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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-Mendiratta, 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 9/16/2021, Dr. Sood-Mendiratta 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. Sood-Mendiratta receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Carl Zeiss AG

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

478 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

47 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Dr. Sood is the best

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2021

All my questions were answered and Dr. Sood demonstrated great care and interest in me and my concerns. I will definitely recommend her and the Clinic to friends/family. The whole staff was also helpful, prompt, and very respectful throughout.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2021

Excellent Dr. Explains everything clearly, never seems rushed. I recommend Dr. Sood to everyone.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2021

Dr S is the greatest

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2021

Very pleased with the care I received from Dr Sood !!

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2021

Dr. Soon is a caring and professional physician she listens and explains the current situation clearly. Her med assist is infallible polite and thorough.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

excellent experience! Dr Sood was very kind, gentle, thorough.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2021

Dr Sood talked very fast and didn't look at me when she spoke.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2021

Dr. Sood was very thorough and answered all my questions

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2021

I felt comfortable with Dr. Sood and she was not only interested in my medical condition and emotional well being, but asked my husband how he was. It impressed me that she understood her patients are affected not only by what happens to them, but also their family and enviroments.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2021

Dr Sood had wanted an appt for four months, but her calendar wasn't up yet.Two weeks later when I went to schedule, there were no openings until a 6 month time lapse.. That may have been unusual, but it was disconcerting.

Reviewed on May 27, 2021

I love Dr. Sood! I have had (and continue to have) vision challenges that have made my treatment a bit more challenging than the average patient. She is consistently positive, reassuring, and focused on helping me achieve the best possible outcome.

Reviewed on May 27, 2021

The Cole Eye Institute and Dr. Sood have provided me with excellent care.

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

My Doctor and support medical staff were very pleasant yet professional.

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

Dr Sood and her staff are superior in taking care of her patients. Cudos to her and them!!!!

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

Dr Sood is awesome. I get great care from her!!!!!

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

Our family recently experienced a traumatic loss. The doctor listened to me and was vey understanding and compassionate to my circumstances.

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Dr.Sood is an excellent eye doctor. very concerned about patients welfare.

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

with Dr. Sood excellent.

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Dr Sood is top notch and i have recommended her to several friends and coworkers

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

eric was very profesional and the doctor was very good

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

Dr. Sood is excellent. Also very impressed with her staff. The resident was excellent as well.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2021

Dr Sood is outstanding - a perfe t role model. i think she is over booked. Either provide more staff, reduce case load or risk. urn oit of thid gifted physician

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2021

Dr Sood is very pleasant. She is very comprehensive and thorough with the eye exam.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

Dr. was the most thorough, efficient that made me feel she cared about me than I have experienced from a Dr in a long time.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

my Doctor is ALWAYS polite, professional and informative. She is diligent in insuring that I understand each procedure, expected outcome and timeline. Her staff is professional and very friendly.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

Dr. Sood is a very caring professional. She carries herself with and give the respect that one expects from their doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

I have already recommended friends and family to Dr Sood.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

Dr. Sood very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

got me into see the doctor the same day I called.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021


Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

dr.. Sood was great

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

Dr. Sood, is great! Always concerned about my questions and gives me her opinion/thoughts and next steps!

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

always impressed by dr sood's caring for me as person, not just another patient. followup when needed above andbeyond

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2020

I saw a lot of doctors about my condition as i feared going blind... I then was told about Doctor Sood and me her now twice... I knew I landed on the best doctor I had ever seen... she is kind and great... I am looking to her to save my sight...

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2020

Dr. Sood was so kind to fit me in despite a crowded schedule

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

very satisfied with Dr. Food. have been seeing her for years.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Dr. Sood is an excellent professional. She shows a uncharacteristic caring for her patients. In turn we have recommended her to friends and family.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020

Dr. Sood is my favorite physician. her kindness and patience and compassion are equal to her knowledge and skill. She is outstanding

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

Dr. Sood is always great in providing information

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

dr Sood is the best!

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Dr. Sood was thorough and understanding of my concerns

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Had to schedule more than a year between appointments because of doctor's busy schedule

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

All Good - Great Doctor. Very much an in charge person - taking charge - giving good direction and letting you know what is going on with your health care.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Excellent Doctor- would recommend her to anyone else.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Dr. Sood did a thorough exam. of my eye and answered all of my questions. An excellent service *****

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

Dr. Sood and her staff were efficient, caring and a pleasure to work with.

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