Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida Wellington
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Aortic Dissection
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiomyopathy Radiation
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Coronary Artery Calcium Score
  • Dobutamine Stress Echo Test
  • Echocardiogram
  • Echocardiography
  • Exercise Stress Echo Test
  • General Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Stress Echocardiography
  • Stress Testing
  • Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)
View all 14 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal EKG
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Amyloid Sarcoid Heart Disease
  • Amyloidosis
  • Angina
  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Insufficiency
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Ascending Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Cardiac Disease
  • Cardiac Dyspnea
  • Cardiac Shunts
  • Cardiac Tumors
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy Valvular
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Disease in Women
  • Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
  • Chest Pain
  • Coarctation Of The Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Valve Disease
  • Constrictive-Pericarditis
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Insufficiency
  • Diabetic Heart Disease
  • Diastolic Dysfunction
  • DiGeorge Syndrome
  • Diseases of the Aorta
  • Ebstein Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Aorta
  • Enlarged Heart
  • Fabry's Disease
  • Hardening of the Arteries
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Conditions
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease - Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Related Illnesses
  • Heart Rhythm Problems
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Heart Valve Infections
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Stenosis with Insufficiency
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myocarditis
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Palpitations
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonic Regurgitation
  • Pulmonic Stenosis
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Shortness Of Breath
  • Situs Inversus
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Tetralogy Of Fallot
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Tricuspid Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Disorder
  • Valve Prosthesis
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Vegetation on the Aortic Valve
  • Ventricular Septal Defects
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease
Bronx, NY USA

Residency - Montefiore Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Bronx, NY USA

Internship - Montefiore Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Bronx, NY USA

Medical Education - State University of New York Downstate Medical Center


  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 4/2/2019, Dr. Shifrin 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

368 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 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

60 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019 excellent. personable while professional. puts you at ease while taking care of you .

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019

DR Shrifrin ls always most kind and listens to all my health problems and anything related to my heart.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019

great Doctor

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2019

Dr. Gary Shifrin is an EXCELLENT Cardiologist and he genuinely cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2019

Dr Shrifrin is always very good to us

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019

Happy with doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019

Dr. Shift in is the best. Explains everything in detail so I can understand. Takes his time. I feel like he really cares about me and my health. I'm not just another patient.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2019

I like Dr. Shrifman. It took too long to get an appointment. The tests that he prescribed are not to be done until the end of July. I think this is too long a time to wait.

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2019

I was extremely satisfied with my doctor and his genuine concern for my care. I felt comfortable and confident that he was genuinely concerned with my care.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019

doctor had poor bedside manner, seemed arrogant and condescending. my wife felt the same way.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

Dr. Shifrin is excellent regarding calling his patient as soon as he receives the results of any test. I have experienced a tech telling me that the doctor will call me within a few days after I took the test and then having Dr. Shifrin call me with the results that afternoon.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2019

Dr. Shifrin has always been an outstanding cardiologist. He takes good care of me.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2019

Dr Shifram is a very good Dr.both in expertise and bedside manner. He is the most prompt physician I've ever encountered and I respect that he respects a schedule. I know to be on time for an appointment with him!

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2019

Dr. Shifrin always provides excellent health care and takes the time to discuss my questions and concerns. He never makes a patient feel rushed.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2019

the girl in check out was so helpful. dr Shiffrin was personable and put me at ease. he listened to me and no judgement

Reviewed on May 21, 2019

Dr.Shifrin found issues in 10 minutes from looking at prior test results that previous cardiologist never picked up on!!!

Reviewed on May 13, 2019

dr. Shifrin is an amazing doctor. He makes you feel at ease. He has a very good sense of humor and relaxes you but at the same time is very precise about explaining your medical situation and options. It is also very much appreciated that he is always on time. He never keeps you waiting. A very rare trait in a doctors office. He is respectful of my time.

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

Dr. Shifrin is a good listener, explains things and is very thorough

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2019

always a great experience with staff and doctor

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2019

i love my Doctor he is the best Doctor shifrin i would not trade him for nothing

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019

We love doctor Shifrin!!

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2019

My care provider is excellent! I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Gary Shifrin to family and friends. He is very thorough and has always discussed my situation with me in a straightforward manner! I am extremely satisfied with him as my physician.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2019

I would recommend my doctor and his practice in a heartbeat

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2019

Been with Dr Shifrin for many yearsand always a knowledgable and caring approach to issues

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2019

Already have recommend Dr Shifrin and will continue to do so!

