Dr. Michael Shannon, MD

Dr. Michael Shannon, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Michael Shannon, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Zanesville, OH and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ohio in 1974 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2809 Bell St Ste 120

Zanesville, OH 43701

Contact Information

(740) 453-6543

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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13  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Med Coll Of Ohio
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shannon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Shannon's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shannon to family and friends
23 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Shannon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Shannon did two surgeries on my husband, neither of which helped at all. He put him on insanely high pain meds, got in trouble for having him on such high meds, then changed his prescription from a 20 day to a 30 at the end of the 20 days, which left him with no meds for 10 days. This put him...more
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I would have never had the surgery, except he was so confidant & promised me that I would be able to walk better. My walking is worse since the surgery. When it was evident I wasn't going to improve, he said I needed to follow up with a pain specialist, which I was already seeing. He had no other...more
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All I can tell anyone that reads this is that I could not finish teaching my classes by the end of the school day without ridiculous pain. I had to do something... I was told Dr. Shannon was a no nonsense Dr. .... If he can fix the problem he will tell you... if he can't, he will tell you. They...more
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Dr. Shannon is fully honest and explains the condition and treatment very well. He has many years of experience and is completely reputable as a neurosurgeon.
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