Dr. Sarah Shearer, MD

Dr. Sarah Shearer, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Sarah Shearer, MD is a nephrology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1985 and specializes in nephrology.

4407 Yoakum Blvd Ste B

Houston, TX 77006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Shearer'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

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

38  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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6  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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shearer to family and friends
7 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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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 (5)

I moved away from Houston in 2014 Since I moved I have not had the support from any Doctor I have had since I left. Doctor Shearer was the very best! She always was very professional and explained things to me, I could ask her anything, I trusted her with my life! I only wish I could find another...more
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I would not be alive and healthy today if it were not for this lady. Need I say more?
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She's amazing. Always cheerful, honest with her assessments, supportive, and kind.
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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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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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