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About Dr. Gary J Nishioka

Dr. Gary J Nishioka, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Salem, OR. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Otolaryngology. Dr. Nishioka is affiliated with Salem Hospital and Legacy Silverton Medical Center. Dr. Nishioka has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

13 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gary J Nishioka is Great. Dr. Gary J Nishioka has been rated by 13 patients. From those 13 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Gary J Nishioka is 3.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Willamette Ear Nose Throat And Facial Plastic Surgery

3099 River Rd S Ste 150
Salem, OR 97302
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Dr. Gary J Nishioka 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.

  • Expertise

    9 Expertise

  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Facial Trauma
  • Deviated Septum
  • Smell Disorders
  • Polyps
  • Allergies
  • Tumors
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Hearing Loss

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Disappointing Experience

Seen for cosmetic surgery. Research showed good credentials...board certified in plastic surgery. Unfortunately no reviews available. Sought consultation for a particular concern. Demonstrated desired result by pulling up and back on skin. Physician indicated that he could do the desired surgery and suggested two additional procedures that he thought I would benefit from. Overall results were unremarkable, with the procedure requested being done minimally...essentially no improvement. Physician offered to do a revision, but indicated he didn't think I would be happy with the results. Surgeries were expensive. I spent the time, effort and money with a totally unsatisfactory result. Since he didn't do what I asked for to begin with, there is no way I would attempt a revision. I seriously wondered if he didn't know how to do the procedure, so just talked me into doing what he knew how to do. I wish he had told me that he would not be able to do what I was asking for ( a very standard cosmetic procedure), and that I should seek care with another plastic surgeon. I would have appreciated and respected that. I would definitely steer my friends away from this doctor.

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Great Fast and Caring Service

I was there ahead of time and was taken right in. The best Doctors visit I have ever had. Couldn't ask for anything better.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Nishioka is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    28 Years Experience

  • The University Of Texas School Of Medicine At San Antonio

    Graduated in 1990

  • University Of Missouri Health System


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Gary J Nishioka accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net OR PPO
  • ODS
    • Moda Health Community Care Network
    • Moda Health Connexus
    • Moda Health Synergy Network
  • PacificSource
    • PacificSource PSN
    • PacificSource SmartChoice
    • PacificSource SmartHealth Oregon Members
  • Premera
    • Premera LifeWise Connect
  • Providence Health System
    • Providence PPO
  • Regence Health Plans
    • Regence OR Preferred Provider Network
  • UHC West
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Willamette Ear Nose Throat And Facial Plastic Surgery, 3099 River Rd S Ste 150, Salem, OR


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