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Department Hematology and Medical Oncology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
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Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant
  • Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant
  • Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT)
  • Cancer Center
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • Hematology Oncology
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant
  • Monoclonal Antibodies
  • Stem Cell Transplant
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Central Nervous System (CNS) Malignancies
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • HIV-related Lymphoma
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Lymphoma
  • Macroglobulinemia
  • Myeloma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ocular Lymphomas
  • Primary Central Nervous System (CNS) Lymphomas
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Hematology Oncology
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC USA

Undergraduate - Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA USA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Hematology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 3/15/2023, Dr. Winter 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. Winter receives fees of $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • ADC Therapeutics
  • Seagen Inc., formerly Seattle Genetics, Inc.

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

277 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
5 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

89 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2024

She's very helpful & in my opinion she is an asset to Cleveland Clinic. The kindest Doctor I've ever known.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2024

Dr Winter thoroughly answered questions that I had and I really appreciate her genuine concern for me and my health.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2024

Based on my interactions with Dr Winter with regard to the CLL care she provides, I have transferred all of my significant health care issues to Cleveland Clinic providers, even though it is a four hour drive one way for Clinic appointments. That is how much I appreciate the professionalism of the providers at Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2024

Dr Winter is always totally attentive making excellent eye contact while showing genuine concern for me as a person and my health. She answers all my questions and explains all aspects of my disease and ongoing management. She always ends our visit with kind encouraging remarks. She stresses the Importance of contacting her If any changes in my health or If I have any questions. I am so grateful to have such a skilled, kind and empathetic oncologist.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2024

Dr. Winter saved my life. She is so positive that it transferred to me and my family. She knew exactly what to do. What treatment to provide. I would definitely recommend her.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2024

I was so sick when I first came there that I didn't know what to do. Cleveland Clinic and Dr Winter took control of my situation and I am here today because of them.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

Have seen Dr Winter for over a year. She's very good at listening to you and explaining things.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

Dr. Winter does an excellent job explaining my condition and treatment options. A+

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

My experiences have been exceptional I am rested to say. I cannot say enough good things about Doctor Allison winter and her assistant.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2024

Top notch caring physician

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2024

My Doctor made me feel at ease, she Is smart and easy to talk to. I would recomend her to anyone,and coming from me that Is a complement. Thank you Cleveland Clinic for employing the best Doctors and staff.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2024

Provider was fantastic.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

Dr Winter is excellent.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

I have never had an issue with communication with Dr. Winter or any of the team I am with.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

Dr. Winter is just amazing in mine and my wife's eyes. I feel when I am there, I am the most important patient she has. She is very informative, patient, knowledgeable, kind, and supporting. The anxiety is less knowing I get to have Dr. Winter caring for my needs. Her and the staff I have are top notch and an asset to Cleveland Clinic and the medical profession in whole.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

Dr Winter is very thorough and illustrates current health as well as treatment options and progress. She is very kind and compassionate

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

Dr. Winter is very thorough and even found a problem that I didn't know I had. She takes the time to listen and answer all my questions.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2024

Dr. Winter is very thorough and very caring. She was kind and thoughtful as she explained my condition and gave options for treatment.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2024

Dr. Winter is the best!!!

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

Dr Winter is a pleasure She is nice caring and explains things in a way I can understand

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Doctors office took care of scheduling which is always appreciated.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Dr Winter is very easy to visit. She explains things so I can understand and is very friendly and polite. Even though we discuss cancer, it is much less stressful because she is so upbeat and kind.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

I will always be grateful I had Dr Winter as my oncologist.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2024

She took a lot of time with me. She really educated me on my disease so that I could really understand my diagnosis.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Dr winter and her associates are best and very patient with me

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2024

Dr. Winter is my favorite practitioner because she always answers questions & is an active listener. She makes it a point to know her patients!

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2024

Dr Winter is phenomenal. She always explains everything in easy to understand terms. She remembers things from past visits which is also very comforting.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2024

Dr. Winter is, hands down, the best, most caring doctor I've ever had! And her team is also awesome.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2023

Excellent Doctor!

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2023

Dr. Winter is OUTSTANDING!!!

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

Dr Winter and her office are very proactive and responsive. It is so comforting to talk to them and hear back when promised to contact me.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

Dr. Winter listens intently and answers with complete knowledge which gives me TOTAL confidence in her proposed course of action based on findings. She cares and has empathy and excellent patient bedside manner.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

I am so happy I found Dr. Winter. She is the best doctor I have ever gone to!

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2023

Dr. Winter took time to explain labs an CT. Her care and compassion are self evident.

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2023

Dr. Winter is wonderful. She is extremely responsive to all my cares. Wouldn't want anyone else.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Dr Winter is the best!

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2023

Dr. Winters and Kim Grundey always listen to me, take time to answer my questions, and provide me with the latest information about my medical concern.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2023

Outstanding provider!

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Dr. Winter is beyond amazing! She explained everything very clearly to this non-medical mind of mine. She even drew images and notes on a sheet for me to take home and digest. And, I did not feel rushed as she truly took the time to answer all my questions. I loved that she clearly told me the next steps she was going to take. She promised to call me the next day with an update and she did! This is the absolute best care I have EVER received.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr Winters, Listened to my concerns and we came up with a plan.. Thank you so much.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Dr. Winter excellent

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2023

Dr Winter is best!

