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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (26)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Dinesh Chhetri, Otolaryngologist, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Chhetri has been reviewed by 37 patients who have provided 26 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Dinesh Chhetri, MD is board certified in Otolaryngology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Papilloma
  • Parathyroid Diseases
  • Swallowing disorder (Deglutition Disorder)
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Voice Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Chhetri graduated from University of California at Los Angeles. He has 4 awards.

Full Time Faculty Teaching Award in the Division of Head and Neck Surgery, 2006
National Institutes of Health (NIH), NIDCD R01 Grant "Neuromuscular Control of the Larynx"
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)


Dr. Chhetri has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center 
  • UCLA Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • Nepali
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Dinesh Khatri Chhetri MD is a male Otolaryngologist, has 15 years of experience and practices in Otolaryngology.
Where does Dr. Dinesh K. Chhetri practice?
Dr. Dinesh Chhetri has 2 office locations.
Dr. Dinesh Chhetri practices Otolaryngology near Los Angeles, CA.
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