Department Breast Services
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Hindi, Urdu
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Advanced Polypectomy
  • Anorectal Surgery
  • Breast Cancer Prevention
  • Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Breast Diagnostics
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Health
  • Breast Pathology
  • Cancer - Prevention
  • Cancer Center
  • Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Cancer Screening
  • Clinical Breast Examination
  • Department of General Surgery
  • High Risk Breast Cancer
  • Mammogram
  • Screening and Testing
  • Self Breast Exam
View all 20 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Breast MRI
  • Abnormal Breast Ultrasound
  • Abnormal Mammogram
  • Acid-Base Disorders
  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Adrenal Mass
  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma
  • Ascites
  • Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia (ALH)
  • Axillary Mass - Pain/Swelling
  • Benign Breast Disease
  • Bile Leak
  • Breast
  • Breast - Nodules
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer - High Risk
  • Breast Cancer - Mass, Lump or Swelling
  • Breast Disease
  • Breast Infections
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Dilated Breast Duct
  • Family Cancer History
  • Family History of Breast Cancer
  • Fibrocystic Breast Changes
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hereditary Cancer Risk Management
  • Hereditary Cancers
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Lymphedema
  • Mastitis
  • Nipple Discharge
View all 33 Specialties +


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About Shazia Goraya, MD

Education and knowledge were the most important guiding principles in our home. I attended school at the Christian School of Pakistan. Then I received the degree from a prestigious medical school and followed it with internships in general medicine and surgery. After that, I joined the Civil Service of the country and served the underserved poor in remote areas until I was married to my husband, Tanvir Y. Goraya, PhD.  I moved to the United States, did another residency, and after a few years in private practice joined the Cleveland Clinic. I am happy being a U.S. Citizen and the mother of Sarah, in addition to being able to help fellow human beings by practicing preventative, curative internal medicine, especially in my area of special concern, osteoporosis.

                                                                                                       --  Shazia Goraya, MD
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Rawalpindi General Hospital
Rawalpindi, Pakistan,

Internship - Holy Family Hospital-Rawalpindi
Rawalpindi, Pakistan,

Medical Education - University of Punjab
Rawalpindi, Pakistan,

Additional Training

  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Highlights

  • Harold C. Klein Distinguished Resident Award for humanity and empathy

Specialty Interests

Family history of Breast Cancer, Osteoporosis, Preventive Medicine, Women's Health, Hereditary cancer risk management

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 12/10/2019, Dr. Goraya 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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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

422 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

135 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Dr. Goraya was exemplary in taking time and interest in me. I felt heard and assured and educated about the issue I'm experiencing.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

As a first time patient w Dr Goraya, she did a good job familiarizing herself w my chart & health history prior 2 the face 2 face visit. Very pleasant & patient provider.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Dr Gorovpy is so lovely. She is very interested in me personally and does a very thorough exam. She is outstanding and should be commended for it.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

I truly appreciate Dr Goraya's concern for my health. She is very aware of my family history and she understands my risks thoroughly.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Cleveland Clinic is the matter what are all awesome from the valet parking to the Doctor's notch all the way.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

Dr Garys is compassionate and thorough, always listening to my concerns with genuine concern and understanding

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

Good experience. Dr Goraya is a very caring doctor

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

I love Dr. G. , she is so caring, though and professional. She has been my doctor for many years. She is awesome.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

Dr Gorya is my favorite physician from within all my healthcare doctors! She has always been caring and sensitive in her questions and explanations of anything that needed attention.I felt from day one in meeting her that she would be receptive to listening and advising me. I trusted her from the get go!She also included my husband in conversations when he was present.She is invaluable.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Dr Goraya is incredible. She really genuinely cares about me

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Dr. Goraya is WONDERFUL! She truly cares about her patients. I'm so happy I switched to her.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

I truly feel blessed to have *Dr. Goraya as my doctor. She goes over and above with patience and listening and making me feel important.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Dr.Goraya MD is a Clinic jewel! Same for her staff.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

She is the best Doctor I have ever had

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

she is the best doctor ever. very easy to talk with and compassionate

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Dr. Goraya is AMAZING! So caring & thorough...she was so attentive to the details of my health, and took the time to talk to me. I love her! What a great Doctor!! The Clinic is lucky to have her!

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

she is a wonderful caring thorough doctor

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

Dr Goraya is kind, caring, and thorough, listens to me and fully discusses options. I have full trust and respect for her.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

dr. garayha is the kindest doctor in your staff

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Doctor was very kind and helpful in answering all my questions.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Excellent experience with Dr Goraya.... she continuously checked my chart to familiarize herself with my information... so that she could understand my history better

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Dr Goraya was very helpful in checking my medications , mammogram results and examining my scars....

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

love my Dr. Goraya

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Outstanding physician!

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

excellent medical care. Doctor is thorough, caring, perceptive, kind , and competent.everything you would want in a doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

my doctor is exceptional

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Dr is very personable and easy to talk to

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Dr. Goraya is one of the best doctors I've ever had!

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Dr. Goroya is an excellent physician. She is thorough, calming, and inspires confidence.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Dr Goraya is an empathetic, responsive and committed professional. I couldn't ask for a better breast health specialist.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

this is one of the kindest doctors and most thorough that I have ever had.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Dr. Goroya is the most caring and competent.of doctors.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

Dr. Goraya ii s great. She is casting and kind.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

Dr Goraya is a great listener. She has always addressed any concerns I had and answered all questions. She is a kind, compassionate person and shows genuine interest in me. I would not hesitate to recommend her.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

I wish I would have met her last year. Dr. Goraya is a real "gem" and an absolutely wonderful physician. She relieved so much stress that I was encountering due to my diagnosis and the decisions I had to make for treatment. She truly cared about my personal life as it related to my decision-making. Excellent care provider!!

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Everyone at the clinic was extremely competent and made me feel at ease. I especially enjoyed meeting with Dr. Goraya. She reminds me of my primary MD, Dr. Yunnis, who also rates a 10+.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Dr Goraya is a wonderful physician. she is the whole package. She is knowledgable , kind and caring. Wish all doctors were like her.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

did not feel rushed. doctor was knowledgeable of my health history in advance of the appointment

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Dr Gorya has the best Nessie's manner. she is warm and very knowledgeable. it is a pleasure to see her at all my visits.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

This was my first visit with Dr. Goraya and I was very comfortable and feel confident with her care and recommendations.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Loved Dr. Goraya!

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Dr Goraya is so pleasant and informative I trust her!

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Dr. Goraya is professional, respectful & knowledgeable .

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

love Dr. Gotta. always takes him time in explaining test procedures etc... compasionate and professional

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

the scheduling was difficult because we had to get the appt and dr set up but the person who did the scheduling was very polite and experienced at her job and set up as needed.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Dr Goraya and the group at Hillcrest are wonderful!!

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

excellent doctor and care

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Outstanding. One of the very best doctors I have ever worked with.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Dr. was very careful, helpful and attentive. Verypleasant.

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

dr Goraya is a fantastic doctor - very detailed oriented!

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Dr. Goraya is very caring, concerned, and very personable. I am very comfortable with her and will definitely recommend her to anyone needing a doctor for breast care!! They would receive excellent care!!!

Reviewed on May 20, 2020

Dr Goraya very excellent in compassion and professional attitude. Very knowledgeable and confident in her field and thoroughly examination, as well as answering questions. She is outstanding!

Reviewed on May 20, 2020

Dr. Goraya very professional and personable. Agreed that I was correct to say I was to see her and be checked because I was having an issue instead of being forced to do a virtual visit.

Reviewed on May 20, 2020

I was impressed with Dr. Goraya

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

Very nice office staff and physician.

