Dr. Benjamin Liess, MD

Dr. Benjamin Liess, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Benjamin Liess, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Portland, ME and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from UNIV OF MO COLUMBIA SCH OF MED in 2004 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

84 Marginal Way Ste 700&800

Portland, ME 04101

Contact Information

(207) 774-5816

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

69  Conditions Treated


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36  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • 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 Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Liess has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Liess' Reviews

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23 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Liess' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Excellent visit with Dr LIess yesterday. Wait time in waiting room was 5 mins and in exam room was nil. Dr Liess was courteous, professional and friendly. He answered all our questions, and we were thrilled he was not eager to rush us to surgery. Everything was well documented in portal. ...more
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He spent less than 10 minutes with me, did nothing for me except upset me and leave me in tears then I was charged $445, for a level 4 new consult, OUTRAGEOUS! I am a nurse and never had an issue paying a bill for services until now. I called the office manager who apologized but did nothing. My...more
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very good at explaining things
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He was great with my father, who can be a challenge, and explained things very well
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I experienced excessively long wait times - more than once I waited over 45 minutes. Dr Liess's bedside manner leaves a lot to be desired. His plan of care was not successful either.
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