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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA
Medical Education - University of Chicago
Chicago, IL USA
Medical Education - University of Chicago Hospitals
Chicago, IL USA
Medical Education - The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH USA
- Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
Geriatric oncology, pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer, sarcoma, neuroendocrine cancer, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, experimental therapeutics
Research & Publications
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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 1/21/2019, Dr. Shepard 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. Shepard receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Sanofi S.A.
- Genentech, Inc
- Celgene Corporation
- Eli Lilly and Company
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.
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78 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||5|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||5|
15 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jun 11, 2019
overall good experience. doctor very knowledgeable but I felt the information we received could have been given over the phone.we had a lot of expense to drive just to be told surgery was not an option but medication was.
Reviewed on May 20, 2019
Dr. Shepard is amazing and very easy to speak with. It was the first time that I felt comfortable talking about my medical condition.
Reviewed on Apr 16, 2019
excellent doctor with whom you can openly discuss medical and treatment issues. I am glad he is on my treatment team.
Reviewed on Apr 8, 2019
Best Doctor appointment I've ever had!!
Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019
my experience with Dr. Shepherd he is very knowledgeable when it comes to cancer when I meet with him we talk about what is going on and we figure out a game plan and follow through with it, he's a good doctor and I have no problems with him And a very respectable.
Reviewed on Mar 29, 2019
Dr Shepard listens to issue and concerns very well. He is knowledgeable and honest in his responses, professional and pleasant to talk to. He encourages you to raise any questions or concerns and does not intimidate you.
Reviewed on Feb 25, 2019
Everything was absolutely so smooth at the Clinic..Doctor explained everything to us..
Reviewed on Feb 22, 2019
Dr Shepard always gives me all the time I need. I really appreciate him. I recommend Cleveland Clinic to EVERYONE.
Reviewed on Jan 11, 2019
dr Shepard was kind and empathetic to our diagnosis
Reviewed on Oct 3, 2018
I know this won't go anywhere but the trash but this ER was no different from any ER I've been in. Very disappointed! 1. Five hours for dr. to arrive for heart! 2. Like I wasn't even there.
Reviewed on Oct 3, 2018
ER doc was very cold, like who was I being there. Took 5 hours to get information, no IV, no pain meds, no heart monitor, needed more info -
Reviewed on Aug 31, 2018
Dr. Dale Shepard is an exceptional provider - great listener who exudes confidence in himself and knowing his patient well.
Reviewed on Aug 20, 2018
I am very impressed with Dr. Shepard. I appreciate that he spends as much time with me as I need to get questions answered and information that I may need for my condition and health. He is an excellent doctor in my opinion.
Reviewed on Jul 17, 2018
Dr. Shepard and his staff saved my life and after this last check up it looks like the adventure continues.
Reviewed on Jul 9, 2018
In my opinion Dr. Sheppard is excellent!
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