Dr. Ara Chalian, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat •  Male • Age 57
  
Dr. Chalian
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Telehealth services available

Univ Of Penn Otolaryngology

3400 Civic Center Blvd Fl 3 Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Dr. Ara Chalian, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Chalian has more experience with Endocrine Surgery, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Upper Respiratory Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Indiana U, School of Medicine medical school in 1988. He is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Chalian to book an appointment.


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      Dr. Chalian spoke in a very condescending manner. He made me feel so nervous (about my plan for treatment) that I couldn’t sleep for weeks! I called his office 3 x to set up the biopsy which he said I needed... and it was never scheduled. I ended up going to Thomas Jefferson, where I had a wonderful experience! (Plus no biopsy was even needed... the MRI scan already had all the information needed.)
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      • Didn't listen or answer questions
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      Dr. Chalian is not only an amazingly talented surgeon, dedicated to his patients and a genuine great person overall. I do not hesitate in the least recommending this dr. Guarantee you will not be disappointed.
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      I have been under Dr. Chalians care for many years. He’s an outstanding surgeon who takes the time to put his patients at ease.
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      Dr. Chalian is the best doctor in his field. I would highly recommend him for his expertise in his field. He is so good with his patients and has a great personality also. What more could you ask for in a doctor. Awesome doctor ! 5 Stars
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      Biography

      Dr. Ara Chalian, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Chalian has more experience with Endocrine Surgery, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Upper Respi...Read more

      Specialties

      • Ear, Nose, and Throat

      Board Certifications

      Education

      1994
      Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
      Fellowship Hospital
      1990
      Ind Univ Hosp
      Residency Hospital
      1988
      Indiana U, School of Medicine
      Medical School

      Languages

      • Armenian
      • English

      Awards

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      Dr. Chalian accepts the following insurance:

      Aetna
      Aetna HMO
      Choice Plus POS II
      Amerihealth
      Personal Choice PPO
      Anthem
      National (BlueCard) PPO
      Blue Cross Blue Shield
      Blue Card PPO
      Capital Blue Cross
      CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
      HealthyBlue 2.0
      HealthyBlue Advantage
      Cigna
      Cigna HMO
      Cigna PPO
      Open Access Plus
      Coventry Health Care
      Coventry Health America PPO
      First Health (Coventry Health Care)
      First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
      Geisinger Health Plan
      Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
      Direct Access
      Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
      Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
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      Humana
      Choice Care PPO
      MultiPlan
      MultiPlan PPO
      QualCare
      QualCare HMO
      QualCare PPO

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      Practice Areas

      Endocrine Surgery

      Endocrine surgeons treat conditions affecting the adrenal glands, pancreas, parathyroid and thyroid through procedures including tumor removal, organ resection or removal, and the Whipple procedure.Compare with other Endocrine Surgery specialists.

      Typically treats 62% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      high
      high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Chalian performs Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy more than 86% of their peers

      Dr. Chalian performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

      Thyroidectomy
      normal
      normal

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Chalian performs Thyroidectomy more than 76% of their peers

      Dr. Chalian performs this procedure more than 76% of their peers

      Thyroid Lobectomy
      normal
      normal

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Chalian performs Thyroid Lobectomy more than 69% of their peers

      Dr. Chalian performs this procedure more than 69% of their peers

      Sleep-disordered Breathing

      Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

      Typically treats 71% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Sleep Apnea
      normal
      normal

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Chalian treats Sleep Apnea more than 71% of their peers

      Dr. Chalian treats this condition more than 71% of their peers

      Sleep Disorders
      normal
      normal

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Chalian treats Sleep Disorders more than 71% of their peers

      Dr. Chalian treats this condition more than 71% of their peers

      Upper Respiratory Conditions

      Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

      Typically treats 47% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Allergic Rhinitis
      normal
      normal

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Chalian treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 56% of their peers

      Dr. Chalian treats this condition more than 56% of their peers

      Chronic Sinusitis
      normal
      normal

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Chalian treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 54% of their peers

      Dr. Chalian treats this condition more than 54% of their peers

      Sinusitis
      normal
      normal

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Chalian treats Sinusitis more than 48% of their peers

      Dr. Chalian treats this condition more than 48% of their peers

      Ear, Nose, and Throat Care

      Ear, nose and throat care specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting those areas, including ear infections, tonsilitis, hearing loss, and sinus problems.Compare with other Ear, Nose, and Throat Care specialists.

      Typically treats 62% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Chalian treats Head or Neck Lump or Swelling more than 98% of their peers

      Dr. Chalian treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

      Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Chalian treats Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia) more than 90% of their peers

      Dr. Chalian treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

      Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
      high
      high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Chalian treats Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation more than 92% of their peers

      Dr. Chalian treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

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      Dr. Chalian's conditions and procedures:

      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Acute Laryngitis
      • Acute Sinusitis
      • Acute Tonsillitis
      • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Allergic Reaction
      • Allergic Rhinitis
      • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Cleft Palate
      • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
      • Conductive Hearing Loss
      • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
      • Cough
      • Deafness
      • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
      • Deviated Septum
      • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
      • Dizziness
      • Dysphagia
      • Ear Ache
      • Ear Disorders
      • Earwax Buildup
      • ENT Surgery
      • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
      • Excision of Facial Bone
      • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
      • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
      • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
      • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
      • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Fracture
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Geographic Tongue
      • Glossectomy
      • Gum Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
      • Headache
      • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
      • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
      • Laryngeal Cancer
      • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
      • Laryngitis
      • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
      • Larynx Conditions
      • Leukoplakia
      • Lip Cancer
      • Lip, Excision or Resection
      • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
      • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
      • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
      • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
      • Nosebleed
      • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
      • Oral Cancer
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Otitis Media
      • Outer Ear Infection
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
      • Parathyroidectomy
      • Perforated Eardrum
      • Pharyngitis
      • Postnasal Drip
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Salivary Gland Cancer
      • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
      • Sinus Surgery
      • Sinusitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
      • Sore Throat
      • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
      • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
      • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
      • Throat Pain
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroidectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tinnitus
      • TMJ
      • Tongue Cancer
      • Tonsil Cancer
      • Tonsillectomy
      • Tonsillitis
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Uvulectomy
      • Vertigo
      • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
      • Vocal Cord Nodule
      • Vocal Cord Paralysis
      • Vocal Cord Polyp
      • Wound Repair

      Locations

      Univ Of Penn Otolaryngology

      Univ of Penn Otolaryngology3400 Civic Center Blvd Fl 3 Philadelphia, PA 19104
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