Dr. Steven Shell, DO

Dr. Steven Shell, DO

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Steven Shell, DO is a family medicine specialist in Port Charlotte, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in family medicine.Read his story

Blue Ocean Healthcare

21300 Gertrude Ave Ste 1

Port Charlotte, FL 33952
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Insurance Accepted

  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio

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Dr. Shell's Experience

Dr. Shell'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 malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Shell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shell "Dr. Shell completed his undergraduate studies at Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio, where he majored in chemistry and psychology and played football. He did post-baccalaureate work in physics, biochemistry and neurophysiology at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He attended medical school at Ohio University, where he was awarded a research scholarship and received the Outstanding Medical Student Award upon graduation. He completed his residency at St. John Westshore hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, and is Board Certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Shell also has a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Auburn University. He is a team doctor for the Tampa Bay Rays when they come to town for spring training, and also volunteers at the Virginia B. Andes Community Clinic in Port Charlotte, treating the poor, uninsured and homeless. He is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Fawcett Memorial Hospital, President of the Charlotte County Medical Society and is the President of the Charlotte County Physician Hospital Organization. Dr. Shell has been awarded the Sun-Herald newspaper Reader's Choice Award for Best Primary Care Physician or Best Preventative Health Physician in Charlotte County five times, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shell "1. We strive to form a lasting partnership between patient and physician to jointly meet your health needs. 2. We consistently offer a personalized approach to healthcare 3. Putting the patient first 4. Healthcare built on a foundation of trust and understanding 5. Treating each patient with compassion 6. Treating the total patient not just the disease. "Compassionate comfortable care in a comfortable environment""

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians*

92  Conditions Treated

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19  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Otterbein College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Ohio University / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Suncoast Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • St John West Shore Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Auburn University
    Other Education | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shell to family and friends
18 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

wonderful bedside manner with the ability to understandable describe medical conditions to the layperson. plus, he is young and not likely to be passing you on to another Dr. any time soon;-)
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Caring, knowlegeable, smart. We think he's great. Gets us to specialists when we need them and treats us with dignity & professional skill as our GP.
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