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Title Associate Program Director
Department Subspecialty Care for Women's Health
Primary Location Hillcrest Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Alternatives to Hysterectomy
  • Incontinence Therapy
  • Intramuscular Injections of Botox in the Bladder
  • Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Prolapse
  • MonaLisa Touch
  • Neuromodulation
  • Pessaries
  • Robotic Assisted Gynecologic Surgery
  • Robotic Pelvic Floor Surgery
  • Section of Urogynecology
  • Urodynamic Studies
  • Urodynamic Testing
  • Urogynecology
  • Vaginal Reconstruction
  • Vaginal Surgery for Incontinence
  • Vaginal Surgery for Prolapse
View all 19 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Bladder Irritating Foods
  • Bowel Incontinence
  • Childbirth Injury
  • Constipation
  • Cystocele
  • Dyspareunia
  • Enterocele
  • Female Incontinence
  • Fistulas
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Pelvic Disorders
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Rectocele
  • Rectovaginal Fistulas
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Urethral Diverticulum
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Vaginal Hernia
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vesicovaginal Fistula
  • Voiding Dysfunction
  • Vulvar Disorders
  • Vulvar Pain Syndromes
  • Vulvodynia
View all 28 Specialties +


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About Shannon Wallace, MD

Dr. Shannon Wallace is an Associate Staff Physician at the Cleveland Clinic Women’s Institute in the Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Disorders. She specializes in the minimally-invasive treatment of stress urinary incontinence, overactive bladder and pelvic organ prolapse, as well as complex pelvic health disorders like recurrent urinary tract infections, interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome, genitourinary syndrome of menopause and rectovaginal and vesicovaginal fistulas.

Dr. Wallace obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Neuroscience at Princeton University. She then returned to her hometown of Denver, Colorado where she earned her medical degree at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, New York followed by her fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto, California in the Department of Urology.

Dr. Wallace has a special passion and enthusiasm for pelvic floor disorder research. Specifically, she has previously received grant funding to study the neural innervation of the bladder at the basic science level. She has also been awarded multiple clinical grants to evaluate outcomes after treatment of pelvic floor disorders. Dr. Wallace devotes a significant portion of her research time to understanding and studying combined rectal and vaginal prolapse with her colorectal colleagues. She also has a special interest in the costs and benefits of healthcare and has received awards for this research. Dr. Wallace holds leadership positions in numerous urogynecologic societies including the International Continence Society as well as the American Urogynecologic Society.

Dr. Wallace sees patients and operates at Cleveland Clinic Main Campus as well as the Medina Campus. She has special skills in vaginal surgery, laparoscopic surgery and robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery. She is passionate about improving the quality of life of her patients as well as providing compassionate and evidence-based medical and surgical care.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Stanford University Hospital
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Stanford, CA United States

Residency - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Obstetrics and Gynecology
New York, NY

Internship - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Obstetrics and Gynecology
New York, NY United States

Medical Education - University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, CO

Graduate School - University of Colorado School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Aurora, CO

Undergraduate - Princeton University
Princeton, NJ United States

Professional Highlights

  • Committee Member, International Continence Society Education Committee 2020 – 2023
  • Committee Member, American Urogynecologic Society Payment ReformCommittee 202-2023
  • Reviewer, American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, International Journal of Urogynecology, Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, Neurourology and Urodynamics


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Awards & Honors

  • Best Poster Award, American Urogynecologic Association Virtual Scientific Meeting 2020, “A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Vaginal Hysteropexy Compared to Vaginal Hysterectomy with Apical Suspension for the Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse” (co-author)
  • Administrative Chief Resident, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2015 – 2016
  • Resident Teaching Award, , Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 20
  • S. B. Gusberg Mount Sinai OB/GYN Department Best Resident Research Award, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2015
  • Award for Excellence in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2015
  • Resident Teaching Award, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai,2014
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society


  • American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
  • American Urogynecologic Society
  • International Continence Society
  • Society for Female Urology and Urodynamics
  • The International Urogynecologic Association
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 4/3/2024, Dr. Wallace 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.

