License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rudy Shirley is Good. Dr. Shirley has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 3.0
Courteous Staff 3.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.0
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 3.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Rudy Shirley, MD is board certified in Otolaryngology.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Disorders of ear
  • Oophoritis (Ovary inflammation)

Education & Awards

Dr. Shirley graduated from Medical College of Georgia, Augusta.


Dr. Shirley has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Hamilton Medical Center 
  • Murray Medical Center 
  • Gordon Hospital 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Rudy Shirley MD is a male Otolaryngologist, has 38 years of experience and practices in Otolaryngology.
Where does Dr. Rudy Shirley practice?
Dr. Rudy Shirley has 2 office locations.
Dr. Rudy Shirley practices Otolaryngology near Dalton, GA.
Additional practice locations include: Calhoun, GA.
See Dalton Otolaryngologists.