Dr. Sarah Shearer, MD

Dr. Sarah Shearer, MD

Nephrology  |  
Female  |  
Age 58
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sarah Shearer, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. She is 58 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

4407 Yoakum Blvd Ste B

Houston, TX 77006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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End-Stage Renal Disease
high
more than 92% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
high
more than 73% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shearer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shearer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shearer to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Shearer's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (4)

in Houston, TX |
I would not be alive and healthy today if it were not for this lady. Need I say more?
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Houston, TX |
She's amazing. Always cheerful, honest with her assessments, supportive, and kind.
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in Houston, TX |
We have been bringing our 92 year old mother to see Dr. Shearer for care. Dr. Shearer & her staff are the most professional, accommodating & compassionate healthcare providers that we have had the privilege of being a part of. Their professionalism, warmth & compassion come with such ease. Dr....more
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Houston, TX |
She is very kind and professional. She doesn't talk down to you, she listens to what you have to say and takes action. Very good doctor.
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Visit Dr. Shearer

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shearer accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Shearer has admitting privileges

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
6720 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030
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Bayshore Medical Center
4000 Spencer Hwy
Pasadena, TX 77504
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Clear Lake Regional Medical Center
500 W Medical Center Blvd
Webster, TX 77598
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