Dr. Benjamin McGrew, MD

Dr. Benjamin McGrew, MD

Neurotology  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(31)
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Dr. Benjamin McGrew, MD is a neurotology doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Dr. McGrew is affiliated with Children's of Alabama, UAB Hospital - Highlands and UAB Hospital.

2000 6th Ave S Fl 1

Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact Information

(205) 934-9766

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Bell's Palsy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dizziness
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurotology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
2

Board Certifications

  • Neurotology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
82

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

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Procedures

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Eardrum Repair
  • Endolymphatic Mastoid Shunt
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Myringotomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Stapedectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibular Testing
  • Wound Repair

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

  • Baylor University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • West Virginia University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • West Virginia University Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Otology Grp/Ear Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McGrew has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McGrew's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McGrew to family and friends
3.5
based on 31 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. McGrew'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
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Birmingham, AL |
Physician seemed quite competent with diagnosis, but was brusque and impatient in explaining condition to me. His manner was not easy to deal with.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. McGrew accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. McGrew has admitting privileges

Children's of Alabama
1600 7th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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UAB Hospital
1802 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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UAB Hospital - Highlands
1201 11th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35205
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