Dr. John B. Shinn, MD

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Dr. John B. Shinn, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

Stanford University School of Medicine 2452 Watson Ct Ste 1700, Palo Alto, CA 94303 Get Directions
(650) 723-5281

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Dr. Shinn specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat and practices in Palo Alto, CA. He practices at 3 locations.

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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Shinn
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (7)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (7)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (7)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Shinn's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (7)
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He has terrible bedside manner and comes off as dismissive, smug, and condescending.
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Leukoplakia
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

Procedures Performed

  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Nc Chapel Hill Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1965

  • Internship Hospital
    Stanford U Med Sch

    Completed in 1966

  • Residency Hospital
    Stanford U Med Sch

    Completed in 1970

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Stanford U Rsch Fell

    Completed in 1969

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Shinn's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Shinn's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Shinn

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients