Dr. John Shea III, MD

Dr. John Shea III, MD

Neurotology  ·  
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Age 68
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Dr. John Shea III, MD is a neurotology specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Royal College of Surgeons In Ireland / Medical School in 1976 and specializes in neurotology.Read his story

3265 W Sarazens Cir Ste 102

Memphis, TN 38125

Contact Information

(901) 763-1234

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UniCare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shea III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ear Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Meniere's Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Shea III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shea III "John J. Shea III is a third generation ear specialist. His grandfather, John J. Shea, Sr. was an ear specialist in Memphis, Tennessee. He passed away in 1952. His son, John J. Shea, Jr. also was an ear specialist. John Shea Jr. pioneered many types of modern ear surgery, including stapedectomy (an operation to restore hearing). He passed away at age 91 in 2016. His son, John Shea III joined his father in practice in 1985. John J. Shea III performed the first multichannel cochlear implant operation in the midsouth and has established a center of excellence in medicine and surgery of the ears, hearing and balance. Dr. Shea III sees patients daily and is the proud father of five children. Dr. Shea III is a Fellow of the American Academy Of Otolaryngology Head And Neck Surgery, a Fellow of The American College Of Surgeons, a Fellow of the American Neurotology Society and a member of the Otosclerosis Study Group."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shea III "Medicine and surgery for 'the difficult ear', infants to adults. Hearing aids. Treatment of dizziness, ringing in the ears, tinnitus. Treatment of pediatric ear infections. Treatment of hearing loss and Meniere's Disease."

1  Specialties

  • Neurotology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

39  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Audiometry
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Implant
  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Eardrum Repair
  • Electronystagmogram
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Endolymphatic Mastoid Shunt
  • ENT Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Impedance Testing
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Myringotomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Stapedectomy
  • Tympanometry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.

Education

  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Royal College of Surgeons In Ireland / Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Ochsner Fdn Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Tulane Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Otol Med Grp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shea III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shea III's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shea III to family and friends
17 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Shea III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Shea has been the only Dr that found and fixed a problem my son had 22 years ago . We had taken my son to several other specialists and all they could tell us is yes there is something wrong but we don't know what it is. I still use Dr Shea . He is thorough in what he does . I trust ...more
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Excellent doctor and excellent staff. Would definitely recommend Dr. Shea
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Awful nurse!!!
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Dr. Shea is the best of the best at what he does. He truly cares about your well being and quality of life. He is one of the few real gentlemen left in his line of work.
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I WOULD RECOMMEND DR JOHN SHEA III OVER ANY DOCTOR... I HAVE BEEN SEEING DR SHEA NOW FOR ABOUT 10 YEARS OR MORE, AND HER IS SUPERB! HE IS WHAT A PERSON LOOKS FOR IN A DOCTOR... HE IS MORE THAN A DOCTOR TO ME.. HE IS VERY VERY COMPASSIONATE, LOVING, CARING, AND KIND, DOCTOR... I CAN WRITE A BOOK...more
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