Dr. Benhoor Soumekh, MD

Dr. Benhoor Soumekh, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Benhoor Soumekh, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School in 1989 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

2211 Park Ave Ste 333

Minneapolis, MN 55404

Contact Information

(612) 871-1144

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Disorders
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more than 76% of peers
Oral and-or Facial Cleft
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more than 38% of peers
Otitis Media
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more than 23% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

50  Conditions Treated

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16  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Paracentesis
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Chldrns Hospital Of San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Soumekh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Soumekh's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Soumekh to family and friends
14 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Soumekh's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Brought my 19 mo old to see Dr. Benhoor Soumekh after several bouts of ear pain over the course for 2 months. Waited on hold to schedule and then front line staff hung up on me. Building directory had incorrect room # for office. MD's bedside manner was condescending and rushed and he never...more
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Bedside manner was very much lacking. We took our two year old in for a consult and this doctor didn't once acknowledge the child; he just grabbed his head, roughly looked in the ears and mouth while my child was crying and saying 'owie' the whole time. I was disgusted. He doesn't react well to...more
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Very unpleasant experience with Dr. Soumekh. I was in for an ear infection problem for my infant. He did about a 30 second exam, and then said I only had two options, wait for another ear infection then get tubes, or get tubes now. He gave me no explanation as to why he needed tubes, and when I...more
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We've worked with Dr. Soumekh on a number of occasions with my daughter, who has multiple medical difficulties. He's always been kind, understanding, respectful when we've had questions and has been collaborative with us and the other doctors and providers on my daughter's team. We've seen him in...more
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First impression was poor as he seemed to simply recite routine information to me about ear infections and ear tubes for my infant son. At the surgery I felt condescended to because I ask for further explanation.
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