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
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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

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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 3/2/2020, 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

258 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

61 Patient Comments

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 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 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.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

The P.A, Earth, was extraordinary. Dr. Chaulagain is kind, caring, very specific with information and answered all my questions - which I usually have a lot. I recommend him to anyone needing a hemotologist/oncologist.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

the best experience ever, Dr Chaulagain and he's team including the nurses at 3T oncology , are the best, they are angels in all aspect, thank you to all of you formaking this treatment better.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

excellent Dr and staff great experience

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Dr. C always takes great care of me.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Great doctor

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

very busy Doctor, I personally like his bedside mannerism. my 2nd visit and was shocked tht he remembered me.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

I trust my physicians expertise at Cleveland, wouldn't go anywhere else.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Dr Chaulagain was great! He was on top of everything and has a positive, clear and pleasant manner.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Dr.Chaulagain, is always concern about my wellbeing.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020

I always use the My Chart App, which I love.... And I must say that your staff has been EXCELLENT in facilitating appointments when the doctors have asked them to be expedited. So, Kudos in that department!

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020

Dr. Chakra Chaulagain has saved me more than once! And even though my father passed away while at Cleveland Clinic, after 3 days of tests and 1 exploratory surgery (which I was against) it was again, Dr. Chaulagain who diagnosed him in just minutes! As I knew he would! I have complete and total faith in his abilities as a physician! He is kind, caring and very knowledgeable. Please do not ever let him go! Thank you Chandelle Colmenares

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Dr. Chaulagain and his assistant, Darlene are really very nice and attention to my care

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

great Dr. very profesional, and caring.

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2020

Dr Chaulagain is extremely competent, I feel confident in his evaluation.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

DR. Chaulagain always spends time and explains thing so I understand and will follow up with calls back to me with my results.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Dr. Chaulagain is my angel. i am blessed to have him and his staff in my life.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Dr. Chauglain has been my Doctor for three years and I truly believe is the reason that I am in remission with my two cancers

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

great care, you have reached out to the insurance provider to be sure of my coverage, that has provided me with the best of treatment for my Doctor to provide for me. thanks again

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

Chakra Chaulagain MD. is amazing really! My first visit with Chakra Chaulagain MD. was 6 yrs ago and nothing has changed. He is by far the best doctor yet!

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

my appointments with Dr. Chulagain is always great. He's attentive to my concerns or questions. Always professional and friendly. His assistant Darlene is a warm funny and caring person. Always a joy to see both of them.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Dr Chaulagain is always professional, concerned and caring. He is by far the best Doctor I have ever seen.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

The Dr is the perfect example of considerate and caring advanced care. He is a credit to C C

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Doctor and Nurse practitioner are excellent !!!!!

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

It is always a good experience to visit Dr. Chaulagain and his nurse Darlene. They make me feel that my care is their top priority.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

The ease of getting the care I needed at Clev. Clinic - my answer to #4 very good, only applies to Dr. Chaulagain and his nurse Darlene.

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

Dr. Chaulagain is a consummate professional. He is caring, kind, loving, and a warm, gentle human being. He is very easy to speak with. Darlene, the doctor's nurse, and the staff are also wonderful. I recommend them highly if you need assistance in hematology/oncology, Dr. Chaulagain is the person I trust.

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

Dr. Chaulagain and his team are wonderful, and I place my trust in their knowledge, wisdom, and care.

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

I recommend Dr. Chaulagain and Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

Wonderful doctor

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

I am a new patient and only saw Dr C in person 1 time but I found him to be thorough, knowledgeable and caring

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

The doctor, as always, was kind, thorough, and respectful.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

I have a great doctor

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2020

Dr. is very quick to answer patient portal inquiries.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2020

all my experiences were good. Dr Chakra Chaulagain was very attentive and all the staff were nice and helpful.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2020

Dr Chaulagain make me feel like I'm the only patient he has. very knowledgeable kind and is always willing to answer any questions I have

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

I am very happy with Dr. Chauligain

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Dr. Chaulagain is exceptional.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Dr. C. has always taken excellent care of me when I was diagnosed with lymphoma. He stared me on chemo right away and saved my life as I was already in stage 3.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

very good doctor

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Dr. C & his nurse Darleen are very concerned about my health. They go out of their way to make me happy!!!!

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Dr Chaulagain is great

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

Dr. Chaulagain, and Jill, are very good as my Health Provider. They share my medical, and lab. results with me, and explain them to me.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

I would definitely, recommend others to Dr. Chaulagain, and Cleveland Clinic. They have been very good in my health care decisions. I am in remission, and I know it's because of my treatment plan that Dr.Chaulagain, placed me on.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

My internist in NY faxed my records and I was placed on a wait list with my original appointment scheduled for 6 weeks later. An appointment opened up on Feb. 3 which I took immediately. I was pleased that I did not have to wait until Feb. 24 to see a doctor

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

I'm not certain about Dr. direction for treatment.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

I am a new patient, so this was just a "meet and greet". After reviewing my case/chart and asking if I had any questions or concerns (which I did)., Dr. C scheduled labs and tests to further evaluate me.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

my primary care is in Cleveland Ohio. Dr. Chaulagain is providing ongoing care while I am in Florida over the winter. He has been excellent in every way.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

dr. visits are very short

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Th doctor and Darlene are very compassionate and caring.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

excellent he really listened and provided very helpful information. outstanding doctor

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Dr Chaulagain treated my mom with such caring and dignity. He answered our questions and made sure we were aware of available treatments and side effects. My mom felt as though she was cared for. We give him 10 !

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Dr. Chaulagain has been the best Doctor that I have EVER had. He listens and responds to every question and concern that I have. If it wasn't for him, I wouldn't be here today. Cleveland Clinic should be honored to have him. (which I am sure they are)

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

I absolutely love the level of service received from Cleveland Clinic Doctors, Nurses, Receptionists, and Appointment setting staff.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

I love my new Dr. He is extremely relatable, a professional in his field. He takes his time to go over the resuts of my tests and answer my questions with patience and clarity.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

My Dr is phenominal!

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