Treatment & Services
- Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
- Cardiac Critical Care
- Diagnosing Asthma
- Lung Cancer
- Lung Cancer Screening Program of the Cleveland Clinic Chest Cancer Center
- Mechanical Ventilation
- Medical Education
- Poorly Controlled Asthma
- Pulmonary clearance for surgery
- Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Lung Cancer
- Pleural Effusion
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Pulmonary Diseases/Critical Care
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Fairview General Hospital
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - National Hospital of Sri Lanka
General Surgery / Internal Medicine
Colombo, Sri Lanka,
Medical Education - University of Jaffna
Kokuvil, Jaffna, Sri Lanka
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
- Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
Critical care, Lung cancer and ILD
Research & Publications
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36 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
4 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021
I originally had appointment with Dr. Mahoney but was told he was no longer seeing patients. I was not offered opportunity to see another doctor. I had to ask if another doctor available, replacing Doctor Mahoney.
Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021
DR. T HAS BEEN VERY GOOD FOLLOWING THROUGH WITH ALL OF MY ISSUES. HE HAS BEEN ON TOP OF ALL MY PROBLEMS COMMUNICATING WITH MY ONCOLOGIST AND OTHER DOCTORS ABOUT THE BEST SOLUTION TO CURE ME. VERRY VERRY HAPPY WITH DR THIRUCHELVAM .
Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021
Dr. Thirichelvam is very kind, he made sure that we understood everything about my condition and depending upon test results my treatment options.
Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021
Dr. Thirichelvam is very caring and excellent
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