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Department Radiation Oncology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations 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
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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
  • Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
  • 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 26 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


  • Radiology - 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

See publications for Shlomo Koyfman, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 2/3/2021, 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

79 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

25 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

Honored to be a patient of Dr. Koyfman

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2021

I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Scharpf and Dr. Koyfman as care givers. The overall Cleveland Clinic experience has been very positive. The treatment in all areas is professional.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Dr. Koyfman is the best!!!!

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2021

Dr. Koyfman always explains the options, the pros and cons of each option, and answers all my questions and concerns. He treats me as if his focus is on me and my medical issues, with patience and kindness. He makes a scary situation less scary.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

Dr Koyfman showed us the utmost respect and concern. He answered all questions and listened to details of what my husband has gone through this past year.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2021

Brenda Balinski was instrumental in helping us find the appropriate doctor and scheduling an appointment.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2021

The visit was positive and the doctor's willingness to work with us gave us hope.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

Dr. Koyfman Is and has been outstanding. His professional and personal dealing with me have been excellent and most appreciated by me. His approach has been caring and on target and I have been most appreciative.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

Dr. Koyfman advocated for me to insure I received the most appropriate care.

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

I couldn't be more pleased with the attention to detail and care that I've received from this particular doctor. I respect him and literally feel confident putting my life in his hands.

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

of all of the doctors that I've been involved with since coming to the Cleveland clinic he is my favorite doctor and I respect his opinions 100%

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

Dr. Koyfman is in a league of his own. He truly walks the talk of being a world class physician at a world class institution. His genuine care for the well being of my mother shines through every time. She has sung his praises since her first appointment with him and subsequent radiation oncology. We leave inspired and profoundly grateful for his level of care after each visit. He is a gem!

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

Dr Koyfman had explained in detail what he would be doing at my last virtual visit so didn't need to add much this time. He did explain the results of my laryngoscopy well. I feel like I am good hands with him and have great confidence in his abilities.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Dr. Koyfman and his staff are wonderful !!! Would highly recommend him!!!

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

Dr Koyfman is very easy to talk to. He listens and is able to answer questions. He spends as much time as needed even though he is being pulled in many directions.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

*Dr. Koyfman and *Ku were amazing. VERY caring and made me feel they were concerned with my problem and my care.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Excellent care by doctor and staff.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Because of this doctor I have recommended several friends to your establishment

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

Dr. Koyfman is a very caring thorough Doctor

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2020

Dr. S, was extremely patient focused and considerate

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

Dr Koyfman is excellent

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

Dr. Kaufman gave me excellent service and his staff is great. Dr. Kaufman saved my life and I will be grateful forever.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Dr. Koyfman and his team were so great to follow up with Dr. Gastman right away. Meant everything.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Dr Koyfman and his team have been awesome throughout out my cancer treatment.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

Dr. Koyfman is a very kind dr. He has great bedside manner and im very happy he's on my team!! Would recommend him to anyone, 100%!!

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