Dr. Michael Shinners, MD

Dr. Michael Shinners, MD

Neurotology  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Michael Shinners, MD is a neurotology specialist in Northbrook, IL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Tulane University of Louisiana in 2001 and specializes in neurotology, otolaryngic skull base surgery, and more.

501 Skokie Blvd

Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact Information

(847) 504-3300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Shinners's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

47  Conditions Treated

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15  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
  • Ear Surgery
  • ENT 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

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shinners to family and friends
18 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Shinners' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • 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

Patient Comments (1)

What a horrible experience! Dr. Shinners added no absolutely value to my medical situation; total waste of time and insurance dollars. He quoted statistics from the Internet which I had researched myself. He shone a light in my ears and nose and that was it. His manner was arrogant, obnoxious and...more
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