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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

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 Consultations
  • Glaucoma Evaluations
  • Glaucoma Implants
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Treatment of Glaucoma
  • Lens Implant
  • Multifocal Intraocular Lenses
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Post Surgical Exams
View all 18 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adult Glaucomas
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataracts
  • Combined Glaucoma
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Diabetes
  • Eye Care Facts for Older Americans
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Fast Facts: Conjunctivitis
  • 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.

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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 10/4/2022, 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

454 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

60 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2022

Dr Sood is always very thorough & explains diagnosis, etc.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2022

Very good experience and Dr Sood seems to have a very good reputation

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2022

Always excellent. Dr Sood Is Informative and always asks me questions on my health, that Is why I have been going to her all these years.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2022

Dr.Sood has been a Godsend. She took over for Dr. Millstein on my case. She is working hard to keep my eyesight. And I thank her and her staff, from the bottom of my heart

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2022

My Dr. Sood is a wonderful person

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

Dr.Sood is very thorough, and answers all my questions.I never feel rushed.Dr. Sood is the best!

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

Great doctor

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

Dr. Snood is outstanding professionally and personally. She is interested in my issues and explains all that relates to my condition well. I feel she really cares for me as a person and a patient.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

Dr. Sood was very interested in my problem

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

Dr. Sood and the office staff were exceptional. I received everything that I needed during my recent appt.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

My provider was thorough and included my input in the plan and follow up care.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

Excellent Doctor!!

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

Dr. Sood is the ultimate caring physician.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

Dr. Sood-Menderatta is superior in every way; I feel very fortunate to be her patient in ophthalmology, including surgery!

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

Dr is very fast with her time in the appointment

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

Dr Sood is a very good professional and friendly doctor it has been my pleasure to have her for my doctor this many years

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2022

Care from doctor was very good .

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

I have recommended Dr. Sood to another family member whom was very pleased with her.

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

My eye doctor was on vacation. I had a vision problem and the appointment desk was able to find me a eye doctor and appointment the next day. The staff and doctor were able to fit me in their schedule

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

*Dr. Sood has reduced my meds, improved eye pressure, and keeps my eyes in good shape couldn't ask for more -

Reviewed on May 20, 2022

The doctor listened to my problems v. Attentively and explained me her findings about my issues. V. Professional and competent.

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

Dr Sood made me feel very very comfortable

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

I consider myself very lucky to have met Dr Sood

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

I really love the care that I receive from my Dr. Sood Mendiratta.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

Dr. Sood is a very good doctor so she is quite busy so sometimes not as easy to schedule an appointment.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2022

I wish all of my care providers were as wonderful as Dr Sood.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

Excellent doctor. Answeref all questions in detail.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

Dr. Sood is a very skilled, caring doctor. I am so glad that I go to her gor my glaucoma.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2022

Dr Sood-Mendiratta is fantastic!She really cares about her patients. She is extremely knowledgeable in her career.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2022

Very polite, very efficient and attentive, even though dr. Sood and her team routinely handle a high case load

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2022

Dr. Sood and her team work as one unit, that provides the best care in a very efficient manner

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2022

Dr. Sood is always kind and considerate.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

Dr. Sood's understanding of my hearing disability , and her sharing all info with my accompanying Son made the entire procedure less traumatic.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2022

Good. Dr. Sood explained my situation and her medical objectives. She is honest with compassion. Never stretches true possibilities.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2022

Good. Pleased with Dr. Sood's eye care.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2022

I have recommended Dr Sood and Cole Eye to everyone

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2022

Dr Sood it's amazing she takes very good care of me or my eyes would be a lot worse

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

I have been a patient of hers for several years. Dr. Is very professional, compassionate and excellent eye Dr.I highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

I have recommended Dr. Sood to others & they were very satisfied!

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Dr.Sood is very good at what she does.My exams are very thorough.I feel well taken care of.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

I love the Cole eye institute. They have saved my vision. Thank you Dr. Sood and Dr.Millstein. You both are wonderful

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

*Dr. Sood is one of the nicest, most professional doctor I have had!

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2021

Dr. Sood-Mendiratta is an excellent physician, to whom I would highly recommend to everyone.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2021

Great Dr. Great staff

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

Dr. Sood has the perfect balance of personal and professional demeanor.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

Everyone was very professional warm and friendly. My doctor is outstanding!

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

Dr. Sood is excellent! She is informative and listens to questions and show great care and concern for me and for my condition.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2021

I have recommended Dr Sood-Mendiratta to others.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2021

Dr Sood takes the time to explain and really cares about you as her Patient

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2021

Dr. Sold was a terrific listener. She was also very good at explaining exactly what was going on with my eyesight. Was a great teacher

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2021

Dr. Sood-Mendiratta and her staff provided exceptional medical care.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

Every visit I have ever had with Dr Sood has been very helpful.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2021

Dr. Sood is very professional !

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021

The best eye doctor that I have had EVER. She listens to my concerns, answers my questions thoroughly and never makes me feel rushed.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

Everyone we met, physicians and staff, were polite, understanding and unhurried, and helpful. Very very professional.

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2021

Dr. Sood saved my husband's eyesight. I have recommended her to many friends and she has recommended colleagues for a friend w/macular degeneration. She was extremely happy. I have tremendous confidence and respect for her.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Dr. Sood is an excellent provider.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Dr. Sood Mendiratta is a caring and compassionate provider.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

I have recommended Dr. Sood

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