Department Neuromuscular Center
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Clinical Evaluation, Diagnosis And Treatment
  • Electromyography
  • Inflammatory/Autoimmune Neuropathy
  • Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap)
  • Peripheral Nerve and Muscle Ultrasound
  • Plexopathies
  • Ultrasonography
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Autoimmune/Inflammatory Polyneuropathy
  • Brachial Plexus
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (cidp)
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Entrapment Neuropathies
  • Fabry's Disease
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM)
  • Lambert-eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
  • Lumbosacral Plexopathy
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenic Crisis
  • Myopathy
  • Nerve Compression of the Hand
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Nerve Injuries Of The Shoulder
  • Nerve Tumors
  • Neurapraxia
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Neuropathy
  • Neuropathy - Diabetic
  • Periodic Paralysis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Polymyositis
  • Pompe's Disease
  • Post-polio Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy
  • Schwannoma
  • Small Fiber Neuropathy
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - Baldwin Wallace University
Berea, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Neuromuscular Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - MetroHealth Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA

Undergraduate - Wittenberg University
Springfield, OH USA

Additional Training

  • Peripheral Nerve and Muscle Ultrasound Mini-Fellowship, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and North Carolina Baptist Hospitals

Professional Highlights

  • President’s Research Initiative Award, AANEM


  • Neurology
  • Neurology - Neuromuscular Medicine (Archived)

Specialty Interests

Electromyography, neuromuscular medicine, peripheral nerve injury, ultrasound of peripheral nerve and muscle, entrapment neuropathies, nerve tumors, plexopathies

Awards & Honors

  • Bruce Hubbard Stewart Award for Humanistic Medicine


  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
  • Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American Society of Neuroimaging (ASN)
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 10/2/2019, Dr. Shook 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

60 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 4.3
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

18 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

he was a very nice doctor

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Dr. Shook's approach to my admittedly complex health issues was the most impressive consult I've ever experienced. He did his homework on my case before I came for my appointment and was able to facilitate access to complex genetic testing that I didn't know was available to ascertain a diagnosis. I am retired from the health care industry and can say with a truly critical and experienced eye that Dr. Shook is a credit to his profession.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Excellent physician with knowledge skill judgement and human relations

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019

Dr. Shook was wonderful. Great bed side manner and very knowledgeable. He explained what was going on, next steps and seemed concerned for my health.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Dr. Shook was very through and kind to me

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

Dr. Shook made you feel like he was treating you like a friend. That he really cared.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

Dr. Shook & his staff was super amazing

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Dr. Shook was the first physician over the past 6 months who was able to figure out what was wrong with me.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Dr. Shook and the staff at the neurology clinic worked well together.

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2019

excellent doctor. very well prepared. great bedside manner.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2019

Dr Shook was very thoughtful and diligent in his approach to my care.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

It is a blessing that Dr Shook and Cleveland Clinic are now part of my treatment plan. Everybody from the desk people, the nurses, the blood work lab and of course Dr Steven Shook have treated me with the utmost respect and care.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

In the last year, Dr. Shook has given me so much of his time and wisdom that I cannot be thankful enough.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

I am very happy with Dr. Shook he took time to listen and to explain, very kind and understanding!

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2019

As a dentist in practice for 35 years, I understand the importance of bedside/chairside manner.Dr. Shook has no equal. He made what should have been a painful experience (discussing severe pain and it's consequences) easy, informave snd pleasant. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

Dr.Shook was very professional and caring about my situation and went beyond the call of duty meaning he ordered blood work to check out my body to rule out things that could have caused my problem very concerned about my situation and I thank him from the bottom of my heart I felt special

Reviewed on May 20, 2019

Dr. Shook really put me at ease. Thank you!

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2019

Dr. Shook is very kind, Showed much empathy & concideration for my situation. He validated my problems & is sending me to another Dr, he believes will help me. I will still se Dr. Shook. He is absolutely one of my most favorite docs.

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