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Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Twinsburg Family Health & Surgery Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Twinsburg Family Health & Surgery Center
Primary Location

Twinsburg Family Health & Surgery Center


Additional Locations


Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cataract Evaluations
  • Cataract Implant Surgery
  • Combined Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery
  • Diabetic Eye Examinations
  • Diagnostic Ophthalmic Echography (Ultrasound)
  • Eye Examinations
  • Full Spectacle and Eyeglass Services
  • Glaucoma Evaluations
  • Glaucoma Implants
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implantation
  • Laser Treatment of Glaucoma
  • Multifocal Intraocular Lenses
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Post Surgical Exams
View all 17 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adult Glaucomas
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataracts
  • Combined Glaucoma
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Diabetes
  • Eye Care Facts for Older Americans
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters and Flashes
  • Herpetic Eye Disease
  • Iritis
  • Monitoring Drug/Ocular Toxicity
  • Myopia (Nearsightedness)
  • Ocular Allergies
  • Ocular Pathology
  • Presbyopia
  • Red Eye
  • Refractive Errors
  • Visual Field Loss
View all 23 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Emory Eye Clinic
Atlanta, GA USA

Residency - University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, IL USA

Medical Education - Albany Medical College
Albany, NY USA

Undergraduate - Union College
Schenectady, NY USA


  • Ophthalmology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Shalini Sood, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

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 8/18/2023, Dr. Sood 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.

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

568 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

72 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Nurse seemed on top of his game. Dr Sood was happy with my results.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Dr. Sood is knowledgeable and an excellent communicator. Very good listener.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Dr. Sood and her staff are very flexible and accomodating in scheduling.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

I always refer Dr. Sood to my friends as an excellent doctor!

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

Very good Dr !

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

I always recommend Dr Shalini Sood

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

I have been a patient of Dr. Sood's since 2018. My glaucoma has been challenging but she has been patient and supportive and has helped me through a lot !

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

This provider, along with the staff and techs are really expert at their job and I appreciate them!

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Dr. Sood is the best!!

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Provider is very caring and compassionate

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2023

Dr Sood is kind, patient and concerned for my needs.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2023

Pleasant staff and doctor

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

I wish the doctor had more time to explain the details of the condition and treatment options, but she has so many patients that she seems not to be able to take the time.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

She is consistently great.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2023

Only problem is that Dr. Sood is very, very busy so I need to schedule visits far in advance.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

I really like Dr Sood. Just wish she wasn't so busy

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

I love Dr. Sood! She is incredibly patient, kind, and compassionate. She is also an excellent practitioner

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

I always recommend Dr. Sood and both the Twinsburg and Beachwood offices!

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

Dr Shalani Sood is very conscientious and friendly. Always explains very well.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2023

Excellent Doctor.All interactions were professional and great.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2023

Most of my appointments with Dr. Sood have been made as I leave the office visit. The scheduling people that make appointments have been very agreeable and quite helpful. I have not had a bad experience.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2023

Dr. Sood has always treated me like a person and not a number. She has appeared to be concerned about my questions and always given answers. She is very professional in her manner as well as being quite knowledgable in her field.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2023

Dr. Sood and her team are outstanding.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2023

Dr Sood was very professional happy and kind.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2023

Doctor Sood is absolutely the best.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2023

Dr Sood is extremely good at her job, the rushed demeanor Is only because the clinic puts too much pressure on the medical staff and too short of a time frame.

Reviewed on May 30, 2023

Dr. Sood is very likeable and always professional. I feel comfortable under her care.

Reviewed on May 23, 2023

Dr. Sood is great. I have great confidence in her.

Reviewed on May 16, 2023

Excellent MD in every aspect of profession

Reviewed on May 16, 2023

Dr, Sood is a wonderful doctor. We have the unmost confidence in her as my father's doctor. She is caring, compassionate and professional.

Reviewed on May 9, 2023

Felt like my questions were preventing her from moving on to the next patient

Reviewed on May 9, 2023

Dr. Sood has been exceptionally helpful with my Dad's visits, procedures and care!

