Dr. Bud West, MD

Dr. Bud West, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
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Dr. Bud West, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Reno, NV. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

900 Ryland St

Reno, NV 89502

Contact Information

(775) 323-2157

Insurance Accepted

  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Guardian
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
very high
more than 97% of peers
Laryngitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. West'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*

59  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Or Health Science University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. West has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. West's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. West to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. West'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I was able to get right in for an emergent medical condition that no other office would even call me back for. He spent a lot of time with me explaining all options and care. He made me feel comfortable and was very knowledgeable about my condition. He has been very easy to talk to and when I...more
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Dr. West is a kind, gentle and caring physician. I suffered a bad fall and broke my nose in October at the age of 57. I had taken my daughter to him for a tonsillectomy when she was 5 or 6, and at that time I recognized his innate compassion and desire to help people. I referred myself to Dr. West,...more
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He isn't amazing but he isn't horrible. He explains things to you when you ask, but his visits are quick and his staff is nice in person, but horrible to get ahold of over the phone.
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The front office is very rude! The lady that handles insurance hung up on me. I would not recommend this office to anyone.
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