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Department Hematology and Medical Oncology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • CAR T-Cell Therapy
  • Cellular Therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapy
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML)
  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Leukemia
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
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About John Molina, MD, MEd

Dr. John Molina completed his undergraduate degree (B.A in Latin American Studies) and obtained his M.D. at Brown University in Providence, RI as part of the eight-year Program in Liberal Medical Education (PLME). During medical school, he also received his Masters in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Cambridge, MA. Dr. Molina remained in Providence, RI for residency and completed combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics training at Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children's Hospital. Following residency, he pursued dual fellowship training in Adult Hematology at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology through the Johns Hopkins/NIH joint training program. During fellowship, Dr. Molina worked as an Associate Investigator in the Hematologic Malignancies Section of the National Cancer Institute's Pediatric Oncology Branch under the mentorship of Dr. Nirali Shah. He was involved Phase I/II chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell trials for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

Dr. Molina's research focuses on optimizing outcomes for adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients with high-risk acute leukemias using immunotherapy and cellular therapy approaches. He is also committed to medical education as part of the American Society of Hematology's Medical Educator Institute and serves as an Associate Program Director for the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program. 

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Johns Hopkins/National Institutes of Health
Baltimore, MD USA

Residency - Brown University - Rhode Island Hospital
Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
Providence, RI USA

Medical Education - Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, RI USA

Graduate School - Harvard Graduate School of Education
Masters in Education
Cambridge, MA USA

Undergraduate - Brown University
Latin American Studies
Providence, RI USA


  • Pediatrics
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics - Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Specialty Interests

Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Leukemia, Immunotherapy, Medical Education

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/25/2023, Dr. Molina 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

56 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
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

8 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Dr. Molina receives our highest recommendation. Through the last ten months of treatment, Dr. Molina and his team have been thorough, responsive and caring. He truly listens and cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Dr Molina was a caring, physician, educator and fulfilled every reason why I traveled to the Cleveland Clinic. Outstanding Doctor. Thank You

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Dr. Molina was exceptional. I felt that he truly listened and explained everything to me as many times as I needed. He was compassionate, and seemed extremely knowledgeable about my condition. I left the appointment feeling that the 4 hr drive to get there was 100% worth it. It was one of-if not the best dr/patient interactions I've ever experienced. I would recommend Dr. Molina without hesitation.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2023

Dr Molina was great!

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2023

It was my first session with John Molina, MD - l was impressed by his thoroughness & professionalism

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2023

Everyone was really helpful. Dr John Molina answered everything we asked and took the time we needed He is a kind and helpful doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2023

Dr Molina is outstanding in explaining cancer to me

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

My doctors were extremely helpful and informative and kind.

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