Reviewed on May 9, 2023

Dr. Sood is very personable and congenial. Happy to have her as my ophthalmologist.

Reviewed on May 9, 2023

I love my Dr. Sood Mendiaratta. I have the utmost trust and respect for my Doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2023

I was an add on, and I could see the doctor was extremely busy- I wish I could have had more time to ask questions.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2023

I always have a good and friendly experience with Dr Sood and the other people I come in contact with in the Ophthalmology Dept

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2023

The care provider seemed knowledgeable and courteous. However, she seemed very busy.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

Dr Shood always makes me feel comfortable and explains all upcoming procedures and medic Quetion changes

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

Provider seemed very busy & rushed.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2023

Doctor could have taken time to explain the procedure. I felt that she is competent needs to communicate better.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2023

Dr. Sood is very nice and thorough.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

Dr. Sood is very easy to converse with. I know I am in good hands with her.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

Once again the scheduling process left much to be desired. Once the appointment was secured - excellent care and service - cudos to Dr Sood and her excellent staff.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

Dr. Sood is outstanding both as a physician and as a kind and concerned care giver. I truly always feel she is paying close attention to my needs and the situations concerning my eyes.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2023

Dr and staff just perfect connected with me and explained clearly

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

I love Dr. Sood

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Dr. Sood was aware that I am very hard of hearing and made sure that I understood her instructions.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Dr Sood is the greatest!

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Dr. Soud has always been professional but friendly. She always makes me feel at ease. She projects a caring attitude. In short, she has a good "bedside manner".

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023

Dr. Sood -M. Is an excellent , caring Doctor.She puts her patients first. Highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023

Dr Sood is very thorough, I had a concern and she checked it out and made me feel better

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2023

While the doc was very good and professional, she also seemed to have a fairly heavy work schedule with lots of patients. Wait time during different parts of the procedures was rather long.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Best eye doctor I've ever had.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

I think Dr. Sood is very good, thorough, answers questions in a way I understand

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

Dr. Sood answers my questions and always Gives me good advice on my treatment .

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

Dr. Sood is very good, however, I wish that she would take just a little more time to explain options, risks, benefits, etc.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2023

Dr Sood seems very professional and confident, but also very busy. She's not warm and fuzzy and worked as quickly as possible without talking to me. I'm not complaining. Getting rid of eye drops for glaucoma is a big deal. If the Dr. Does the job right, who am I to talk about her "bedside manner".

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2023

Dr. Sood is the absolute best both in expertise and care for me as a person. She went the extra mile to resolve an issue.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2023

Dr. Sood fully understood my issue and explained her findings and provided reassurance. I was very pleased

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

Dr. Sood is excellent. She tells it like it is, yet without condescending. Makes for a relaxed visit, even if information is cause for concern. Note management: providers can not provide care to me as a person while under a time limit. Quality care Is more than time in the exam room, you need to allow for the human factors to be delivered - something numbers alone can not measure.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

All good. Good Doctor and good staff.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2022

Dr. Sood is an excellent and compassionate doctor!

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2022

Dr. Sood is a very cool, caring doctor

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2022

Dr. Sood is exceptional!!!

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2022

Very positive experience!! Friendly staff and doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2022

Dr Sood has gone above and beyond to allow me to be involved in my health care decisions, accepts that I do considerable reading and study and discusses the test results recognizing my level of interest.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2022

Dr is easy to talk too. Explain every question you ask.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2022

Dr Sood-Mendiratta is a very busy doctor so it's difficult to get an appointment; however, it is well worth waiting for. She is an excellent ophthalmologist

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2022

Dr S-M is caring, explains things thoroughly, listens to my questions

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

Per usual, Dr. Sood delivered excellent care

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

Very pleased with VERY PLEASED WITH DR. SOOD

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

Dr. Sood has been so very wonderful in helping me with my glaucoma. I could not be more confident that I am receiving the very best care available anywhere else,

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