Dr. Michael Shear, MD

Dr. Michael Shear, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(4)
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Dr. Michael Shear, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation doctor who practices in Lutherville Timonium, MD. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

2118 Greenspring Dr

Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093

Contact Information

(410) 821-8894

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spondylosis
high
more than 88% of peers
Bone Disorders
high
more than 83% of peers

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
57

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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 MD Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Union Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Johns Hopkins Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shear has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Shear's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shear to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Shear's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (1)

Bel Air, MD |
Competent, conversive and accommodating to patients. I felt that he took the time to explain procedures and was detailed in his examination.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shear accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Shear has admitting privileges

Medstar Union Memorial Hospital
201 E University Pkwy
Baltimore, MD 21218
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