Dr. John Shaw, MD

Dr. John Shaw, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Shaw, MD is a general surgery specialist in Defiance, OH and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in general surgery.

1400 E 2nd St

Defiance, OH 43512

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

0 Sanctions

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

1 Board Action
  • Substance Abuse (4/10/2013)
    Action Taken: Probation Terminated (Ended)
    Summary: Shaw, John Wesley MD: License # 35-068596: APRIL 10, 2013 – PROBATION TERMINATED: The State Medical Board of Ohio has GRANTED the physician’s request for release from terms of the April 9, 2008 Consent Agreement.
    State: Ohio

Education

  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Providence Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Providence Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shaw has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shaw has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Shaw does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Shaw and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Shaw's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaw to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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  • 3
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Dr. Shaw's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Defiance Ohio
Dr. Shaw came in on a sat night around 1am to take my appendix out. He is a very professional,and friendly doctor who cares about his patients. Very pleased with him and his team(: will recommend Dr.Shaw and Mercy Hospital..
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