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Robert Shenk, MD

Robert Shenk, MD

Ratings

(4.8)

188 Ratings 59 Reviews

Specialty

Breast Surgery, Surgical Oncology

Accepting New Patients

Primary Location

UH Seidman Cancer Center
11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

Schedule an Appointment

216-844-7874

Biography

  • Associate Professor, CWRU School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Surgery
  • Melanoma
  • Surgical Oncology

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Languages Spoken

English

Office Locations

UH Seidman Cancer Center

11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland OH, 44106
216-844-7874

UH Minoff Health Center at Chagrin Highlands

3909 Orange Pl
Beachwood OH, 44122
216-844-7874

Patient Experience Reviews

4.8 out of 5

188 Ratings

Patient Comments (59)

Reviewed On 9/1/2021
Great experience, as always explained kindly and thoroughly

Reviewed On 9/1/2021
This is the best doctor ever very compassionate and thorough and overall a nice person

Reviewed On 9/1/2021
*** He is kind, considerate, gentle & a wonderful dr. + surgeon who did a beautiful job with incisions etc., he basically saved my life & I have nothing but the highest respect for him .

Reviewed On 9/1/2021
Dr. Shenk is awesome!

Reviewed On 9/1/2021
I just met this Dr as I was just diagnosed with ***, he seems to be a magnificent doctor, he knows what he is doing and how to explain it to the patient. I will have surgery and I am glad to know he is doing it.

Reviewed On 9/1/2021
Very informative and kind and listened to what I had to say.

Reviewed On 9/1/2021
Dr. Shenk is the BEST!

Reviewed On 9/1/2021
Excellent surgeon and practitioner. Appreciate the 5-year follow-up visits by Dr. Shenk and the breast team, keeps me confident about any cancer recurrence.

Reviewed On 9/1/2021
I'm thankful to have Dr. Shenk as my oncology surgeon. ***

Reviewed On 9/1/2021
This doctor and his team are excellent in their job performance

Reviewed On 8/1/2021
always great care from dr Shenk

Reviewed On 8/1/2021
Love Dr. Shenk, always has time, listens attentively and explains everything. very kind and tries to be reassuring. Everyone at Breen Health center is kind and reassuring.

Reviewed On 8/1/2021
*** Dr Shenk has been my care provider for 30 years and I hope he does not retire. That says it all!

Reviewed On 8/1/2021
*** I'm very pleased with Dr Shenk & UH.

Reviewed On 8/1/2021
I have been a patient of Dr. Shenk for 12 years. I have always received excellent care from him.

Reviewed On 8/1/2021
Dr. Shenk and his team have my eternal gratitude for their expertise and kindness.....and for ridding me if my worst nightmare, cancer.

Reviewed On 7/1/2021
Dr. Shenk is an excellent surgeon and physician.

Reviewed On 6/1/2021
was excellent apt

Reviewed On 6/1/2021
Dr. Shenk is a wonderful doctor. ***

Reviewed On 5/1/2021
Dr Shank was very good with the office visit. ***

Reviewed On 5/1/2021
Excellent experience with my provider.

Reviewed On 5/1/2021
my experience with Doctor Shenk and his staff has been very satisfying. Dr. Shenk has treated me with respect and kindness. during my first surgery, he was there when I woke up and walked with me back to my room. His concern for me was very evident My husband and I had a trip planned and Dr. Shenk and his office staff worked to make my appointments meet our needs. I realize I am not his only patient but he and his staff made me feel that I was!

Reviewed On 4/1/2021
always good with Dr. Shenk's appointments ***

Reviewed On 4/1/2021
Dr. Shenk and his entire staff were wonderful. ***

Reviewed On 4/1/2021
excellent. very caring. ***

Reviewed On 4/1/2021
accessible, professional, contacted me on Saturday morning with important test results and personally made the follow upappt with me, most impressive.

Reviewed On 4/1/2021
pleasant

Reviewed On 4/1/2021
dr Shenk Excellant doctor

Reviewed On 4/1/2021
I believe Dr. Shenk is efficient and thorough. He has always answered my questions or concerns. Additionally, he has explained the procedures (and possible side effects) I have needed in the past. I will continue to highly recommend him and the UH Seidman Care Team!

Reviewed On 4/1/2021
Seeing Dr. Shenk is the most reassuring experience as he carefully explores my needs, explains his observations/results, and talks about what is needed going forward. He is the best!

