Dr. Liat Shama, MD

Dr. Liat Shama, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Female  |  
Age 43
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Liat Shama, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med in 2004 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1 University Of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM 87131

Contact Information

(505) 272-5271

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Acute Laryngitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 97% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 97% 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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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Nm Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shama has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shama's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shama to family and friends
5.0
based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Shama's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in rio rancho, nm
Doctor Shama preformed sinus surgery at the same time Dr Brennan did my 3rd Rhinoplasty revision surgery . Dr shama is a great Doctor and surgeon . This is the best my sinuses have felt in years . Doctor Shama explained everything, was thoughtful , responsive and was willing to put up with whinning...more
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in Aurora, CO
I recently had Dr. Shama perform sinus surgery, due to all the poylps forming. The procedure went perfectly fine, and the post-op visits are going great. If you need surgery done in her line of work, do it. I cam breathe and smell again. Thank you!
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in Michigan
The best ever. Excellent treatment and care. Listens to you and takes time needed. Knows more than any ENT Doctor I have seen. I have very difficult sinus issues.
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