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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 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

Specialty Interests

Gastrointestinal malignancies

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Arun Nagarajan, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

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 4/2/2021, 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.

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

264 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

61 Patient Comments

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.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Dr. Nagarajan is an amazing doctor. He know how to combine the science with the personal touch making you feel cared for a very personalized manner.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Dr. Nagarajan is the most amazing physician. I feel so fortunate to have him as my oncologist. I wish that all physicians were as compassionate, knowledgeable, and personable as he is. He is the very very best.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

The best team of doctors

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

I appreciated the doctor's willingness to allow my wife to be on speaker phone with us during the visit, since she was not allowed to be there in person due to Covid.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

Best doctor EVER!

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

Dr Nagarajan spent a lot of time with me explaining my options and giving me his advice. He was very professional, helpful and detailed!

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2021

Dr. Nagarajan is the absolute best!!!

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

It wasn't great news to give me but doctor showed compassion for me.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

Dr. Nagarajan, as always, was extremely knowledgeable about my condition, treatment and my progress. He shows a lot of empathy and concern about my health and provides excellent advice on what to do next.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021


Reviewed on Jul 21, 2021

I'm very happy with all of my doctors at Cleveland clinic they're all very courteous most of the time on time only if something comes up I'm so happy I switched over to Cleveland clinic for all of my care Fred Reid

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Fabulous Doctor Arun N. He is amazing. So thankful he is on staff here at CC.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2021

Dr Arun was excellent in explaining the test results, possible options and answering all questions. Amazing as usual !

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2021

Dr n is a wonderful and caring doctor! He is extremely knowledgeable and professional. We trust him with Bill's care.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2021

Dr, Nagarajan is a wonderful person as well as a super doctor. Since I first met him in May 2020 and up until this last visit on July 7, 2021, he gave me hope and excellent advice all through the chemotherapy up until he announced that I was "cured". He is one of the most intelligent physicians I have ever met and he always answered my probing questions. As an engineer, I had many questions for him and he never failed to provide me with excellent answers. I have so much confidence in him and I followed all his instructions and protocols and tried to stay positive throughout the process and I achieved excellent results. He made it so easy for me as he is such an excellent care provider. I have spent many years taking my elderly parents through Mayo Clinic for all sorts of conditions and surgeries, and I can say that Dr. Nagarajan is without a doubt, the best doctor (in so many ways) that I have every met.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2021

From the very beginning of my CCF experience, I really had no trouble getting the best medical care. I had a couple of poorly trained nurses after my surgery on May 1, 2020, but the surgeon, Dr. Weiss, was world class like Dr. Nagarajan.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2021

Dr N is the best

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

My wife and I are very grateful for Dr. Nagarajan. He cares about his patients, and we trust him completely. Dr Nagarajan humanizes the patients experience during a very difficult time with the diagnosis of cancer.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

I highly recommend Dr Nagarajan to anyone who requires his oncology expertise. His calm manner and realistic approach to treatments, followup and maintenance are just what is needed as you work toward a cure. He always considers and discusses options as they pertain to the individual.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

dr Nagarajan is overall the best

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

Dr. Nagarajan took time to fully discuss my situation; responded very well to all of my questions; and made me feel confident about the path forward.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

Highly respect & fortunate to have Dr Nagarajan as my Health Care Provider.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2021

Dr Nagarajan is amazing and we are confident that he is my advocate in receiving the best care possible. I will forever be grateful in the care and compassion I have received from him.

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

please tell Ms Andrea and doctor we said thank you

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

It is unfortunate that there is not a "6", deemed excellent since this provider is better than "very good".

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

Dr Nagarajan is great doctor. it is a comfort to have him as my doctor; very good experience, as always

Reviewed on May 5, 2021

Dr. Nagarajan, Andrea Petri and his entire team are the best. I wouldn't go anywhere else.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

Doctor Nagarajan is a fantastic doctor and a real people person. I feel blessed that he is my doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

Dr. Nagarajan always provides for my best interests. Very responsive and professional.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

Dr. Nagarajan is very straight and to the point. Kind of scared the heck out of me, but I probably needed to know the worst and best outcomes.

