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Department Hematology and Medical Oncology
Primary Location Medina Medical Office Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Chemotherapy
  • General Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cancer
  • Solid Tumor Disorders
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Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2004

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Bone Marrow Transplant
Chicago, IL USA
2002

Fellowship - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Hematology/Medical Oncology
Chicago, IL USA
2001

Residency - Fairview General Hospital
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1998

Internship - Bangalore University Medical College
Rotating Internship
Bangalore, India
1994

Medical Education - Bangalore University Medical College
Bangalore, India
1993

Undergraduate - National College
Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
Banglore,
1988

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology

Specialty Interests

Palliative medicine, hospice care, cancer related pain, cancer related symptoms, complications of cancer, cancer, cancer anorexia and cachexia, cancer complications, cancer fatigue, cancer pain

Awards & Honors

  • Physician Recognition Award, American Medical Association, 2002
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 6/26/2023, Dr. Ali 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

286 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

57 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

Dr is and always has been the best

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2024

I am blessed to have Dr. Ali and his staff attending to my health issues. I have nothing but PRAISE for them.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Dr Ali is the best and all of his staff are wonderful!! Very professional and caring

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2023

Dr.Ali always listens to my concerns and is very kind and helpful.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

I have been seein Dr Ali for a few years and he has always treated me with respect and always answered my questions. He is a wonderful doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

WonderfulCaring doctor just think he's the best taking time with us and explainingWas soooo muc h aporeciated ! He's very therough very polite and compassionate

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Dr. Ali is always professional and explains things so that I can understand.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2023

Dr.Ali is good and spends the allot time with patient, so don't feel rushed. Let people know you can get the care from Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2023

The doctor explained the results of my recent labs and what they meant in terms I was able to understand.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2023

Dr. Ali is a very caring person and he communicates well

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

Dr Ali is a wonderful man and exceptional human being. I am very fortunate to have him for my doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

Dr. Ali is the best. He has helped me with my myelofibrosis. Very very good doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

Dr Ali is an excellent doctor. Good patient connection with me which is vitally important to me. Plus all his medical decisions are "spot on ".

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2023

In 10 years Dr Ali took wonderful care of me and my needs. Now that I am 10 yr cancer free, he feels I need not go see him. He taught me aLot and will miss our yearly visits!

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

Wonderful doctor wonderful staff

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

I am very lucky to have Dr Ali to be my oncologist.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2023

Dr. Ali is terrific!

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

Dr. Ali is terriffic

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2023

The doctor was very kind and made me feel very comfortable.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Dr. Ali goes beyond to make understand my care and treatments. Five Stars to Dr. Ali

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2023

Dr. Ali is compassionate and patient, takes time to listen to and answer questions. Obvious that he cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2023

I love my Dr Ali. He is a very good Doctor .

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Dr. Ali is a kind and caring human being, who despite his massive workload, always takes time to patiently and thoroughly examine me and my scans. He is conscientious and has an excellent manner with patients. I am lucky to have him as my oncologist.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Dr Ali shepherded me through my entire sickness, showing great concern.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2023

Good experience, The Doc is on top of everything.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

First time seeing the doctor and he explained In layman terms how the medication works. Very good.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Wonderful -caring doctor

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

I feel blessed to have gotten a Professional and caring Doctor like Dr. Ali.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

I would be wrong to not recommend Dr. Ali and staff To someone I care about!

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

A wonderful doctor

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

I have complete trust in Dr. Ali. He is patient, thorough, very knowledgable, quick to respond, explains everything fully, answers all questions, and is kind and compassionate. If you had a ten star rating, I'd give it to him.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

Top doctor

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

My Dr Ali visit was very good. The nursing staff have been very helpful when I have needed a change in my schedule. If call in for prescriptions they make sure I get them.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Dr. Ali is AWESOME!!!

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2023

I like dr ali and staff alot

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

Dr Ali was very informative and understanding.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

Always satisfied with Dr. Ali 's staff. They are caring and thoughtful.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2023

Doctor spends the alloted time with patient and explains your results without feeling rushed. That he got too see next appt.

Reviewed on May 26, 2023

Dr. Ali is a caring and competent person.

Reviewed on May 23, 2023

Doctor Mir Ali provided me with a lucid explanation of my condition, it's origin, and the reason for not perusing treatment at this time. He also gave me four pages of written notes to aid in my understanding of the cancer.

Reviewed on May 19, 2023

Dr Ali is a very good doctor. He shows his concern on your condition.

Reviewed on May 16, 2023

Dr Ali is very caring listens to your questions and is very respectful. Wish there were more doctors like him! Kudos to dr Ali ! Love that doctor ! So caring

Reviewed on May 9, 2023

Doc is tops in my book. Exceptional doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2023

My Dr. Put me to ease and I felt he was great at explaining my chart! I would recommend him to everyone

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2023

Whole experience was very good I would recommend Dr Ali to anyone who needs a uncology Dr

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2023

Staff helpful, friendly, Doctor is Excellent! So happy to have him for my Doctor!!!

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2023

He is the best. Very caring doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2023

My experience was very good. Dr Ali was very thorough and took the necessary time to explain my situation and to address any questions/concerns that I had.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2023

This was my first visit with Dr. Ali. It is refreshing to have a Dr. Who will thoroughly address the needs and concerns of his patients

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2023

Dr.Ali has made my horrible experience I had to deal with very comforting!

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2023

Since the first time Dr. Ali told me I had CANCER. He and his staff were very caring,thoughtful,and grateful people

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2023

No complaints about Dr. Ali or his staff. They are wonderful. Treat me and my husband and sister like we are in their family.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2023

The doctor was very kind, listened to my questions and addressed my concerns.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2023

Got in at the proper time. Dr. Was great, went over the Cat Scans with Mr.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2023

Very thoughtful, caring and thorough physician.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2023

Dr. Ali is an amazing human being with seemingly unlimited compassion and incredible talent as a physician.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2023

Dr. Ali drew out a road map of my disease and how it has progressed, as well as options to consider as we discuss treatment plans.

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