Dr. Nilesh Shah, MD

Dr. Nilesh Shah, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Nilesh Shah, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health in 2004 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1536 N 115th St Ste 340

Seattle, WA 98133

Contact Information

(206) 525-2525

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

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

Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Shah'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

66  Conditions Treated

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44  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • St. Vincent's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • New York Eye And Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Board Certified on Otolaryngologic Allergy by AAOA
    Other Education | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shah's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Shah's 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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Finally found a dr who actually cares about my concerns. I've been battling major headaches for years and every dr kept telling me I was depressed and wanted me on heavy meds, for the record I am not depressed. Dr shah actually examined me and explained that I had blocked sinuses and some small...more
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If I could give negative stars I would. I had a thyroidectomy done by Dr. Nilesh Shah and I kept telling him it wasn't healing well and he dismissed my concerns over and over. I am now left with a deformed neck and it even affects my swallowing ability. He also takes no responsibility and tried to...more
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