Dr. David Shaye, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive SurgeryMaleAge 42

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. David Shaye, MD is a Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in Boston, MA and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Albany Med Coll in 2007. He is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. David Shaye, MD

Massachusetts Eye and Ear

243 Charles St # 9 Boston, MA 02114
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Dr. Shaye's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shaye

4.8

Based on 38 ratings

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Excellent Surgeon, couldn’t recommend enough
Dr. Shaye checks every box that you want as a patient. He has an excellent bedside manner and really takes the time to listen and understand the result you’re looking to achieve. He communicates very clearly and makes sure you’re comfortable and have realistic expectations before scheduling your procedure. As a surgeon, he’s world class but you would never know that as he’s very humble and friendly. I’m pleased with my surgical outcome and couldn’t recommend Dr. Shaye highly enough.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Brad – Aug 03, 2022
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I had a pretty significant accident where my nose, mouth, jaw were significantly damaged. Dr Shaye and his office made it a priority to schedule surgical procedures to my nose and mouth in the most expedient manner to secure a postive long term outcome. I would add that Dr Shaye is a volunteer with Doctor's Without Borders and even as his scheduled service was posing a constraint to my own work, he made my need a priority. MEEI and Boston are blessed to have this doctor on staff.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Dec 09, 2021
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Dr. Shaye performed a surgery on our 3 year old daughter, and was so kind, attentive to our worry, and thoughtful. Our daughter is doing great. I wouldn't hesitate for a second to recommend Dr. Shaye to any family member or friend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Matt – Sep 10, 2021
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I am forever grateful to Dr. Shaye for taking incredible care of my daughter! He has such an excellent bedside manner. His wonderful office staff at MEEI was great at communication and helped me quickly schedule surgery for her. She healed so beautifully -- I can barely even see a scar. I always recommend Dr. Shaye to my friends and family members. He is the best of the best, and we are lucky to be in his amazing care.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Sep 09, 2021
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Useless Doctor and an even more useless staff. Just another thinks he better than Harvard idiot.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Long wait times
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Aug 18, 2021
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I would absolutely recommend Dr.Shaye to my family and friends. He has a great bedside manner in taking the time to explain procedures and answer questions.He called me at home the evening of my initial afternoon meeting to go over questions to insure I was comfortable with my upcoming procedure.His staff is very helpful. I was nervous about my procedure but I was completly at ease after Dr. Shaye explained how he would do it and answered my questions.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jul 29, 2021
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My visit with Dr. Shaye was excellent and I would highly recommend him to my family and friends. He was clear with his explanations about my health issues and took the time to listen. He cared about my concerns and answered all of my questions so I could understand them. The office and support staff were all very nice and helpful and I’d rate this as a top notch medical practice.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jun 01, 2021
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Dr. Shaye has an incredible skill in his field. His bedside manner was impeccable as well, and he as well as his team made me feel immensely prepared for the surgery and has an extreme care for his patients, shown through his extensive work with patients to achieve their desired change as well as his amazing bedside manner. He and his team are so incredibly knowledgeable, kind and polite. I am someone who worries excessively about surgery, but if I had to have the procedure again, I would not change a single thing. So thankful to have heard about Dr. Shaye and look forward to our follow up visits. He is just an all around spectacular doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dec 16, 2020
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I visited Dr. Shaye to discuss reconstruction of my nose following a soon-to-be Mohs surgery for removal of a basal cell carcinoma. He was as personable as he was impressive in the manner in which he described various options that might be needed depending on the extent of the Mohs procedure. I have nothing but praise for Dr. Shaye and can recommend him with great confidence as a first rate medical practitioner.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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T Alan Hatton – Sep 25, 2020
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Dr. Shaye and his staff were wonderful and very kind. The care and treatment I received was awesome. I was kept comfortable and informed throughout my procedure. It was completely stress-free. Thank you.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Joseph Chiaramonte – Oct 31, 2019
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Hands down my best experience ever in a medical setting. Both in terms of service and in terms of medical care. Dr. Shaye clearly explained the procedure in detail, what to expect afterwards, and potential complications. His manner was excellent and I'm very happy with the outcome.
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Jul 25, 2019
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I went to Dr. Shaye with a complicated case- 2 prior surgeries with a different skilled surgeon, which both failed. Dr. Shaye not only corrected the structural/breathing issues, he was also able to give me a beautiful nose that suits my face perfectly. It’s evident when you meet with him that he is passionate about his work and takes pride in delivering his best. If you do your research, you will also find he donates his time and expertise to help those in need in Africa. Excellent character, exceptional surgeon, and a true artist.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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HD – Jul 24, 2019
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After being a mouth breather for as long as I can remember, I finally decided to get my deviated septum fixed. From the consult visit on through the surgery and post operative appointment my experience was unbelievable. The office was incredibly flexible with scheduling my appointments. Dr. Shaye was wonderful at explaining everything and answering any questions I had. He is a gentle, intelligent, professional and skilled surgeon. I feel lucky to have been referred to him.
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Apr 11, 2019
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Dr. Shaye was terrific, I could't ask for a better experience!
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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ME – Nov 02, 2018
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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 Dr. Shaye and his staff all made sure I was comfortable and in the loop as to what was going on. Absolutely would recommend him to anyone!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Lexi in Boston – Jun 22, 2018
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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 thanks, Dr. Shaye, for your exquisite work. M.C. McEwing
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mary Clare McEwing in Boston, MA – May 18, 2018
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I would recommend him to anyone in need of the specialty services he provides.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Tammy in MA – Apr 24, 2018
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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, the results of the whole process would lead me to recommend Dr. Shaye to anyone in need of the services he provides! The airflow improvements in my nose are a game changer!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Edward in Belmont, MA – Mar 26, 2018
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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, he his a pleaseure to work with. This is my and should be your, go to guy!!! Thank you, Dr. Shaye.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Stephen G in Sudbury, MA – Nov 29, 2017
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Dr. Shaye and his staff are the best! He always thoroughly explained options and procedures and took as much time as necessary to answer questions. His skill as a surgeon is obvious when I look in a mirror - reconstructive surgery after melanoma removal on my face left barely a scar. Appointments were easy to schedule with Kayla. She's quite an asset to the team! While I hope to not have to see Dr. Shaye again myself, I certainly wouldn't hesitate if necessary.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Louise Dahill in Massachusetts – Oct 26, 2017
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About Me

Care Philosophy

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

Biography

Dr. David Shaye specializes in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, head, and neck. This includes aesthetic procedures such as a facelift,...Read more

Specialties

  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery

Education

2007
Albany Med Coll
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Dr. Shaye has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

What are Dr. David Shaye, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Shaye frequently treats Facial Fracture, Broken Nose, and Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Shaye treats.

Where is Dr. David Shaye, MD's office located?

Dr. Shaye's office is located at 243 Charles St # 9, Boston, MA 02114. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shaye's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Facial Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shaye treats Facial Fracture more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shaye treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Jaw Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
Broken Nose
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shaye treats Broken Nose more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Shaye treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shaye performs Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Shaye performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Shaye's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Aging Face
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Big Ears
  • Birthmark
  • Broken Nose
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Deafness
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • TMJ
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Wheezing

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(617) 573-3709

Dr. Shaye accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

Locations

Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Massachusetts Eye and Ear243 Charles St # 9 Boston, MA 02114
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Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

85% Patients that would definitely recommend, 15% higher than the national average

26 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)

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