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About Dr. Larry J Shemen

Dr. Larry J Shemen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New York, NY, with another office in Forest Hills, NY. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Otolaryngology. Dr. Shemen is affiliated with New York-Presbyterian-Queens and NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Shemen has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

61 Ratings with 43 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Larry J Shemen is Great. Dr. Larry J Shemen has been rated by 61 patients. From those 61 patients 43 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Larry J Shemen is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Larry Shemen Md Pc

233 E 69th St Ste 1D
New York, NY 10021
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Gasstro Biliay Associates

10721 Queens Blvd Ste 3A
Forest Hills, NY 11375
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Dr. Larry J Shemen has the following 1 specialty

  • Otolaryngology

    An otolaryngologist is more commonly referred to as an ENT, someone that can treat medical issues you may be having with you ears, nose, or throat. This is a physician who is specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions of the ear, nose, sinuses, larynx (voice box), mouth, throat, head, and neck. These doctors treat patients through both medical and surgical means. For instance, an otolaryngologist may treat an obstruction of the nasal passage, caused by malformation of the nose, through rhinoplasty.

  • Expertise

    15 Expertise

  • Food Allergy (Hypersensitivity)
  • Smell Disorders
  • Nasal Allergy (Rhinitis)
  • Polyps
  • Allergies
  • Tumors
  • Asthma
  • Hearing Loss
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Facial Trauma
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Flu (Human Influenza)
  • Deviated Septum
  • Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders (Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases)

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Five Stars

I started seeing Dr. Shemen in 2012. He did an excellent job with the preparation, surgery and followup appointments for my tongue cancer. The procedure was successful with no complications and the followup care has been great. I would highly recommend Dr. Shemen.

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Avoid this Doctor

Avoid this doctor! I went to Dr. Shemen with test results showing a parotid glad tumor. He checked the test results, examined me and said the was absolutely no tumor and sometimes the test results were wrong. I asked about further testing and he told me that was not necessary and not to worry there was no tumor. I went to another doctor, had additional testing and found out I had two tumors malignant in the parotid gland and I will need surgery. Stay away from Dr. Sheman.

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One Star

This man is absolute worst doctor i have ever encountered in my life. I went to his office because 2 nodules were found on my thyroid. This chop shop doctor wanted to schedule me for surgery ASAP. Also told me i have Hashimoto's disease and would not be able to have children. The visit to his office was traumatizing to say the least. He is rude and unprofessional. After getting a second opinion, not only did i not need surgery but i didn't need to be on medications either. This man is a nightmare.

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Awesome Thyroid Doc

Dr. Shemen came highly recommended to me by my endocrinologist. After struggling with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (hypothyroidism & enlarged thyroid) for nearly 20 years, it was time for me to have my thyroid removed. Dr. Shemen did an evaluation, and quickly confirmed my thyroid needed to come out. My research revealed he is one of the top surgeons for this procedure in the area, and after meeting him and interacting with him, he gave me the confidence I needed to go forward with the surgery. He is a kind, efficient, knowledgable and professional doctor who runs a tight ship. His office is clean and his employees are helpful and kind. Big props to Jeff, who helped me schedule my surgery and was phenomenal at getting everything ready and checking in with me. The morning of the surgery, Dr. Shemen was there to answer all my questions and even joked with me in the OR. He kept my fiance up to date after the procedure, and was available right away when I called at off times during the week for a prescription refill. Finally, he was there to greet my fiance and I on my follow up appointment a week later. He clearly remembered everything about the surgery, and was happy to go through it with that I was awake! I've resisted doing this surgery for 20 years. Now that it is done, I can't recommend Dr. Shemen and his team highly enough.

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Was seen on time. His staff was on point. Location was easy to get to. Doctor was very knowledgable

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2017)

    Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ are specialists and primary care physicians who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top physicians in the New York Metro Area who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Shemen is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    40 Years Experience

  • University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • U S Department Of Veterans Affairs


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Larry J Shemen accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire HMO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • HealthFirst NY
    • Healthfirst NY HMO ABCD
  • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER2
    • Horizon Direct Access
    • Horizon HMO
    • Horizon OMNIA
    • Horizon POS
    • Horizon PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
    • Oxford Metro
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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