Dr. Brian Elford, DO

Dr. Brian Elford, DO

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Dr. Brian Elford, DO is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Bethel Park, PA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1999 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

2000 Oxford Dr Ste 201

Bethel Park, PA 15102

Contact Information

(412) 466-0101

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nosebleed
very high
more than 94% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Elford'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

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Elford does not have any board certifications listed.

83  Conditions Treated

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41  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
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • 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
  • 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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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

  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Mercy Hospital Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Elford has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Elford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elford's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elford to family and friends
19 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Elford's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Elford did my surgery in November 2017. He removed my entire thyroid, all of the cancer, left my voice in tact and left a small scar. Before I even had the surgery someone randomly told me he was the best and truly he did an excellent job. In contrast, I saw a picture of someone yesterday...more
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Waited over an hour for my appointment. The receptionist was extremely rude and acted like I was bothering her when I asked politely how much longer it would be. I found Dr. to be very arrogant and condescending. I will never go back. He kept interrupting me when I was explaining to him my...more
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Wonderful doctor. Kind and very informative. Doesn't treat you like a number. Great office staff, too. Very pleased with my visit.
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Dr. Elford removed a pleomorphic adenoma from my lower jaw area last year. It was not cancerous and the operation was practically pain free. I received excellent post op care too. He was kind, considerate and had a sense of humor too. I'd recommend Dr. Elford to anyone seeking an ENT.
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Good: Nurse at front desk nice. Packet of forms sent in mail before appointment. Bad: Wait time, over an hour past my scheduled appointment. The doctor walked in and called me Sir... did not even look at my chart to see who I was. I was insulted after waiting so long. He belittled my issue and...more
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