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

This doctor is very caring and sincere in her work. I was very pleased.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2020

Dr. was very compassionate regarding my health concern.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Dr Goraya is very gentle, and truly concerned for her patients

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

like Dr and staff alot

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Dr. Goraya is always very attentive and informative.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Dr. Goraya is one of the most compassionate & caring providers. She is very thorough & patient and is always willing to answer all questions and address concerns.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Excellent Doctor and Excellent Hospital. That's why I come from Erie Pa.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Dr. Goraya is an exceptional caregiver. She is thorough and extremely knowledgeable, always connecting the dots. I'm more than impressed!

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Dr. Goraya was very warm, friendly and professional. I was very happy with her care!

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Most friendly and caring doctor

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

lots of love and respect for this doctor

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Dr Goroya is outstanding. among the best at CCF

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

very kind and knowledgeable doctor

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Dr. Goraya was WONDERFUL! She listened to me and was very caring! I was a little nervous as I had had Dr. Pederson for so many years and this was my first appointment with Dr. Goraya. I can truly say I'm delighted to have Dr. Goraya as my breast specialist!

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

I have already recommended Dr. Goraya to a very dear friend.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

I feel very blessed for a truly caring Doctor who takes the time to talk and listen!

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

I thought Dr. Goraya took the time to talk to me about why I was there to see her and she explained the next steps to take in detail and made sure all my questions were answered. She is very knowledgeable and I feel very comfortable to continue to see her. I would highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

dr Goraya is awesome! She is a truly caring and excellent doctor!

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020 a wonderful and caring md. she is also very professional and explains everything completely.she is the best

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Dr. Goraya is thorough, knowledgeable, and awesome

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Dr Goraya is a wonderful doctor as well as a wonderful person. She really cares about her patients

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Dr. Goraya took time to discuss my options to my husband and I. she carefully explained pros, cons, used visual charts to show my different risks. she is as so kind and understood this is a big decision for me. I so appreciate her time and expertise!

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Dr. Goraya listens to every concern and helps me feel less like a bystander in my high-risk of disease life.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Dr. Goroya is wonderful, caring person

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

I drive three hours from WV to see this excellent doctor and to use the Cleveland clinic.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

There have been times when I have waited more than three days to hear back from a MYChart message. I have left messages before that take days to answer. I have to say Dr Goraya did return a call the same day after I had a MRI where a lesion was discovered.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Dr Goyraia is an excellent doctor. She is gentle in her approach and really listens to me. I feel she is really concerned with my well being. She takes time to explain things and answer all my questions. I would highly recommend her to all my friends.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

dr was supposed to call me with my mammogram results. she did not. i received mychart notice and then a letter from radiologist one week later

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

Dr. Goraya has a wonderful bedside manner as well as being an excellent clinician. I normally make my appointments a year in advance, but the one time I had a concern, she saw me the next day. One of the best doctors I've ever had.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

Dr. Goraya gave great advice regarding having a mole removed and now my dermatologist is checking me every six months. So thankful Dr. Goyaya was there for me. Also very impressed with mammography technician ( Jill) who explained everything thoroughly and really was concerned for my comfort.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

Dr Goroya was very compassionate, informative, and made me feel like she had my best interests in mind.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

Dr. Goraya is wonderful. She is knowledgeable and thoughtful in her decisions. she always respects my opinion.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Dr. Goroya is excellent. Very thorough. Very impressed with her caring and concern.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Dr Goraya is wonderful, gentle and genuinely caring, means a lot, I feel grateful to have found a Dr like her

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Relatuvely new to Cle Clinic, not used to call center, sometimes rather long wait to get through to doctor office or to make appt

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Dr. Goraya always listens to my concerns and is always willing to look into something that is bothering me.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Dr. Goraya is awesome! She listens attentively and gives you absolutely undivided attention until all your questions are answered. She treats you like a friend and that is a priceless commodity to find in a doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

dr Goraya is very attentive to my needs and all my questions. I truly appreciate her care and concern for my history and treatment options.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

dr goraya is the best!!!!

