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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

Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH

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

Undergraduate - University of Akron
Bachelor of Science
Akron, OH


  • Internal Medicine

Specialty Interests

Preventive medicine, women's health, preventive medicine

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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 3/23/2024, Dr. Khatri 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.

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

300 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 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

71 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2024

She was awesome- totally professional, very warm and understanding, excellent communicator. The epitome of what one would want in a physician

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2024

This is my second time seeing Dr. Khatri. I had Michelle Klein who retired. I received excellent care from Michelle. Dr Khatri has followed suit. Dr Khatri is very kind and caring. I am very pleased to have her as my MD.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2024

Dr Khatri explained everything very clearly including research on any possible treatment plan. She even took my list of questions to make sure she answered all my concerns.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2024

Dr. Khatri gave m a name of a specialist to assure I had care in another medical area. I l ft the appointment with my next appointment at a convenient time.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2024

Great experience, never feel rushed, all concerns addressed. Dr Khatri is excellent. Thank you

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2024

Dr. Khatri was very professional, knowledgeable and kind. She is a wonderful representative of the core values and superior level of care that the Cleveland Clinic is known for world wide.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2024

Excellent doctor!!!!!!!!

Reviewed on May 30, 2024

The doctor was extremely patient. She was Thorough in her examination and helped to educate me about my particular situation.

Reviewed on May 20, 2024

Getting the initial appointment with Dr. Khatri took a long time to accomplish.

Reviewed on May 20, 2024

Dr Khatri was extremely kind, thorough & compassionate. Her reassurances and insights were very helpful.

Reviewed on May 6, 2024

My doctor provided a great patient experience. She was thorough and provided a safe space for me to ask questions.

Reviewed on May 2, 2024

Excellent experience with this provider. She listened to me and was very courteous. I would highly recommend her and would also see her in the future.

Reviewed on May 2, 2024

Dr Khatri is exceptional in every aspect. Very thorough. Very prompt answering messages in my chart. Always works to figure out a solution. Never feel rushed. Genuinely feels like she cares. 10/10. I've worked in healthcare my entire career and I am very impressed.

Reviewed on May 2, 2024

Wonderful experience - she really took the time to listen to my concerns and provide detailed explanations

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2024

Dr. Khatri was amazing, she took time to explain all details to me until I was comfortable with all aspects of the health plan.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2024

Dr. Khatri listened to me very closely, asked important questions, and showed great concern about my problems. She's phenomenal!

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

Dr Khatri was great

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

Dr. Kahtri was extremely knowledgeable of my history and diagnosis and ready with care options for me. She is kind and compassionate

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2024

Very good, she explained everything thoroughly that I needed to know.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2024

Dr. Kahtri is a wonderful provider. Very attentive and caring.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

Excellent physician. She listened to me, was patient with my many questions, and treated me with caring, kindness, and respect.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2024

Dr. Khatri was EXCLLENT! I had seen another practitioner at another facility that had left me with some questions and concerns, and she addressed all of those. I felt confident in how she addressed them, and included me in the process. She was kind and thorough, and addressed all the missing pieces I had at the end of the previous appointment.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

First time seeing doctor Khatri. She was excellent in answering my questions and making me feel comfortable

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2024

The entire experience was fantastic! Dr. Khatri was fantastic. I'm so happy to be under her care and guidance!!

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Dr Khatri was wonderful.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

Dr Khatri is the best 5/5

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Dr Khatri is wonderful.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2024

Dr. Khatri is amazing, both professionally and personally.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2024

My doctor is great! Engaged with my concerns and my care.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2024

Dr. Khatri was exceptional! She has a very open and easy way of communicating. I felt she explained everything to my satisfaction and made it very understandable. I would highly recommend her!!

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2024

Dr Khatri is amazing!!!! She is one of the most caring, thorough doctors I've ever had.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

The doctor was very compassionate and provided excellent care.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

I thought the doctor listened to me and had looked at my previous appointments, so she was familiar with my situation. She was engaged, and I felt very comfortable with her.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2024

I was very nervous about whether or not I had breast cancer. Dr. Khatri was very understanding

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2024

I was heard, she went above and beyond. She gave me the care I would expect to get but rarely do. She met every expectation and made me confident in the care I was getting.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

She was extremely kind and answered all my questions in great detail, even searching through MRI images to answer one question.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2023

She is an excellent physician. I would highly recommend her to anyone!

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2023

Thrilled to meet Dr Khatri, with her lovely demeanor, clear advise , highly knowledgeable information

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Dr. Khatri was my amazing PCP! She is now my amazing breast care physician. She is educated & intelligent. Her expertise makes a patient feel safe! Couldn't ask for better!

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.

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