Sherief F. Shawki, M.B., B.Ch., M.D.

  1. Colon and Rectal Surgeon


  1. Rochester, Minnesota




Dr. Sherief Shawki, M.D., M.B.B.CH., is a colon and rectal surgeon. He believes in patients centered care, promoting patients' understanding of their disease process, the role of surgery, and setting their expectations for the coming journey him and his patients will share together. Dr. Shawki values team work (including the patients) and multidisciplinary specialty care for complex disease.

His clinical focus include:

  • Colon and rectal cancer
  • Recurrent colon and rectal cancer
  • Management of Ileal pouch and continent ileostomy (Koch Pouch)
  • Re-operative corrective surgery (leaks / fistula)
  • Re-Do Ileal Pouch surgery
  • Minimal invasive surgery


    -Robotic surgery

    -Trans-anal Total Mesorectal Excision

In addition to his compassion towards his patient care, Dr. Shawki is also committed to educating and teaching his medical students, residents and fellows. He is actively participating in research, as well as active reviewer to multiple national and international journals.

  1. Colorectal surgery
  2. Ileal conduit management
  3. Laparoscopic surgery
  4. Minimally invasive surgery
  5. Robotic surgery
  6. Transanal endoscopic microsurgery
  • Colon, rectal, and anal cancer
  • Recurrent colon and rectal cancer
  • Re-Operative corrective surgery (for leaks, ileal pouch leak and dysfunction)
  • Re-Operative ileal Pouch surgery
  • Minimally invasive and robotic surgery
  • Trans-anal minimal invasive techniques
  • ta-TME
  • Multidisciplinary complex pelvic tumors
  • Multidisciplinary patient care
  • Inflammatory bowel disease: Crohn's disease, Ulcerative colitis
  • Ileal Pouch surgery and re-do surgery
  • Continent Ileostomy / Koch Pouch Creation and revision
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis
  • Genetic colon and rectal cancer
  • Polyposis syndromes
  • Anorectal disease
  1. 2016
    FellowshipCleveland Clinic Foundation
  2. 2015
    Residency - General SurgeryCleveland Clinic Foundation
  3. 2010
    Research Fellowship - Colorectal SurgeryCleveland Clinic
  4. 2006
    Lecturer - Assist Lecturer, Department of SurgerySuez Canal University - School of Medicine
  5. 2004
    MScSuez Canal University - School of Medicine
  6. 2004
    Residency - General SurgerySuez Canal University Hospitals
  7. 2001
    House PhysicianSuez Canal University Hospitals
  8. 1999
    MB BChSuez Canal University - School of Medicine


  1. 2017
    Colon & Rectal SurgeryAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2015
    Levy Award in Surgery - Department of General Surgery Cleveland Clinic
  2. 2015
    Outstanding Leadership AwardCleveland Clinic
  3. 2015
    Administrative Chief Resident Appreciation AwardCleveland Clinic
  4. 2014
    Fourth PlaceCleveland Clinic
  5. 2008
    Third PlaceCleveland Clinic
  6. 2008
    First PlaceCleveland Clinic
  7. 2008
    Third PlaceCleveland Clinic

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    ChairMayo Clinic
  2. 2020 - present
    ChairMayo Clinic
  3. 2017 - present
    Certified MemberAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  4. 2016 - present
    MemberMedical Syndicate of Egypt
  5. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  6. 2016 - present
    Certified MemberAmerican College of Surgeons