Dr. Shane Avery, MD

Dr. Shane Avery, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Shane Avery, MD is a family medicine specialist in Scottsburg, IN and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in family medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, and more.Read his story

1469 N Gardner St

Scottsburg, IN 47170

Contact Information

(812) 752-1151

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Dr. Avery's Experience

Dr. Avery's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Avery's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Avery "Quality healthcare, close to home, with names you can trust."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Avery "     Access to the right doctors can be the most important part of your healthcare.  Dr. Shane Avery M.D. is a board certified physician in Family Medicine.  Tonie Avery F.N.P. and Karen Amick F.N.P. are both board certified nurse practitioners in Family Medicine.  Our staff is a team committed to providing you and your family the best care.

Uninsured?  Ask About Our Self-Pay Discounts:

  • Office Visits as low as $50.
  • Children's Vaccines $8 each.
  • Discounts for major lab and x-ray services.
  • Fees are posted in waiting room.  Know what you will pay ahead of time.

     A Self-Pay Patient is either uninsured or has an insurance plan that is not in-network. We offer these services at a significant discount, because we do not have the added expense of filing a claim with an insurance plan. These rates are not offered to patients covered by insurance plans we are in network with.



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3  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

34  Conditions Treated


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31  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hospital Delivery
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Nexplanon® Etonogestrel Implant
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Prenatal Care and Counseling
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Routine Gynecological Care
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaccination
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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.


  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Union Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Union Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Avery has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Avery's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Avery to family and friends
17 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Avery's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

My kids and I saw Dr. Avery for many years. Over time I noticed that his office nearly always gives a misdiagnosis. From the simplest thing to more complicated issues, they have almost always been wrong. Dr. Avery is very kind and easy to like, but he's very quick to toss a diagnosis at you without...more
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Takes forever to actually be seen by a doctor. The staff is extremely rude and unprofessional. The only on that is nice, and does act professional would be Dr. Avery himself, but you hardly ever actually get to see him anymore.
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My whole family use to go here, Unfortunately over the years your office & your staff has become awful!!!! Waiting time is crazy & even when get into a room, it still takes another hour to get seen. The nurses will go out of your room, then you will over hear them talking about you to the...more
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Dr Avery when with you is very good; however office operations is horrid. Pharmacy called in refill to office last week; and I called office this morning to check status. "Oh we ignore pharmacy refill request" was what they explained. Discontinuing my medicine has risks of stroke and seizure. They...more
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