Dr. Akihiro Matsuoka, MD

Dr. Akihiro Matsuoka, MD

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Dr. Akihiro Matsuoka, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat and neurotology.

Northwestern Medical Group

675 N Saint Clair St Ste 15-200

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Matsuoka performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Vertigo
very high
more than 96% of peers
Meniere's Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Dizziness
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Matsuoka's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Matsuoka ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Neurotology

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurotology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

39  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Paracentesis
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Kitasato University (Japan)
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University Of California-San Diego Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matsuoka has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Matsuoka's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matsuoka to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Matsuoka's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I saw Dr. Matsuoka for Noise Induced Hearing Loss where time is of the essence to start medication to preserve hearing.. His schedule was very busy but saw me. I am so grateful! He is a very kind, caring doctor. I will refer my friend to him for dizziness. His Physician Assistant, Kristen, was...more
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Dr. Matsuoka listens from patient's perspective. Not only he expresses his concerns, he resolves situation by trying different angles. A doctor with great communication well based on his professional knowledge. Margot Wang, Chicago
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Dr. Matsuoka is a rock star! From the moment I met him and his staff I knew things were going to get better. He took the time to listen and was extremely concerned and determined to help me get better. I had been to 3 doctors before him and all 3 had basically told me there was nothing they could...more
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