Dr. Shaheen Counts, MD

Dr. Shaheen Counts, MD

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Dr. Shaheen Counts, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Castro Valley, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 2007 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Sutter East Bay Physicians Medical Group, Castro Valley

20101 Lake Chabot Rd Fl 3

Castro Valley, CA 94546
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Networks By Design
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Tonsillectomy
very high
more than 90% of peers
Tonsillitis
high
more than 90% of peers
Earwax Buildup
normal
more than 82% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Counts "My commitment is to take the time to listen to my patients and to provide the highest standard of care. I believe it is my duty as a physician to deliver up-to-date, scientifically sound medicine that also takes into consideration the feelings and preferences of the patient."
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Laser Therapy
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Fold Medialization Surgery
  • Voice Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Davidson College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Kansas University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Counts has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Counts' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Counts to family and friends
5.0
based on 20 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Counts' 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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Doctor counts is very friendly and welcoming he takes his time to listen to his patients. For almost 10 years I visited several Ents without even listening to my single word and assessing me they concluded i am totally fine and don't need to see an Ent anymore. I was suffering from soar throat and...more
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Great doctor! Very friendly, understanding and kind.
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GREAT DOCTER !
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Dr. Counts performed my tonsillectomy. I'm an adult male in his late 30s, so there is some level of risk associated with the surgery, this was also my first time having surgery in my life. Dr. Counts really prepared me for the entire experience. He made sure I was able to ask all the questions I...more
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Dr. Counts is a very skilled and kind ENT. He has a truly wonderful bedside manner. He is intelligent, thoughtful, and a great surgeon!
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