Dr. Benjamin Teitelbaum, MD

Dr. Benjamin Teitelbaum, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Benjamin Teitelbaum, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Fresno, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Central California Ear Nose and Throat

1351 E Spruce Ave

Fresno, CA 93720
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Teitelbaum's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

60  Conditions Treated


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31  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • 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 Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • 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)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Illinois
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Teitelbaum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Teitelbaum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Teitelbaum to family and friends
19 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Teitelbaum's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Long story short - I used to have high blood pressure and extreme sleep apnea dropping as low as 38-42% oxygen and BP of over 190/120. After surgery I am now at above 85% oxygen and my blood pressure is already lower and generally at 130/80 and will be revisiting my heart doctor and he stated I...more
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Such a rude physician, he barreled into the office like a bull in a china shop. He was condescending, I must have repeated myself at one point and he said "Yah, I know, you said that already." He was very rough, he hurt my throat when doing an examination. He had me look up while he held my...more
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Careless doctor Unable to do biopsies correctly Unable to diagnose. After tumor grew large enough and invaded my entire nose and oral cavity, he transferred me to Stanford university.
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How fortunate I was to have had Dr. Teitelbaum called in at hospital a few years back. He saved my life. I had a very unfortunate life threatening experience before I finally saw him. . He was wonderful to me and my family seeing us through this ordeal. I believe I would not be here today...more
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Went in to have wax cleaned out of my inner ears as I normally do every 2-3 years. This guy was the rudest physician I have ever met. He was evidently having a bad day and took it out on me. When he cleaned my ears, he did it so aggressively that he caused pain and bleeding. I have never had...more
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