Dr. Douglas D. Backous, MD

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Specializes in Neurotology • Male • Age 54

550 17th Ave Ste 500
Seattle, WA 98122
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Dr. Backous' Experience

Dr. Backous' Care Philosophy

Specialties

  • Neurotology

Board Certifications

  • Neurotology
  • Otolaryngology
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  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check for Dr. Backous

Malpractice Claims not available

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  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Awards & Recognitions

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Visiting Professor, Royal College of Medicine, UK, 2011
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2009
  • Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2000, 2005
  • America's Best Doctors, 2007-11
  • Top Doctors, Seattle Magazine, 2010

Media & Publications

  • Assesment of individuals suspected or diagnosed with central auditory processing disorder: a medical perspective, 2006
  • Evaluation and management of conductive hearing loss, 2010
  • Reports form the 12th Symposium on cochlear implants in children., 2010
  • Facial Nerve Grading Grading System 2.0, 2009
  • International classification of reliability for implanted cochlear implant receiver stimulators., 2010
  • Techniques for cochlear implant electrode placement in the ossified cochlea., 2010
  • Intracranial concerns in lateral skull base surgery, 2007
  • Guiding patients through the choices for treating vestibualr schwannomas: balancing options and ensuring informed consent., 2008
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Education & Training

Medical School

University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1989

Internship Hospital

Baylor University
Complete in 1991

Residency Hospital

Baylor University
Complete in 1995

Fellowship Hospital

Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
Complete in 1997
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Backous & Staff

  • English

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