Treatment & Services
- Cancer Center
- Cardio-Oncology Center
- Clinical Trials
- Medical Oncology
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Adrenal Cancer
- Bladder Cancer
- Facts About Bladder Cancer
- Kidney Cancer
- Prostate Cancer
- Testicular Cancer
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Chicago Hospitals
Hematology / Oncology
Chicago, IL USA
Residency - University of Chicago Hospitals
Chicago, IL USA
Internship - University of Chicago Hospitals
Chicago, IL USA
Medical School - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA
Undergraduate - University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN USA
- Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
Kidney cancer, renal cell cancer, prostate cancer, adrenal cancer, testicular cancer, bladder cancer, anti-angiogenic therapy, immunotherapy, clinical trials, cancer
Awards & Honors
- Eugene P. Schonfeld Career Achievement Award (KCA) 2015
- Sam and Maria Miller Professional Excellence Award (Clinical Research) 2011
- ASCO/AACR Workshop on Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Merrill J. Egorin Outstanding Mentor Award 2011
- Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Program Leader of the Year 2011
- Solid Tumor Oncology Teacher of the Year 2011-2012
- CCF Department of Molecular Cardiology Page Award for Best Publication 2012
- Cleveland’s Best Doctors 2005-2015
- Fellow in FACP 2009
- CCF Research Programs Council Award Project: Immunoregulatory Effects of Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) Expression in Renal Cell Carcinoma 2006, 2007
- Department of Defense: New Investigator Award: CTLA-4 Blockade Based Immunotherapy in Prostate Cancer 2004
- Illinois Medical Oncology Society. Best Submitted ASCO Abstract Award 2001
- ASCO Abstract Merit Award: Rini BI et al.: Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation of Metastatic RCC after Non-myeloablative Chemotherapy 2001
- ASCO/AACR Methods in Clinical Cancer Research workshop 1999
Research & Publications
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Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.
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 1/4/2017, Dr. Rini has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.
Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Rini receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Pfizer, Inc.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
* 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.
167 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
|Knows Medical History||4.9|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
8 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 11, 2017
Dr. Rini's staff and fellows are first rate.
Reviewed on Mar 6, 2017
Save my life.
Reviewed on Dec 22, 2016
Just very good experiences and all my questions are answered to the fullest.
Reviewed on Sep 1, 2016
every thing worked a s scheduled
Reviewed on Aug 11, 2016
Reviewed on Aug 9, 2016
Dr. Rini is careful to explain everything and answers all of my questions.
Reviewed on Jul 19, 2016
as always, it was a very positive experience with warm and caring people. No question was asked here about email contact with my doctor, but he responds very quickly to any issue I bring to his attention.
Reviewed on Jun 16, 2016
It was a good experience, no problems or concerns at this time.
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