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Otolaryngologist (ear, nose, throat)
21 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
(28)
Patient comments (13)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Douglas Backous is Good. Dr. Backous has been reviewed by 28 patients who have provided 13 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.2
  • Currently 3.1578947368421 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.7
  • Currently 2.7368421052632 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.5
  • Currently 2.4736842105263 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.5
  • Currently 2.4736842105263 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.4
  • Currently 2.3529411764706 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Douglas Backous, MD is board certified in Neurotology.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Auditory Tumor (Acoustic Neuroma)
  • Cochlear Implantation
  • Deafness
  • Hearing Loss

Education & Awards

Dr. Backous graduated from University of Washington, Seattle. He has 4 awards.

Awards  
Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery 2009 America's Best Doctors
Dr. Backous was voted "Top Doctors" in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery 2009 America’s Best Doctors
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Backous has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Swedish Edmonds Hospital 
  • Swedish Medical Center - Cherry Hill 

Languages

  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Douglas D Backous MD is a male Otologist, has 21 years of experience and practices in Neurotology and Otology.
Where does Dr. Douglas D. Backous practice?
Dr. Douglas Backous has 2 office locations.
Dr. Douglas Backous practices Neurotology and Otology near Seattle, WA.
See Seattle Otolaryngologists.