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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Shire, Facial Plastic Surgeon is Good. Dr. Shire has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 3.6
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 3.5
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Shire, MD is board certified in Otolaryngology.

Education & Awards

Dr. Shire graduated from Medical College of Ohio, Toledo. He has 3 awards.

Hibbs-bourkard award universtiy of south florida /tamp psychiatric association
Chairmans scholarly achievement award university of south florida dept of psychiatry
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)


Dr. Shire has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Hospital 
  • Erlanger Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. James Robert Shire MD is a male Otolaryngologist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck.
Where does Dr. James R. Shire practice?
Dr. James Shire has 1 office location.
Dr. James Shire practices Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck near Chattanooga, TN.
See Chattanooga Otolaryngologists and Chattanooga Plastic Surgeons.