Department Hematology and Medical Oncology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer
  • Cancer Center
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Drug Trials
  • Clinical Trials
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Genomic Medicine
  • Immunotherapy
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Liver Tumor Clinic
  • Molecular Therapy
  • Monoclonal Antibodies
  • Oncology
  • Outpatient Care
  • Targeted Treatment
View all 16 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Ampullary Cancer
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Anal Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Tumors
  • Cancer
  • Cancer - Duodenum
  • Cancer - Esophagus
  • Cancer - Gastric
  • Cancer of the Colon, Rectum and Anus
  • Cancer of Unknown Primary
  • Carcinoma of the Colon
  • Carcinoma of the small and large bowel
  • Carcinoma of Unknown Primary
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Research
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Malignancies
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Intestinal Carcinoid Tumors
  • Large Bowel Cancer
  • Large Intestine Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Tumors
  • Malignancy
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Solid Tumor Disorders
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Unknown Origin Cancer
View all 41 Specialties +


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About Suneel Kamath, MD

Dr. Kamath is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University and is board certified in three specialties: medical oncology, hematology, and internal medicine.

Dr. Kamath completed his undergraduate degree in biology from Case Western Reserve University and received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. His post-doctoral training included residency in internal medicine and fellowship in hematology/oncology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. 

Dr. Kamath's work has been published in multiple medical journals, including JAMA, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and Cancer Research. He is also an accomplished medical writer with editorials published in U.S. News & World Report, Chicago Tribune, and Stat News, among others.

Dr. Kamath has many research interests, including the development of novel strategies to increase the efficacy of immunotherapy and precision medicine therapies in gastrointestinal cancers. His work also investigates funding disparities within oncology to help increase awareness and funding support for underfunded cancers, which include gastrointestinal cancers.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Chicago, IL USA

Residency - McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Internal Medicine
Chicago, IL USA

Internship - McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Chicago, IL USA

Medical Education - Columbia University Medical Center
New York City, NY USA

Undergraduate - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA


  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine - Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

Awards & Honors

  • Nora Cooney Marra Compassionate Care Award, The Woman's Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 2019

    Department of Medicine Fellow of the Year Excellence in Teaching Award, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Hematology/Oncology - 2019

    Award for Clinical Excellence, Northwestern University Hematology/Oncology Fellowship - 2018
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 1/14/2020, Dr. Kamath 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

86 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 4.8
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

7 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Dr. Kamath and staff at Cleveland Clinic are extraordinary with their expertise and care for my well being.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

Dr. Kamath is a great listener and communicator.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Dr. Kamaath made me feel that what I had to say was important to him.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Dr. Kamath is a caring and knowledgeable professional.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

really like dr Kamath. he explained things well, alternatives, what could or could not be done but awaiting further testing appointment

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Dr Kamath did a very good job of informing me and my family of my situation and how he recommends to attack the same. I felt comfortable given the very difficult situation.

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2019

I highly recommend Dr. Kamath!!! He is very personable and extremely knowledgeable about cancer. He is right up there with the best of the best!

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