Richard Shewbridge, MD

216.444.6568

Richard Shewbridge, MD

Appointed: 2010

Richard Shewbridge, MD
Department: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Location: Medina Endocrinology
Mail Code MD400
4087 Medina Road
Medina, OH 44246
WorkAppointment:216.444.6568
DeskDesk:330.725.3713
WorkFax:330.725.2141
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Richard Shewbridge was appointed a Cleveland Clinic staff endocrinologist in October 2010.  He has been practicing endocrinology in Medina, Ohio since 1996.  Dr. Shewbridge received his medical degree in 1988 from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan.  He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine, as well as endocrinology fellowship training, in the United States Air Force.  Dr. Shewbridge is American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)-certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

Dr. Shewbridge is an assistant professor of Clinical Internal Medicine at Northeaster Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy (NEOUCOM).  He now serves Medina Hospital as the Vice President of Medical Operations, chairman of the Quality Committee, and is a member of the Medina Hospital Board of Directors.  Dr. Shewbridge is a member of the Endocrine Society as well as the American Diabetes Association.

Richard and his wife, Sally, live in the Medina area, raising three children.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Wilford Hall Medical Center
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
San Antonio, TX
1994
Residency - U.S. Air Force Medical Center-Keesler AFB
Internal Medicine
Keesler AFB, MS USA
1992
Medical School - Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, MI USA
1988
Undergraduate - Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI USA
1984

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine- Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Specialty Interests

Diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders, calcium disorders, pituitary disorders, adrenal disorders, hypogonadism, polycystic ovarian syndrome, hyperlipidemia, osteoporosis, hypertension

Memberships

Endocrine Society
American Diabetes Association

Treatment & Services

  • Bone Density Testing
  • General Endocrinology
  • Radioactive Iodine Treatment
  • Thyroid Aspiration
  • Thyroid Ultrasound
  • Thyroid Ultrasound And Biopsy

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

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As of 12/16/2013, Dr. Shewbridge 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 the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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