Dr. Shefali Shah, MD

Dr. Shefali Shah, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Female  |  
Age 45
(56)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Shefali Shah, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Long Beach, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

728 E Park Ave

Long Beach, NY 11561

Contact Information

(516) 431-0700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "I specialize in nasal problems such as sinus disease and have given local and national lectures on the topic. I perform balloon sinuplasty, a safe and effective procedure for sinus sufferers that can eliminate the need for medicines and surgery. I believe in putting the patient first. When I care for E.N.T. issues, I try to utilize natural methodologies first when appropriate."
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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
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Princeton U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Il Chicago Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Il Chicago Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • America's Top Physicians, 2010
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2008, 2009
Media & Publications

Dr. Shah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Shah's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
4.2
based on 56 total reviews (24 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (56)

  • 5
    (44)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Shah'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 (24)

in Long Beach, NY
Dr. Shah is seemed to be pleasant doctor and knowledgeable but the one thing that turn me off is that she discussed copayment with me prior to the examination. She is probably used to patients not paying her for her services so she took it upon herself to discuss copayments. I am not going to...more
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in Bellerose, NY
Dr. Shah is very nice. My poor rating is for her staff. On 4/30/13, I went to the long beach location for a Laryngoscopy. Before the procedure, I ask the doctor what is involved; she explained a device will inserted through my nose down my throat. The female technician got it close to my nose, made...more
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in Oceanside, NY
Simply the best. She is warm, caring, intelligent and just a wonderful person. Wish all my doctors were like her. The front staff is responsive and attentive.
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in New Hyde Park, NY
Fantastic experience. She took care of my sinus infection and explained things to me in detail
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in Garden City
Amazing doctor! She is both caring and smart. Her staff really goes the extra mile too.
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