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About Dr. Weiru Shao

Dr. Weiru Shao, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Cambridge, MA, with another office in Worcester, MA. He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Otolaryngology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

13 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Weiru Shao is Good. Dr. Weiru Shao has been rated by 13 patients. From those 13 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Weiru Shao is 3.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Cambridge Hospital

1493 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02139
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Umass Memorial Medical Group

55 Lake Ave N
Worcester, MA 01655
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Specialties

Dr. Weiru Shao 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Weiru Shao has the following 11 expertise

  • Otology
  • Allergies
  • Smell Disorders
  • Facial Trauma
  • Tumors
  • Hearing Loss
  • Polyps
  • Deviated Septum
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Sino-Nasal Disorders
  • Swallowing Disorders

Dr. Weiru Shao has 0 board certified specialties

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Reviews

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Avoid Shao at all cost! - Seek someone else - don't waste you time!

One of the worst experiences I've ever encountered with a doctor by far. I was seeking help after suffering from chronic ear infections so I refered me to him. A complete waste of my time. He did not listen to my symptoms nor did his homework. He did not care for me nor did he care about investigating the cause. Told me the doctors I was seeing were misdiagnosting my infections as "just ear pain". Very condescending. He looked in my ear and that's it -all done. I would not recommend him at all! I left disappointed, unsatisfied and in the verge of tears because I left with no answer to the cause of my chronic right ear infections and on top the horrible experience he gave me. I'm going for a second opinion and definitely have requested NOT with him.

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Tympanoplasty Mastoidectomy

Dr. Shao is a very professional and intelligent surgeon. He performed my surgeries, and followed up, and made recommendations such as special ear plugs and possible future problems,etc. He was very confident, reassuring, and made an accurate diagnosis. Surgery went well, and he explained EVERYTHING. He took the time to make sure I understood everything, and it was very educational as I am a med student. I was saddened to know he went to Worcester but was alerted via mail and given great referrals to BMC to only the best over there to continue with my chronic ear disease.

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Wasted time and money

I came to see Dr. Shao in hope to get help with complications after a very bad flu. Instead I got unprofessional behavior (or maybe he was joking?). I left his office feeling unsatisfied with a prescription I am not comfortable to use.

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One Star

Very poor experience. The doctor was not interested in listening to an of the details of the symptoms. Has an extremely condescending manner. A total waste of my time.

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One of Best Doctors in America in otology/neurotology

Excellent surgeon. Not the best with mothers of pediatric patients. Adult patients love him. Funny, affable, capable, and available.

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  • Education

    20 Years Experience

  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Weiru Shao accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue Select
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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