Dr. Rima Defatta, MD

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Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat • Female

1490 Rivers Edge Dr
Altoona, WI 54720
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Dr. Defatta's Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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Sacred Heart Hospital
900 W Clairemont Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54701
St. Joseph's Hospital
2661 County Highway I
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

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De Fatta ENT & Facial Plastic S
De Fatta ENT & Facial Plastic S
1490 Rivers Edge Dr
Altoona, WI 54720
Memorial Med Ctr Outptn Clin
Memorial Med Ctr Outptn Clin
216 Sunset Pl
Neillsville, WI 54456
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    Dr. Defatta's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
    • Adenoidectomy
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Balloon Sinuplasty
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Surgery
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • ENT Surgery
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
    • Frenectomy
    • Glossectomy
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
    • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
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    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Uvulectomy
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
    • Wound Repair
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Acute Laryngitis
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Acute Tonsillitis
    • Allergic Reaction
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Nose
    • Cancer
    • Cholesteatoma
    • Chronic Adenoid Infection
    • Chronic Laryngitis
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Disorders
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • ENT Cancer
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Eyelid Disorders
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    • Facial Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Geographic Tongue
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Hyperacusis
    • Jaw Fracture
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Laryngitis
    • Larynx Conditions
    • Leukoplakia
    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
    • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
    • Meniere's Disease
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Orbital Fracture
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Otitis Media
    • Otosclerosis
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Postnasal Drip
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sinusitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tinnitus
    • TMJ
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tongue-Tie
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    • Vocal Cord Polyp
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Defatta & Staff

    • English
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    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Defatta's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Sacred Heart Hospital

    • St. Joseph's Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.2 out of 5

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    1 out of 5
    - in Cadott, WI |

    I'm not one to point out peoples flaws,I try to see the good in people foremost. But I am deeply disappointed in the care Dr. Rima Defatta has taken on me. I sought out Rima a few years back for my severe allergies. After discussing many options with her,I threw a lot of my trust in her,She did numerous surgeries on me.3 years later and I am in complete agony with horrible complications.She was very disclosed about the complications and performed things that weren't discussed.please take care..

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    Office Locations

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    De Fatta ENT & Facial Plastic S
    1490 Rivers Edge Dr
    Altoona, WI 54720
    (715) 828-2368 (Office)
    B
    Memorial Med Ctr Outptn Clin
    216 Sunset Pl
    Neillsville, WI 54456
    (715) 743-3101 (Office)
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