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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,

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 College of Medicine
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

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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 5/2/2023, 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 (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

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

Donation of Financial Interest. Dr. Shah has consulted for, received compensation for serving as a fiduciary from, or received royalties from the following companies but instructed them to donate all compensation to not-for-profit causes or to the Cleveland Clinic to support research and education:

  • PriMUM

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

155 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

29 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

Dr. Shah is great! He made going through everything(cancer) tolerable

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2023

Dr. Shah is extremely sincere. He answers all questions in detail and says if I have more he's available for phone calls. He sure is! He called back so quickly.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2023

He is an outstanding, extraordinary, caring doctor who I would recommend to everyone I care about. He follow ups and goes the extra mile. He truly cares about the patient.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2023

Wonderful doctor and explains everything well.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023

Dr. Shah was fantastic. Because of him, I'm coming to CCF for my radiation. I will drive 1hr and 20 min but we'll worth it.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2023

I'm so fortunate to have such a wonderful team of doctors working together to get me through this treatment process. Dr. Shah has been a tremendous help in deciding the most advantage treatment for my condition.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2023

Dr. Shah is kind, considerate, thorough

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2023

Dr Shah was friendly and rejoiced with me that I am one year since treatment and am doing so well

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2023

The care I have received by the Cleveland clinic is unmatched! The biggest item is that I am alive with no evidence of the disease. The second is that the care I received was very personable while remaining professional, difficult to do across the board. Dr. Shah holds my deepest respect.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

Dr Shaw gave me a very good feeling about his ability to care for me. Of course I am not happy to need radiation but he assured advances have been made to limit the harsh effects

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

I appreciate the team effort between the doctors. Dr Shaw knew exactly what Dr Moore recommended based on Dr Lang's findings

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

EXCELLENT! Can't say enough about the doctor. He is awesome!

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Dr. Shah is wonderful. Caring Doctor!!!!!

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

Dr. Shah is very patient and informative. I felt much more informed after leaving his office.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

No issues every Dr. Works so well together and are on the same page.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2023

Dr. Shah is an outstanding, caring and compassionate physician

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2022

Dr Shah and staff are amazing

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2022

I did not have a video visit but a phone conversation with Dr. Shah. I was never clear about the purpose of the appointment. Dr. Shah was the attending dr for my radiation treatment which took place a year ago. During our phone conversation, he asked about how I was doing and answered questions. The conversation lasted less than five minutes.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2022

Dr. Shah is a terrific doctor. He is very knowledgeable and is warm and compassionate. A real credit to Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2022

Dr Shah was extremely professional, kind and helpful. He came in with all the information to be discussed, explained everything and answered all my questions.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Dr. Shah is a caring and compassionate physician. I have already recommended him to someone.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2022

Dr.Shah was very professional and answered all my questions

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!

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