Dr. Byron Erstine, DO

Dr. Byron Erstine, DO

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Byron Erstine, DO is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Las Cruces, NM and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Ks Univ Of Med & Biosci Coll Of Osteo Med in 2004 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.Read his story

2907 Hillrise Dr

Las Cruces, NM 88011

Contact Information

(575) 449-8949

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
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more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
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more than 95% of peers
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more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Erstine's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Erstine "Byron Erstine, DO of Otolaryngology, has joined the National Sinus Institute at our newest clinic in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He comes to us from Arkansas, where he was born and raised. After completing his undergraduate work at Lyon College in Batesville, AR, Dr. Erstine attended medical school in Kansas City,MO and graduated with honors in the top 5% of his class. He then went on to do his Ear, Nose and Throat residency at McLaren Macomb in Mount Clemens, MI. Dr. Erstine then practiced in Arkansas before deciding to follow his dream of living and working in New Mexico. Dr. Erstine is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS), the American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery (AOCOO-HNS), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the Arkansas Osteopathic Medical Association (AOMA). As a general otolaryngologist, Dr. Erstine's special interests include: Pediatric care: tonsils, adenoids, ear tubes, lymph nodes excisions, and correction of tongue tie. Improving nasal breathing with surgical intervention: sinus surgery, including primary, revision, image-guided, sinus dilation), septoplasty, turbinate surgery and nasal fracture repair Diagnosis and treatment of allergies Sleep apnea Laryngology: voice disorders, vocal cord injections, micro laryngeal surgeries) Skin cancer removal and reconstruction, including functional and cosmetic surgeries and office procedures for the face/neck Hearing disorders and ear disease, including treatment of chronic ear infections, repair of eardrum perforations, BAHA implantation and management of dizziness Dr. Erstine is an avid guitarist and music fan. He is looking forward to hiking and enjoying the New Mexico landscape, culture and of course, Hatch green chile! He is excited to become a member of the Las Cruces community and to help serve their ENT needs."


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3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Erstine does not have any board certifications listed.

63  Conditions Treated


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27  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • 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 Facial Bone
  • 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
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Lyon College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Ks Univ Of Med & Biosci Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Mount Clemens General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Mount Clemens General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Erstine's Reviews

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7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Erstine's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

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  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Great Doctor. Concerned.
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Hard to find anything good to say about our experience. The Dr spent about 10 minutes with us and ordered an MRI. Receptionist said 7-10 days for approval, 10 days we called back, they hadn't talked to our insurance yet, there's people ahead of us. Meanwhile my wife had been in the ER twice with...more
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I had a wonderful experience with Dr. ERSTINE. He treated me for a deviated septum & other related issues & I had great success. He was very professional & would spend as much time with me as was needed to answer all my questions & concerns. I was very sad, indeed, when he made the difficult...more
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