Dr. John Shinn, MD

Dr. John Shinn, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 78
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Shinn, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Univ Of Nc Chapel Hill Sch Of Med in 1965 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

2452 Watson Ct Ste 1700

Palo Alto, CA 94303

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Dizziness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Conductive Hearing Loss
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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10

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Sinus Surgery

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Nc Chapel Hill Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Stanford U Med Sch
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Stanford U Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Stanford U Rsch Fell
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1969

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shinn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Shinn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shinn to family and friends
2.1
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Shinn's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (1)

in San Jose, CA
He has terrible bedside manner and comes off as dismissive, smug, and condescending.
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