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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

  • Cancer Center
  • Chemotherapy
  • Colorectal Cancer Research
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Oncology
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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
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Biography

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

Appointed
2016

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Hematology/Oncology
Little Rock, AR USA
2004

Residency - West Suburban Hospital Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Oak Park, IL USA
2001

Residency - Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Chicago, IL USA
1999

Medical Education - University of Mysore
Mysore,
1996

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Hematology
  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology

Specialty Interests

Gastrointestinal malignancies

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 6/22/2023, 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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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

318 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 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

65 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2024

I couldn't say more about Dr Nagarajan care & concern. He took the time to explain & our next steps. His compassion was very comforting.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2024

Dr. Nagarajan has been fantastic, not only from his very knowledgeable medical standpoint, but also from a personal standpoint that picks me up when I am going through the chemo process. Without a doubt, he is one of the best!

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2024

Top notch doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2024

I receive excellent care from all physicians I see at Weston. Dr Nagarajan is absolutely at the top of that group and has consistently taken personal care as demonstrated by my recent TURP surgery where Dr Nagarajan took multiple actions to ensure the risk of a carcinoid crisis occurring was minimized during the operation. In addition, he always finds time to chat on other matters as a friend, not just a doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2024

Excellent doctor who is very knowledgeable and kind.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2024

Dr. Nagarajan is a prenominal doctor that I would highly recommend to anyone.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2024

Always good Dr makes you feel comfortable and explains and will answer all qeuestons

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2024

Dr. Naragarajan put my wife and I at ease immediately. He took his time to address our concerns. He went into great detail to be sure we understood what treatment is needed and what the following steps we would take. He was patient, caring and even though our first visit, we feel Dr. Naragarajan cares deeply for his patients.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

Very pleasant doctor and nurse.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

Dr. Nagarajan is a great oncologist with very pleasant personality. Very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2024

Dr Nagarajan has been absolutely great for my treatment. Always professional and treated me with utmost care.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2024

Dr. Nagarajan is always very attentive and answers all my questions. I feel secure that he is giving me the best most up to date medical care.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2024

The Doctor and Nurse, are very nice and professional

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2024

Dr Nagarajan is a wonderful oncologist.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2024

Being able to have video calls with Dr Nagarajan is a blessing. It saves a lot of time and is very efficient. We appreciate this option being provided.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

Dr. Arun has an easy going way that promotes a real feeling of partnership

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

A true physician who makes things easy to understand. He speaks at your level and uncomplicates therapy.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

I HAVE USED MANY CLEVELAND CLINIC DOCTORS. THIS SERVICE AND THIS DR AND HIS STAFF ARE OUT OF THIS WORLD GREAT

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

I feel blessed to have a physician of such caliber. Dr. Nagarajan is kind, caring, empathetic, and I am confident with his recommendations and treatment plan.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

Support staff and doctors office do a great job taking care of all patient needs

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2024

Both Dr. Nagarajan and his nurse Sherill were extremely caring and professional. They have been with me at my side for the past 2 1/2 years while I was regaining my health. It was as a result of their care and encouragement that I was able to overcome all health obstacles thrown my way.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2024

Dr Nagaragan and every person I encounter at Cleveland Clinic is always polite, professional and make me feel that they truly care about my health.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2024

The doctor was wonderful in every way, as was the nurse. Very informative, kind and direct.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

I have been a patient for 6 years, The Cleveland Clinic has become a behemoth and I have been removing myself from care there. Impossible to get appointments and doctors who dont really care. If Dr. Nagarajan was not my doctor, I would have left long ago. Dr. Nagarajan is the best doctor anywhere. I treat primarily with him and the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and Dr. Nagarajan is by far the most caring medical professional I have ever encountered. Top notch care, top notch customer service and a staff that exceeds expectations!

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

Dr. Nagarajan has been my partner through my cancer journey. I am lucky to know that he wanted me to live as badly as I wanted to live. And we succeeded! He was open to ideas, shared my care plan and followed surgical and treatment plans set out by my team at the Mayo Clinic. No ego here, pure heart!

