Dr. Shannon Hunter, MD

Dr. Shannon Hunter, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Female  |  
46 y/o
(3)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Shannon Hunter, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Hendersonville, NC and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and wound & burn care.

Park Ridge Health Ear, Nose & Throat

80 Doctors Dr Ste 2

Hendersonville, NC 28792
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 98% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Wound & Burn Care
1

Board Certifications

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

  • Abscess
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Black Eye
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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 North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hunter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Hunter does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Hunter and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Hunter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hunter to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Hunter's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

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

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hunter accepts 53 insurance carriers
  • AARP
    UnitedHealthcare MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Value - Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna PPO
    Behavioral Health
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Anthem Blue Cross PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Options
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
    Blue Options PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina PPO
    Preferred Blue Network
    State Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Broadspire
  • CHAMPVA
  • ChoiceCare Network
    Choice Care (Humana) PPO
  • Christian Care
    Medi-Share
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Coventry Health Care
    Wellpath Preferred PPO
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
    Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc.
  • Gallagher Basset
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
    Federal Services
    Tricare
  • Healthgram
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
    Choice
    Gold Choice
    Humana PPO
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Magellan Health Services
    Magellan Health Services HMO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost
    MedCost PPO
  • Medicaid
    Medicaid of North Carolina
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • Self Pay
  • Sliding Scale
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
    Tricare South
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus
    United Behavioral Health
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare PPO
  • Veteran Administration Plan
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Hunter has admitting privileges

Park Ridge Health
100 Hospital Dr
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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