Dr. Carole Shear, MD

Dr. Carole Shear, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 75
Dr. Carole Shear, MD is a dermatologist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 42 years. She graduated from U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci in 1976 and specializes in dermatology.

114 E 72nd St PH B

New York, NY 10021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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more than 91% of peers
more than 84% of peers
Skin Discoloration
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Shear's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Shear does not have any board certifications listed.

21  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shear has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shear has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shear's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shear to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shear's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

It goes without question that when you have to see a specialist there are so many things to consider. The Highest recommendation to Dr. C. Shear & her great staff is that this is a specialist that is extremely special. Art Perez
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