Dr. Brian R. Elford, DO

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Dr. Brian R. Elford, DO

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

South Hills ENT Association 2000 Oxford Dr Ste 201, Bethel Park, PA 15102 Get Directions
(412) 831-7570

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Dr. Elford specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat and practices in Bethel Park, PA. He practices at 3 locations.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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    4.3 based on 13 responses
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    • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
       (13)
    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Elford's Office & Staff
    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes (13)
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    in Elizabeth, PA |
    I would absolutely recommend Dr. Elford. He just performed surgery on my neck to remove a thyroglossal duct cyst. His technique was so good that 7 days after surgery my incision is about 95% healed. Furthermore, he took the time to perform the surgery in a manner that minimized my discomfort afterward. I was really only uncomfortable for two days after surgery. And, he made a minimal incision and closed it beautifully so that there will be very little scarring. Great job!
    in Confluence, PA |
    Dr Elford is a excellent Sergent. Very through and strives to perform pain free operations. He treats patiants as if they were his own family members. I would go back to him if the need presented it's self, and recommend him highly to friends and family.
    Washington, PA |
    He was rude and arrogant. He spent very little time answering my questions and said my Primary doctor recommendation for an MRI was "rubbish". He rushed in and rushed out. No manners what so ever. I left not knowing what was wrong with my left ear. Will never go back there again.
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    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Conditions Treated

    • Abscess
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Acute Laryngitis
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Acute Tonsillitis
    • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Allergic Reaction
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Nose
    • Cancer
    • Cholesteatoma
    • Chronic Adenoid Infection
    • Chronic Laryngitis
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Cough
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Down Syndrome
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Disorders
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • ENT Cancer
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Facial Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Labyrinthitis
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Laryngitis
    • Larynx Conditions
    • Leukoplakia
    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Meniere's Disease
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Otitis Media
    • Otosclerosis
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Peritonsillar Abscess
    • Postnasal Drip
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sinusitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
    • Throat Pain
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tinnitus
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    • Vocal Cord Polyp
    • Wheezing

    Procedures Performed

    • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Adenoidectomy
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Balloon Sinuplasty
    • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Surgery
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • ENT Surgery
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Excision of Facial Bone
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
    • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
    • Glossectomy
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Uvulectomy
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
    • Wound Repair

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

      Graduated in 1999

    • Residency Hospital
      Mercy Hospital Pittsburgh

    Awards & Recognition

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Elford's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Elford

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients