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Department General Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Acute Care Medicine
  • Adult Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Comprehensive Care of the Adult Patient
  • Diagnosing Asthma
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Home Nebulizer
  • Internal Medicine
  • Mammogram
  • Men's Health
  • Osteopathic Manipulation
  • Outpatient Care
  • Pap Test
  • Peak Flow Meter
  • Physical Examinations
  • Presurgical Testing and Assessment
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Primary Care
  • Reproductive Health
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Treating Asthma with Bronchodilators
  • Women's Health
  • X-Ray
View all 25 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Addison's Disease
  • Alcoholism
  • Allergies
  • Alzheimer's
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Bronchitis
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Headaches
  • Heartburn
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Infections
  • Menopause
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Urinary Tract Infection
View all 27 Specialties +


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About Lakshmi Khatri, MD

Lakshmi Khatri, MD, is an Associate Staff Member in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Strongsville Family Health and Surgery Center.

Dr. Khatri earned her medical degree from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in Rootstown, Ohio. She completed an internship and an internal medicine residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.

She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Rootstown, OH USA

Undergraduate - University of Akron
Bachelor of Science
Akron, OH USA


  • Internal Medicine

Specialty Interests

Preventive medicine, women's health, preventive medicine

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 10/16/2023, Dr. Khatri 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.

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.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

196 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

60 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2023

I had a great experience with Dr Khatri, she is incredibly knowledgeable and answered and addressed all of my concerns. She had a clear and reasoned plan of action and took the time to explain the full context of the next steps.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

Dr. Khatri was terrific. I truly believe that she cared and wanted the best for me. I felt extremely comfortable with her. The fact that she has a warm personality also made me only want to see her again for my next appointment.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2023

Dr. Khatri was excellent. I know I'm in good hands with her.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2023

This was my first visit with Dr. Khatri. She was extremely respectful, knowledgeable and compassionate.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

Dr. Khatri was very thorough. She explained the rationale behind the different options. I felt very comfortable with her. I felt she listened to me.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2023

These comments are about access in general at Cleveland Clinic, not specific to Dr Khatri. Getting an appointment at Cleveland Clinic can be very challenging. There are long wait times on calls with schedulers and many times the calls are transferred without people realizing how long has one waited.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2023

Dr Khatri is an excellent physician. She was empathetic and very detail oriented and took time to explain everything very well

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

She was very thorough. Explaining possible options clearly

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023

This was my first visit with Dr. Kharti and I really liked her and how she listened.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023

The doctor decreased my anxiety.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

She is fantastic. Very caring and explained everything thoroughly.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

Dr Khatri was kind, compassionate and took her time with me.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

Very thorough discussion. Doctor took my personal history into account at every step and when making recommendations to me

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

Dr. Khatri was absolutely wonderful. She listens, gave me the information I need to make an informed decision. She's a great provider

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

Loved the doctor! Very thorough and helpful

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2023

I really liked her and was very comfortable with her.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2023

I would recommend her 100%! She took the time to learn who I was, my history and showed genuine care. I really appreciate that she didn't make me feel like one of many. She truly took her time and showed she cared.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2023

She was excellent !

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Wonderful experience. Dr. Khatri is very knowledgeable, kind and helpful. Excellent doctor that truly cares for patients

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Dr. Khatry was exceptional in every way.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

Despite being very disappointed when I was not able to get an appointment with Marcella Stevens when I had a breast issue that needed to be addressed quickly. I was very pleased with Dr. Khatri. She was thorough, professional, and confident in her job. I felt like I had a very good exam and trusted her. I would go to her again.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

I was totally impressed w my doctor, having met for the first time.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2023

This was my first appointment with her. Dr. Lakshmi Khatri is one of the best physicians I ever treated with. She explained everything in detail; did not rush me; and answered all my questions. I am keeping her as my physician. The Cleveland Clinic is privileged to have Dr. Khatri as a physician.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2023

Top-notch physician. She is very knowledgeable, friendly, and truly cares about her patients.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

New doctor. Very pleasant

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

Dr. Khatri was kind, showed concern, comforting and she explained well.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

She was very knowledgeable and did a great job explaining my text results. She followed up with additional information about my options which I really appreciated.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

I was very appreciative that this doctor offered to add me to her obviously busy schedule. She was thorough and kind and patient.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2023

Truly exceptional care; so glad to have been able to be her patient.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2023

