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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA
Residency - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA
Medical Education - University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA
Undergraduate - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
Research & Publications
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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 1/30/2019, Dr. Krishnamurthi 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.
78 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||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
11 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Feb 26, 2019
I receive excellent care each visit. I am very fortunate to have Dr. Krishnamurthi as my medical oncologist.
Reviewed on Jan 24, 2019
Dr. Krishamurthi was exceptional. Her explanation was very clear and honest but compassionate. Could not have been better.
Reviewed on Dec 19, 2018
Dr K definitely listens to my concerns and responds accordingly.
Reviewed on Dec 19, 2018
Doctor K is very good and helpful. I have no issues waiting to see her.
Reviewed on Nov 29, 2018
the communication with this doctor was excellent. she even called my cell number to give me more information!
Reviewed on Sep 11, 2018
I followed Dr Smitha Krishnamurthi from University Hospitals because she is that good. Amazing physician.
Reviewed on Aug 29, 2018
pleasantly surprised at clear and concise directions from directions to Clinic, to valet parking, to registration and finally to meeting doctor. A good experience!
Reviewed on Aug 15, 2018
Dr. was very thorough and did not rush me thru exam. I called about results of blood work and she returned my call and provided the info I requested..
Reviewed on Jun 12, 2018
Dr Krishnamurthi always listens and allows my input. She is amazing.
Reviewed on May 31, 2018
Dr. Krishnamurthi's staff let me j kw she was running late once in the exam room and Dr. K was very apologetic and time her time with me even though she was behind.
Reviewed on Apr 17, 2018
I just love Dr. Smitha Krishnamurthi. She has given me care at UH and I found out that she moved to CC. And I want to follow her. And if I should get cancer back I would want her to treat me. She is the best. On this visit she scheduled a colonoscopy for me. I have followed Dr Delaney when I had colon cancer. Another great doctor.
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