Dr. Sheldon Black, MD

Dr. Sheldon Black, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Sheldon Black, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1988 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

833 Saint Vincents Dr Ste 402

Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Black'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

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

77  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • 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
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • 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
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Tex Sw
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Tex Sw
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Black has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Black's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Black to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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

Dr. Black's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (3)

Doesn't care, dismissive, and rude. I went to him for ear pain, right sinus pocket pain, drainage and stuffiness. He did a simple hearing test and determined there was nothing he could do for me since the hearing test came back normal. I asked him if he would do other tests and he said no. He then...more
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No bed side manners.. Only sees dollar signs on people.. He treats you like a flea on a dog..worst than a dog.. I wouldn't give him any stars but petitions to quit practicing!
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Scheduled for surgery, arrival time 8 a.m., I was scheduled to be 2nd patient in the morning At 3 p.m. I finally walked out of the hospital. Loss all confidence in Dr. Black when I was told he has all patient scheduled for surgery at the same time. So you hurry up and wait until he gets to you....more
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