Treatment & Services
- Clinical Trials
- Kidney Transplantation
- Microsurgical Denervation of the Spermatic Cord
- Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate
- Prostate Biopsy
- Testosterone Replacement Therapy
- TURP (Transurethral Resection of The Prostate)
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Benign Prostatic Enlargement (BPH)
- Elevated PSA
- Enlarged Prostate/Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Interstitial Cystitis | Pelvic Pain
- Low Testosterone
- Orchialgia (Testes Pain)
- Prostate Disease
- Ureaplasma & Mycoplasma Infections
- Urinary Tract Infection
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Fellowship - Nuffield Institute of Surgery
Residency - The Toronto Hospital
Internship - Wellesley Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, CN
Medical School - University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
- Director, American Urological Association Board Review Course
BPH, Chronic pelvic pain syndrome, chronic prostatitis, interstitial cystitis, kidney (renal) transplantation, male hypogonadism, erectile dysfunction
Awards & Honors
- National Institute of Health funding for prostatitis research
Innovations & Patents
- Pioneered the use of bioflavonoids for therapy of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
- Developed the UPOINT system to classify patient with pelvic pain into clinically relevant phenotypes and direct therapy
- Past President, Society for Infection and Inflammation in Urology
- Past President, Urologic Society for Transplantation and Renal Surgery
- Program committee and Prize Essay committee, American Urological Association
- American Society of Transplant Surgeons
- The Transplantation Society
Research & Publications
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As of 6/18/2018, Dr. Shoskes 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. Shoskes receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Farr Laboratories, LLC.
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.
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163 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Knows Medical History||4.6|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.6|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.7|
5 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jun 11, 2018
I came from California to see DR. Shoskes as he is the expert in my condition. He was all that I expected.
Reviewed on Apr 19, 2018
Dr. Shoskes gave me my life back. I was waking up in pain everyday and depressed. I can't thank him enough for taking me as a patient and providing a treatment path that has gotten me to a pain free point, the first time in two years.
Reviewed on Apr 11, 2018
This doctor was very nice and knowledgeable.
Reviewed on Mar 9, 2018
we are out of town guests, our care team was an example of how all patients should be treated. The Clinic has set the bar high, outstanding.
Reviewed on Jul 3, 2017
I have a lot of respect for Dr. Shoskis both as a Eurologist and as a surgeon. He is world- class. It is Dr. Shoskis excellent knowledge and experience I pursue when I have an office visit. Still, I don't seem to be able to express to him who I am as a patient. For example, I wish to use medicine and or surgery as a last resort. I also need time to get comfortable with any recommendation - including spending more time pursuing the pros and cons to any medical choice.
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