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About Dr. Howard R Semm

Dr. Howard R Semm, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lincoln, NE. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Otolaryngology. Dr. Semm is affiliated with Bryan Medical Center West and CHI Health St. Elizabeth. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Howard R Semm is Good. Dr. Howard R Semm has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Howard R Semm is 2.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Ear Nose And Throat Specialties

1500 S 48th St Ste 200
Lincoln, NE 68506
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Specialties

Dr. Howard R Semm 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

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

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Takes over a month to get appt. I would like to see Dr. Semm this week but he is good and understand that he has a waiting list.

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Very Rude

i would not recommend this doc to anyone, 1st I had to wait an hour and half to be seen. Then he didn't address the main issue I went for, he recommended a surgery that had nothing to do with my problem.

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One Star

Very rude, haughty and dismissive.

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Lies to patients

I would not give Dr. Semm any stars. I went to him for one problem and instead of addressing it he talked me into believing that having surgery to repair a deviated septum would help with my problem. He said he would do a biopsy on the lining of my nose during the surgery. He forgot to do the biopsy during surgery ( I still need it done) and he has never fixed the original issue at all. I am now left with more problems than I started out with and will have to pay another large out of pocket expense to get the biopsy done (by someone else) that should have been done initially. When I went back to him after my surgery to ask about the biopsy he had to look into my records to see what I was talking about and made up an ailment instead of telling me he was just ignorant of what to do with my issue. He told me my issue was Gamma globulin and nothing could be done!!! He said I didn't need to come back. Of course I don't need to come back. He already completed an unnecessary surgery. The man spends more time out of the country than in the country so even if you needed to see him it is impossible. Also 3 months after my surgery and after the splint was taken out I blew my nose and surgical material that should have been removed came out of my nose. Do not go to this guy he is a poor excuse for a doctor.

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One Star

Poor accessibility. Poor followup.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    40 Years Experience

  • University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Oregon Health & Science University

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Howard R Semm accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry NE PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Ear Nose And Throat Specialties, 1500 S 48th St Ste 200, Lincoln, NE

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