Dr. Jack Shohet, MD

Dr. Jack Shohet, MD

Otology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Jack Shohet, MD is an otology specialist in Seal Beach, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus in 1990 and specializes in otology, neurotology, and more.Read his story

770 Pacific Coast Hwy

Seal Beach, CA 90740

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Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Shohet's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shohet "Dr. Jack Shohet is a distinguished neurotologist & otologist in Orange County, California. He is Board certified in both otolaryngology and neurotology. Dr. Shohet collaborated for several years with the internationally renowned neurotologists, Dr. William F. House and Dr. Michael E. Glascock, III. Dr. Shohet implanted the first implantable middle ear hearing device in Orange County, and continues to offer new treatments for hearing disorders and related problems. He is actively involved in clinical trials. Dr. Shohet is the only surgeon in California trained to implant the Esteem hearing system, the first totally implantable hearing aid. In addition, Dr. Shohet serves on the clinical faculty at Orange County's only school of medicine, so patients have access to the latest medical breakthroughs on ear conditions, but in a more intimate, accessible office setting. He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and a regular contributor to peer-reviewed medical journals. Please visit www.eardoctor.org for more information."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shohet "At Shohet Ear Associates, we take pride in our advanced capabilities for diagnosing and treating any medical condition of the ear. We are committed to providing high quality care for our patients, along with the highest level of service."

3  Specialties

  • Otology
  • Audiology
  • Neurotology

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurotology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

43  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Acoustic Neuroma Removal (incl. Hearing Preservation Techniques) 
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Audiogram
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Eardrum Repair
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Endolymphatic Mastoid Shunt
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Stapedectomy
  • Tympanometry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Vanderbilt University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Ear Foundation In Nashville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Otology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shohet has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shohet's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shohet to family and friends
26 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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Dr. Shohet's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Shohet Says:

At Shohet Ear Associates, we want to provide you with the highest quality care possible. And we believe that commitment includes delivering an unsurpassed level of service to our patients.

In order to continue offering a high level of service, we regularly survey our patients on their experiences with our Orange County offices. The responses are used to enhance the care we deliver and the office practices we use. In order to


Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Shohet did my Esteem Middle Ear Implant surgeries. No complications, best surgical experience ever. He explained everything so well, I had no fear. This caring, skilled man makes me believe in superpowers. He is constantly training in the most current procedures backed by robust research &...more
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**AVOID THEM - MALICIOUS BILLING TACTICS** I was only granted an appointment if I agreed to a $300 hearing test which I was told my insurance would cover, and I would not pay anything for (I am 29 and my hearing is fine). Apparently the insurance didn’t cover any of it and attempted to bill me the...more
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I visited Dr. Shohet because of low-frequency hearing loss. He encouraged me to pursue stapes surgery, which he performed. I experienced severe hearing loss in the operated ear for months following surgery, numbness, ringing, etc. The office and Dr. Shohet were poor at best for post-op care, and...more
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I have had 2 different surgeries by Dr. Shohet to improve my hearing loss. I inherited 2 types of hearing loss from my father, & have worn hearing aids for years w/diminishing success. My first surgery was to correct bilateral "surfer's ear", followed by a stapedectomy on one ear 4 months later. ...more
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Excellent standard of care, highly qualified, personable and a supportive staff.
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