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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Body Radiosurgery
  • Brachytherapy
  • Cancer
  • Clinical Trials
  • External Beam Radiotherapy
  • Fractionated Radiotherapy
  • Hyperfractionated Radiation Therapy
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy
View all 13 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Ampullary Cancer
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Malignancies
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Invasive Thyroid Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Tumors
  • Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell
  • Minor Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Mouth Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Parotid Cancer
  • Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
  • Recurrent Thyroid Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sinonasal Cancer
  • Skull Base Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Submandibular Gland Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Unknown Origin Cancer
View all 33 Specialties +


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About Neil Woody, MD

Neil Woody, MD MS, is an associate staff in the department of Radiation Oncology.

Dr. Woody received his Bachelor's degree with honors from the University of Western Ontario in London Ontario Canada. He completed his medical training and a master of science in clinical research at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University in 2011. He continued his training completing his internship and residency at Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Woody is the author of many peer reviewed publications and served as co-editor of the second edition of the Handbook of Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology. 

His primary research interests are head and neck cancer, hepatobillary maligancies and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT).

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Radiation Oncology
Cleveland, OH USA

Graduate School - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario,


  • Radiology - Radiation Oncology

Specialty Interests

Head and Neck Cancer Gallbladder and Liver Cancer Liver Metastases Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

Awards & Honors

  • Roentgen Resident Research Award, Radiological Society of North America  6/2016
  • Dean's Scholarship, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, 6/2006
  • Astra-Zeneca Scholarship, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Western Ontario, 02/2006
  • F.K. Ashbaugh President's Scholarship, University Of Western Ontario, 09/2002
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 1/6/2020, Dr. Woody 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

65 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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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

19 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr. Woody is great

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

I was able to schedule and reschedule a virtual visit with Dr. Woody.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

Dr. Woody genuinely provides patient and thorough concern for me as a person treating the "whole person" not just a patient on his schedule. He provides in depth questions and reflections/responses to my understanding, questions or concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Doctors Woody and Estfan are very attentive to my needs.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Doctor Woody in my eyes is very very thoughtful with great bed side manners and answered all my questions and concerns

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

I've already recommended my Doctors and Cleveland Clinic to other people

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

From the minute you walk in the door till the time you leave, you can sense the caring Dr. Woody and his staff has for you. Not only as a patient but also a person. You know that they will do everything in their and God's power to help with your situation.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Dr Woody is a great doctor listens to your questions and answers them so I can understand them explains everything good and bad saved my eye

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020

Very satisfied with Dr Woody. He is a wonderful compassionate doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

Dr. Woody is the BEST. Very kind, thorough and caring.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Dr. Woody was incredible. Honest, straightforward, and empathetic.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Dr. Woody called me directly at home as he has several times. it's obvious he cares a great deal about me as a person as well as a patient.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Dr. Woody followed up immediately after realizing a kidney stone was diagnosed in the reading of my CAT scan results. He arranged to recommend a urologist to see me a.s.p. for a consult.

Reviewed on May 20, 2020

everything went well, Dr. Woody is a great doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

Dr woody is the best. great Dr. I owe this man.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

Being a radiologist, Dr. Woody answered questions in a way I was better able to understand my cancer and I appreciate that information.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

It was a very good n informative experience. Dr. Woody was especially patient in answering all questions n concerns.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Dr. Woody was very open about all options of treatment, what results he expected and that there were no guarantees.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

*Dr. Woody is probably the nicest, most pleasant and patient physician I've dealt with. He was excellent in explaining my MRI results did a very thorough neuro exam - has such a positive attitude. I was extremely pleased.

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