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Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) • Male • Age 45

901 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23507
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Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
600 Gresham Dr
Norfolk, VA 23507
Sentara Leigh Hospital
830 Kempsville Rd
Norfolk, VA 23502

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Ear, Nose and Throat, Ltd.
Ear, Nose and Throat, Ltd.
901 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23507
Ear, Nose and Throat, Ltd.
885 Kempsville Rd Ste 304
Norfolk, VA 23502
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    Dr. Hood's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat
    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
    • Adenoidectomy
    • Allergy Shots
    • Allergy Testing
    • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
    • Allergy Treatment
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Balloon Sinuplasty
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Pinning
    • Ear Reconstruction
    • Ear Surgery
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • Earwax Removal
    • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
    • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
    • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Without Navigational System
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
    • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
    • Foreign Body Removal
    • Inner Ear Repair
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Laparoscopy
    • Myringotomy
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Septal Perforation Repair
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Thyroid Surgery
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    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Tympanometry
    • Ultrasound, Thyroid
    • Vestibular Testing
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Acute Laryngitis
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Acute Tonsillitis
    • Allergic Disorders
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Allergies
    • Chronic Laryngitis
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Infection
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • ENT Cancer
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Laryngitis
    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Meniere's Disease
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
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    • Otitis Media
    • Otosclerosis
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
    • TMJ
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    • Vocal Cord Polyp
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    Background Check for Dr. Hood

    0 Malpractice Claims

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

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Birmingham
    Graduated in 1995

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Va
    Complete in 1996

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Virginia
    Complete in 2000

    Undergraduate Schools

    Duke U
    Graduated in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hood & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Hood's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters

    • Sentara Leigh Hospital

    • Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hood

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.4
    • 7 responses
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    4.4 out of 5

    Dr. Hood's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    7 responses

    Experience with Dr. Hood

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.3 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

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    Is Dr. Hood accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    Office Locations

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    Ear, Nose and Throat, Ltd.
    901 Hampton Blvd
    Norfolk, VA 23507
    (757) 623-0526 (Office)
    (757) 627-6471 (Fax)
    B
    Ear, Nose and Throat, Ltd.
    885 Kempsville Rd Ste 304
    Norfolk, VA 23502
    (757) 623-0526 (Office)
    (757) 627-6471 (Fax)
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    Ear, Nose and Throat, Ltd.
    680 Kingsborough Sq
    Chesapeake, VA 23320
    (757) 623-0526 (Office)
    (757) 627-6471 (Fax)
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