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Dr. Steven P Gabel has the following 1 specialty
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.
- Deviated Septum
- Chronic Sinusitis
- Hearing Loss
- Facial Trauma
- Swallowing Disorders
- Smell Disorders
- Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
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This is my second hair transplant, and my experience is vastly different than the first one. Firstly, Dr. Gabel's team is extraordinary. I was fascinated by how each member focused on their particular part of the preparation process, and the dedication that each person obviously had, with regard to their role. The process was long, and they were attentive and patient for the many hours. Dr. Gabel himself is a perfectionist; he is personally engaged in the entire process; he does not just instruct people and then check back at the end of the day. He also is keen on doing the extra things, the little things, that make the job more likely to have a very successful result. That goes for the team as well: there is much more care regarding protocols during the surgery than anything that I experienced before. The overall atmosphere is one of excellence, but it is also humane. Dr. Gabel's staff is well-treated and respected, but they are also on task. This is a rather rare combination, and it is a testament to the kind of quality that Dr. Gabel is establishing as the bar of his practice. This is only the day after my procedure; my final response will of course have to wait for the result as it begins to show up. But all signs point toward the positive. I have been extremely impressed with all that has transpired in this experience.
While I was extremely hesitant about the procedure and had dozens of questions, after researching everything from dotted tattoos on my scalp, to prescription drugs for hair growth, the option that kept popping up that gave the best (and best-looking) results by far was FUT or FUE surgery. To be honest, once I had done the consultation in which Dr. Gabel patiently answered all of my questions, the most difficult part thereafter wasn't the surgery or any discomfort (which honestly, is minimal and only lasts a couple of days) but rather it was the waiting for results. My personal experience thus far had me wearing a hat whenever I left the house for about 4 1/2 months (my own choice) but between month 4 and month 5, I have experienced enough growth and fill-in, that I've been doing a little bit of styling and have been going hatless for the past couple of weeks. At first a couple people asked if I got a hair cut (& I said I had), but beyond that, it's already looking like my natural hair! If/when you study it closely, you can see that it is a bit different than the rest of my scalp, but as I understand it, the next 6-12 months will see a thickening of the hair follicles as well as possibly more hairs that are dormant growing as well. Overall, after 5 months (to the day) I'm VERY pleased with the results and VERY glad that I didn't wait to do it! So while I felt a bit crazy for considering this option at first, Dr. Gabel (and his AMAZING staff) made the surgery day quite enjoyable, and I don't feel crazy at all at this point, just very pleased that I went through with it.
Dr. Gabel and his staff are wonderful. Very talented, professional, and personable. My surgery went faster than expected, with more grafts than initially thought possible. My implants are coming in wonderfully and even my hairdresser cannot tell where I was balding. I experience no pain whatsoever during the procedure, minimal swelling, and the donor area stitches/scar are practically invisible. I don't believe you can have such a faint scar. Dr. Gabel is truly gifted. His high ratings were well earned. Worth the 180 mile drive to see him rather than local surgeons in Seattle.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
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.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016)
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.
23 Years Experience
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1995
Loyola University Medical Center
Dr. Steven P Gabel accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Health Net OR CommunityCare
- Health Net OR PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- Moda Health Community Care Network
- Moda Health Connexus
- Moda Health Synergy Network
- PacificSource SmartChoice
- PacificSource SmartHealth Oregon Members
- Premera Heritage Signature
- Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
- Premera LifeWise Connect
Providence Health System
- Providence PPO
Regence Health Plans
- Regence MyChoice NW
- Regence OR Preferred Provider Network
- UHC West SignatureValue HMO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsGabel Center, 900 SE Oak St Ste 200, Hillsboro, OR
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