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Department Hematology and Medical Oncology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer
  • Cancer Center
  • Clinical Drug Trials
  • Clinical Trials
  • Experimental Therapeutics
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Cancer Genomic Medicine
  • Cancer of Unknown Primary
  • Kidney Adenocarcinoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
  • Pelvis Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
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Biography

About Shilpa Gupta, MD

Dr. Shilpa Gupta is the Director of the Genitourinary Medical Oncology at Taussig Cancer Institute and Co-Leader of the Genitourinary Oncology Program at Cleveland Clinic. 

Dr. Gupta obtained her Medical Degree at the Lady Hardinge Medical College in New Delhi, India and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Connecticut Health Center. She completed Hematology-Oncology fellowship at Georgetown University and Thomas Jefferson University followed by a Genitourinary Oncology Translational Research fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Gupta was a faculty at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida in the Departments of Genitourinary Oncology and Experimental Therapeutics from 2011 until 2015. From 2015 until 2019, she was Associate Professor and Lead for the Solid Tumor Phase 1 Program at Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota. Dr. Gupta serves on the ASCO Annual Scientific Committee for Genitourinary Cancers and SITC Anti-PD-1/PD-L1 Resistance Task Force. She is also on the panel of the SITC Cancer Immunotherapy Guidelines and the International Bladder Cancer Groups core committee and Society of International Urology Innovators. 

Dr. Gupta’s research interests are novel drug development and understanding biomarkers of response and resistance to therapies in bladder cancer. Dr. Gupta has led several Investigator Initiated Trials in Genitourinary Cancers and has leadership roles in NCI trials and is Chair of an Alliance led phase 3 trial in Bladder Cancer, Co-Chair of SWOG S1206 trial in Prostate Cancer and SWOG champion of the Alliance A031701 trial in Bladder Cancer. She is Principal Investigator of 2020 Department of Defense Idea Award to study the biomarkers of response and resistance to immunotherapy in bladder cancer and Co-Principal Investigator of Department of Defense Team Translational Science Award to study immunotherapy combination strategies to overcome resistance in bladder cancer. Dr. Gupta is the Co-Chair of the Hoosier Cancer Research Network (HCRN) Genitourinary Working Group and Co-Chair of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center PRMC committee. 

Her research work has been published in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Clinical oncology, Lancet Oncology, Clinical Cancer Research, European oncology, among others. She is the author for the AUA core curriculum for penile cancer and serves on the NCCN Guidelines Panel for Prostate Cancer. 

Dr. Gupta is active in several professional organizations including the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Urologic Association (AUA), American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO), Society of Immunotherapy for cancer (SITC), Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and the European society of Medical Oncology (ESMO).

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2019

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Genitourinary Oncology Research Fellowship
Philadelphia, PA USA
2011

Fellowship - Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Hematology-Oncology
Philadelphia, PA USA
2010

Fellowship - Medical College of Wisconsin
Hematology-Oncology
Milwaukee, WI USA
2009

Fellowship - Georgetown University School of Medicine
Hematology-Oncology
Washington, DC USA
2008

Residency - University of Connecticut Health Center
Internal Medicine
Farmington, CT USA
2007

Internship - RCH Government Hospital
Faridabad, India
2001

Medical Education - Lady Hardinge Medical College
New Delhi, India
2001

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology

Specialty Interests

Genitourinary Cancers: Bladder Cancer, prostate Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Testicular Cancer

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Shilpa Gupta, 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 1/10/2022, Dr. Gupta 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. Gupta receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Medscape
  • EMD Serono, 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

90 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

11 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2022

Everything about the Doctor is wonderfull

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Dr Gupta carefully reviewed my condition and discussed changes in my financial situation as well as how that impacts my treatments. Very satisfied with how the team works with me and takes care of me.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

Dr. Gupta is always prompt, is current on medical history and communicates clearly about my care options.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

My relationship with Dr Gupta is now several years. I am dealing with Cancer and l trust her judgment and concern for me as a person.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2021

The doctor was great! She was very caring. She had a very positive attitude, which we were very grateful for. We left there in a totally different insight! Thank you so much!

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2021

Dr Gupta is very good with my cancer treatment suggestions

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

Dr.Gupta was very informative and and answered all questions!

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Dr. Was late & seemed rushed during the appointment. Didn't feel like she was giving me her full attention.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

No one in my encounter explained the Clinic's process in evaluating my case. Was there a review panel? Multi-disciplined? I still have a number of questions that were not addressed. Dr. Gupta did give a recommendation for a treatment plan that differed from the path I've been on for two months - I had questions about the differences in approaches that were not addressed. After only ten minutes, Dr. Gupta rose and glanced at her cell phone. It was clear to me that my consult was over. I had an expectation from my discussions with Nicole Bealer (scheduler/navigator) that my consult would probably last 1 1/2 hours. I was extremely disappointed. When asked, Dr. Gupta did advise that her notes would be available on MyChart. As of this date (9/26), I have yet to see a posting.Dr. Gupta did offer future opportunities via email, phone, or Zoom to further address Issues.I was hit with lots of Information In a compressed situation. I understand mask requirements in this Covid environment, but combined with Dr. Gupta's rapid speech, it was difficult to comprehend. I would advise a slower delivery when communicating technical and personal health information.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

Dr. Gupta was very knowledgeable and made recommendations as to whom I should see next.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2021

Medical oncologists I've worked with in the past, have had a comprehensive understanding and willingness to share information about my treatment regimens. There was a reluctance to discuss anything outside of the Lupron injection and it's potential side effects. All other questions were deferred to Dr. Tendulkar.

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