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

232 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

51 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Dr. Dergham is extremely knowledgeable and is able to explain complex information in a way that we can understand without talking "down". He truly cares. He has gotten to know us as people, not just a patient.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Dr. Dergham is always a concerned, caring doctor. He never rushes me through my appointment and is willing to listen to my concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Dr. Dergham and his staff are amazing. love going to see him and his support staff.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Dr. Dergham does a great job of listening to my concerns and explaining everything in a way that is easy to understand. He is respectful and compassionate.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Dr. Dergham gives me his full attention, explains things clearly, listens to me, and is always friendly and professional. He makes me feel like he sincerely cares for my well being and has a good sense of humor. I am so lucky he is my doctor. His care is second to none.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

I would highly recommend both my doctor and my nurse.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

Everyone from telephone people to receptionists, nurses and the doctor have been nothing but professional yet friendly.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

Dr. Dergham was professional, knowledgeable, explained things very well and was very cordial and helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

There is to be no treatment! Praise God. The doctor did an excellent job of explaining everything.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Dr. Dergham is truly the best! He is very caring and i am very fortunate to have him as my oncologist.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

In all was very pleased with the service rendered by all, especially Dr. Durgham who answered all our questions and made us feel at ease.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

My on-line visit with Dr. Derghman was excellent! He is very professional and always makes me feel comfortable. I'm so happy that he is my doctor!

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Excellent visit with the doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

dr. is great

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

All of staff treats you like a part of the family. courteous and professional yet compassionate and caring. would NEVER consider another facility nor doctor for cancer treatment

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr Dergham is THE BEST!

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Doctor Durum is always wonderful!!

Reviewed on May 20, 2020

I have already recommended Dr. Dergham and staff to others.

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

First time with Dr. Dergham. He is excellent.

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

Dr Dergham is the best

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

No words are enough to express my gratitude towards Dr. Dergham. He conducted my treatment in such a manner that I'm for now cancer free and I can say I never felt better. Every single visit with him is like visiting a good friend that takes care of me.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

he was one of the best doctors I have ever met with.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

I have been going to Cleveland clinic to Dr. Durgham for 17 years he has the most amazing doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Dr Dergham is great.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020


Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Dr. Derghman makes you feel welcome and he is very personable. He is an excellent doctor and I'm so glad that I was able to get him as my doctor.

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.

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