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Department Radiation Oncology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Body Radiosurgery
  • Cancer Center
  • External Beam Radiotherapy
  • Fractionated Radiotherapy
  • General Radiation Oncology
  • Hyperfractionated Radiation Therapy
  • Hyperthermia Cancer Therapy
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  • IORT
  • Partial Breast Irradiation
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiation Sensitizers
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy
View all 18 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Anal Cancer
  • Angiosarcomas
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Chest Wall Sarcomas
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma (EHE)
  • Heterotopic Ossification
  • Myeloma
  • Primary Soft Tissue Sarcomas of the Chest Wall
  • Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
View all 14 Specialties +


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About Chirag Shah, MD

Chirag Shah, MD, is Staff in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Co-Director of the Comprehensive Breast Program. He serves as Director of Clinical Research and Director of Breast Radiation Oncology in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Shah received his Bachelor's degree from Youngstown State University and his Medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University. He completed his internship, and residency at William Beaumont Hospital from 2007 to 2012 and joined the Cleveland Clinic Staff in 2015.

Dr. Shah serves as a reviewer for various medical journals and is a member of various medical societies.

His primary research interests are breast cancer, sarcoma, and innovative radiation treatment schedules as well as lymphedema prevention. He has participated in numerous in-house, pharmaceutical and cooperative group trials.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - William Beaumont Hospital
Radiation Oncology
Royal Oak, MI USA

Internship - William Beaumont Hospital
Transitional Internship
Royal Oak, MI USA

Medical Education - Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Medicine
Rootstown, OH USA

Undergraduate - Youngstown State University
Combined Sciences
Youngstown, OH USA

Medical Education - Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
Rootstown, OH USA

Graduate School - Northeast Ohio Medical University
Rootstown, OH USA

Professional Highlights

  • Co-Editor of Radiation Oncology Section of American Society of Breast Surgeons BESAP program
  • Member of American Brachytherapy Society Partial Breast Irradiation Guideline Committee


  • Radiology - Radiation Oncology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Chirag Shah, 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 4/1/2022, Dr. Shah 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. Shah receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • PreludeDx
  • ImpediMed Limited
  • Ultimate Opinions In Medicine, LLC
  • Videra Surgical, 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.

* 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

97 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

25 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

Dr Shah is amazing!

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

Doctor met with me several times prior. He explained his current recommendations and reasons. Nurse came in and gave details. Very kind and respectful of my feelings.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Dr Shah is one of the most prompt physicians I have ever dealt with.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

Dr shah and his staff are amazing caregivers!

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

Dr Shah is amazing, he listens and makes me feel extremely comfortable and at ease. I don't know what I would do without him helping me go through my health issue

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

Dr. Shah is always very kind and listens to my concerns & patiently answers all of my questions. He explains, in detail, about my condition & test results in terminology I can understand. It's obvious he cares about his patients. My family and I are very thankful for Dr. Shah! I have referred others to him.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

Dr. Shah was a very sweet man that really listened to all my concerns and answered all of my questions without making me feel rushed. Despite his extremely busy schedule, he found time to take me on as a patient because I needed help with constant pain. I'm so very grateful for his compassion and so happy that I have finally sought out treatment with him at the Cleveland Clinic! His staff was extremely friendly, as well as kind and considerate! Managing cancer can be difficult at times so It Is so nice to be around such caring people. So far it's been an amazing experience with doctors and service!

Reviewed on May 1, 2022

Wow, amazing. Have never felt so well cared for by a doctor and team. I will tell everyone about Dr. Shah. Concerned about my family as well and that we all had the right information.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022

Dr. Chirag Shah is a very compassionate doctor! After he thoroughly explains my test results and examines me, he answers all my questions and makes sure I understand. He explains step-by-step my treatment plan. I'm very encouraged with my progress, thanks to his excellent treatment plan! My family & I are so grateful for Dr. Shah!

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Dr. Was so wonderful!!!

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr. Shah is always caring, answers questions. Truly listens to your concerns

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

If this is about Dr. Shah and the ease to get a hold of him, he is amazing. He gave me his cell no. And I was able to reach him at any time.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

First time appointment with Dr. C. Shah. Read his bio before meeting him. Very impressed. He was kind and answered all of my concerns about the radiation I would be experiencing for the first time in my life. I was scared and he put my mind at ease.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

Dr. Shah explained his role as part of me treatement, he treated me with repesect, courtsey and I apperciate having met him and answering my questions

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2021

Dr Shah is one of the best!

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

Excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

Dr Shah is awesome

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

Dr. Shah was personable and impressive. I have confidence in his diagnosis and analysis. After he presented his analysis, he mentioned wanting to present my case to the Tumor Board the following week. He called me the same morning that the Board met to convey their thoughts on my case. His promptness was a kindness and much appreciated.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2021

The day I was referred to Dr. Shah was the best day in my cancer care. He is so personable and smart. I actually look forward to our annual visits so I can show him how well I'm doing!

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

I am so grateful to Dr shah he is a great doctor and a really nice person .I have told everyone that if you need medical care go to see the Cleveland clinic .the doctors care number one !!!!

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Dr Shaw has the best bed side manner. I always feel as if he cares for me like I was his family.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Dr Shah was very professional and explained in detail the information

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Dr. Chirag Shah is an excellent, compassionate doctor who always listens to my concerns and answers all of my questions! Before my appointments with him, I make a list of questions to ask and he is so patient with me. It's very evident that he sincerely cares about his patients. Because of his expertise in radiology oncology, and his skillful plan for my sarcoma treatments, I am thankful to say that the treatments were very successful and I no longer have cancer! My family and I are very thankful for Dr. Shah!

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2021

Dr. Shah is soo great!! He really takes the time to get to know me and even follows up on things we discussed during our last visit! I also trust him completely with my medical care!

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Dr Shah explained radiation treatment extremely well. As a newly diagnosed cancer patient, his calm demeanor and explanation of radiation treatment was reassuring when I need it most!

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