John Shinn, MD

Otolaryngologist

Clinical Professor, Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery)
4.4 out of 5
82 Patient Ratings
4 Patient Comments

Ear Clinic

  • 2452 Watson Court
  • Suite 1700
  • Palo Alto, CA 94303
  • Phone: 650-723-5281
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Professional Education

  • Residency: Stanford Hospital and Clinics (1970) CA
  • Internship: Stanford Medical Center (1966) CA
  • Board Certification: Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology (1971)
  • Medical Education: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (1965) NC

Honors & Awards

  • Presidential Citation, The American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery (September 1994)
  • Recipient of award for Outstanding Contribution in Medical Education, Santa Clara County Medical Association (June 1994)

Administrative Appointments

  • Clinical Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (2012 - Present)
  • Associate Chief, Division of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (2009 - 2012)
  • Chief, Division of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (1972 - 2009)
4.6

Friendliness

4.3

Recommended to others

4.4

Explanations

4.4

Listens

4.3

Includes you in decisions

4.6

Clear Communication

4.4

Confidence in your doctor

4.4

Wait times

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I am usually fearful of doctors but not this time. They made me very at ease and comfortable.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Shinn was such a wonderful, patient doctor.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Doctor Shinn is off the charts a great great doctor.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

He has the same disability as me. Can't have better empathy & accuracy.

4.4 out of 5
82 Patient Ratings
4 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I am usually fearful of doctors but not this time. They made me very at ease and comfortable.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Shinn was such a wonderful, patient doctor.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Doctor Shinn is off the charts a great great doctor.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

He has the same disability as me. Can't have better empathy & accuracy.