Dr. Weiru Shao MD ENT-Otolaryngologist

Dr. Weiru Shao is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Worcester, Massachusetts and is affiliated with UMass Memorial Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Utah School of Medicine and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Shao accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 24 doctors at UMass Memorial Medical Center who specialize in Otolaryngology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

ENT-Otolaryngologist: Neurotology

Hospital Affiliation

UMass Memorial Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Minnesota
Residency, General Surgery, 1998–1999

University of Minnesota
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1999–2003

University of Utah School of Medicine
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified 10 years in Otolaryngology

American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified 2 years in Neurotology

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAO-HNS), American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
2012

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Determining cochlear implant users' true noise tolerance: use of speech reception threshold in noise testing.
Poissant, S. F.,Bero, E. M.,Busekroos, L.,Shao, W.

Cochlear implant electrode failure secondary to silicone touch-up during device manufacturing.
Shao, W.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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