Cleveland Clinic Reply

Thank you for this feedback. It is how we all learn and patients teach me all the time. I have thought a lot about my approach with patients. On one hand, I want to make sure they feel informed about whats going on and the options available to them, so we can make the best decisions for next steps together. On the other hand, I want to meet people where they are and not overwhelm them. In my line of work, things can be scary for patients despite my best efforts. What I want every patient and potential patient to know is that I will be honest about what's going on and am on this journey with you. If its helpful for you to re-connect to address any concerns, please reach out to my office at 954-659-5840 and we can schedule some time together.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2021

I have recommended Dr. Nagaranjan and really thank him for the extensive care and respect he has shown to me, as well as others I have recommended him to. Always informative, calm and concerned of my options and feelings about my treatment. Cannot thank him enough.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2021

Dr Nagarajan is a very competent caring person who takes the time to talk to you& listens equally as well

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

dr.n always great listener,never rushed..Great doctor, caring person.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

Dr Nagarajan's office is always very responsive to my needs.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

Dr Nagarajan is exceptional. Warm and caring.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

We like Dr. Nagarajan very much. He is caring and gives us time. He seems extremely competent

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

Have been treated by Dr. Nagarajan since late 2017 for my colon cancer. He is one of the best physicians I have ever had!!!! He listens! He is caring! He is competent!

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

I am very pleased with my experience. The doctor was thorough and took his time to ensure I understood everything that was discussed.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

Oh my gosh where do I start! I cannot find enough words to describe Dr. Nagarajan, he is so caring and concerned about me as a person/patient first, he is an exceptional Doctor. I love that he goes above and beyond the scope of relaying info making sure I understand what my care/healing process looks like. He also allows me to make what I feel is the best choice of action and then if it's not the right decision "according" to the CDC he shows it to me, explains it and therefore I have the option to continue with my choice or, go the medical route. I love that about him. And, he is also very patient with me and he's never in a rush and that you don't find in Dr's now day's, they're all in a rush to get to the next patient. Thank you guy's for choosing quality staff.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

dr n is a wonderful and caring doctor. he is knowable, professional and precise.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

Love Dr. Nagarajan!

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Dr. Nagarajan was very friendly, very understanding of my level of pain, and listened carefully to everything I said. He answered all of my questions, and he didn't make me feel rushed or hurried at all during the entire visit. He reassured me several times that he will do his best to cure my cancer.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

Dr. Nagarajan and the rest of the oncology team always do their best to accommodate my needs, address my concerns and answer any questions I have.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

the doctor was caring and honest with options

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

When I filled this survey, I've already had two interviews with Dr. Arun Nagarajan, I feel very happy with his proceeding and I hope to have good results.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

the doctor was very knowledgeable and didn't sugar coat anything. it was appreciated.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Dr Nagarajan is very patient, professional, kind and caring. Many thanks to Dr Nagarajan for the assistance, guidance and cancer treatment.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Excellent treatment and care by Dr. Nagarajan.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

Dr. Nagarajan is a great doctor, very knowledgeable and with a lot of empathy

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

Dr. Nagarajan is a great and very caring doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

Excellent physician

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

When I enterd to the CC on 2016 my conditions were extremely difficult. Almost beyond the limit. Dr Arun Nagarajan made an excellent job. Today, Jan/2020, Dr. Nagarajan told me: I am very happy for your recovery, there's one more test missing, on July, to complete the discharge and the visit ended with a tight hug. I consider him a first line professional, calm and firm in his concepts, very interested in the patient as a person and able to communicate properly the reality.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

Dr Nagarajun is direct, precise and caring at the same time. He makes you feel as if you are his only- most important patient.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

Dr. Nagarajan is very knowledgeable and very compassionate

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

Dr. Nagarajan is a wonderful doctor. He is very pleasant and easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

Dr. Nagarajan, is not only a proficient Doctor but a compassionate human being, I would recommend him with no doubts.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020

love Dr. Nagaragan. He is a wonderful doctor and man.

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