I can't say thank you enough to Dr Shears for saving my husband. Wonderful surgeon very professional and caring!
Dr. Larry L. Shears MD is a male surgeon in Chattanooga, TN with over 27 years of experience. His CareDash rating is 5.0 out of 5 by one patient, and he has one review. Dr. Shears is affiliated with UT Erlanger Health Network in Chattanooga, as well as Thomas Hart Family Practice Center in York. The procedure that Dr. Shears most frequently performs is Heart Bypass Surgery. He received $7,611 in payments from medical companies between 2014 and 2016, which is more than 93% of Surgeons and more than 93% of providers nationally. Dr. Shears graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine in 1991. He is licensed to practice by the state board in Tennessee (55005).
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December 06, 2017
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Dr. Larry L. Shears MD graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine in 1991.
Full Name: Larry Lynn Shears
Years of Experience: 27+
License Number: 55005 - Issued by the state board in Tennessee
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How often Dr. Shears performs Heart Bypass Surgery relative to the 82 other doctors also performing the procedure in Tennessee:
How often Dr. Shears performs Heart Valve Surgery relative to the 44 other doctors also performing the procedure in Tennessee:
Many providers have received payments from medical companies ranging from small amounts in the form of food at conferences to large payments for consulting or royalties. Some providers have received payments for specific drugs. These payments are not necessarily cause for concern, but we encourage you to speak with your provider if they do raise any questions or issues.
Dr. Shears received more money than a majority (85%) of surgeons. See the breakdown of payments by category.
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