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Department Pulmonary Medicine
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

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • End Stage Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Pulmonary Disease / Critical Care Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Cleveland Clinic
Chief Resident
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
New York, NY USA

Undergraduate - Lafayette College
Easton, PA USA

Professional Highlights

  • Core Faculty, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Appointed 2013.
  • Facilitator/Instructor, Foundations of Excellence in Healthcare Communications Course, Center for Excellence in Healthcare Communication, Office of Patient Experience, 2013 - Present.


  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease

Awards & Honors

  • Annual Asthma Fellows Conference, award recipient, CHEST, Atlanta, GA 2012
  • Internal Medicine Academic Achievement Award, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2005
  • Nagler Memorial Award for Pathology, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2004
  • Psi Sigma Alpha Honor Society, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2004


  • American College of Chest Physicians, member
  • American Thoracic Society, member
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Rachel Taliercio, DO.

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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 2/28/2021, Dr. Taliercio 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. Taliercio receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Merck & Co., 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.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

180 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
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

64 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

Dr Talericio was exceptional. The time she spent listening to the history of the concern and previous treatment by other physicians no doubt laid the foundation for her treatment. she explained her plan and included me in the final decision. I am very appreciative.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

Dr. T is an amazing caring doc trying to solve my problems

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

Dr. Racheal Taliercio is an outstanding physician and is a great asset to the Cleveland Clinic and her patients.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

I would recommend Dr. Racheal Taliercio to anyone.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

the visit went very well. She never rushes you and listens. I would recommend Dr and the Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

love Dr Talierico. She has been working with me for two years to figure out my cough. She is passionate , caring and takes her time with me

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

dr. taliricio is incredible. very helpful and caring. great dr.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

Dr. is incredible, knows what she is doing.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

Doctor is always on time, very kind, spends a lot of time listening and suggesting different options.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

Dr. T. is very professional , sympathetic and empathetic. She is just so sweet! When one treatment fails, she continues to search for another route, to get me relief from my cough. . I highly recommend her to others.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

It was a smooth process from start to finish. I'm relieved to finally get an answer to my problem after 25 years of coughing. I'm very impressed with the Dr and her staff.They were very professional and very patient with me. The whole experience with the Clinic is so completely different from the experiences with my local medical providers. Thank you

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

Dr. Telirico was awesome. She listened to what my wife and I had to say about my situation and genuinely cared about my problem. She asked us questions to help her understand and she knew a lot of my situation from reviewing my records. She made us feel at ease and for the first time, she calmed me. That has been hard since for the last 3 years I have had no answers and she was able to provide us with some answers. She is awesome!

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2021

Dr. was very thorough and answered every question with ease and confidence and personal concern

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

Dr Rachel Taliercio is amazing! She is smart, connects the dots and provides terrific advice! I am very fortunate to be her patient!

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

Dr was caring, concerned and very approachable.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

I love Dr Talericio. She gives me her complete attention, listening attentively to everything I have to say. We have discussions regarding my pulmonary status and I truly appreciate her interest in my overall health, not just in her specialty. Because of her sincere concern for me, her expertise in her field, and her knowledge, I trust her completely with my care.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

Dr. Taliercio did a good job in explaining things in a way I could understand.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2021

the doctor was so kind and respectful!

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2021

I always recommend the Cleveland clinic. I find there to be a positive, caring, and respectful culture among doctors, nurses, and staff there.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

I feel very at ease at my appointments and the level of care I receive is above and beyond from Dr. Tallercio.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

My provider is excellent and I receive that level of care from her each time she takes time to listen to me and include me in my care. Rachel Taliercio is the best. I trust her completely with care.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

I live 100's of miles away and I was pleased that Dr. Taliercio's schedule accommodated my virtual visit.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Dr. Taliercio has always listened intently and I've never felt rushed. I would definitely recommend her to others.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

Dr T is outstanding! She always listens to your concerns and questions.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

*Dr. Tallercio is the most caring physician - She listens to my responses and questions. She is very thorough. Her staff is excellent in making sure I am comfortable.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

I have been a patient of Dr Taliercio for a number of years and have always been treated with care promptness and concern

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

I actually found out what I have now I have a cough that is called cough hypertensitivity syndrome I've had a 20 years and I found out what it is now I am happy to get my procedure done as soon as they call me for the ear nose and throat doctor

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021

Dr Taliercio's staff makes sure an appointment is scheduled on time

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021

Dr Talercio is exceptionally educated and a very courteous, compassionate physician who takes time to listen and make sure all questions and concerns from her and myself are addressed. A+ Best doctor I know.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

