Dr. Perry Shear, MD

Dr. Perry Shear, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Perry Shear, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fairfield, CT and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in neurosurgery.

305 Black Rock Tpke

Fairfield, CT 06825

Contact Information

(203) 337-2600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylolisthesis
high
more than 80% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
high
more than 80% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 79% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Vascular Disease

17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Paracentesis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Toronto Gen Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Ottawa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shear has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shear's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shear

4.2

Based on 5 reviews

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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Perry Shear, MD
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Dr. Shear came highly recommended to me . To date I have seen him twice and each time I have left very confused and frustrated . It seems like he can't get out of the exam room fast enough to the next patient. I really hope my opinion of him changes .
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May 10, 2018
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Boy, what a difference from the first neurosurgeon I went to see, I won't mention any names here. He has a lovely bedside manner, spends time with you and explains everything to you and I mean everything. I would recommend him to a family member, friend or anyone needing a neurosurgeon! And I...Read More
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