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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

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
View all 8 Treatment & Services +

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
View all 12 Specialties +


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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, 2010, and 2017.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

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

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

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

Fellowship - Northern and Yorkshire Region Health Authority, United Kingdom


Medical Education - Calcutta Medical College
Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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

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

Medical Education - 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, 2017¬†


  • 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
  • Received the Bruce Hubbard Stewart Award for Humanistic Medicine in 2018.


  • 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 5/9/2020, 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

253 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

71 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Dr. Chatterjee is very professional and personable. He is also very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

caring and patient friendly doctor

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

Can't get a better doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

always feel Dr is very knowledgeable about my condition

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Dr. Chatterjee is an excellent physician! He is extremely knowledgeable and is an expert in his field. He is very personable, kind and compassionate. He is genuinely concerned about you, as his patient, and thorough in his approach.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

competent, Calm & good sense of humor with MD and myself, I felt like part of the team

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

It was a great first experience at Cleveland Clinic. I feel most would dread going to a doctors appointment, but, I, on the other hand, look forward to my next appointment! Staff was super kind and Dr. Chatterjee made everything I'm going through a little brighter.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

I can't thank Dr. Chatterjee enough for shedding some light into everything going on currently in my life in regards of my health. Outstanding bedside manners, can make you laugh when you know you don't want to, and I can tell he sincerely cares about his patients. I look forward to any appointment with Dr. Chatterjee and am eager to help him find a diagnosis for me. I would 10/10 recommend him to anyone needing a rheumatologist, even if someone wasn't exactly close locally. He is worth the drive!

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

I know I have many visits to come, but my first visit gave me insight and a feel of how any other visit will be here in my future. I felt like I had no worries being in Cleveland Clinic's Rheumatology building. The staff is positive and determine to help, which I appreciate immensely. It eases my mind knowing there are people who care and thoroughly seem to strive to make those as comfortable amd happy (given any circumstance) as possible.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Dr. Chatterjee has been my Doctor for 15 yrs or longer I highly appreciate him. If I was sad when I got there I was not when I left he always brightens my day. And he really knows who I am he doesn't have to read about me before entering the room. If he saw me in the grocery store he would know me.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

dr Chatterjee is amazing. so consistent and skillful and a great sense of humor. he could teach others how to relate to patients

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Dr. Chatterjee is one of best doctors I have come across. He is very caring, knowledgeable, joyful and always helpful. I am glad to have Dr. Chattetjee as my rheumatologist.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Excellent! Dr Chatterjee is the best Dr I have had and I mean the best! He really listened to me and was so thorough as I really don't know what I am up against. So I hope he can help.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

glad I have him as my doctor

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

very professional doctor who listened ans explained

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

I am so pleased with the Facility, Staff and Physicians

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Dr. Chatterjee is my Blessing!!!

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Dr Chatterjee is wonderful! He makes me feel at ease and is extremely knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Dr. Chatterjee is amazing. He is extremely knowledgeable and thorough. He shows kindness at every visit, and treats me like I think he would treat a family member. He is by the far the best and most caring specialist I have ever seen.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

I would recommend Dr. Chatterjee 100 percent!

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

love him hes the best physician in the clinic

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Dr. Chatterjee is one of, not the best doctor I have been too. Very helpful.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Great Doctor and never a bad experience!!!

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

Dr Chatterjee is an excellent physician, but it is hard to get in to see him. it was worth the wait though. he is awesome.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Dr. Chatterjee has always taken the time to listen, explain and discuss any concerns and answer my questions. I've always felt that he was genuinely interested in me, as a person, and my condition and visits always leave me with a feeling of confidence and trust in his care. Also, Dr. Chatterjee has a warm and friendly personality that allows me to feel comfortable to speak freely about my condition. I enjoy his levity and usually leave his office with a smile and maybe even a chuckle.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

dr. Chatterjee is the very best and so easy to talk to!

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Dr Chatterjee is very through. He spends time explaining test results,going over symptoms and does a great job answering my questions. I appreciate his time and thoughtfulness.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

I have seen a lot of providers over the years and Dr. Chattergee is by far the BEST!!!! He is thorough, compassionate, professional and I am so thankful I found him.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

It's always a pleasure to visit with Dr. Chatterjee and Betsy.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

I never heard back from Dr. Chatterje about my test results. The only way I knew about them was the notifications from my chart. No call

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Dr. Chatterjee is an excellent doctor!!!

