Dr. Larry L. Shears MD is a male Surgeon in Chattanooga, TN with 26+ years of experience. He is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1 patient and has one review. He graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine in 1991. Dr. Shears is affiliated with UT Erlanger Health Network in Chattanooga, as well as Thomas Hart Family Practice Center in York. Dr. Shears received $7,611 in payments from medical companies between 2014 and 2016, which is more than 85% of Surgeons and 93% of providers nationally.

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Bedside Manner:

5.0 (1)

Average Wait Time:

15 to 30 minutes

Recommended by 1 Reviewer

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December 06, 2017

Deborah Shannon

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1 Review

Birchwood, TN

Thank you

I can't say thank you enough to Dr Shears for saving my husband. Wonderful surgeon very professional and caring!

Bedside Manner:
Wait Time:

15 to 30 minutes


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About Dr. Shears

Education and Training

Dr. Larry L. Shears MD graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine in 1991.

Basic Information

Full Name: Larry L. Shears

Gender: Male

Years of Experience: 26+

NPI: 1922035864

Practice and Hospital Affiliations

Affiliated Hospitals

Affiliated Practices

1. UT Erlanger Health Network -- Chattanooga, TN

2. Ut-Erlanger Cardiology -- Chattanooga, TN


Office Information

979 East 3rd Street

Suite C520

Chattanooga, TN 37403

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(423) 778-5661

(423) 778-5664

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> 93%


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