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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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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 10/10/2022, 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.

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

265 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 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

87 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

I wish there was another selection marked "excellent,". Dr. Goraya is one of the top physicians I have ever seen. I so appreciate her care for me and her attention to detail.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Dr. Goraya had an excellent bedside manner and treated me with dignity and respect. She listen to all of my concerns and never made me feel like I was just a CC number or patient ID. It has been a long time since a Cleveland Clinic staff member has given this much care!

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Dr Goriha is wonderful, caring, and patient.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

I love Dr. Goraya. I feel so blessed to have her as my provider

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

Dr Goraya is the best She rates 100% with me

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

She is a great doc and a wonderful woman

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

Dr Goraya is an outstanding physician. She is knowledgable and an excellent communicator. I have always been impressed with her genuine interest in her patients' concerns. While helping them to ask difficult questions.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2022

OmigoshI could not be happier! The doctor was so phenomenal! This was my first visit with her. She had mapped out my complicated breast history from notes from my previous provider. She was very thorough and made me feel at ease. She takes her time and listens. My previous CCF breast doctor retired and I absolutely have the same amount of confidence in my new doctor as I did with Dr Babcock. She made me feel comfortable and at ease. So very happy!

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022

Love Dr. Goraya!

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

Dr Goroya is wonderful! She actually listens to what you have to say and discusses thus with you

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2022

Literally the best doctor I have ever seen

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2022

I find Dr. Goraya to be very warm, approachable, knowledgeable, and caring.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022

Dr. Goraya does an amazing job whenever I have a visit with her!

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2022

Dr. Goraya is a compassionate and empathetic provider. Consistently supportive and takes time to answer questions and provide explanation.

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2022

Dr. Goraya is the best, most caring doctor I've ever seen!!! I love her!

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2022

Best experiences I've had at the doctor are here

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2022

Doctor Goraya was so patient, informative and helpful from end to end on my appointment. I'm so grateful for her.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2022

Dr. Goyaya always takes time to answer questions, specifically I had breast surgery 5 years ago and have a seroma from the surgery. We discussed pros and cons of any type of methods to reduce the swelling. She is very willing to take the time to talk.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

Dr Goraya is great. I feel she is concerned for my well being

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

Dr. Goraya is an excellent clinician- up to date, ans questions, personal & very caring!

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

Dr Goroya is an excellent physician.. She is very thorough and professional. I am blessed to have her as my physician.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

Dr Goroya is excellent!

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2022

One of the best doctors I have ever seen. She went above and beyond. Very knowledgeable What does a great job explaining things

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2022

Dr was excellent!

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2022

Dr. Goraya was open accepting and very helpful. I am so fortunate to have her as a part of my care team. I have had less than positive experiences as a patient previously, and was so relieved to have met her

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2022

Dr. Goraya is always very happy to discuss past concerns/issues and how imaging was ordered and why, how things have changed, and I feel very much a participant in planning the next appt game plan.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2022

CCF is a big practice and as a patient is vital to come prepared with questions thought out in advance and be ready to make decisions quickly. Its nice to have trust in a doctor like Dr. Goraya that recommendations are in my best interest as an individual.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

Dr Goraya never made me feel rushed, kind and considerate.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

Dr. G is so very compassionate and kind. I feel lucky to have her as my doctor. Takes time explaining tests and addresses concerns I have. Easy to approach.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

Dr. Goraya is very personable, sweet and explains or answers any concerns that come about.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

She took the time to answer all of my questions and concerns. She made sure I understood the plan ahead. She was respectful, kind, friendly and had a great sense of humor.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

Dr. Goraya is one of the best physicians the clinic has. She is always personable and very thorough.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

Dr Goraya is the person I trust more.Nobody like her.I want her to be my doctor forever.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

This Dr and Dr Dinkar Rao are the best doctors I have experienced at the Clinic. Very personable and sincere!!!

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022

Outstanding physician!

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

It was a very good and professional experience with Dr. Goraya. The follow up was a personal phone call to see if thee was anything else she could explain.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

My appointment with dr Goraya was one of the best experiences I have had with a health care provider at the clinic. She is the best!

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2022

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

Dr. Goraya is always so caring and listens to the patient and answers any questions. She does not rush you

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2022

Dr. Goraya is an outstanding caregiver. I appreciate her sincere concern for my entire well-being.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

I absolutely love Dr. Goraya! I've only seen her twice but I feel like I've known her for years! She is always well prepared, she is concerned and very caring.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2022

My doctor is fantastic! She didn't rush the appointment and takes time to answer wash queuing. She makes me feel like my time matters and she truly cares about my well-being.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2022

I think this Dr. Is extremely thorough and respectful.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022

I had lost Dr. Peterson as my breast' doctor and that was distressing but I found Dr. Goraya very pleasant and helpful. Thorough and thoughtful. So I felt much less stressed after meeting and taking with her.

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

This physician is a very caring. Listen to you totally and to have a conversation with regarding one's health.

