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- Ampullary Cancer
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- Colorectal Cancer
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- Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
- Gallbladder Cancer
- Large Intestine Cancer
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Pennsylvania / Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, PA USA
Residency - Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY USA
Graduate - University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL USA
Medical School - All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi, India
Writing Committee Member, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Medical Oncology Self-Evaluation Process (SEP).
Co-Chair, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Clinical Practice Guidelines Panel for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
Junior Investigator, Pancreas Task Force, Gastrointestinal Steering Committee, National Cancer Institute
- Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
Research & Publications
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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 1/11/2019, Dr. Sohal 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. Sohal receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Foundation Medicine, Inc.
- Perthera, 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.
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88 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
8 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Dec 20, 2018
I have always had excellent. care with DR. Shoal and all of the staff.
Reviewed on Dec 20, 2018
Love my Dr.!!
Reviewed on Dec 17, 2018
Dr Sohal admitted me to the hospital directly and it all went very smoothly! I am so appreciative!
Reviewed on Dec 13, 2018
My doctor is very direct with information. Explains what he sees on the scans and what they mean or might mean and knows what other doctor to refer me to if we need another opinion. He has been good to me and I am glad he is the doctor keeping an eye on my cancer health after having had chemo.
Reviewed on Sep 27, 2018
Dr. Sohal has always been very good about answering our questions, whether by e-mail or in person. He listens and doesn't make us feel rushed. He always makes us feel comforted, and my husband has appreciated that. As my husband's caregiver, I appreciate his caring, and that he includes me in discussion, answering my questions as well. We are so glad to have him throughout this process. He is our rock.
Reviewed on Jul 18, 2018
We see Dr D Sohol who supervises our chemo n journey with pancreatic cancer.Dr. Sohol answers our questions quickly, he is readily available to us. We are long distance but Dr Sohol's availability makes the distance unimportant.We feel as if our Cleveland Clinic team ( pancreatic surgery team and Dr. Sohol) have allowed us to live much longer ( one year now) longer than the initial ' your life will be measured in days.'. Cleveland Clinic provided hope, support and guidance.Whatever the next step is...I know Dr Sohol n Cleveland Clinic will be there helping me.
Reviewed on Jul 18, 2018
exceptional. Dr Sohol informs patient n involves them in decisions.
Reviewed on May 21, 2018
I feel like a number with this doctor.
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