Dr. David Shaye, MD

Dr. David Shaye, MD

Facial Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
Dr. David Shaye, MD is a facial plastic surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Albany Med Coll in 2007 and specializes in facial plastic surgery and facial plastic & reconstructive surgery.Read his story

243 Charles St

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

(617) 573-3709

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Deviated Septum
more than 5% of peers
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
more than 5% of peers
Head and Neck Surgery
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Shaye's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shaye "Dr. David Shaye specializes in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, head, and neck. This includes aesthetic procedures such as a facelift, blepharoplasty, or browlift. Dr. Shaye is experienced in rebuilding all parts of the face from skin cancer (Moh's) surgery to birth deformities of the lips, nose, and ears. He offers a wide range of options for facial reconstruction after car accidents and injuries of the bones of the face, which include the spectrum from free tissue transfer to scar management. Rhinoplasty and improvement of the appearance and function of the nose are also important aspects of his practice. A U.S. Department of State Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Shaye earned his bachelor's degree in physics from Hamilton College and his medical degree from Albany Medical College. He completed residency training in otolaryngology—head and neck surgery at the University of California at Davis and fellowship training in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Minnesota. He is dual board-certified in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and head and neck surgery. Dr. Shaye focuses his research on global surgery (the delivery of surgical services to areas with limited resources). Specific research interests include cleft lip and palate, burden of disease assessment, and mobile phone technology to improve surgical follow-up. Dr. Shaye regularly performs surgery for children with cleft lip and palate deformities in Zimbabwe, provided medical relief in the Philippines after Typhoon Yolanda, and participates in a teaching partnership with the Ministry of Health in Rwanda. He has volunteered extensively in Malawi, Bhutan, Dominica, and Guatemala. Read Dr. Shaye's article on his experiences teaching local surgeons in Africa, A Face-Lift In Boston, A New Jaw In Rwanda: One Surgeon's Global Perspective, which was published on WBUR."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shaye "Dr. David Shaye is a fellowship-trained facial plastic & reconstructive surgeon at Mass. Eye and Ear. He offers aesthetic & reconstructive surgery for patients."

2  Specialties

  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

7  Conditions Treated

  • Aging Face
  • Broken Nose
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Deviated Septum
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma

7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Albany Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shaye has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shaye's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaye to family and friends
23 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shaye'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 (17)

Dr. Shaye is absolutely amazing! I was referred to him by a family friend for some work on my deviated septum and appearance of my nose and I could not be happier! He is very comforting and walks you through every step of the process. As this was my first surgery, I was very nervous going in but...more
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Dr. Shaye works wonders. He dealt with a large excision from a melanoma and did a beautiful repair. What’s more, he is kind, patient, and takes the time to explain things. He was very welcoming to my husband and two children as they accompanied me to visits. He even had us laughing. A million...more
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I would recommend him to anyone in need of the specialty services he provides.
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I had a severely deviated septum for many years. Dr. Shaye and his team were very informative pre-op on what needed to be done to fix my septum along with expectations of post-up/recovery. After having the procedure they were dead on! The professionalism, care, accuracy, ease, and most importantly,...more
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If there is a better facial surgeon in Boston, I have yet to meet him/her. Dr. Shaye fully understood what it was that was needed to help me return to normal field of vision. He completely explain the procedure, follow up and long term prognosis. Always pleasant and fully engaged with the patient,...more
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