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Department General Pediatrics
Primary Location Medical Outpatient Center, Avon Pointe
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages Arabic, English
Surgeon No
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Treatment & Services

  • Pediatrician
  • Primary Care Pediatrics
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About Wadie Shabab, MD

Wadie Shabab, MD, FAAP, practices pediatrics with Cleveland Clinic Avon Community Pediatrics. He is Vice Chair for Community Pediatrics, and Medical Director for Regional Operations Westside Family Health Centers.

Dr. Shabab is board certified in general pediatrics. He earned his medical degree from Damascus University and Hospitals in Damascus, Syria. His post-graduate training includes a pediatric residency with Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.

Dr. Shabab is a Fellow Member of, and Board Certified, by the American Academy of Pediatrics . In addition, he has served on several Cleveland Clinic committees, including the Pediatric Institute Same Day Access Committee, Patient Experience Committee, and the Community Pediatrics Strategic Planning Committee. He also has volunteered his time for Fit Youth Family Weight Management as a Program Speaker as well as with the Michigan State Special Olympics providing physical exams.

He is currently part of the Children's Hospital Executive Committee, Pediatrics Institute Engagement Team, Online Appointment Scheduling Task Force, Community Pediatrics Marketing and Media Team, Nurse On Call - Pediatric Institute, Physician Liaison, and Access to Primary Care Pediatrics, Team Lead.

Dr. Shabab has been selected as one of the "Best Doctors" in America from 2012 through 2016, as well as a "Top Doctor" by Castle Connolly Medical, LTD.

His specialty interests include asthma, asthma care, attention deficit disorder, breastfeeding, general pediatric health, general Pediatric preventive care, general pediatrics, general pediatrics and adolescent medicine, healthy newborn care, newborn care, newborns, pediatric infectious disease, pediatrics, preventive pediatrics, respiratory illness, and young child care.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, MI USA

Medical Education - Damascus University-Faculty of Medicine


  • Pediatrics

Specialty Interests

Asthma, asthma care, Attention Deficit Disorder, breastfeeding, general pediatric health, general pediatric preventive care, general pediatrics, healthy newborn care, newborn care, newborns, pediatric infectious disease, pediatrics, preventive pediatrics, respiratory illness, young child care

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 12/31/2020, Dr. Shabab 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 Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

40 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

12 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

Dr. Shabab has given exceptional medical treatment to my child, his diagnosis and care have had positive impact on my child's health.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2021

Our family absolutely LOVES *Dr. Shabab. He is the perfect example of what a child care dr. should be like.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

*Dr. Shabab has a way of calming my son down if he is afraid.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2021

Dr. Shabab is fantastic. Caring & compassionate. never makes you feel rushed. I also love how he speaks to the child asking them questions, not to the parents.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2020

I was glad to see this survey come through because this appointment was a phenomenal experience with Dr. Shabab and his staff. I called late Monday night and was able to secure a 9am appointment with another provider. An hour later (8pm!), I received a call back that Dr. Shabab saw the appointment and made himself available for an appointment. My daughter knows Dr. Shabab, and the process was so much easier with him. During the call, Dr. Shabab was wonderfully effective observing, asking questions, and putting my daughter at ease. Even though I was calling for one concern, he saw another and was able to put in a prescription that worked almost overnight.I recommend Dr. Shabab and his staff to everyone. Today was yet another example on a long list of reasons why.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

best pediatrician! Dr. Wadie Shabab

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Dr. Shabab addresses any concerns in such a great manner. he is so caring and is the best doctor around. thank you for everything!

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2020

Dr. Shabab was the most thorough, patient and genuinely interested in my concerns as a new parent. His most important task was to ensure he communicated well with me and my husband so we didn't leave the office with any concerns.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Our appointment was rescheduled by the office & had to see a different doctor. It's a little frustrating as the original appointment was made far in advance.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

*Dr. Shabab cares for the "whole" person when it comes to our children. He has offered excellent advice medically as well as parenting advice.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

*Dr. Shabab is an excellent physician. He makes our children comfortable and he not only advises about physical health but the health of our whole child & family.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

*Dr. Shabab provided not only excellent care for my child's physical well being at her well check, but also care for her mental health & the well being of the family. I am continually impressed w/*Dr. Shabab's care and expertise.

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