Dr. John Shea, MD

Dr. John Shea, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
Dr. John Shea, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Maywood, IL and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2160 S 1st Ave

Maywood, IL 60153

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Top Care Areas

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
more than 11% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Bradley University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1965
  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Saint Louis University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Saint Louis University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • St. Louis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shea has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shea's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shea to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shea's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Shea was the single best neurosurgeon on the planet, in my humble opinion. He was smart and accurate in his diagnosis of me. He listened and was compassionate. What a brilliant man. The day he retired from Loyola, I shed some tears. I hope others follow in his footsteps. Take care of yourself,...more
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