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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Health Net
  • Multiplan
  • First Health
  • Blue Shield California
  • Cigna

Doctors in San Francisco Ear Nose Throat

View all physicians that belong to San Francisco Ear Nose Throat.

Ratings & Comments

10 ratings with 3 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of San Francisco Ear Nose Throat when asked is excellent. San Francisco Ear Nose Throat has been reviewed by 10 patients. The rating is 4.3 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at San Francisco Ear Nose Throat as provided by patient reviews is 8 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

2 specialties

  • 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.

  • Allergy and Immunology

    An allergy & immunology specialist is a physician who is specially trained in matters pertaining to chronic and acute allergies, as well as deficiencies of the immune system. The doctor will determine whether an allergy, which attacks our immune system, is present. They'll also determine the cause, whether it be environmental triggers like trees and pollen, food-borne like peanuts and dairy, the venom of insects like bees, or a medication like penicillin.
    In addition to determining the allergen causing an immunological response in a patient, the specialist will treat the symptoms caused by the reaction.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    San Francisco Ear Nose Throat is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • St Francis Memorial Hospital San Francisco, CA 94109
  • California Pacific Medical Center - California Campus San Francisco, CA 94118
  • California Pacific Medical Center - St Luke's Campus San Francisco, CA 94110
  • St Mary's Medical Center San Francisco, CA 94117
  • California Pacific Medical Center - Davies Campus San Francisco, CA 94115
  • California Pacific Medical Center- Davies Campus San Francisco, CA 94114
  • John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus Walnut Creek, CA 94598
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of California Davis School Of Medicine
  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    San Francisco Ear Nose Throat is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near San Francisco, CA.

  • Wallerstein, Bohannon, Cohen & Huffords MDs Inc

    Group Practice

    San Francisco, CA

  • Town and Country Pediatric Medical Assoc

    Group Practice

    San Francisco, CA

  • San Francisco Womens Healthcare Inc

    Group Practice

    San Francisco, CA

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.