She is so attentive, understanding and patient. I recommend Dr. Taliercio to everyone! She is the best.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

very pleased with my physician

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Dr. Taliercio is the best doctor. I enjoy her office visits.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2020

She is awesome. Always helps me to feel better. Im blessed to have her as a Doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

Dr Tolercio took time to listen to my problem and explain everything to me

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Dr Taliercio is outstanding. Knowledgeable, courteous and takes time to listen and make sure all questions are answered.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Dr. Rachel Taliercio is amazing. I could see another pulm at a closer CC site but it wouldn't be the same. She is concerned not just about clinical symptoms but me as a person and how that will impact my disease. And I so appreciate this. Dr. Taliercio is always up to date on my care, thoughtful and includes me in any decisions made and kind.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Dr Taliercio gives me so much hope. I feel like I am living appointment to appointment right now but she listens and helps make me feel like we will get this fixed somehow

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

I've never had any problems with my doctor. I appreciate that she asks me questions and my thoughts about how to make the best plan for care.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

my physician is excellent and has really helped me. I would highly recommend her

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Dr. Rachel Taliercio is a WONDERFUL doctor and I'm so grateful that her diagnosis and guidance was so helpful. She is very personable and cares about you. She listens and asks questions to learn more. She is truly an asset to the medical field and Cleveland Clinic. I'm so appreciative that I have had the pleasure to meet her and have her as my doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Dr. Rachel Taliercio is personable, caring and a wonderful doctor. My first visit to Cleveland Clinic, last year, was such a good experience. Dr. Taliercio, Sarah Micklewright, the breathing test technician, X-ray and the entire staff we came in contact with were truly amazing and comforting. Even when we got lost someone noticed and took the time to steer us in the right direction - so appreciative. It was worth the 90 minute drive. I decided to do this follow up visit with Dr. Taliercio through a virtual visit, which worked out very nicely. it was so nice to see and talk with her again!

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

My experience with Dr. Rachel Taliercio has been wonderful whether in person or virtually.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

Doctor was very kind, caring and thorough regarding health concerns in previous 6 months and also regarding a plan for next 6 months until follow-up visit

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

Dr. Taliercio always provides excellent patient care! She's thoughtful, listens, answers questions, and always asks if there is anything else I have questions about, or need to discuss. she never makes me feel rushed, just genuinely cared for!

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Dr TAliercio was kind thorough professional personable. ..I plan to return

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Dr Rachel Taliercio is amazing! She actively listens, asks great questions and offers terrific action plan to address the problem.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

The ability to have access to Dr Rachel Taliercio who could help with my issue virtually is amazing! would not have been possible to travel cross-country. Yet local specialists couldn't figure out the issue.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2020

Dr. Taliercio was fantastic! She was prompt, caring and very concerned about my health. I was very comfortable speaking with her.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Dr. T is the best! She always takes time to listen to concerns and is open to all discussion regarding my treatment. I feel my Asthma is well under control and her program for me is the reason. I feel great!

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Recommend highly. She is awesome best Dr I be had. concerns asks questions of my condition and answers my concerns. Not in a rush Suggests best to do. Contacted Dr grenadine for infusions for blood therapy. A genuine Dr and lady. We love her

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

recommended Dr. R Taliercio to my brother. He is going to make an appointment, She is great doctor, very pleasant

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

l just love Dr. Taliercio and her staff.She helped me get my proper diagnosis.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

wanted to change virtual appointment but was told I couldn't . when I shared that info with the Dr she was surprised and said they need to fix this. their customer service is limiting. so many can't do and then to find they could have.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

dr Talericio does not have a "schedule appointment" option on my MyChart

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

I have always been treated with personal and professional care by Dr. T and her team .

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

Dr. T is by far the best Dr. I know. I Would recommend her in a second. The rest of the staff are A+++

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Dr Rachel Talercio is the best! Absolutely the best professionally and as a knowledgeable doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2020

I recommend this place to all. Love the team approach with the doctors on my care. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2020

*Dr. R. Taliercio and her pulmonary fellows are fantastic and care so much. I cannot rave about them enough!

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

I love Dr. Rachel, it has been a true pleasure having her as my pulmonary doctor! She is the best that I've ever had.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

she is the most caring and knowledgeable doctor that I have ever had...

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Dr. T is the best !

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

Good most of the time! There was a time that we had to wait a long time! This Dr. is very good about caring for her patients!

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Awesome doctor!!

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