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Steven Shook, MD

Lead for Virtual Health

Lead for Virtual Health at Cleveland Clinic, focuses on using digital tools to transform clinical practice, optimize patient outcomes, improve patient and caregiver experience, reduce cost-of-care, and better manage populations.
Steven Shook, MD
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  • Lead for Virtual Health at Cleveland Clinic, focuses on using digital tools to transform clinical practice, optimize patient outcomes, improve patient and caregiver experience, reduce cost-of-care, and better manage populations.
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Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
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Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.5559
Desk:
216.444.5551
Fax:
216.445.1563
Biography

About Steven Shook, MD

Dr. Steven Shook joined the Cleveland Clinic as a staff neurologist in 2007. In addition to his neuromuscular clinical practice, he staffs the general inpatient neurology service, teaches at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, and is a frequent presenter at national conferences on the topics of neuromuscular ultrasound and management of peripheral nerve injury.

Dr. Shook has a history of leadership in the hospital and health care industry, with special interests in hospital operations, quality and patient safety, continuous improvement, healthcare information technology, and digital health. He is currently the Lead for Virtual Health at Cleveland Clinic, focused on using digital tools to transform clinical practice, optimize patient outcomes, improve patient and caregiver experience, reduce cost-of-care, and better manage populations.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2007

Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - Baldwin Wallace University
Berea, OH USA
2016

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Neuromuscular Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2007

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Neurology
Cleveland, OH USA
2006

Internship - MetroHealth Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2003

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA
2002

Undergraduate - Wittenberg University
Springfield, OH USA
1992

Additional Training

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

Professional Highlights

  • Cleveland Magazine - Best Doctors (2018-2021)
  • Co-Chair, Action Team on Virtual Healthcare Quality Members (2021); National Quality Forum
  • Committee Member, Telehealth Subcommittee Orientation Meeting (2020-2021); American Academy of Neurology

Certifications

  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neuromuscular Medicine

Specialty Interests

Virtual health, telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, neuromuscular medicine, electromyography, ultrasound of peripheral nerve and muscle, peripheral nerve injury, entrapment neuropathies, plexopathies

Awards & Honors

  • Care Management Excellence Award Nominee 2015
  • Neurology Staff Teacher of the Year Award, Cleveland Clinic 2009-2010
  • President’s Research Initiative Award, AANEM  2007
  • Bruce Hubbard Stewart Award for Humanistic Medicine 

Memberships

  • 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 8/25/2021, 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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