This was my first visit with Dr. Khatri since leaving the excellent care from Dr. Jame Abraham. She was excellent. She cited several studies and the data to support any recommendations. She was courteous and engaging and seemed very interested in following my history of BRACA1 closely but in no way was an alarmist. Her exam was thorough and her bedside manner was excellent. It was a complete pleasure to meet Dr. Khatri and she made me feel very welcome.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2023

Dr Khatri was friendly and professional. Very easy to talk to and caring. I felt like I made a new friend who cares about my health and wellbeing.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

This was my first appointment with the doctor and I found her to be extremely helpful and kind, explaining everything thoroughly.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2023

Dr Khatri is amazing! I received excellent care! She was very thorough and informative.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

Dr khatri was amazing and I felt like she really took her time explaining all my options

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

She was professional

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2023

I would recommend Dr. Katrina to all my friends what an awesome Dr. And person!

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2023

Dr. Kahtri is excellent!!

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2023

Dr Kahtri is beyond an exceptional provider. She is the most caring, knowledgeable, competent provider I have ever seen. She never rushes appointments and makes sure that I understand the treatment plan and feel comfortable with everything before ending the appointment. I would recommend her to everyone and I hope that she never leaves cleveland clinic. She is the best provider that cleveland clinic has hands down

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2023

One of the most genuinely caring doctors I have encountered!

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

First time seeing this doctor She was great

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2023

Dr, Khatri and her staff were exceptional. I would recommend them to everyone.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2023

Dr. Khatri recommended me for a study and I am going to participate in it. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

Dr Khatri is an impressive member of the Breat Health team. She exhibited deep listening, an ability to quickly connect data points and a thoroughness in thinking through and sharing potential next steps for a vital 91.5 year old. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

She was very kind, personable & patient during my appointment!

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

1st visit with this provider and I loved her. Very efficient, informative and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on May 25, 2023

Dr. Khatri was very professional. She took her time explaining what was going on with me. She detailed what the next steps would be and assured me I would have an answer before I left for the day. I did. Excellence in care.

Reviewed on May 24, 2023

Although there is no longer a mask mandate, I still wear my mask, I appreciated that the doctor entered my room with a mask on. Showing concern for themselves as well as gor any immuned comprised patience.

Reviewed on May 22, 2023

This was my first visit with Dr. Khatri and my time with her was nothing short of outstanding. She is professional, personable and exceedingly thorough. I felt at ease immediately and she was ten steps ahead of me addressing many health issues to be comprehensive. She is kind and respectful and our collaboration was meaningful. As a 40-year veteran with Cleveland Clinic, I have experienced a great deal - Dr. Khatri exemplifies World Class Care.

Reviewed on May 15, 2023

My first time seeing Dr. Khatri and she read my whole chart and was very informed on my overall case. I'm very impressed. Very personable!

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2023

Dr. Khatri was wonderful! Personable & professional! I had some previous experiences with other medical institutions that were horrible and Dr. Khatri & Cleveland Clinic were a welcomed and much needed change for the better! Thank you for providing such quality care for your patients! I will definitely recommend Dr. Khatri and Cleveland Clinic!

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2022

I will miss Dr Khatri. Her diagnostic exam skills literally saved my life 6 years ago.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2022

Exceptional care was again provided by Dr. Khatri....went above and beyond scope of the visit, addressing every concern and providing the best assessment/diagnosis and medical advice....very concerned for entire physical and mental health/well being....highly knowledgeable and passionate medical professional....analytically minded....consummate professional as well as being an empathetic and kind person.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2022

Dr. Khatri was the best primary care provider I've ever encountered at CCF, both as a patient and as a nurse employees by CCF. Incredibly Intelligent, kind, caring, compassionate & empathetic. She made me feel safe and confident in the care plan she provided. Tremendous lose for primary care

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2022

Dr Khatri is a wonderful provider. Whenever I see her, she recognizes me and my history and makes me feel very comfortable. She is direct, kind and knowledgeable and you feel like she truly likes what she does.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Best physician I have ever had! Dr. Khatri is empathetic , knowledgeable, and very caring. She is knowledgeable about current practices in medicine.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

I will miss Dr. Khatri as she moves to her new position.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Dr. Khatri is one of the best. I do not like coming to hospitals but I always feel at ease and enjoy my visits with Dr. Khatri

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2022

Dr Khatri is the very best . She is clinically sound , concerned about the whole patient and extremely knowledgeable. I will miss having her as my primary care provider.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2022


Reviewed on Nov 30, 2022

Dr. Khatri is outstanding! She listens to your questions and is extremely responsive every time I contact her for information, medication etc. I live in Michigan and she is worth the drive into Cleveland every time!

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