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About Dr. Benjamin J Teitelbaum

Dr. Benjamin J Teitelbaum, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fresno, CA. He has 29 years of experience. His specialties include Otolaryngology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

21 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Benjamin J Teitelbaum is Good. Dr. Benjamin J Teitelbaum has been rated by 21 patients. From those 21 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Benjamin J Teitelbaum is 2.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Central Ca Ear Nose And Throat

1351 E Spruce Ave Ste 120
Fresno, CA 93720
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Specialties

Dr. Benjamin J Teitelbaum has the following 1 specialty

  • Otolaryngology

    An otolaryngologist is more commonly referred to as an ENT, someone that can treat medical issues you may be having with you ears, nose, or throat. This is a physician who is specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions of the ear, nose, sinuses, larynx (voice box), mouth, throat, head, and neck. These doctors treat patients through both medical and surgical means. For instance, an otolaryngologist may treat an obstruction of the nasal passage, caused by malformation of the nose, through rhinoplasty.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Benjamin J Teitelbaum has the following 13 expertise

  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Smell Disorders
  • Polyps
  • Hearing Loss
  • Sino-Nasal Disorders
  • Allergies
  • Deviated Septum
  • Facial Trauma
  • Tumors
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Swallowing Disorders

Board Certifications

Dr. Benjamin J Teitelbaum is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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I shall NEVER return to this office!

I have never had a experience like this one.! It has bothered me so much that several years later, I am now stopping to write a review. When he first came in the room he was verbally abrupt and curt. When looking up my nose he held the instrument so tight on the other nostril, it hurt. Then he yelled at me several times for being tense, yet with the pain level, I was unable to relax. After which he sprayed some kind of chemical treatment into my nasal cavity and gave it an extra hefty dose. As a result my face swelled up for 2 days and it hurt. He appeared to be nervous or anxious and I am not sure why, as I was trying to cooperate. When I called at the end of the first day, stating my concern for the swelling, I was questioned as if I didn't know how I was feeling or knew how to evaluate the results. The treatment he provided was not effective for more than several years, so it looks like I am back at the drawing board, but this time I will find a doctor who will treat me carefully when I'm examined.

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Five Stars

Reading all the negative reviews kindda scared me at first but so far I've had nothing but good office appts and so far a good surgery. He seems to be very knowledgeable in the area I had a problem with. He has always been very pleasant and soft spoken and he smiles. Based on my experience so far, I'd recommend him to family and friends

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Office nurse sure doesn't like her job.

Had my tonsils out. Dr. T did a great job. Surgical staff was incredible. BUT the follow up by the office staff, particularly Renée, was inexcusable. I had to go into the offixed after a night in the ER and I felt as I'd I was bothering her. Come to find out, without her help or access to the dr. I had a massive sinus infection. Could have fixed it days earlier than detection if Renée was willing to listen and assist in my recovery. I will Not recommend this office to anyone because of her and her poor disposition toward me, a patient in need.

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Very Happy

I had a very pleasant experience with Dr. Teiltelbaum. I was able to schedule an appointment within one day at Central California Ear, Nose, and Throat, and that appointment happened to be with Dr. Teiltelbaum. I had a growth in my nose and was about to go back to work (I'm a teacher). He examined me, and given he did not have anyone else waiting, he was able to remove the growth on the same visit. He was very professional, listened to me, and I would go back to him again.

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Rude doctor, do not see

We are patients at this doctors clinic. Our daughter had a serious throat inflammation that was affecting her breathing but they would only give us an appointment that was 3 months out. They said if she stopped breathing go to the ER! While at the office for an appoint with another type of doctor my wife saw Mr Teitelbaum and asked if he could just glance in my daughters throat because she was very worried. He looked at her with anger and she said please just 2 seconds. He responded "I don't have two seconds, I have 3 patients to see that are paying". But he didn't just leave it with his rude response, he then called for security to escort her out of the building!! I understand doctors are busy, but when a very worried parent asks about a potentially life threatening condition a doctor can at least turn down the request with some compassion and dignity. This man is no doctor. Would not see if I were dying.

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  • Education

    29 Years Experience

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Benjamin J Teitelbaum accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net CA Primary EPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • UHC West
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Central Ca Ear Nose And Throat, 1351 E Spruce Ave Ste 120, Fresno, CA

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