Dr. Thomas L. Engel, MD

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Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) • Male • Age 63

3838 California St Rm 505
San Francisco, CA 94118
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Dr. Engel's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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California Pacific Medical Center - Pacific
2333 Buchanan Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Engel

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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San Francisco Ear Nose Throat
San Francisco Ear Nose Throat
3838 California St Rm 505
San Francisco, CA 94118
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    Dr. Engel's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Adenoidectomy
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedures
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Acute Laryngitis
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Acute Tonsillitis
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Broken Nose
    • Cholesteatoma
    • Chronic Laryngitis
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • Cleft Palate
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • ENT Cancer
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Facial Fracture
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Laryngitis
    • Leukoplakia
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    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
    • Meniere's Disease
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Orbital Fracture
    • Otitis Media
    • Otosclerosis
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Peritonsillar Abscess
    • Postnasal Drip
    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tinnitus
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    • Vocal Cord Polyp
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    Background Check for Dr. Engel

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society, 1975
    • Michigan Higher Education Authority Assistantship, 1969-72
    • University of California, Department of Otolaryngology Resident Teaching Award, 1993
    • Branstrom Freshman Prize, University of Michigan, 1970
    • University of California, Department of Otolaryngology Resident Teaching Award, 1989
    • Phi Eta Sigma, National Scholastic Society for Freshman, 1970
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Michigan Medical School
    Graduated in 1976

    Internship Hospital

    San Francisco General Hospital
    Complete in 1977

    Residency Hospital

    St. Mary's Hospital, General Surgery
    Complete in 1980
    University Of Calfornia, San Francisco, Medical Center
    Complete in 1980

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Michigan
    Graduated in 1972
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Engel & Staff

    • English
    • Cantonese
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% 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. Engel's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at California Pacific Medical Center - Pacific where Dr. Engel has admitting privileges:

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Engel

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Engel to family and friends

    4 responses
    below
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Engel's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 3 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Engel
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Engel accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • Brown & Toland Physicians
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • GEHA
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • National Elevator
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    San Francisco Ear Nose Throat
    3838 California St Rm 505
    San Francisco, CA 94118
    (415) 751-4914 (Office)
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