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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Perry Shear is Good. Dr. Shear has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 3.4
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Perry Shear, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Brain Injuries
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Facial Pain
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Infection
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Wounds and Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Shear graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2010 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)


Dr. Shear has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Griffin Hospital 
  • Bridgeport Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Perry A Shear MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 28 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Perry A. Shear practice?
Dr. Perry Shear has 1 office location.
Dr. Perry Shear practices Neurological Surgery near Fairfield, CT.
See Fairfield Neurological Surgeons.