Reviewed On 3/1/2021
This doctor is excellent ***

Reviewed On 3/1/2021
excellent physician

Reviewed On 3/1/2021
Dr. Shenk could not have been more caring and understanding. He answered all my questions and concerns. I had to to have further test while I was there and the technicians where very kind and professional. This was my first experience dealing with a cancer diagnosis and everyone there were so very understanding of my welfare.

Reviewed On 3/1/2021
Very good Dr and very infomative.

Reviewed On 2/1/2021
Dr. Shenk was wonderful - he makes you feel confident in his knowledge and experience. He was very patient as I've had LOTS of questions and lot of information needed in order to make a surgery decision. I was unable to really decide even after several weeks of additional appointments, talking to various people and internet searches and finally made my decision based on my faith in him and his team. He also has an awesome secretary, *** - very warm and welcoming. You NEVER feel like you are calling too often and she gets things taken care of immediately! The whole team was great through a very difficult few months.

Reviewed On 2/1/2021
Dr Shenk is excellent

Reviewed On 2/1/2021
Dr. Shenk is excellent. My appointment was follow up to a previous surgical procedure.

Reviewed On 1/1/2021
excellent care

Reviewed On 1/1/2021
superb experience in a mist trying time. amazing surgeon and team.

Reviewed On 1/1/2021
dr Shenk and his staff are wonderful to work with.

Reviewed On 1/1/2021
all good

Reviewed On 1/1/2021
Dr. Shenk provided information clearly but so much to to think about that it was a little overwhelming. He provides a written summary of the appointment notes which was very helpful. They were also able to schedule me quickly with a followup appointment to ask additional questions.

Reviewed On 1/1/2021
fabulous experience with Dr Shenk and his staff

Reviewed On 1/1/2021
I have absolute trust and respect for Dr. Shenk. He is kind, patient and a top expert in his field.

Reviewed On 12/1/2020
Bob Shenk and *** were wonderful in their manner and professionalism

Reviewed On 12/1/2020
Dr. Shenk is a wonderful doctor. He gave me the best print-out to take home that I have ever gotten. He spelled out everything he told me.

Reviewed On 12/1/2020
great experience

Reviewed On 12/1/2020
This visit was a post-op check up with Dr. Shenk (surgeon). He is an excellent and highly skilled physician and surgeon with unusually good patient communication skills This was my second surgery with Shenk and I would highly recommend him to anyone. UH is lucky to have him!

Reviewed On 12/1/2020
very good experience. ***

Reviewed On 12/1/2020
Wonderful care

Reviewed On 12/1/2020
Aways treated kindly and with respect atUH!

Reviewed On 12/1/2020
Dr. Shank office staff is the BEST.

Reviewed On 12/1/2020
Dr. Shenk is always professional, respectful and courteous. I would recommend him to anyone needing his services.

Reviewed On 12/1/2020
Dr. Shenk is the BEST. He is thorough, thoughtful and the one to see for a *** problem.

Reviewed On 11/1/2020
20 year history with this provider. Always professional, friendly and conversational. Knowledgable of my history. Never feel rushed.

Reviewed On 11/1/2020
It was all good......

Reviewed On 11/1/2020
my provider was very efficient and friendly.

Reviewed On 11/1/2020
Dr. Shenk and his staff was very thorough, gentle, patient, and overall excellent.

Reviewed On 11/1/2020
Excellent experience with Dr. Shenk. My condition was fully explained and my questions patiently answered. Left the appointment feeling much more informed and optimistic about my treatment plan. *** Dr. Shenk and his entire staff are top-notch--my experiences have all been positive and I would highly recommend [him] to anyone.

Board Certifications

  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Education

Fellowship | Surgical Oncology
Surgical Oncology - University Of Texas Md Anderson Cancer Center (1985 - 1987)

Residency | General Surgery
General Surgery - University Hospitals Of Cleveland (1982 - 1985)

Fellowship | Immunology
Immunology - National Cancer Institute (Nci) (1980 - 1982)

Residency | General Surgery
General Surgery - University Hospitals Of Cleveland (1979 - 1980)

Internship | General Surgery
General Surgery - University Hospitals Of Cleveland (1978 - 1979)

Medical Education
Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine (1978)

Undergraduate
Case Western Reserve University (1974)

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

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As of December 31, 2016, Robert Shenk did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.