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

Treatment & Services

  • Blood Tests
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cancer Supportive Care
  • Hematology Oncology
  • Hematology Screenings and Disorders
  • Oncology
View all 8 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anemia - Indeterminate
  • Anemia - Pernicious
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Disorders/Problems
  • Bone Marrow White Cell Platelets
  • Clotting Disorders
  • Factor Deficiency
  • Gammopathy
  • Gaucher's Disease
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemoglobinopathy
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Leukemia
  • Leukemia - Chronic
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Macroglobulinemia
  • Mastocytosis
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Pancytopenia
  • Plasmacytomas
  • POEMS Syndrome (Polyneuropahty, Organomegaly, Endocrinopathy, M-Protein, Skin Manifestations)
  • Polycythemia
  • Purpura
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Splenomegaly
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes (Lymphadenopathy)
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)
  • von Willebrand's Disease
  • White Blood Cell Disorders
View all 48 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,


  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine - Hematology
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 3/14/2024, 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 (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Sanofi Genzyme
  • Janssen Biotech, 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

299 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
5 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

69 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 7, 2024

I am always satisfied with everything at Cleveland Clinic. I get excellent care there with my awesome doctors.

Reviewed on May 6, 2024

Dr Chaulagain spends time reviewing records and history before the visit. His medical advice is delivered in an easy to understand style. He is an excellent listener and a very compassionate physician. A strong asset to the Cleveland Clinic medical team.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2024

Dr Chaluagain is the best! He has been with me every step of the way for five years throughout my recovery giving very personal and professional attention! I continue to recommend him and Cleveland Clinic to everyone! He is the consummate professional. I have been additionally impressed that he includes the staff in Ohio in guiding my treatment. Many thanks to all involved.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2024

This Dr is the best Dr I have ever had very good I thank him very much

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2024

Dr. Chaulagain is very professional and caring for his patients. I would highly recommend him to everyone.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2024

Dr. C needs to give bedside lessons to your entire team. He is smart, thoughtful, FUNNY and that is very important when delivering bad news. He has been my doctor and my son's doctor and I can't imagine going through what we went through without him. He truly is a treasure. I had choices of insurances to purchase and choice of hospitals...he and Darlene are the reasons we are with Cleveland.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2024

Dr. Chalagain is awesome. Helpful and very knowledgeable

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2024

My respect and admiration to Dr Chakra Chaulagain.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

Excellent medical care explanation of pathogenesisand treatment options with Dr Chaulagain.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2024

Dr. Is very supportive and clear when explaining everything. He is very effective in dealing with me.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

Dr. Chaulagain is an amazing doctor who truly cares for his patients.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

Dr. Chaulagain and Darlene are super stars, and very compassionate! Overall, they are the best of the best and I cannot be in better hands!

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2024

My doctor exhibits the highest standards of professionalism, medical ethics, and empathy inspiring my confidence and making me feel being in the best hands a receiving the best care.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2024

Dr. Chaulagain is a wonderful, caring doctor!

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2024

Dr Chauligain is a pleasant courteous experienced . I have always felt respected and cared for by him and his staff.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2024

Very good experience with my Doctor and everyone who takes care of me on my visit,

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2024

I really liked Dr Chaulagain and his nurse. All seemed to care and were efficient,friendly, and informative.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2024

I have always and continue to be impressed with Dr Chalagain

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2024

Dr Chaulagain listens intently to my concerns and does not rush me. He is caring and an excellent Dr.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

Dr. Chaulagain is a very knowledgable and understanding Doctor. He thoroughly monitors my multiple myeloma cancer and is very knowledgeable on the disease. He keeps updated on all advances in treatments and is very comforting to me. He always provides me with hope and positive outcomes with this incurable cancer.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2024

Dr. Chaulagain is an excellent physician and always made me feel positive about the outlook of my treatment.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

A great doctor and treats extremely well as a patient.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

Im very happy with Dr.Chaulagain as my oncologist.I prefer to see him rather than a nurse practitioner .Dr. Chaulagain always sets my mind at ease over any concerns I have.I leave the office feeling more upbeat.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Dr. Chaulagain is the real deal. He definitely has my best interests in mind. He is open and honest in his approach and gently but firmly move me along when doubts set in. I trust in his treatment methods. One of best Docs I have encountered. Bravo!

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

Dr. Chauligian is by far the BEST Dr I ever had. I highly recommend him. Cleveland Clinic should be VERY proud to have him.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2024

Dr. Chaula is empathetic, communicates well, ask questions, explains your condition, treatments options.I would strongly recommend him to others and have

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2024

Good Doctor. He is on the ball

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2024

Dr Chaulagain is a wonderful Dr. Caring and knowledgeable

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2024

Dr. Chaulagain always explains the facts in a clear and concise manner with every visit. He entertains my questions and concerns.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2024

Dr. Chaulagain, Annie (APRN), Jill (APRN) and Darlene work as a team - all provide excellent, personalized care.And Nicole provides my biweekly injections.

