Dr. Steven Shimotakahara, MD

Dr. Steven Shimotakahara, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Steven Shimotakahara, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Coos Bay, OR and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1900 Woodland Dr

Coos Bay, OR 97420

Contact Information

(541) 267-5151

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Acute Laryngitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laryngitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dizziness
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Shimotakahara'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*

66  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • 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

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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

  • McGill University Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Toronto General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Montreal General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University West Ont
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shimotakahara has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shimotakahara's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shimotakahara to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Shimotakahara's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    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

Patient Comments (1)

After being referred from my primary it took nearly a month to see Dr. Shimotakahara. He did not listen to the story of my concerns, jumped to conclusions that were not based on evidence or explanation, has a terrible (rude) bedside manner, and left me along in the exam room for over 45 minutes...more
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