Dr. Michael Shinners, MD

Dr. Michael Shinners, MD

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Neurotology  |  
Male  |  
43 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Michael Shinners, MD is a neurotology doctor who practices in Northbrook, IL. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.

NorthShore University HealthSystem - Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

501 Skokie Blvd

Northbrook, IL 60062
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthLink

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Top Care Areas

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Otitis Media
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurotology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hyperacusis
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Tinnitus
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma Removal (incl. Hearing Preservation Techniques) 
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Implant
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Pediatric Cochlear Implants
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Stapedectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Minnes
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Minnesota Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shinners has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shinners' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shinners to family and friends
4.2
based on 17 total reviews
Dr. Shinners' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shinners accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Platinum PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Pipefitters
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
  • Wisconsin Physicians Service

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Hospitals where Dr. Shinners has admitting privileges

Glenbrook Hospital
2100 Pfingsten Rd
Glenview, IL 60026
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Evanston Hospital
2650 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
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Highland Park Hospital
777 Park Ave W
Highland Park, IL 60035
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Skokie Hospital
9600 Gross Point Rd
Skokie, IL 60076
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