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2023

Dr winter is the best doctor

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

Dr Winter not only addressed the physical side of my new diagnosis of Cancer but also addressed the inevitable mental side. That kind of care and compassion was so welcoming.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

Excellent! Just very fortunate to have Dr. Winter and her staff to work with throughout my medical care.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

My provider is an active listener. She always gives me information & feedback (test results) or answers any questions.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

My care by Dr. Winter at Taussig by her & the entire team is superior from valet parking at 0730 to having a warm blanket brought to me in the waiting room (without asking) to filling scripts quickly!

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

I was very impressed with Dr Winters, she was very knowledgeable and explained the issues I was having.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

I was very impressed with Dr Winters, she was very knowledgeable and took time to explain the issues I was having.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

Dr. Winter was fantastic. She was able to answer all of our questions in a way that was easily understood by us.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

The care and support, especially the attentiveness by every member of the Cleveland Clinic Team have been exceptionall. From the Red coat folks always willing to point me in the right direction to my team at the Taussig Cancer Center who are always so thorough. Because of my faith in Dr. Winters and the knowledgeable, thorough care I've received from her and her team, I feel better than I have felt in years, physically and mentally. Thank you Cleveland Clinic for having The Best Care Providers there are!!!

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

I have never had a care provider more thorough than Allison Winter. I have never left an appointment with her having an unanswered question. Her thoroughness and positive behavior make my appointments the most comfortable, informative, and reassuring that I have ever experienced with a medical care provider.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

Dr. Winter is the best!!!!!

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2023

#4. Thanks to Dr. A. Lichtin.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Dr. Winter is tremendous. She repeatedly takes the time to explain in great detail the medical condition I face and to walk me through all treatment options and results as treatment progressed. She is caring and compassionate and an outstanding doctor in whom I have great faith.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Dr. Winter is exceptional! Her kindness and positivity uplift my spirit, and I always feel happy after having talked with her. I feel safe in her care. Dr. Winter explains everything to me in ways that I understand. She is an amazing person and doctor! I'm so grateful she is my oncologist.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Dr. Winter is very easy to talk to. She explains things well and makes me feel at ease for being in a cancer facility. She is always willing to explain things I ask about. Very easy experience meeting with her.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2023

This care provider made everything about my problem clear

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2023

Excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2023

I highly recommend Dr Winter and staff

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2023

We have been very please with my care. The Dr was very in tune to my concerns and addressed every question well

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

Doctor is an excellent communicator and very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

DR. Winters is great, explains everything So I can understand what is going on with my Cancer

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

If I lived closer I would definitely see Dr winter. The staff there is awesome and very caring

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Dr.Winter is excellent. She is kind, courteous & professional. She listens! Staff work well together as a team.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Dr. Winters is very easy to talk to.. She is a pleasure to work with.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Dr. Winter is a true professional. She was very thorough in assessing my current situation and in discussing treatment options. She answered all of the questions my wife and I had completely and clearly. It is such a relief to know that I am under Dr. Winter's care.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2023

Dr Winter is awesome.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2023

Dr Winter is a consummate professional. After all of the lab work is done it is usually later in the day when we see her. We know she's had a long day and she must want to get home to her family. She never rushes through our questions or makes us feel hurried. She asks good probing questions and is genuinely interested in our response.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

*Dr. Winter & the lymphoma team were fantastic.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2023

Dr winter's is awesome

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2023

Doc Allison winters was exceptional and staff. Answered questions. Thank you For everything

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Dr. Winter is awesome! Incredibly caring physician who will take her to explain and illustrate disease and treatment.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

It was one of the very best experiences I have ever had. I was scared to death about my prognosis/treatment. She allowed my entire family in with me, explained things very well, addressed my concerns, and made me feel like I was her only patient.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

Dr. Winter is pleasant, compassionate, and thorough in her exam and explanation of lab results.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

Dr. Winter is pleasant, compassionate, and thorough in her exam and explanation of lab results and next steps.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

Dr Winter is absolutely the best doctor in the system. The CC should be honored to have her as a practicing Doctor...she exemplifies what the CC is all about.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

I really like Dr. Winter and her staff.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2023

Dealing with Dr. Winter has been a pleasure given the circumstances. She makes it easy to understand and always answers questions.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2023

Dr Winter is a very caring person

Reviewed on May 26, 2023

She is wonderful! I can't say enough about how great a doctor she is!

Reviewed on May 26, 2023

Dr. Winter is the best. I feel I am in good hands with her keeping a watch on me. Thank you Dr. Winter

Reviewed on May 26, 2023

Dr Winter and her staff are very easy to work with and did much of the scheduling due to the 3 part process each visit.

Reviewed on May 26, 2023

Dr Winter and her staff have made this adventure much less stressful than it could have been. I am very happy that she is my oncologist. She does t make the visits uncomfortable or depressing. She is very upbeat....which is what I needed.

Reviewed on May 23, 2023

Very pleased with Dr. Winter's professionalism. She is very easy to talk with, and she listens well.

Reviewed on May 15, 2023

Dr. Winter is great, she speaks to me and not at me, very clear and concise, and she is very easy to speak to

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

Fantastic at a stressful time. Glad to have this part so smooth. Dr. Winter was great!

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

Dr. Winter was very nice and took time to explain everything to me and answered all of my questions.

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

Dr Winter was fantastic

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