Soumya Chatterjee, MD, MS, FRCP

Department Rheumatologic and Immunologic Disease
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages Bengali, English, Hindi
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.5632
Desk:
216.444.9945
Fax:
216.445.7569
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Bone Density Testing
  • General Rheumatology
  • General Rheumatology including Lupus
  • Infusions Of Biologic Agents On Site
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injections
  • Pericardial Diseases Center
  • Rheumatology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Connective Tissue Diseases
  • Lupus
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myositis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Polymyositis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
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Insurance

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Biography

About Soumya Chatterjee, MD, MS, FRCP

Dr. Soumya Chatterjee, MD, MS, FRCP(UK), FACP, FACR is a Staff Physician in the Orthopedic and Rheumatologic Institute at the Cleveland Clinic. He is also an Associate Professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. He is board-certified in rheumatology and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Rheumatology, and the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom.

Dr. Chatterjee joined the medical staff in the Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases at the Cleveland Clinic in 2004, following a faculty appointment at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Chatterjee brings with him extensive clinical experience in rheumatology and internal medicine. After his undergraduate and postgraduate medical training in India, he had further postgraduate training in internal medicine in the United Kingdom. His former training in rheumatology was also in the United Kingdom, where he completed 3 years of rheumatology fellowship training after obtaining Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 1993. His training in the US was at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan where he completed an internal medicine residency, chief residency in internal medicine, and then his second fellowship in rheumatology. In 2003, he also obtained a Master of Science degree in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis from the School of Public Health of the University of Michigan.

Dr. Chatterjee is a general rheumatologist who sees patients with complex, multisystem rheumatologic conditions. He takes care of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and myositis. His special interest is in scleroderma (systemic sclerosis). In 2005, the Cleveland Clinic Scleroderma Program was established under his leadership, and he has been involved in several research projects in scleroderma. He also participates in a weekly rheumatology-pulmonary combined clinic where patients with various autoimmune rheumatologic diseases (such as scleroderma, lupus, polymyositis, rheumatoid arthritis, etc.) who have pulmonary complications (interstitial lung disease or pulmonary hypertension) are evaluated and managed, in conjunction with two pulmonologists.

Dr. Chatterjee enjoys and spends considerable time teaching and mentoring internal medicine residents and rheumatology fellows. He was awarded 'Teacher of the Year' by the Cleveland Clinic rheumatology fellows in 2006 and 2010.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2004

Education & Fellowships

Graduate - University of Michigan School of Public Health
Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis
Ann Arbor, MI USA
2003

Fellowship - Wayne State University School of Medicine
Rheumatology
Detroit, MI USA
2001

Residency - Wayne State University School of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Detroit, MI USA
1999

Fellowship - Northern and Yorkshire Region Health Authority, United Kingdom
Rotating

1996

Medical School - Calcutta Medical College
Kolkata, West Bengal,
1990

Residency - Calcutta Medical College
Internal Medicine
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
1987

Internship - Calcutta Medical College
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Kolkata, West Bengal,
1985

Medical School - Reference Source

Additional Training

  • Master of Science, Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis, University of Michigan, School of Public Health

Professional Highlights

  • Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases, Cleveland Clinic, 2006, 2010

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

Specialty Interests

Scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, myositis

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians
  • Fellow¬†of the Royal College of Physicians of the U.K.
  • Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology

Memberships

  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Rheumatology
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom
  • Scleroderma Clinical Trials Consortium
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/3/2016, Dr. Chatterjee 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

215 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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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 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

15 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2016

Dr. Chatterjee is very knowledgeable and explains things well. He is a wonderful doctor who is kind, compassionate and caring. He never rushes and always makes you feel that he is truly concerned.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2016

My visit that day was an add on due to a problem I was having. Dr. Chatterjee is a wonderful doctor who cares about his patients. The Clinic is such a large facility, but I have never been made to feel like a number. Dr. Chatterjee cares about you and treats you as an individual person and focuses on your care.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2016

Exceptional in this area.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2016

Dr. Chatterjee always kind, compassionate & very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2016

Dr Chatterjee is a caring physician. His "bed side manner" is excellent. He listens and cares about what you have to say.

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2016

Dr. Chatterjee is the best in his field. He is very _____.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2016

Dr. Chatterjee is a wonderful doctor! He is so kind & compassionate - He listens and explains things well - He is very concerned and knowledgeable. He is the best!

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2016

Very informative.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2016

Dr. Chatterjee is an excellent doctor - very caring.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2016

Dr. Chatterjee is excellent as a doctor in his field of medicine. I really appreciate the care he gives his patients. I always hear nothing but good feedback from his other patients.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2016

Dr. Chatterjee is very kind, caring & compassionate. Extremely knowledgeable!

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2016

Very professional and helpful.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2016

I would recommend this doctor to anyone - he is very knowledgeable and a caring person - I feel very comfortable talking to him about my health issues.

Reviewed on May 12, 2016

I couldn't ask for a better doctor or staff that are so kind.

Reviewed on May 4, 2016

Very good experience.

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