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

Dr. Goraya Is one of the very best breast specialists I have ever worked with. She's capable, confident, caring and thorough. She really listens, and offers the best of her expertise to answer questions or provide additional information. Best of all to me is that she's very reassuring, even when the news she may have to deliver Is not what the patient hopes to hear. I hope to work with her for a long long time to come.

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

Dr. Goraya is a very professional and caring doctor. I feel well cared for under her supervision. She is a gem and I am so happy that she is my Dr., and is still at the Clinic, as many of my previous doctors have left and gone elsewhere. This makes for less continuous care. I am very happy with Dr. Goraya!

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

She's absolutely the best, most thorough I've ever had

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Dr Goraya is very good. I would highly recommend her.

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

Dr Goraya is very knowledgeable, kind and compassionate! She spends the right amount of time with menever rushing through my appointment. She is simply amazing and always makes me feel good which is comforting as a 8 year Breast Cancer Survivor. Thank you so much Dr Goraya for your caring and comforting words. You brightened my day!

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

Dr Goraya is a very good caregiver b/c she truly listens to my concerns and gives wonderful advice.

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

Dr. G is great. She is so nice and caring and put my mind at ease.

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

Dr. Goraya was absolutely amazing!

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

First doctor that was focused and thorough

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

Dr. Goroya is one of the most caring Doctors I have ever been to.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

Dr. Goroya is superior above other Doctors in my opinion!

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

Dr. Goroya is a very caring and understanding physician. I feel very confident about my treatment plans in her hand

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

Dr. Goraya is a caring and compassionate doctor. I always feel comfortable asking questions and appreciate her sincerity and genuine interest in me.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

Dr. Goraya's team worked together with the mammography department and coordinated with the radiologist to explain the procedures and results.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2022

Dr. Goraya is a compassionate professional and I trust her expertise and advice.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2022

One of my favorite Dr.s

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2022

Dr. Goraya is a wonderful, caring, personable Doctor!!

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2022

Dr. Goraya is a dream. I could not ask for a better physician.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2022

Dr. Goraya is an extraordinary physician. I could not ask or hope for anyone better. She is so thorough and thoughtful. I feel so lucky to be cared for by her.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

Cleveland Clinic's physicians are outstanding.well educated, good listeners, diagnose well

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2022

Dr. Goraya is just wonderful. She took a lot of time to review my complicated chart and tests and explained in detail her review. I have been very concerned especially about an excisional biopsy and she was very thorough in her review and explanation to me. She also set up the next mammogram.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2022

Dr. Goraya was excellent! She spent a long time carefully going over my case and the suggestions about medications, etc. She is very knowledgeable and also very friendly and made me feel comfortable. Wonderful doctor!

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2022

So glad that Dr. Alicia Fanning referred me to Dr. Goraya.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

My doctor is truly awesome! She is both very knowledgeable and caring she is one of a kind. I am so glad I found her. I wouldn't want another doctor for this serious condition. I believe she truly cares about her patients .

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2022

Dr.Goroya is excellent. I have referred others to her. She is so thorough and knowledgeable. She is truly an asset to your facility.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2022

Dr Goroya values the patient experience. She is very thorough in her responses to my questions. She also shows compassion whenever I bring up health concerns. Overall, I consider her to be one of the best physicians I've seen.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2022

Dr Goraya is exceptional. Very smart, very kind. She always remembers my family

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2022

I was impressed. Dr was very personable and knowledgeable and explained things well

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2022

Outstanding Doctor !!!

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2022

I am always impressed with DR G., and her staff.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

Dr Goraya is the best! I feel very comfortable with her catching any potential problem before it becomes a larger one. I would and do highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2022

Outstanding provider. Very clear communication, very thorough, confidently answered my questions.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2022

Dr Goraya is the most kind specialist. She seems to approach each visit as if it the first one, making me feel cared for and respected. She listens to my concerns and questions and provides direction and / or answers that make me feel she is right alongside me through the process of moving forward.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2022

Dr. Goraya is an excellent, thorough, brilliant physician and her bedside manner is outstanding!

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2022

The doctor was wonderful

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2022

You only had very good as the highest rating. I would give Dr . Goroya. An outstanding rating Her care , explanations of the exam and follow up were above expectations. I am so pleased to have her on my medical team. Rating

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

Doctor is kind and compassionate. She LISTENS and INFORMS. A FAVORITE DOCTOR of mine!

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

Dr. Goroya is always so thorough

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

Love Dr. Goraya. I do not want to transition back to my primary care after my next visit

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Dr. Goraya was very professional, kind, caring! My First experience with seeing her was excellent! We need more doctors like her! She listened to my concerns, examined me well, took appropriate diagnostic tests to address the issues, and had provided feedback to me. Excellent doctor!!!

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Excellent, kind, caring, knowledgeable dr. Goraya

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Dr. Goraya was, as always, pleasant and relaxed. My exam was thorough, and she completely explained our plans for future care rather than just ordering follow-ups. I feel open and respected when dealing her. It's like getting advice from a trusted friend. She explains her conclusions in a straightforward way, but with the patient's concerns and wishes always in mind. I am so very blessed to have found her!

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