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2019

Always operated as a first-class health provider

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2019

it is too soon for me to decide if i will refer Dr. Shifrin.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2019

Dr. Shifrin is an excellent physician who listens carefully, explains everything and is very caring of his patients.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019

The doctor entered the room reciting a poem with my name in it. He is cheerful, informative, knowledgeable. He told me I should only drink 36 to 40 oz. a day. Then explained why, and how important that was for me to follow.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2019

I was very pleased with Dr. Shifrin's knowledge & professionalism. He has a great personality & made me feel comfortable.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2019

Provider always caring and informative

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2019

Dr Shifrin`s exams are very efficient and thorough

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2019

good experience. everyone was polite and conducted themselves in a very professional manner. they introduced themselves. explained what they were doing during the procedure. wait time to see md was in a reasonable time fram. md spent time to answer questions and did not rush through the answers.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2019

provider was welcoming. he disgusted procedure of getting out of state records from previous md . need for consent to get records to formulate a care plan.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2019

dr. shifrin is a great cardiologist he is very methodical very caring and shows great interests in his patients

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019

I love the care and expertise of Dr Shifrin. I already scheduled an appointment with him for my mother for a second opinion from her cardiologist.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2019

Dr. Shifrin is a thorough, caring and knowledgeable professional who also has a great sense of humor.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2019

Love this doctor. He is thorough, kind and very smart. He makes me feel important.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2019

I have and will always recommend Dr. Shifren to my friends and family. He is the perfect balance of a kind, easy to speak to doctor and a concerned professional when the occasion calls for him to be. With regard to Item #6 above "degree to which provider cared for you as a person" the answer of "very good" is not an adequate evaluation of his caring. He is exceptional!!!!

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2018

Wonderful doctor and staff

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2018

been here it's Dr Shifrin for a long time and have total confidence and look forward to his thoughts, opinions and guidance!!!!

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2018

My only objection was the providers communication with my insurance company and the obvious mis-trust that they would be paid upon submiting the claim to them, after me assuring them, and still requiring me to pay for the visit with cash. It is worth mentioning that the "promise to pay" had actually been faxed over by my insurance company 2 hours before my appointment.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2018

I receive excellent care and attention from Dr. Shifrin On blood test question, I get INR blood thinner test every month from nurse, results are immediate, no waiting.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2018

dr. shifrin was very helpful & pleasant & called me the very next morning with my test results.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2018

Always a pleasurable experience at this office. Dr. Shifrin is not only a very knowledgeable professional but he is personable as well. And the nurses are the same. You are treated as a person, that they seem genuinely interested in your care. Most offices seem routine and put you through the paces like they're on auto pilot, but not here.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2018

best experience at a doctor's office.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2018

Very professional and caring doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018

Dr Shifrin is always on time and respectful of my time and health concerns

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2018

My healthcare by Dr. Shifrin has always been a positive experience. He listens, advises and is very caring. I would not hesitate to recommend him to family and friends.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2018

Dr. Shifrin always includes me in each aspect of my care. He has set up a follow up Echo. He is very thorough!

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2018

Great doctor, great office. Very professional and capable. Have high confidence in all manners of care etc in this office,

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2018

I found that Cleveland clinic and especially Dr Shifrin are easy to deal with . I always get treated well , with respect and always get the answers I need . Good place to go to

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2018

Dr. Shifrin has always been prompt and on time for my appointments. I have no idea what it may be like to wait for him!

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2018

Dr. Gary Shifrin has EVERY trait and characteristic that I could ever want or expect from a medical provider that I have entrusted to take care of my health and well being. Despite the gravity of my conditions I feel somewhat comfortable and protected in knowing he is "there" for me.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2018

Dr. Shifrin is always in good humor which makes me feel very comfortable.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2018

Dr. Shifrin is one of the only doctors I know who is ALWAYS on time when he sees me and my husband.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2018

Doctor order additional tests which were needed

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2018

The provider took his time with me and was great

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2018

The doctor was excellent.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2018

Doctor Shifrin is very much aware Oh my health And does not hesitate to tell me like it is Great Doctor

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