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Department Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Primary Location Lutheran Hospital Med Offices
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, French, Telugu
Surgeon No
Primary Location

Lutheran Hospital Med Offices

Specialties & Treatments

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acne
  • Addison's Disease
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Amenorrhea
  • Androgen Deficiency (Low Testosterone)
  • Androgen Excess
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Growth hormone deficiency
  • Growth hormone excess
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hair Loss
  • Hirsutism
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hyperandrogenism
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Primary Hyperaldosteronism
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexual Hormone disorders
  • Thyroid and pregnancy
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Washington, DC USA

Residency - Rochester General Hospital
Internal Medicine
Rochester, NY USA

Medical Education - Saba University School of Medicine
Caribbean, Netherlands

Undergraduate - University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada,


  • Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 10/16/2020, Dr. Avadhanula 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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* 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

169 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

39 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

I will DEFINITELY recommend the care provider.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

Provider listen to my concerns, as well as provided suggestions.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2021

Dr. A is the best doctor I have, period.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Dr A showed concern and was really great

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2021

Wonderful Doctor!!!!

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

Wonderful experience. My doctor was knowledgeable, articulate and caring. She answered all of my questions and addressed my concerns with compassion. Very helpful in confirming my diagnosis and verifying that my course of treatment is the correct choice. A very satisfying experience all the way around, from the technology to the physician. Thank you so much.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Doctor was extremely knowledgeable and gave a plan to help and improve my thyroid problems she was very kind and listened to my concerns

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

Dr. Avadhanula Is the best Dr. I have ever had!!

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Dr. Avadhanula is the most caring endocrinologist I've ever seen. She saw me as an entire person and not just a thyroid gland that needed to be treated. I am back to the person I once was because of her expertise.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2021

I really liked the doctor. she was very nice and easy to talk to. she explained everything and she was even concerned if I had any questions.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2021

she is a great doctor. felt very comfortable with her.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2021

Dr A is top notch

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

I do not throw compliments out lightly, regularly, or often but feel compelled by the consummate professionalism of Dr. Awadhanula.

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

Dr. A is phenomenal- very informative, courteous, knowledgeable, and professional.

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

I can't even begin to tell you how much I appreciated the quality of care I received for this consultation. she was warm and caring. thorough in reviewing all my records (I'm from out of town);she asked and answered all pertinent questions - included me in her whole thought process. I felt confident of her judgement she was compassionate and warm yet professional and made sure I understood her recommendations and procedures for what we needed to do next. truly first class care and I've seen a myriad of physicians the last few years. she's Excellent.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

great experience with this provider whom I had just met.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

When we(my son Nathan was with me. I was not able to talk.) were able to get face to face appointment with Dr. Shirisha Avadhanula. Had a great meeting. Taking and she could see my problem, very great telling me what may be wrong and how she want to address the problem. Also we did not wait long for her to come to the office.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

Dr. Avadhanula was responsive to my needs and listened. She communicates very well through MyChart as well. She responds to test results quickly and thoughtfully. I really appreciate her!

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

I've been treated for the last 8 years by other providers, Dr. Avadhanula is THE BEST I've ever encountered and everything I've looked for. She took an interest in me as a person, we laughed, we smiled, she answered my questions, she made me feel welcome and I was not rushed, she is extremely knowledgeable and does a fantasticjob explaining everything. When the call ended I was ecstatic to have such a fantastic Dr. providing me care.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Dr Avandala is awesome. She is kind,caring, and brillant.Wish we had found her years ago. We would be in better shape today

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Dr Avadhanula has been treating me virtually for many months now and its a blessing to be able to see her virtually to help me manage my out of control Diabetes. I have the highest level of respect for her knowledge and am completely confident with my care in her hands. She and her staff have supported us whenever we needed something through the phone and on Mychart. I would highly recommend Dr. Avadhanula to anyone.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Dr. A is the best doctor I have. period.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

She's a great Dr.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

Excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

she is an excellent physician & efficiently assessed the facts (my history, test results, etc) & came up with a reasonable, proactive plan. I could not ask for better care than she has given.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

The doctor is great.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

Dr. Avadhanula shows impeccable care and concern. She is easy to talk to and I feel completely at ease with her.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

I was really desperate because I am having lots of fatigue and joint and bone pain, and Summa could not see me until 2/18. I reached out to the Clinic and Anthony answered the phone, and was really wonderful. Five minutes later, I had an appointment with a wonderful doctor, and I'll have my surgery done and be on the road to recovery before Summa would even see me!

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

I was very impressed with Dr. Avadhanula. She was very personable, but very professional. I love having women doctors, and she was so nice and so smart. I felt like she was really going to be thorough and work on an accurate diagnosis. I had researched hyperparathyroidism a lot, and I knew what she was telling me was up to date and that she was very knowledgeable. She also communicated things very clearly, and I did not feel rushed at all and had time to ask my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

I have really been singing the Clinic's praises from this whole experience. I felt like Summa did not care about my symptoms or about getting me in earlier, and the Clinic sees me as a person and cares about getting me helped as soon as possible. I already have an appointment next Tuesday morning with Dr. Shin, my endocrine surgeon, and am excited to be working on this and getting it behind me. I am very grateful for this level of care.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

I truly believe Dr. Avadhanula cares for my wellbeing and will give her all in finding results for me. I'm so happy to be in her care.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr. A is my biggest blessing. She listens. She cares. She knows her stuff.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

great experience providing me with most help of any Doctor dealing with my Diabetes in the last 14 plus years

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

Dr. Avadhanula was extremely attentive, explained things clearly, took plenty of time to explore my concern, and shared a plan for moving forward. It was so refreshing to not feel rushed and to be able to discuss my situation is detail. I look forward to working with her and have confidence we will make progress regarding my situation.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

I'm not sure if the video visit permitted Dr. A more time to work with me, but if so, it's definitely a benefit!

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2020

Dr. Adwadhanula is perhaps the finest I've ever had the privilege of seeing for any medical need, ever.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2020

I no longer want to move to Florida because Dr. Awanhanula is awesome!

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Dr. A is the first doctor to make me feel heard and that my issues were real. She treats me like a real person instead of a name on a chart and she is SO thorough in all of her explanations. I would recommend her 100%.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Wonderful doctor. She took time to answer questions and concerns.

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