Dr. Terry J. Garfinkle, MD

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Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat • Male • Age 64

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Dr. Garfinkle's Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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Hospital Quality

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Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center
736 Cambridge St
Brighton, MA 02135

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SMG Dorchester Ambulatory Services
Saint Margaret's Center Floor 8
736 Cambridge St
Brighton, MA 02135
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    Dr. Garfinkle's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Adenoidectomy
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • ENT Surgery
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Tracheal Surgery
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Nose
    • Chronic Adenoid Infection
    • Chronic Laryngitis
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Disorders
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Facial Fracture
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Laryngitis
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Otitis Media
    • Outer Ear Infection
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    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Tinnitus
    • Vertigo
    • 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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1977

    Internship Hospital

    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Residency Hospital

    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Garfinkle & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    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. Garfinkle's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Office Locations

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    SMG Dorchester Ambulatory Services
    Saint Margaret's Center Floor 8
    736 Cambridge St
    Brighton, MA 02135
    (617) 789-5004 (Office)
    (617) 789-5088 (Fax)
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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garfinkle to family and friends*
    Tell us about your experience with Dr. Garfinkle
    Tell us about the office & staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Tell us about Dr. Garfinkle
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
    Your gender:
       
    Your age group:
    18 – 24 years old
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:
    0 visits
    Display Name:
    City, State:
    Email: *
    How would you like to verify your survey? *
     
    Standard text messaging and data rates may apply.

    Submit Survey

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