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Dr. Douglas Duane Backous MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 21 years of experience and practices in Otolaryngology, Neurotology, Otology, and Orthopaedic Surgery.
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Dr. Douglas Backous has 2 office locations.
Swedish Neuroscience Specialists
550 17th Ave
Ste 540
Seattle, WA 98122

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Locations and availability (2)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
(20)
Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Douglas Backous is Good. Dr. Backous has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.9
  • Currently 2.9444444444444 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.1
  • Currently 3.1111111111111 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.8
  • Currently 2.8333333333333 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.6
  • Currently 2.5555555555556 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.6
  • Currently 2.5555555555556 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.4
  • Currently 2.4375 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Auditory Tumor Acoustic Neuroma
  • Cochlear Implantation
  • Deafness/Hearing Loss
  • Neurotology HearingNerve Conduction

Education & Awards

Dr. Backous graduated from University of Washington, Seattle. He has 5 awards.

Awards  
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
Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery 2009 America’s Best Doctors
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 Medical Center - Cherry Hill 
  • Swedish Edmonds Hospital 

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Where does Dr. Douglas D. Backous practice?
Dr. Douglas Backous practices Otolaryngology, Neurotology, Otology, and Orthopaedic Surgery near Seattle, WA.
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