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Department Regional Oncology
Primary Location Independence Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cancer
  • Solid Tumor Disorders
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Hematology/Medical Oncology
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Mount Sinai Medical Center (Closed)
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Tishreen University Faculty of Medicine
Lattakia, Syria


  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology

Specialty Interests

Breast cancer, colon cancer, cancer, solid tumor disorders

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Bachar Dergham, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

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 1/21/2022, Dr. Dergham 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. Dergham receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Genentech, 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

132 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

19 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

Dr. Dergham always makes the time to answer all my questions no matter how off the wall they are. He always explains everything to me and make sure that I understand my test results. I feel very fortunate that he is my doctor

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2022

Yeah, I graduated and these 5 yrs have been great with Dr. Dergham.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Dr. Dergham is very thorough, puts you at ease and always encourages questions!

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Dr. Dergham is very thorough and explains every detail of my labs and physical. He is patient and a caring provider. Very happy to have him as my oncologist.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2022

Excellent. Dr. Dergham offers very understandable explanations.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

Dr. Dergham is an excellent doctor, he's been treating me since 2003.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

Nurses and doctor is very nice, they listen if you need help they do the best to help

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2021

Dr. Dergham and his staff are absolutely the most professional and personable health care providers I've encountered anywhere. My questions are answered immediately and competently. My privacy and comfort are always kept as their top priority. The success of my treatment is most definitely attributed to their excellent patient relationship.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2021

Dr. Dergham saved my life! Four years ago we didn't even know each other. Now we speak as if old friends, sharing our good times and bad. His attitude toward me as a patient and an individual person definitely is reflected in my treatment by his staff.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

I'm cancer free right now due to Cleveland Clinic's World Class Care greatly coordinated in my case by Dr. Dergham.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2021

Always a nice experience to see Dr. Dergham.

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2021

Dr dergham listen to you and it easy talk to him

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

This was my first visit with Dr. Dergham. I found him to be exceptional! He answered all my questions and took the time to explain it clearly. Moreover, he verified that I understood everything he said. The staff was wonderful, too.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

Dr Dergham is an excellent and intelligent physician. The detail and explanations he gave showed professionalism, concern, and empathy. I was very pleased with Dr Dergham.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

Dr. Durham and the other people that work in his office are very caring and helpful. We are so thankful to have them

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2021

Doctor is great with explaining his plan dealing with my condition.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2021

The Dr is Outstanding there should be more Doctors like DR.. DERGHAM. He is wonderful.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

Dr Dergham was so nice. He explained what was going with my blood in terms that I could understand. One of my biggest fears was that I was coming to a cancer center but he made me feel at ease about my health situation.

Reviewed on May 17, 2021

The fact that I am cancer free right now is due to the expertise and care with which Dr. Dergham treated me. For me he is the best and I trust him completely.

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