Dr. Bruce Rice, MD

Dr. Bruce Rice, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 80
Dr. Bruce Rice, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Berkeley, CA and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med in 1966 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

2316 Dwight Way

Berkeley, CA 94704

Contact Information

(510) 845-4500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 96% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 92% of peers
very high
more than 91% 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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17  Procedures

  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • 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 Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • 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.


  • Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • Moffitt Hospital University Of Ca
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • San Francisco Gen Hospital M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rice has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rice's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rice to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Rice's 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 (2)

Dr. Rice is the FIRST doctor I've encountered in California that I believe can help me ! He provided me with information about how to clear my own plugged ears based on a genetic eustachian tube condition. He guided me as to the correct dosage of over the counter medication, he reassured me when I...more
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He was extremely dismissive of my problem; when I told him I had been dealing with the issue for over ten years, he did not listen to me regarding any of the strategies I have been employing, and then went on to tell me that I needed to do the exact things I already told him I was doing. He should...more
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