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

Dr N is the best.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2024

Dr Nagarajan and his team are very professional and polite

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2024

The office staff and the physician are wonderful ! They are very kind, knowledgeable and have immense patience as we all process this diagnosis. The doctor spend a lot of time explaining everything and answered all my questions and concerns.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2024

Excellent care by doctor - feel lucky to have him on my team. I want the best options so I can have the best outcomes and he says he is in it with me!

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

You don't ever want an oncologist but if you need one, Dr Nagarajan is fantastic and I appreciate our patient / doctor relationship

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2023

Excellent physician. Extremely intelligent and caring. He follows your case and makes excellent recommendations for your health. Most Importantly he listens to what you have to say.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

I would rate higher to a 10. Very thorough and wonderful communication.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2023

Best doctor!!!

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

Amazing doctor

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Can't ask for a better care provider. Dr. Nagarajan is very professional knowledgeable, excellent communicator and always explains all details of the treatment. Dr. Nagarajan is the best of the best.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Exceptional experience. Personable and knowledgeable nurses and doctors that were compassionate and caring. Spent plenty of time explaining my situation and future steps.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2023

Dr Nagarajan always treats well, explains well, answers all questions.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2023

I always felt safe in Cleveland, knowing that I would be well taken care of there.I returned to Dr. Nagarajan because I don't feel safe with my personal doctor in Krupa. They don't care about me there.Dr. Nagarajan is very dedicated to his patients and as an oncologist, he addresses the concerns of any patient. In addition to the radiological checks, before leaving he always checks my heart and lungs, he checks my colostomy and circulation. And he always asks if I have any other questions.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2023

Dr. Nagarajan listens well and is responsive to my concerns. He is very knowledgeable and his treatment plan for me had excellent results. I'm very thankful for him

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

Dr Nagarajan and his staff are the BEST the Clinic has to offer.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

Seamless care!Dr Nagarajan plans with to schedule appointments needed in 2 and 4 months for follow up.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

Amazing Doctor!!Always ready to listen to the patient and help. Thank you Doctor for being the best always!!

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

I am getting old because of Dr. Nagarajan!

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

Cheryl and Dr. N are the best !

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

I trust dr nagaragan with my life. He is simply THE BEST!!

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

Dr Nagarajan is very caring and explains everything very clearly.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2023

Dr. Nagarajan has my complete confidence and he is very kind and caring.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Doctor has been extremely patient oriented, compassionate, and very skilled. He has always been willing to listen and has always been very specific in explaining everything. He is great.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Wonderful and great doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Doctor Nagarranset is an excellent, caring doctor. Thank You

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2023

Dr. Nagarajan's team is excellent and professional at every point.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2023

Dr Nagarajan is the most pleasant, professional, knowledgeable and caring doctor I have ever had.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Experience with Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Nagarajan, his nurse Cheryl and all the staff is always pleasant

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Dr. Nagarajan is warm, caring, and always exhibits a genuine concern for patients well being

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Excellent doctor. Listens, takes timely action and follow ups.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2023

Dr Nagarajan is always thoughtful, taking time to listen and respond to all questions and concerns. He is wise in exploring options and is empathetic and caring while remaining highly competent and professional.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

The doctor spent a lot of time with me and did a great job of explaining my situation. He answered all my questions. I was very favorably impressed!

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

I was very impressed with Dr Nagarajan. He explained my situation in detail and answered all my questions. I was so happy to know I have only a 3% chance of a growth returning to my stomach

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2023

Dr. Nagarajan answered all our questions and clearly discussed testresults and future plans.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

An excellent physician, a better human being!

Reviewed on May 17, 2023

Best service I ever had. Dr & staff top notch.

Reviewed on May 16, 2023

BEST EXPERIENCE WONDERFUL DR AND STAFF!

Reviewed on May 15, 2023

Very good doctor

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

Dr show concern to me like family.Thank you very much Dr Nagarajan

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