020

I have marked very good because Excellent was not an option. as i commented before my visit with this doctor was by far the most professional and respectful experience ever.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

I find Dr. Chaulagain very positive and encouraging. he has a wonderful and friendly bedside manner. He explains treatments and at the last visit we discussed the COVID vaccine.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2020

Dr Chaulagain keeps me fully involved in the treatment decisions. we not only discussed a potential new medication he also gave me a professional article about it.

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