Dr. John Shaw, MD

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Dr. John Shaw, MD

Dr. John Shaw, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Defiance, OH. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Shaw is affiliated with Mercy Hospital of Defiance and Paulding County Hospital.

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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
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    • Staff friendliness
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    • 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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    Dr. Shaw's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in General Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  Board actions found

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      Dr. Shaw has 1 board action

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      • 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
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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Prolapse
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Aneurysm
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1990

    • Internship Hospital
      Providence Hospital

      Completed in 1991

    • Residency Hospital
      Providence Hospital

      Completed in 1995

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bladder Surgery
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Cyst Incision and Drainage
    • Cystectomy
    • 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 Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • 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
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Skin Grafts
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Wound Repair