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

best doctor at clinic knowledge and bed side manner fantastic that is why clinic #2

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

dr Chatterjee listened very carefully and was very thorough with me while he was teaching others in the room

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Fantastic doctor taking very good care of me. G d bless him.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Dr. Chatterjee is my best doctor. He explains everything and looks at your whole physical well-being. He shares his knowledge with you about your concerns. You know exactly what is going on. Best personality.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Dr Chatterjee is the most knowledgeable Dr. He is kind and compassionate, with a sense of humor that really helps the patient relax.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Dr. Chatterjay and all of his office staff were incredibly "present" and my experiences at the Cleveland Clinic on this visit were above my hopes or expectations. I felt that Dr. Chatterjay was incredibly well informed on the latest information in his specialty area, yet his personality is comfortable, straightforward, down to earth, and his explanations and clinical advice were easy to follow.Dt. Chatterjay went above and beyond any typical standard of care to try and assist me and I am grateful.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

dr. Chatterjee is in tune to me as a patient on my issues he is an excellent doctor

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

dr. Chatterjee listens to you when you talk and he's very helpful with options

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

I've been seeing Dr. Chatterjee since 2008 for scleroderma. His expertise and knowledge, but more importantly his compassion for his patients, have helped me maintain a positive attitude through many "losses" due to the disease. He also works closely with the gastroenterologist and pulmonologist I need to see regularly.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

very nice doctor and very informative and helpful.

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Dr. Chatterjee is an excellent Doctor.

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Dr. Chaterjee is a very good doctor and I would recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

excellent doctor

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

very happy with doctor and clinic

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

Dr. Chatterjee is great!

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2020

Dr Chattergee is always concerned for me and very caring.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

Remember I was called, and I feel Dr Chatterjee went above and beyond to reach me!

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Dr. Chatterjee went above and beyond to hear my symptoms, run tests and get me scheduled with appropriate referrals.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

All excellent. Will be my dr forever.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

the Dr was pro-active in referring me to a specialist for as quickly as possible appointment and was able to be scheduled within 2 weeks rather than 3-5 month wait period

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

he is the best dr in world need more like him . he is funny and loves his job

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Dr Chattergee had a friendly excellent personality and took the time to answer all my questions. He's a very good and knowledgeable doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Very nice doctor and informative.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

I was most impressed with Dr. Chatterjee's staff.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Dr Chatterjee is one of the most caring, compassionate doctors we have ever interacted with.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

I am seeing Dr. Chatterjee for more than 10 years and he is one of the best doctors I have ever met. He always spends enough time and listens to my health issues and comes up with plans to tackle the pain and my conditions. He goes above and beyond in answering all the questions. Thank you so much Dr. Chatterjee.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Eh, Dr actually told me I probably Google everything and he kind of was upset he "always" has to tend to other areas of the body instead of his focal, rheumatology. Felt like a burden. And doesn't know any other Dr tht does it. Sort of weird to say to a patient...

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

excellent doctor and staff. very attentive. returned calls promptly. on top of test results and getting patient help asap

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

dr chatterjee is a wonderful compassionate doctor and person. he is a very thorough and careful doctor

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

he is the best and most Caring doctor I have ever gone to I would recommend him to anyone

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

We were blown away by Dr. Chatterjee! He was so thorough and he tied so many pieces of my health together. He was kind and not intimidating, but brilliant in his questioning and his way of putting things together and helping us feel seen. He took so much time with us and explained so many things. This is the most confident I have felt about a doctor in ages!

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

I was seen on 1/27/20. I received all of my results through My Chart but I still have not heard from Dr. Chatterjee about any treatment I can expect.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Dr. Chatterjee was great!

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

I've been seeing Dr. Chatterjee for 12 years and feel he is knowledgeable and caring--traits especially valued by someone with a rare chronic disease.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Wonderful doctor! Very thorough and caring.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Dr. Chartered was extremely personable and showed a genuine concern about my medical issue.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

Dr. Chatterjee is an excellent doctor

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

DR. Chatterjee is a very good doctor, explains everything well to me so I can understand.

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