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Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Care provider was sound.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Dr. Chaulagain Is an excellent doctor!

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

The doctor was very aware of the unsettling nature of a oncology examination and did everything he could to reduce the tension

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

Dr. Chaulagain was very professional. He checked my numbers and said "five years, no issues. You're done!"

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

Cleveland Clinic is the most organized and efficient medical provider I have ever dealt with. Everything always runs smoothly.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr. Chaulagain has been excellent about finding new medication when my previous medicine was suddenly not effective.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

My doctor is Chaulagain first and foremost. My wife and I trust him with my life

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

Dr. Chaulagain always does nice consultation and looks at all issues.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

He is by far my favorite doctor. Knowledgeable, professional and compassionate. Doesn't get any better than that:)

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

Dr Chaulagain listens to my concerns. He is very thorough and makes necessary referrals. He also assists with referrals.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2023

Dr. Chakra not only was great with all details about my care but also went an extra mile and called my husband to speak with him about the results. KUDOS to him.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2023

Dr Chaulagain was able to explain my medical condition from a to z perspective on a level that I could understand,no indecisiveness,no guessing,thanks Dr Chaulagain for your care and expertise

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Dr C is a gentleman. I have been seeing him since 2016. And he takes very good care of me. He is very reassuring and calm. He knows his stuff!

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

It is a pleasure to be his patient. He seems interested in me and how I am doing. He has told me I am not there to be restricted from the activities he is there to support me and help me to continue with what I choose to do. That is a wonderful attitude and I like him very much

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

There is not a better doctor on the planet!

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2023

Dr. C always takes excellent care of me. Saved my life after I was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2018

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2023

Dr. Chaulagain represents the best of medical ethics.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Dr. Chaulagain was delightful and helpful. Very qualified physician in my opinion. Very pleasant patient manner, too.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

The doctors nurses and staff are kind and careing.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Dr. Chaulagain and his staff are amazing. He cares about his patients and truly goes above and beyond to make them feel lat ease during their cancer treatments. He's very thorough and always explains the process and even calls back when needed and has always accommodated her appoints as well.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Dr. Chaulagain is the best doctor ever, and would recommend him to anyone in a heartbeat!

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

I've always been impressed with Dr C because he shows a genuine concern about my situation and takes time explain

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

Everyone, front desk, nurse and Dr. Chaulagain, were friendly and kind. Great listeners who made me feel heard. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2023

Dr. Chaulagain staff is excellent . They go the extra mile to accommodate Michael (my son who has Autism) with appointments and promptly return calls.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2023

Michael has been under Dr. Chaulagain"s care since 2017. He is an excellent doctor going way beyond his duties to help Michael. Mike needs phlebotomy every 3 months and since he has Autisms, phlebotomy becomes difficult but doctor Chaulagain makes sure that Michael is taken good care in the Phlebotomy department. He cares a lot about my son and for that I am very grateful. One of the best doctors at Cleveland Clinic Florida.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

Excellent care from Dr. Chauliagain

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

No complaints. Very kind doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

Dr. Chaulagain is an excellent doctor. He cares very much for me and I recommend him to everyone.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Dr Chaulagain, Annie, Darlene, and Jill are very helpful, courteous, and informative! Doesn't come any better!

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

All providers are up to par

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

Both my husband and myself so appreciate the care that Dr Chaulagain gives me I would drive 10 hours just to see him I trust every time he tells me whether somethings right or wrong and I trust him for all of my care to know that I'm gonna be OK

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2023

Dr. Chaulagain is very thorough and explains things very well. I'm very happy he is my Oncologist.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2023

I feel very grateful with Dr. *Chakra Chaulagain for his attention personally and as a patient. Thanks to him I am in remission. Very professional and human.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2023

I have a lot of faith in Dr Chaulagain.

Reviewed on May 16, 2023

Dr. Charka Chaulagain is attentive and professional.

Reviewed on May 16, 2023

Dr. Chauligain is great at his craft of caring for his patients. He understands the disease process and all it's challenges with various patients and the possible outcomes based on knowledge and experience. As a patient, that means a lot. He was willing to answer all my questions, he was patient, calm and assured me that "we" were going to do all that we can to take care of "me". Enough said.

Reviewed on May 15, 2023

Dr Chaulagain has the BEST bed side manners of all the physicians in my care team. He's patient and attentive and truly listens and wants to endure I get the best therapy at all times.

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