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019

Dr. Goraya has been best breast doctor I have seen by far at the Cleveland Clinic. I have had two prior that did not seem very concerned with my overall well being. I am honestly happy that the other doctors have moved onto other things (presumably) and I have been assigned to the great care of Dr. Goraya. Only upon inspection of my large medical history and review of my discomfort statements and overall concerns, she was immediately compassionate and I feel 'truly' listened to me when I was speaking to her. She gave me tangible advice and was not 'laissez faire' in any way shape or form about my care. I look forward to my next appointment with her. I truly believe she will be the doctor I've been needing to make me feel/get better.

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019

Dr. Goraya is wonderful.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

great experience seeing Dr Goraya today.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

Dr Goraya is wonderful!!

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

a was very Dr.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

Dr Goraya is a wonderful & caring doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

excellent wonderful doctor

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

brilliant doctor

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2019

*Dr. Goraya is probably the most competent, professional, respectful, compassionate and pleasant dr. I have ever seen. I could go on and on! She is wonderful!!

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019

I just LOVE LOVE LOVE Dr. Goraya. She is so compassionate

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2019

The doctor was very thorough, kind, and professional. I am confident in the breast center in Beachwood. everyone there is wonderful

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2019

Dr. Gorya is outstanding. I'd recommend her to anyone. I knew her as a resident at Mount Sinai and she was an outstanding resident. Her thorough assessment and diagnosis has continued. She's an active listener and patient advocate. She's collaborative with other healthcare workers.I highly recommend Dr. Gorya.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2019

this was my first meeting with dr. Goraya. I found her to be a caring, competent and engaging person. I felt like I was her only patient that day as she listened to my questions.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2019

My experience with Dr. Goraya was excellent. She was very kind, caring, and demonstrated an exceptional bedside manner. She delivered information clearly and directly, but was also compassionate and personable. I felt very comfortable during my exam and confident that I was receiving top notch care.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

The Dr is amazing!

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

Dr. Goraya is very thorough, I never feel rushed, and she is patient in answering all of my questions

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

Dr. Goroya is awesome!

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

excellent Dr. she is truly a Gem

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

the doctor was amazing and very patient and helpful answering all of my questions.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

All staff that I encountered were courteous and helpful. It is always a delight to be under the care of Dr. Goraya.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

I was very impressed at how much Dr Gurua listed to me and my concerns and was very thorough in her care.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

my doctor is wonderful but the administrative staff could use some work.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

Dr. Goraya is the absolute BEST doctor!!

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

Dr Goraya is a wonderful blend of empathy and matter of factness. Her exam was thorough. Her questions and answers were remarkably guided by her physical exam. Her memory is astounding! Thank you. Worth a 5 hour drive for her medical expertise.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

*Dr. G. is super, she takes her time and does not rush you or make you feel your time is up. She is "home folks."

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

dr goraya was very kind and patient and even her tone of voice is soothing. she made me feel so safe and relaxed after I'd been worked up all day and nervous.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

Highly recommend this Dr.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

I love Dr. Goraya! She is gentle, caring, concerned, soft-spoken but clear, and has the softest touch. I felt I was literally in great hands!

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

Dr. Goraya is an amazing person and doctor. She listened patiently to my history and was very sensitive to my current concern.

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

Dr Goraya calls even in the evening or weekend to follow up test results.

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

Dr Goraya is kind, concerned, caring, and thorough. I have great confidence in her.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

Provider and MA were very nice and pleasant.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

so appreciative that Dr G could schedule me an appointment the same day as my husband's appointment

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

Dr Goraya is the best there is !

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2019

I love my doctor she's very thorough and I had my results in two hours

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

Dr. Guraya is wonderful!

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

Dr. Goraya is a wonderful doctor-she truly cares for her patients. She is the kindest person I have ever met.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Dr. Goraya went above and beyond understanding my concerns, taking my history and explaining care options.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

Dr Gorya is my favorite physician!I have always felt listened to and professionally cared for.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

Dr. Goraya is one of the kindest, most compassionate doctors that I have seen. she truly cares about you as a person, not just another patient.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

Dr Goraya is wonderful and shows immense care. Very humble. I love her

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