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Shearer, Heather Hill, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.89 out of 5 | 136 reviews
Hematology and Oncology
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Forsyth (Medical Oncology)
(336) 277-8800
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Patient Comments 10 reviews
August 05, 2021
Dr. Schearer is by far, the best doctor I know! I trust her with my life. She is always kind, compassionate, and patient with all my questions. She truly cares about her patients. I am very lucky to have her.
-Patient in CLEMMONS, North Carolina

August 02, 2021
Dr Heather Shearer is the most caring doctor I’ve ever been privileged to see. She was the doctor that aided in the saving of my life. I would be HONORED to speak to anyone on her behalf. She is an amazing gift to this world!
-Patient in WINSTON SALEM, North Carolina

August 01, 2021
Dr Shearer was very kind and comforting as we discussed my test results and up coming treatments
-Patient in WINSTON SALEM, North Carolina

December 21, 2020
My Doctor always takes time talking to me and listening to me
-Patient in LEXINGTON, NC

December 16, 2020
Dr Shearer is a great Dr.
-Patient in LEXINGTON, NC


Practice locations
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Forsyth (Medical Oncology)
(336) 277-8800
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Forsyth (Multispecialty)
(336) 277-6000
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Forsyth (Risk Counseling)
(336) 277-6000

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Medical School:
Emory University

Emory University School of Public Health 2000

Emory University School of Public Health 2002

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 2005

Board Certifications:
Medical Oncology

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Dr. Shearer cares for hematology and oncology patients with all tumor types. She has a special interest in helping patients who have gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies including esophageal, colorectal and anal cancers, as well as hepatobiliary malignancies. She works closely with the GI multidisciplinary clinic at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center. She has served as the primary investigator on many clinical trials for GI malignancies and regularly attends scholarly meetings. Dr. Shearer enjoys reading, cooking, traveling in her spare time and has run several half marathons. She enjoys spending time with her two daughters, her husband, a physician assistant in cardiothoracic surgery, and her golden retrievers.

Special Interests: Gastrointestinal Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Thoracic Cancer, General Oncology

Gender: Female