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Department Subspecialty Care for Women's Health
Primary Location Medina Medical Office Building
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
  • Neuromodulation
  • Pessaries
  • Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
  • Robotic assisted gynecologic surgery
  • Robotic Pelvic Floor Surgery
  • Section of Urogynecology
  • Urodynamic Studies
  • Urodynamic Testing
  • Urogynecology
  • Vaginal Reconstructive Surgery
  • 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 Pain
  • Pelvic Disorders
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Rectocele
  • Rectovaginal Fistulas
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Urethral Diverticulum
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Vaginal Hernia
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vescovaginal fistula
  • Voiding Dysfunction in Adults
  • Vulvar Disorders
  • Vulvar Pain Syndromes
  • Vulvodynia
View all 27 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 USA

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

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

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

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

Undergraduate - Princeton University


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 2/15/2023, Dr. Wallace 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

126 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

30 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2023

I had hoped to see her sooner, but the six month wait was worth it to have her as a Doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2023

The doctor was outstanding in every way. So happy I chose her to be my doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

Dr. Wallace was a pleasure - very friendly, knowledgeable, attentive and caring Doctor. She performed a very thorough exam and discussed everything in great details. Furthermore, I have been in communication with her since my visit and she is nothing short of excellent and exemplary

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

I will highly recommend Dr. Wallace to anyone. While I have a very good Urogynecologist here in NYC, I saw Dr. Wallace as a consult and I am glad I did - she was another fresh look and a great one at that!

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

Dr. Wallace was fantastic.My first time with her n I really liked her.She spent alot of time with me n explained everything.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2023

Dr. Wallace is a great doctor. She is very knowledgeable and caring physician. I'm so glad to have found her.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2023

Dr Wallace is awesome!

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2023

Dr. Wallace was friendly and positive about the upcoming surgergical procedure. She explained details in easy to understand language, but used precise descriotive terms for my reference. She discussed the clinical team's professional opinions of my health status and addressed concerns.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2023

I believe my video preop call with Dr. Wallace was equal to any in person preop office visit I have ever had with other doctors. I feel my options for surgery and planning details were discussed in the same manner as if we had been seated beside each other in her office.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2023

Dr. Wallace is one of the most caring and knowledgeable professionals in the medical field.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2023

I would definitely recommend her. She was thorough, complimentary, knowledgeable and professional.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2023

Wonderful Dr. Wallaceknowledgeble, friendly, herStaff excellentJamie especially

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2023

Dr Wallace outstanding!

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2023

Dr. Wallace has excellent bed side manner and makes you feel comfortable and makes sure that she answers any questions that you may have before the procedure.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2023

Dr. Wallace took the time to explain her medical opinion and options available to me. She was thorough, which I appreciate.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2023

Dr Wallace is a compassionate, knowledgeable, and fantastic provider and surgeon!!!

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2023

Dr. Wallace and her team are very professional but also personable. They did a good job explaining my issues.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2023

Dr. Wallace's was very helpful in getting my appointment.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

Dr Shannon Wallace is very thorough and answered all my questions without feeling rushed

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

Dr Wallace is wonderful and I will return to her

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Loved DrShannon Wallace. Would recommend her to friends. Matter of fact, I already have.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

Dr. Wallace did a thorough exam and explained in depth her findings and discussed in detail my treatment options. She really took a lot of time with me, and I am very grateful for that. She really cares about her patients and it shows in the way she spoke with me and treated me during and after my exam. She gave me hope that the treatment I've chosen will help my condition. That means a lot to me. I would recommend Dr. Wallace to any female with problems...she's the best.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2022

I love Dr. Wallace, she really takes her time to make sure to explain things to you and she has a great bedside manor.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2022

Dr. Wallace was thorough and gentle in her exam of my pelvic floor prolapse. She prescribed medication to assist me with issues related to the condition and to prepare my body for surgery. When I expressed concerns abput my medical history that might impact the surgery Dr. Wallace made referrals for three other departments to evaluate my status prior to scheduling surgery. Dr. Wallace personally communicated with me via MyChart about concerns. Dr. Wallace also prescribed Physical Therapy to assist with my diagnosis outcomes. Since being seen by Dr. Wallace, her services have been provided to me in a very timely manner.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2022

Staff seem to work cooperatively to support Dr. Wallace and her patients.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2022

Dr. Wallace is TERRIFIC! She's the perfect balance of friendly and professional. She listens to my concerns, and offers positive insights. She is the kind of person who makes me feel like I can tackle anything that comes my way. I love having her in my corner and on my medical care team.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022

Dr Wallace was very helpful trying to schedule my appt. So It would coordinate with my other surgeon's appt.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

Dr. Wallace is absolutely amazing.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

Dr. Wallace is one of the best Doctors I've ever been to. She is compassionate, gentle, extremely knowledgeable, and takes time to explain things in a concise manner. I felt listened to and that my care was in the best hands. Thank you!

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

Dr Wallace was very thorough an took my concerns seriously

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