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Department Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Primary Location Lakewood Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, German
Surgeon No
Lakewood Family Health Center
Primary Location

Lakewood Family Health Center


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Diabetes Center
View all 1 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Diabetes
  • High Cholesterol
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule
View all 6 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Chicago Hospitals
Chicago, IL USA

Residency - Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Chicago, IL USA

Internship - Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Chicago, IL USA

Medical Education - University of Illinois College of Medicine
Urbana, IL USA

Undergraduate - University of Illinois
Urbana, IL USA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Specialty Interests

Lifestyle Intervention for diabetes as a cost effective program marketed by CCF directly to self-insured companies (IDEAL program), prevention and treatment of diabetes including use of pumps and sensors, general endocrinology.

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for David Shewmon, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

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 10/14/2021, Dr. Shewmon 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

225 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

52 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 24, 2022

He is just a fantastic doctor. Easy to talk to always pleasant and caring.

Reviewed on May 20, 2022

I'm thankful for having Dr.Shewmon. He's very caring understanding about diabetes. I had no control over my life being insulin dependent 1. He started me on the insulin pump Dexcom G6 now I'm back in control of my life. I'm what is called a brittle diabetic I get no symptoms very dangerous. I'm thankful and I owe all of that to Dr.Shewmon for understanding and saving my life. Wonderful doctor that he is. He ask questions about how I feel he goes over my medicine with me.

Reviewed on May 20, 2022

People keep being a diabetic to themselves. If I knew anyone I definitely would suggest Dr Shewmon at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on May 20, 2022

Love Dr. Shewmon!

Reviewed on May 13, 2022

Dr. Shewmon has been a fantastic physician for me in my battle with diabetes. He is an absolute partner in helping me stay on track with quarterly guidance and feedback. I am extremely grateful and happy knowing that he is part of CCF.

Reviewed on May 13, 2022

Dr. Shewmon is an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Dr. Shewmon has been a tremendous asset to helping me navigate diabetes. I depend on him so much and he never disappoints.

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Dr. Shewmon's staff is so very efficient. My Chart messages always answered promptly. I just can't say enough about my care with this great professional team. Also please know, Dr. Shewmon keeps up with the latest research and best practices that apply to my health. I am always Impressed with this Information he brings to each visit. Lucky am I!

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

I am glad to have Dr. Shewmon as my doctor. He is always helpful during my appointments.

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

I haven't had a bad experience yet. My . Dr is personable but professional . I like that I'm talking to a human and not a robot.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

Dr. Shewmon is a good doctor. I am well taken care of with him.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

Dr. Shewmon is one of the BEST doctors I've ever seen. He was caring, compassionate and listened carefully to everything I said. Educated me and had a wonderful bedside manner!

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

Dr Shewmon and the staff always do such a wonderful job. I am very appreciative. Thank you very much.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022

Always a good experience with Dr. Shewmon.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2022

Dr Shewmon is always great

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2022

Dr Shewmon is a very caring doctor and makes sure that I understand my medical conditions and he listens to my questions

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2022

Dr Shewmon is very thorough and approachable. He is thoughtful in his responses and cares about me as a whole person, not just an underactive thyroid.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2022

Dr. Shewmon was so thorough in his explanations and assessment of my health issue. I truly felt that he had my best interests in mind, and had a genuine concern for my long term health. He did not perform the procedure I was scheduled for that day because he felt it was not the best route forward. I so appreciated his caution, expert opinion, and referral to a colleague he thought could best help me. I feel fortunate he was involved in my care.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Great Dr., explains well his concerns and items that are going well in my treatment

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

Dr Shewmon is great and he has a great team

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

Dr Shewmon was very thorough and compassionate, he was concerned for me and my mental and medical health and I appreciated that and It's the reason I came back to him after so many years after moving.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

His staff (Reena) was good about following up with me as Dr Shewmon told me they would

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

Dr Shewmon allowed me time to express my concerns and ask questions.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

My experience with Dr. Shewmon was good as always.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Very difficult to get an appointment with him. He is such an outstanding doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

I would not want anyone but Dr. Shewmon to treat this medical finding that I have been diagnosed with.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Dr Shewmon is the best

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

Dr Shewmon is simply the best.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021

Dr. Soo easy to talk too !!

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

As a patient I feel I am a partner with Dr. Shewmon in my care which is the reason I have so much respect for him and would follow him wherever he is practicing.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

Dr Shewmond is the reason I come to the Lakewood practice.

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2021

Care by Dr. Shewmon was exceptional! He explained treatment options so that I could understand them as well as the rationale behind different choices. He was very personable and gave me much confidence in the direction of my treatment plan. I am very appreciative of the terrific care!

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2021

Time and the degree of care taken by doctors and staff was very good and thoughtful.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

Dr Shewmon is outstanding!

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

Dr. Shewmon seems to genuinely have my care in his best regards. He is very thorough and encourages best practices. I am beyond happy with the care I am receiving from Dr. Shewmon and his team of Incredibles at the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

The only issue was that Dr Shewmon missed my original appointment time but he was quickly able to reschedule for later in the day when I was free. Totally understandable and quick to respond and reschedule.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

My provider has an excellent "bedside manner". He is able to explain treatment options and current plan of care in a clear and concise manner.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

Re: recommendations - I've had a lot of difficulties with bills/estimated fees,etc with the Cleveland clinic in general (although I very much like Dr. Shewman). That's the only reason I'd have a hard time recommending to others.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Dr. Shewmon does a great job of listening to my concerns and explaining what's going on with my diabetes treatment. He makes me feel like I'm capable and on the right track In keeping my sugar levels under control. I am also impressed with the responsiveness of his staff. Anastashia has gone well out of her way to assist me in navigating issues with medical equipment providers.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Dr. Shewmon always answers my questions and helps me understand any decisions made.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

Dr. Shewmon has always been the best provider for me and I reminded that my wife see him. Her first visit will be in November. Our conversations are timely to the best information available at the time and he will continue to help me live a better life.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Dr. Shewmon is very knowledgeable and patient. Great at explaining the medical issues and what is needed to be done.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Dr Shewmon is awesome! No other way to put it.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Felt genuine care and concern from Dr. Shewmon. Phone visit was not rushed and all my questions were answered.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

I feel that Dr. Shewmon truly cares about my particular medical issue and is trying to resolve in the best manner possible.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Dr. Shewmon is my favorite endocrinologist I've ever had. He levels with me and talks to me at the level of knowledge that I'm capable. He demonstrates that he is up to date with recent literate - something valuable to me as Type 1 Diabetes changes tend to feel like they move "slowly". I also thoroughly enjoy talking with Dr. Shewmon and look forward to my appointments. This last one was no different.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Video calls work fine for me IF I know there is nothing I need the doctor to inspect in-person. This was that case.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2021

I love Dr. Shewmon

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

Dr Shewmon is Amazing! He has the best bedside manner, takes time to explain and listen to me. I trust him implicitly with my care.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

I had to see another endocrinologist I didn't know before Dr Shewmon would do the biopsy. I am an existing patient of Dr Shewmon. This delayed my biopsy further

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

Dr Shewmon, is the best! So happy he was able to take my Dad on as a patient.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2021

Dr Shewmon is a wonderful physician who cares for his patients and their needs. He takes time to listen to your questions and concerns and explains your care well.

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