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Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

612 W Duarte Rd Ste 705 Arcadia, CA 91007 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. Alan Fisher, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Arcadia, CA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Fisher is affiliated with Methodist Hospital of Southern California.

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    Dr. Fisher's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fisher to family and friends
    3.5
    based on 8 total surveys (2 with reviews)
    Dr. Fisher's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (2)
    in Walnut, CA |
    Unfriendly staff. I forgot my insurance card. Grouchy lady said I could not see him without card. I guess she can't use a computer. I've NEVER had that happen. I waited 2 weeks for an appointment!!!!! Based on her attitude the doctor doesn'the need patients. No problem. HMO gave me another Doctor.
    in Arcadia, CA |
    Our insurance requires a $30 co-payment for a specialist, always has. When we arrive for our 3rd visit to Dr Fisher's office the receptionist says hello and immediately reminds me of the 30 dollar co-pay then goes to one of the back rooms, I assume to let the doctor know we have arrived. When she returns she informs me that one of the doctor's colleagues will be seeing my daughter so the co-pay is now $60 dollars. Wrong, one visit, one co-pay, that's how it works. Don't let this guy scam ya!
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    Dr. Fisher's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
    •  Board certified in Otolaryngology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  Board actions found

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    • 1
      Board Action

      Dr. Fisher has 1 board action

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      • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (7/18/2014)
      • Action Taken: Education
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: California
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    • Otolaryngology

    Conditions Treated

    • Abscess
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Acute Tonsillitis
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Allergic Reaction
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Nose
    • Cancer
    • Chronic Laryngitis
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • Cough
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Dysphagia
    • ENT Cancer
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Disorders
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Facial Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Labyrinthitis
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Laryngitis
    • Larynx Conditions
    • Leukoplakia
    • Lip Cancer
    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
    • Meniere's Disease
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Otitis Media
    • Otosclerosis
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Peritonsillar Abscess
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sinusitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
    • Throat Pain
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tinnitus
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tongue-Tie
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    • Vocal Cord Polyp

    Education

    • Medical School
      R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci

      Graduated in 1976

    • Internship Hospital
      Rush-Presby St Lukes Hosp

      Completed in 1977

    • Residency Hospital
      Rush-Presby St Lukes Hosp

      Completed in 1981

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Am Acad Facial Prs

      Completed in 1982

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Procedures Performed

    • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Balloon Sinuplasty
    • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • ENT Surgery
    • Ear Surgery
    • 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 Tongue Lesion
    • Frenectomy
    • Glossectomy
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lip, Excision or Resection
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
    • 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
    • Wound Repair