Department Hematology and Medical Oncology
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

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • Medical Oncology
  • Screening and Testing
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cancer of Unknown Primary
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Large Intestine Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
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About Marc Shapiro, MD

Marc Shapiro, MD, was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He attended medical school at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. He completed his internal medicine training at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., and earned his board certification in internal medicine in 2001. Dr. Shapiro completed his specialty training in medical oncology and hematology at Fox Chase Cancer Center and Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa. He is now an Associate Staff member in the Department of Solid Tumor Oncology at Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Shapiro's clinical interests include the treatment of lung, breast, gastrointestinal and occult cancers.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Fox Chase Cancer Center
Medical Oncology/Hematology
Philadelphia, PA USA

Residency - Emory University Hospital
Internal Medicine
Decatur, GA USA

Internship - Emory University Hospital
Internal Medicine
Decatur, GA USA

Medical Education - Medical College of Ohio at Toledo
Toledo, OH USA

Undergraduate - University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine - Hematology

Specialty Interests

Solid tumor oncology, cancer of unknown primary, cancer, colorectal cancer, esophageal cancer, extrahepatic bile duct cancer, gallbladder cancer

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 1/18/2019, Dr. Shapiro 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. Shapiro receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • American Imaging Management, Inc.

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

136 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 4.8
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

20 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019

Very pleased with Dr. Spiriro

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

doctor was professional and yet still compassionate considering the bad news he had to deliver He was aware of spouses hearing deficit and made effort to speak up louder

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2019

I really liked doctor Shapiro am so happy that he is my Doctor

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2019

The doctor was very courteous , respectful, & professional

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

best doctor

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2019

Dr. Shapiro is a very kind, attentive and compassionate man who really cares about you as a person and a patient. I am very lucky to have him for my doctor.

Reviewed on May 20, 2019

Dr. Shapiro is EXCELLENT! He is kind, caring, patient and very thorough.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2019

I have great respect for Dr. Shapiro and his team.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019

an hour wait but had no problem w/thatI understand the nature of Dr. Shapiro's specialty & waiting is not an issue since, in the past, I was probably responsible for holding up his next appointments. He gives his undecided attention to the serious issues at hand, which is much appreciatrd.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019

Always highly boast of the excellent care given by the staff @ The Clinic & especially the caring & guidance of Dr. Shapiro & his staff.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2019

I could not ask for a better individual for a Doctor . Dr. Shapiro has been the best on making sure I understand my conditions , opinions , and what to expect .

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2019

Dr. Shapiro has been a wonderful doctor/listener/educator to me during my bout with cancer.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2019

Dr. Shapiro is awesome. We are so lucky to have him

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2019

Every interaction that I had with every person at the Cleveland Clinic was helpful, professional, and kind.Dr. Shapiro is a great listener. He is patient and makes a genuine effort to answer all of my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2019

Dr. Shapiro has been wonderful for almost nine years!

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2019

Dr. Shapiro and the nurses/nurse practitioner were very attentive.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2018

I was impressed with the amount of time Dr Shapiro and the fellow spent with me and my sister, as well as their patience in explaining things, asking questions, and my asking questions. It was a good experience and I very much appreciate it! This was especially since I drove from Cincinnati Ohio.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2018

Dr. Marc Shapiro always goes above & beyond any expectations.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2018

Dr. Shapiro has always been very professional, knowledgeable, and helpful. I thank God for sending me to him for treatment.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2018

very pleased and thankful. for dr.. Shapiro and his staff.. I have been blessed

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