• Program Director, Colorectal Surgery, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Associate Professor, Surgery, CWRU School of Medicine

(216)844-2873

  • Gender: Female
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Bio

Sharon L. Stein, MD, FACS, FASCRS, is a colorectal surgeon at University Cleveland Medical Center (UH) and Associate Professor, Surgery at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine. She is also the Surgical Director – Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at the Digestive Health Institute as well as Director – Case Acute Intestinal Failure Unit.

She is board certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery as well as American Board of Surgery. Dr. Stein also holds certifications for basic/advance cardiac life support and trauma life support.

Dr. Stein has myriad of special interests areas that include colon polyps, colovaginal and colovesical and enterocutaneous fistulas, Crohn’s disease, diverticular disease and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Additionally she is involved with international healthcare in underserved populations. Dr. Stein’s research includes post-operative recovery for partial bowel resection patients.

She has served as an invited presenter nationally and internationally and authored countless original papers and reviewed peer journals in her field as well as contributing to several abstracts in her area of expertise.

The University of Colorado School of Medicine (2001) graduate earned her residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, with her fellowship training from New York Presbyterian/Columbia Medical School.

Among the litany of honors she has earned, the most recent came last year from CWRU’s FLEX Program: A Professional Development Program for Women Faculty of the School of Medicine.

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery - Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery - Colon and Rectal Surgery

Education & Training

Undergraduate

1990, University of Michigan

Medical / Professional School(s)

2001, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Residency

2006, General Surgery - Massachusetts General Hospital

Fellowship

2007, Colon and Rectal Surgery - New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Expertise

Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery, Colovaginal Fistula, Crohn's Disease, Diverticular Disease, Preservation of Fertility following Pelvic Surgery, Anal Cancer, Colovesical Fistula, Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery, Colon and Rectal Cancer, Fecal Incontinence, Colon Polyps, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), International Health Care in Underserved Populations, Ulcerative Colitis, Enterocutaneous Fistula

Office Locations

UH Cleveland Medical Center
(216)844-2873
Department of Surgery-Colorectal
11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106
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UH Chagrin Highlands Health Center
(216)844-2873
3909 Orange Pl
UH Digestive Health Institute, Ste 3200
Orange Village, OH 44122
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UH Landerbrook Health Center
(216)844-2873
5850 Landerbrook Dr
University Hospitals Digestive Health Institute, Ste 210
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
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Selected Publications

The Changing Face of Surgery Today: It is Not a Women's Issue, It's a Work Force Issue.
Stein SL

Do patients requiring a multivisceral resection for rectal cancer have worse oncologic outcomes than patients undergoing only abdominoperineal resection?
Dosokey EMG, Brady JT, Neupane R, Jabir MA, Stein SL, Reynolds HL, Delaney CP, Steele SR

Molluscum Contagiosum of the Gluteal Cleft: Observations and Implications for Management in Five Children.
Bakke JR, Stein SL

Strategies for Identifying and Closing the Gender Salary Gap in Surgery.
Sanfey H, Crandall M, Shaughnessy E, Stein SL, Cochran A, Parangi S, Laronga C

Influence of intraoperative radiation therapy on locally advanced and recurrent colorectal tumors: A 16-year experience.
Brady JT, Crawshaw BP, Murrell B, Dosokey EM, Jabir MA, Steele SR, Stein SL, Reynolds HL Jr

Clinical Guidelines for Management of Acne Vulgaris-Reply.
Roman CJ, Cifu AS, Stein SL

Pharmacogenetics-guided analgesics in major abdominal surgery: Further benefits within an enhanced recovery protocol.
Senagore AJ, Champagne BJ, Dosokey E, Brady J, Steele SR, Reynolds HL, Stein SL, Delaney CP

Rectourethral fistulas: A comparison of the National Inpatient Sample and the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.
Schlussel AT, Lustik MB, Delaney CP, Stein SL, Reynolds HL, Senagore AJ, Johnson EK, Steele SR

Management of Acne Vulgaris.
Roman CJ, Cifu AS, Stein SL

Management of Atopic Dermatitis.
Stein SL, Cifu AS

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As of December 31, 2015, Sharon Stein, MD disclosed the following Outside Relationships with Industry:


Medtronics - Honoraria

Smith Medical - Ownership

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