Department Radiation Oncology
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

Treatment & Services

  • Clinical Trials
  • External Beam Radiotherapy
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy
View all 8 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cancer
  • Cavernous Sinus Tumors
  • Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma (EHE)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
  • Minor Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Mouth Cancer
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Parotid Cancer
  • Parotid Tumors
  • Recurrent Thyroid Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Sinonasal Cancer
  • Sinonasal Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skull Base Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Submandibular Gland Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Tumor
View all 25 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Radiation Oncology
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT USA

Undergraduate - Yeshiva University
New York, NY USA


  • Radiation Oncology

Specialty Interests

head and neck cancer, skin cancer, image guided radiation therapy, intensity modulated radiation therapy, anorectal cancer, bioethics, clinical trials

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 5/12/2020, Dr. Koyfman 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. Koyfman 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

90 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

20 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Dr. Koyfman is exceptional. Always provides excellent health care and is professional and caring.

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr.Koyfman is incredible. He is extremely through and courteous. He even took the time to contact my next appointment which would have been the next week and got them to see me after he was finished with my appointment. This saved me a second trip from Canton.

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

I am very pleased with the care and concern Dr. Koyfman shows during my visits and I have COMPLETE TRUST in him.

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

Dr. Koyfman is a great Doctor

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

Dr Koyfman is incredible

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

had great Doctors both operations.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Excellent everyone medical staff to doctors

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Dr Koyfman is an asset to the Clinic. He takes his time, answers every question and has an amazing ability to make me feel better, mentally and physically.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Dr. Koyfman is very compassionate, patient, and attentive to my concerns. He is invested aim my wellbeing and enthusiastic about his practice.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

Dr. Koyfman is a caring physician...listens to your concerns nd answers questions

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

Dr. Koyfman had conferred with other Drs about my condition and discussed their thought processes. He complimented me about my questions that he agreed with considering as optional treatment modality. I feel he highly respects my knowledge, education, and personal choices. I highly respect him! I attribute his skill for keeping cancer from recurring in my head. (It did metastasize to my spine, however. )

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019

doctors listened and treated us with respect ..they were very knowledgeable

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

Dr. Koyfman met and exceeded all of my expectations.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

everyone has been so nice and both my husband and myself like Dr. K he explains everything in English that I could understand.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

great Dr.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

Dr. Koyfman is very kind and calm. He always puts me at ease and I always leave self-assured.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Dr. koyfman is excellent on many levels...knowledgeable, experienced, patient, compassionate, good listener, thorough. good human being and Dr.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

Dr. Koyfman is an excellent MD. I'm so grateful for having him as one of my doctors as I was going thru one of the most difficult times in my life. I am forever grateful to him.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2019

The doctor was very good at explaining the needs for my care

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019

Dr. Koyfman took great amount of time explaining in detail how my husband's treatment will be done.

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