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

165 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 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

42 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 16, 2024

Dr Gee is a very personable, kind, intelligent person. There are very few doctors out there with so much compassion.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2024

8 months to see dr., but after seeing her I understand why, lol

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

I was super impressed with Dr Wallace and staff!

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

Dr. Wallace and Nurse were wonderful!!! Knowledgable, caring, efficient!!

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2024

Dr Wallace & her assistants made me feel very comfortable

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2024

She was great.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2024

Dr. Wallace is a thorough and caring Professional who listens and cares.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2024

I met with Dr. Wallace. I was impressed with her knowledge, experience and attention to my issues.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2024

I saw one nurse assistant before seeing the doctor. She was wonderful

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Dr is so good and it's hard to get an appt.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Need more like Dr Wallace.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Dr Wallace and her entire team are respectful and very carand explained everything

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Dr Wallace took her time and did appear rushed. She made me feel comfortable and explained and answered all my questions. I would definitely recommend her and her team. They all worked together. Was great

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2024

Dr. Wallace is excellent. She listened to my concerns, offered several options for treatment, and developed a plan moving forward with me. She is honest about her role and recommended other providers to help me with things outside of her purview. She's the perfect balance of smart and kind.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2024

Dr. Wallace is the first doctor in her field of medicine that has helped me get one step closer to fixing my problem. She was also very kind and actively listened to my concerns

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2023

Dr Wallace was wonderful

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

I waited 8 months to see this provider

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Dr Wallace is a compassionate doctor. She is very engaged in her patient wellbeing.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

One of the best Doctor I have had in a long time!

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

Dr Wallace is a fantastic doctor - she includes you in the decision making

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

Dr. Wallace listens and explains everything

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

Dr. Wallace really didn't say much. It was mainly the other doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

Dr. Wallace was exceptional! Very attentive, took time to explain all options.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2023

Dr. Wallace is outstanding! She thoroughly addressed every concern.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr. Wallace is an exceptional doctor! She is extremely knowledgable & compassionate. Dr. Walllace took the time to discuss my options & answer all my questions.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

Shannon Wallace is a very knowledgeable and courteous doctor. She could teach other doctors how to treat their patients in the most positive manner. I obviously like her very much. She is an asset to the Cleveland clinic.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

Dr Wallace is wonderful! She is very kind and listened to me very carefully. Explained everything (options, benefits and risks) in great details and answered all of my questions. I'm very thankful to her.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

Dr. Wallace was outstanding. She took time with me and truly listened to my concerns. I agreed with her recommendations.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

She was kind, but definitely business. I understand they do this for a living and see a wide range of pelvic problems, but as a patient it is very personal. It is greatly impacting our lives hence why we are frantically seeking care.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

She was the BEST!!!

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

Dr. Wallace is wonderful. She is great at educating and did such a great job with my surgery. My results are even better than I had anticipated.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Dr. Wallace is amazing! She is one of the most thorough physicians I have seen at Cleveland Clinic. I noticed when I made my appointment that It was scheduled for 30 min. A uro-gyn intake appointment could easily take an hour. As a retired OB-GYN, I can't imagine 30 min being enough in this specialty. However Dr. Wallace did NOT rush. She listened, asked for clarification, and planned follow-up for my mixed symptoms. She gave me thorough explanations of the symptoms & her plan for going forward. I really appreciate her care.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

I love Dr Wallace! I only wish I didn't have to wait as long to get in to see her.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2023

Dr. Wallace was very friendly, compassionate and took time to explain everything. Excellent doctor/person.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023


Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

Dr. Wallace is an excellent doctor and her staff are attentive and very nice.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Wonderful doctor

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

The doctor seemed rushed, because I could hear her in the hallway, but she tried to be relaxed and attentive while attending to my concerns in the patient room, so that was good.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2023

Dr. Wallace was very caring and understanding, she spent time explaining everything

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2023

Love dr Wallace

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2023

Doctor Wallace is very personable and makes a rather uncomfortable situation very normal. She is very easy to relate to.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

She is amazing and caring

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