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

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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 1/20/2020, 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

204 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

44 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Dr. Dergham is not only knowledgeable but very attentive and kind. I have full confidence in his care.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Dr. Durgham very clearly explained my issues. He was very caring and took time with me. He listened and answered my concerns.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

A Wonderful care provider, he always lets me know how i'm doing from tests that i've had, and he lets me know whats next, and we laugh a lot too.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Dr. Dergham put me at ease on my condition and potential treatments. He is very compassionate and he understands me as a person.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Dr. Dergham is very clear when explaining what's going on with my disease. He also listens attentively and addresses all of my concerns. I can tell he cares about me as a person. This means so much in my fragile state.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

The doctor has been very caring, respectful and honest with me. He has helped me get thru this experience - dealing with cancer.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

I would recommend Dr. D?rer ham to everybody

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

I've been seeing Dr. Dergham since June 2019. He is always very caring, listens well, and always gives good advice and opinions in terms of my cancer course of treatment. I'm very happy that I made the switch to Dr. Dergham!

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

the greatest doctor and nurses you have

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

the doctor he is excellent in everything like appearance explaining respect ...etc. also physician assistant and the nurses they all so good.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2019

Dr Dergham is an excellent doctor

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2019

would definitely recommend and I have in the past and that person is seeing Dr Dergham now

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

EXCELLENT CARE PROVIDER, always lets me know how i'm doing with a Smile, and what we'll continue, and Always explains the next procedure

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

Dr.Dergham, is a Doctor who cares, he is marvelous. His knowledge. personality, is outstanding. I generally do not like care givers BUT THIS DOCTOR IS WONDERFUL. I AM GLAD HE IS TAKING CARE OF ME DURING THIS SCARY TIME IN MY LIFE.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

Semika and Dr Derghman what a team. OutstandingCARING

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

very very warmly received by nurse and by dr. care was comforting and reassuring. Dergham is reassuring and cautious and making sure all details are gathered to determine next steps. thankful for being in his care. warm team.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

Seems that the doctor was being rushed

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

wonderful doctor! his nurse and staff are great.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Dr. D always take time to explain things. I love that.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019

Dr. Dergham is fantastic and has a great bedside manner.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

Dr Dergham has managed me for the past 11 years I would highly recommend him

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

I am very happy with the care I have received from this doctor. He was thorough and took the time to educate me on my condition and explained all options of treatment to me. I actually felt like he listened to my symptoms and preference for treatment and supported me. The best medical treatment II have experienced in a long time.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

I've recommended dr dergham several times. he is the best

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Dr. was cordial. He also stated initially that after 10 years my regular physician could order a mammogram and that it wasn't necessary for me to see him.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

Dr. Dergham never makes you feel rushed. He answers your questions in a way you can understand.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2019

Wonderful Doctor, he always explains Everything to me, so that i Understand

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

All the staff at Dr. Derghams and the Doctor himself are very courteous and helpful and I have never had a bad experience there.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019

recommended this physician to a coworker for his father

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2019

great doctor. knowledgeable. uses great analogies for simple understanding of things. hears me.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

It is always a pleasure to see Doctor Dergham and his staff.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019

I was very pleased with my experience during my first visit with Dr. Dergham. My husband and I felt much more informed about my diagnosis since Dr. Dergham took the time to explain things to us which made me feel more like a person instead of just a new patient for him.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019

I was very nervous about going to Dr. Dergham, however, after meeting him, I found him to be a doctor who genuinely cares about his patients disease process and also the emotions and fears that go along with the disease.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019

Overall a good experience with registration, doctors nurse who was very kind and able to put my nerves at ease and Dr. Dergham himself I found to be very informative and caring.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2019

Dr Dergham is THE BEST! all the oncology staff is professional and caring. Makes dealing with an illness easier knowing they care.

Reviewed on May 22, 2019

Dr.Dergham is the most caring and knowledgeable Dr. He has been treating me for appx 16 years and I drive 70 miles for an appointment.

Reviewed on May 16, 2019

I can't thank Dr. Dergham enough for the efficiency and the quality of his care. I trust him and his decisions completely and I will always rely on his advice.

Reviewed on May 9, 2019

Dr Dergham is a fantastic DR! He really cares and it shows.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2019

Dr. Dergham is very courteous and respectful of my concerns. He explains my test results and discusses with me any and all treatments, offering me the benefits and risks of them. He cares about the person not just the illness. I would highly recommend him to family and friends.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019

I never have to wait for any questions to be answered by Dr. Dergham or a member of his staff.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2019

this whole office is so warm & welcoming right from when you go to the reception desk. thank you dr Durgan & your whole staff.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2019

He's ALWAYS caring and explains every step to me! Also he asks for my opinion about my care. Then he decides what to do next. Great guy AND great doctor!

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2019

great physician

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2019

Love Dr. Dergham!

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019

Dr. Dergham is simply the best!! He listens, he is concerned about me as a whole person and always takes whatever time I need to answer my questions.

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