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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

  • Cancer Center
  • Chemotherapy
  • Colorectal Cancer Research
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Oncology
View all 5 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Anal Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Islet Cell Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
View all 14 Specialties +


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About Arun Nagarajan, MD

Dr. Arun Nagarajan is a Staff Gastrointestinal Medical Oncologist at Cleveland Clinic, Weston, Florida from March 2016.  His primary clinical interest is caring for patients with Gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies. Dr. Nagarajan also provides Medical Oncology care for Colorectal Cancer patients at Weston. Cleveland Clinic Weston Rectal Cancer Program is recognized for excellence by National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC). He serves as the Vice Chair of the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer Multidisciplinary Team at Cleveland Clinic Weston. Dr. Nagarajan serves as Section Head of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology at Cleveland Clinic Weston.

Dr. Nagarajan is focused on providing clinical trial options for gastrointestinal cancer patients. He is involved in teaching, writing scientific papers, book chapters and abstracts in his field and has presented at national and international meetings. He serves on editorial boards to review medical journal manuscripts.

Dr. Nagarajan received his medical degree from University of Mysore, India. His postdoctoral training included a residency in Internal Medicine at Rush St Luke's in Chicago and a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology.

He is a member of American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR USA

Residency - West Suburban Hospital Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Oak Park, IL USA

Residency - Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Chicago, IL USA

Medical Education - University of Mysore


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Hematology
  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology

Specialty Interests

Gastrointestinal malignancies

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Arun Nagarajan, MD.

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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 4/10/2022, Dr. Nagarajan 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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* 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

175 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

43 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

Dr. Nagarajan's office is excellent about returning my calls.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

E X C E L L E N T E X C E L L E N T. Dr.Nagarajan is one of the best doctors I have ever seen in my 74 years. Only my family physician in NY when I was growing up was on par with him.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

I love Dr Nagarajan & staff. Received the best of care from start to finish. Very caring and took time to go over everything explaining the steps to rid me of my cancer.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

Dr. Nagarajan explained everything well to us and put us at ease. I feel I am in good hands with him and Cleveland Clinic. All of the staff are incredibly kind and caring.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022

Always A Good Appointment..My Favorite Doctor

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2022

Dr A the best

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

Dr Nargarajan is excellent

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

Dr Nagarayan knows that what patients are going through Is difficult and when there Is something good to say he does It like If giving good news to a very close person . Very kind person and a very clear on his comments.. I appreciate that every time I get to his office I sadly cry. but when I leave I happily cry. Thanks doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022

The employee for the appointment setting was professional and very helpful in getting in to see the doctor as quickly as possible. That was very much appreciated especially given the nature of the reason for this visit.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022

The doctor was caring, informative, compassionate and knowledgeable. I appreciated the way he made me feel by explaining thoroughly so that I could understand my condition. He showed empathy that made me feel he genuinely cared about my diagnosis, treatments and about me. He included me in all aspects and he respected my choices and decisions. He offered continued assistance if I needed it or had any questions that made me feel that I was truly in the hands of a doctor who truly cared about his patients. Thank you Dr. N.

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

My doctor is very professional and answered and satisfied me on every question I had

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

I have already recommended Dr. Nagaranjan to several friends with cancer

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

Dr. Nagarajan is very personable, quite willing to answer any questions, our experience with him has been excellent.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2022

Dr. Nagaraja has been wonderful, attentive, and knowledgeable. His compassion makes me feel like a person not a number.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2022

He is a awesome Doctor

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

My experience with Dr. Nagarajan was excellent. He had great news to share with me. My journey with Dr. Nagarajan has been a difficult one for both of us given the seriousness of my medical history. We will continue our journey together and G-d willing I will remain NED!

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

Dr. Nagarajan has provided the best care in a professional and friendly manner.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2022

Dr Nagarajan was very understanding and compassionate of my situation and efficient in prescribing treatment

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2022

I am most thankful for the expert care and immediate attention Dr N and his staff have given me since my diagnosis in 2016. Thank you

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

Dr Nagarajan is the best!!!!! He helped me so much!! I will miss him!

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Dr is amazing and very calming discussing my MRI and my test results.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Dr. Nagarajan is wonderful. He is easy to speak with and conveys genuine care for me each and every time I have met with him.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Dr. Nagarajan is the consummate professional. He is caring, understanding - empathetic. I have felt truly blessed to have him as my Doctor during such a harrowing ordeal as cancer treatment. I am beyond grateful! I have and will continue to recommend him and Cleveland Clinic always.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

Dr. Nagaragan is deeply perceptive candid kind supportive and encouraging just to start. He is a doctor who cares deeply about helping people from a clinical and holistic standpoint. His positivity and strength are reassuring. I am fortunate to have been blessed to have Doctor Nagarjunan as my hemotologist. He has helped me gain new perspective .Thank you

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2022

Very pleased with doctor

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Dr Nagarajan is excellent

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Dr. Arun is very Professional, knowledgeable, courteous and caring. We know that were in good hands at Cleveland Clinic. The treatment that I have received has given me hope that that I can beat this cancer again.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2021

Outstanding physician

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2021

Dr. Arun Nagarajan has been an absolutely amazing doctor and person. He has been great these past few years, and he cares for me as a person rather than just another patient

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2021


Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

Dr is one of the best I've dealt with. He's very thorough, caring and reassuring. I have full confidence in his care.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2021

This was a good experience for me at a time when I needed to see my physician with a matter of days to help calm my overwhelming fears about my health. I am very grateful of the staff expediting an appointment for me.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2021

Dr. Nagarajan Is a very good, caring physician who listens to his patients and explore treatment alternatives for the conditions presented.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

Staff and Dr very personable and knowledgeable facilities top notch

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Ideal doctor- calm, knowledgeable and understanding.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021


Reviewed on Nov 1, 2021

I would not go to any other doctor. Dr N is the best

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2021

Dr N is the best. AkwYs on time and easy to communicate with about my needs

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

Dr. Nagarajan is an amazing physician, smart and caring with a very warm and approachable personality. I give him a lot of credit for keeping me alive through my cancer journey.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

Excellent service from the doctor

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021


Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

In numerous visits with Dr Nagarajan, I have always found him to be professionally approachable and friendly while giving clear medical information and advice. Although I have gratefully survived 8 years after pancreatic cancer surgery, I continue to have stressful daily health challenges. Dr N is a great "cheerleader" for me, always encouraging me to have fun, eliminate stress and live every day to the fullest.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

Hhis wonderfull.wouldnt want any other doctor.

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