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Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages Arabic, English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Airway Stenosis Treatment
  • Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Cryoablation
  • Lung Nodule Clinic
  • Pulmonary Medicine
View all 9 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Chest Sounds
  • Abnormal Chest X-Ray/CT
  • Asbestosis
  • Aspergillosis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Complaints
  • Carcinoid Syndrome
  • Chest - Chest Wall
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chylothorax
  • Collapsed Lung
  • Cough
  • Cystic Lung Disease
  • Diaphragm Disorders
  • Drug Reactions to the Lungs
  • Emphysema
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hypoxia
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Diseases
  • Lung Disorders
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Nodules
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Thickening
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiation Fibrosis - Lung
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness Of Breath
  • Silicosis
  • Vasculitis
View all 38 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of California San Francisco Medical Center
Interventional Pulmonology
San Francisco, CA USA

Fellowship - Wayne State University-Detroit Medical Center
Pulmonry and Critical Care
Detroit, MI USA

Residency - Detroit Medicl Center/Wayne State University
Internal Medicine
Detroit, MI USA

Internship - University of Tripoli, Faculty of Medicine
Tripoli, Libya

Medical Education - University of Tripoli, Faculty of Medicine
Tripoli, Libya


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Ihab AlShelli, MD, MBChB.

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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 1/3/2023, Dr. AlShelli 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

104 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

16 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

Dr. Alshelli is a great Dr. He and his staff are always professional

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

Dr. Alshelli explains things well. Good bedside manner.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2022

I love everything about the Cleveland Clinic. I especially love my doctor

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2022

I would most definitely recommend my doctor and the staff, because they are awesome.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2022

I would definitely recommend my doctor as well as the Cleveland Clinic to family and friends

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2022

Dr Alshelli is a great doctor. He cares about his patients and is thoughtfull in my care. I would recommend him to my friends.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2022

Dr. Alshelli was very receptive and understanding of my COPD. I recommend him highly!

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2022

Dr Alsheli is one of the best pulmonologist I've ever seen

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

I love love Dr Alshelli and his gentleness and caring manner. He listens thoroughly and responds to any concerns I might have.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Dr. Alsheli seems very educated in his field and does go the extra mile to answer any questions.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Great doctor

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

The preliminary appointment setting is disappointing because you have to wait so long to get in. The Doctor was very knowledgeable and a good communicator. This is rare most doctors use tests as there only source to find the problem, The diagnostician aspect is missing. Communicating what is wrong to the patient so they understand is usually very poor. This Doctor was great!

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

This Doctor was able to make it clear what was wrong and calm my concerns of long term effects. He was a great communicator and he listened to me. I will be back. I had been to 2 other Pulminary Drs. At the Cleveland Clinic and they both made nothing clear and gave no diagnosiis.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2022

Excellent Doctor!

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2022

Dr. Alshelli is amazing. I received some disturbing news, had to make a decision without my caregiver being present or being able to discuss with my family. He explained all the risks, and the options I had. Most importantly, he let me state my case as far as the path we were going to take on this new issue that has occurred. I appreciate that more than anything. We made the decision together and what at that time would be best for me.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2022

Got information regarding my being a candidate for LVR. Doctor explained a good deal about the process and procedure as well as the risks post procedure.

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