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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Oregon Health & Science University
Hematology and Medical Oncology
Portland, OR USA
Residency - Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals
Houston, TX USA
Internship - Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals
Houston, TX USA
Medical Education - The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Washington, DC USA
Undergraduate - University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA USA
- Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
- Internal Medicine - Hematology
Research & Publications
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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 3/5/2023, Dr. Karamlou 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. Karamlou 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:
- EMD Serono, Inc.
- Incyte Corporation
- Sanofi Genzyme
- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- AbbVie, Inc.
- Guardant Health, Inc.
- Amgen, Inc.
- GlaxoSmithKline plc.
- Karyopharm Therapeutics, Inc.
- Bristol-Myers Squibb
- Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, 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.
254 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||5|
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32 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Aug 16, 2023
Dr. Karamlou is the best Dr. I have ever had. He never rushes and answers any questions without making one feel uncomfortable about their stupidity . I am lucky to be his patient.
Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023
Dr. Karamlou is a great oncologist. He's very caring and professional. He puts you at ease and answers questions. He's the best!
Reviewed on Jun 23, 2023
Love Dr Karamlou! His concern and compassion are genuine
Reviewed on May 24, 2023
One of my best experiences with Dr. Karamlou and staff.
Reviewed on May 23, 2023
Dr Karamlou treated me with the utmost respect. He always takes the time to listen and explain any issues at hand. Very professional and knowledgeable. Extremely grateful to be a patient of his.
Reviewed on May 17, 2023
Dr. Karamlou is the best. I usually go in quite nervous, but when I leave, I'm a new & better off person. He's an exceptional listener & doesn't "blow off" any of my concerns (which are normally nothing) He too goes above & beyond. Such an excellent staff. I love them all. In my eyes they saved my life!
Reviewed on Apr 24, 2023
Dr. Karamlou was very kind and listened to all of my concerns.
Reviewed on Apr 5, 2023
The entire staff here at the cancer center in Sandusky have been excellent from the girls at the reception desk to the nurses and doctors! I can't say enough good things about the staff and the care that I received!
Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023
Dr. Karamalou is a great listened and communicator...I feel so fortunate to have him as my oncologist
Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023
Dr Karamalou is great!
Reviewed on Mar 30, 2023
As always had a great discussion with Dr Karamlou. My life partner had her questions answered as was mine. We left with a plan for treatment.
Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023
Dr Karamlou is a really great Dr.
Reviewed on Mar 7, 2023
*Dr. Karamlou is very helpful.
Reviewed on Feb 21, 2023
Excellent care from the doctor
Reviewed on Feb 16, 2023
I always receive the best care and treatment from the doctor and staff!
Reviewed on Feb 15, 2023
My doctor and the other providers are the best there is!
Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023
This Dr. Goes above and beyond. Wonderful bedside manner.
Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023
Dr. Karamlou is excellent. He addresses all your concerns.
Reviewed on Jan 3, 2023
I was amazed at how fast lab results came back while I was at the appointment. Dr. could look at results while I was there, amazing. I never knew there was a lab to draw blood there, I saved 15 minutes of drive time by utilizing their lab.
Reviewed on Dec 28, 2022
Dr. Karsa is a great doctor and always listens to my concerns and guides me with care
Reviewed on Dec 22, 2022
Doctor Karamlou was very empathic, calming and informative.
Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022
I have been under the care of Dr. Karamlou for over a year now. Have the upmost confidence in the decisions he makes for my treatment and care.
Reviewed on Dec 2, 2022
Dr. Karamlou has always been professional, knowledgeable and caring in his treatment of my situation. I feel safe and cared for and comforted knowing he wants to help me in my cancer journey.
Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022
Dr. Karamlou is great! Answers all questions and makes sure I am taken care of including future appointments, etc. He is friendly, caring, never rushed and I feel I am in excellent hands!
Reviewed on Nov 16, 2022
Excellent experience! We highly recommend Dr K!
Reviewed on Oct 18, 2022
Great listener and explainer. I feel trust and confidence in this Dr.
Reviewed on Oct 10, 2022
Dr. K was always open and informative with my treatment. Chris was always on top of any problems or questions I had.
Reviewed on Sep 22, 2022
He was so kind and so articulate. I have confidence in my doctor, going forward. I'm certain I can work well with him.
Reviewed on Sep 22, 2022
Outstanding care. I'm in good hands. My physician even returned a call on Friday night in response to a question I had called into the office late Friday afternoon. Thank you to all.
Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022
Excellent communication with the Dr.
Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022
Dr. Karamalou is awesome. He has all of the personal skills to go along with his profession.
Reviewed on Sep 8, 2022
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