Spero Cataland

Spero Cataland, MD


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Overall Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.9 out of 5




I’m a hematologist with a focus on non-malignant blood disorders. My specific areas of expertise include platelet abnormalities, blood clotting and bleeding disorders. In addition to treating patients, I serve as professor in the Division of Hematology. In 2014 and 2017, I was rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction. I was also named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors” from 2006-2019.

Research is a big part of my career. I established the thrombotic microangiopathy research program, which studies rare blood diseases including thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) and atypical hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS). I’m also involved in the design and execution of several international clinical trials.

I enjoy working alongside world-class medical experts at The James to improve patient care. The collaborative environment among physicians and staff at The OSUCCC – James is what truly sets it apart from other cancer centers.

My work has received widespread recognition. I’ve been published in national and international medical journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, and, the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.

Education and Background


Ohio State University College of Medicine

Columbus, OH


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Columbus, OH



University of Chicago Hospitals

Chicago, IL

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Hematology)

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Medicine Oncology)

Academic Department

Department of Internal Medicine

Division of Hematology

Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the university requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their university responsibilities. As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Cataland has reported relationships with the companies or entities listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office.



Patient Satisfaction Review

The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the five questions gathered from the Outpatient Oncology survey, developed by Press Ganey Associates for use in oncology clinics across the country. On behalf of The James, Press Ganey administers the survey to patients who see our providers in an outpatient clinic office. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of The James.

Overall Ratings (out of 141 reviews)
4.9 out of 5
Kept you informed about your condition and treatment

4.8/ 5

Amount of time spent with you

4.8/ 5

Concern for your questions and issues

4.9/ 5

Skill and knowledge

4.9/ 5

Overall quality of care

4.9/ 5

Patient Comments (6 total comments)

Reviewed: 8/8/2019

Dr. Cataland is a wonderful physician! Not only was he thorough but genuinely kind & took the time to listen to my concerns & answered all my questions. He MyCharted me with my results despite being out of town. Called me with the final results & did such a great job at explaining my platelet disorder. He is truly amazing at what he does, feel so lucky to be able to see to see him as a patient.

Reviewed: 7/9/2019

I have been very pleased with the level of care, the treatment plan and response to any changes in my condition.

Reviewed: 5/30/2019

One of the nicest doctor visits I have ever had. ALL of the staff was so very nice!!!

Reviewed: 5/6/2019

Dr. Spero Cataland was great! I will recommend him to others! He took his time with me and explained what we would do first! Not put me threw unnecessary treatments!

Reviewed: 4/18/2019

Dr. Cataland is a great doctor. He always answers my questions and keep me well informed.

Reviewed: 3/29/2019

Dr. Cataland is an angel. He is so wise & cares about me & other patients w/my disease. He is doing all he can to make a difference! Thank you! It was totally worth flying to see Dr. Cataland!

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