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
  • General Hematology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cancer
  • Hematology
  • Melanoma
  • Oncology
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About Timothy Spiro, MD

Timothy P. Spiro, MD, FACP, is Chairman of Regional Oncology at Taussig Cancer Institute. He is also Director of the Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center at Fairview Hospital. Dr. Spiro is board-certified in medical oncology and internal medicine.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - University of Connecticut Health Center/John Dempsey Hospital
Farmington, CT USA

Residency - Auckland University Hospital
Auckland, New Zealand,

Residency - Auckland University Hospital
Internal Medicine
Auckland, New Zealand,

Medical School - University of Western Australia
Nedlands, Western Australia, Western Australia

Internship - Hutt Hospital
Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology

Specialty Interests

Medical oncology, melanoma, colorectal cancer, cancer

Awards & Honors

  • Cleveland magazine
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 2/10/2018, Dr. Spiro 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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* 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

143 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 5
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

10 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2018

Always have a positive experience with Dr. Spiro and his staff

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2018

dr spiro cares about the pts. he took time to call and talk to my daughter in dc about my cancer and made sure he would get tp meet her when she was in town. this means a lot to me. the receptionist joan is great she is kind knowledge and friendly

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2018

dr spiro came early to see my daughter. everyone is concerned about the pts

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2018

Dr. Spiro is a angel God bless him and he's staffing

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2018

Dr.Sprio is the best care provider there is !!

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2018

Dr. Spiro and his staff do an outstanding job

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2018

always a good experience. providers were kind curtious and caring. I like and respect Dr. Spiro very much. I love the Moll Center as well

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2018

Dr. Spiro listened, answered, explained, exchanged thoughts and ideas respectfully, clearly, with care and concern.

Reviewed on May 14, 2018

No bad experience with this my doctor and staff. Thank you very much!

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2018

Dr. Spiro ensures that I am not waiting long and values my time.

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