Department Regional Oncology
Primary Location Medina Medical Office Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Medina Medical Office Building
Primary Location

Medina Medical Office Building


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

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

  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Solid Tumor Disorders
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

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

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

Residency - Fairview General Hospital
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Bangalore University Medical College
Rotating Internship
Bangalore, India

Medical Education - Bangalore University Medical College
Bangalore, India

Undergraduate - National College
Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics

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 12/30/2020, 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

220 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 3.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

33 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

dr Ali is a fantastic doctor!!

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

Dr Ali is brilliant and caring and takes his time to show me my scans and what he has found, he communicates with me so that I can understand the process and know what and why he is recommending a follow up

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

I have the highest respect for Dr. Ali as a highly qualified physician.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

very happy to have dr. Ali as my oncologist

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

I would refer Dr.Ali

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

love dr Ali. great dr with a wonderful style. compassionate

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Dr. Ali covered all bases and was thorough in his exam.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Dr. Ali was very professional, took his time to explain everything to me, he is a good listener and certainly presented as genuinely concerned for me and my wellbeing. I greatly appreciate his time he shared during my visit and he presented me with what to expect going forward.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Dr. Ali was outstanding. His degree of concern for and communication with me was exemplary.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Saw Dr. Ali for results of CT scan - he literally saved my life in 2012, and have the utmost faith in him as my doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

dr Ali and his staff are excellent professionals . he helped save me life

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

I greatly enjoy Dr. Ali and the care he provides. He is very straightforward and clear in answering questions, is very patient with my wife and me when we ask questions, and also explains treatment options thoroughly..

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

always good! professional, informative, compassionate. don't ever let Dr Ali leave, he is the best!

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Dr. Ali is an excellent Dr,,, very informative and truly made us feel he has our best interest at heart. He is taking care of Brad above and beyond follows through with what he tells us he is doing and relays it to us so we understand. Very happy with him.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Dr. Ali is a wonderful doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Dr. took time to address any concerns , we didn't feel rushed.

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

always a good experience with Dr Ali; he takes his time with me and is very knowledgeable

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Dr. Ali is an incredible man, that shows how much he genuinely cares for each & everyone of the people he treats

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

The doctor was very good in explaining the issue in "lay-man terms". Dr. Ali was very patience and I would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

Dr. Ali is always so kind and professional. He takes the necessary time to review your file, ask questions, lets me ask questions, and listens to my concerns. I really appreciate the consistent care he has given me the past 4 years.

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

Dr. Ali listens and takes action when warranted. He truly cares about his patients and their families.

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

Dr. Ali is very kind and never seems rushed. He always takes time to answer my questions.

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

dr. Ali has always given me excellent care and concern whether in person or on phone.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2020

Dr. Ali was above and beyond my expectations. Dr. Ali is one of the finest doctors I've been to.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2020

Dr. Ali is one of the best in understanding my situations

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

happy to have Dr Ali for my oncologist

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

dr. Ali is great!

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

my appt was at 9am did not get in room till 9:36 Dr Ali did not come in till 9:58 Dr Ali left room at 10:03 nurse did not take weight temperature or blood pressure Dr Ali took blood pressure after I said nurse did not l was the first one to check in

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Dr. Ali listened to my concerns. he was very comforting.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Dr. Ali takes his time and listens to my concerns and answers his questions.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

wonderful doctor and staff!!

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Dr. Ali is Excellent! Very competent and to the point!You feel safe knowing Dr. Ali gets to the bottom of your medical concerns and issues. Highly recommend!

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

this doctor took time to explain every detail and to ease my worries. He made me feel I was a person not just a patient.

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