Dr. Carol Reid, MD

Dr. Carol Reid, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Carol Reid, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1985 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, ear, nose, and throat, and more.Read her story

4545 E 9th Ave Ste 200

Denver, CO 80220

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Chronic Sinusitis
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more than 95% of peers
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more than 95% of peers
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more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Reid's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Reid "Dr. Carol Reid is an ear, nose, and throat (ENT) physician and a nationally respected reconstructive and aesthetic/cosmetic facial plastic surgeon. She specializes in nasal sinus surgery and rhinoplasty (nose job surgery) through her private practice, The Reid Clinic, which also offers hyperbaric oxygen treatments and wound care. Through its skin care division, called Alchemï Aesthetic Clinic, The Reid Clinic provides a variety of cosmetic and medical skin care services. Dr. Reid has been a physician for more than 30 years and graduated at the top of her class, with honors, from of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She was accepted to one of the most sought-after ENT residency programs in the nation at Oregon Health Sciences University Department for Otolaryngology, and she completed an exclusive fellowship at the Facial Plastics Institute of Sacramento."
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3  Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

60  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • University Of Wisconsin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Leslie Bernstein MD Dds
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Reid has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Reid's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Reid'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 (9)

Had deviated septum surgery 04/2017 Staff & Dr seemed disorganized and ill prepared. Follow up appts. were disorganized, cut short & she never even showed up for one (no apology). Billing has been an absolute nightmare because in the middle of my care she was dropped from my insurance due to her...more
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The service here was horrible I went in to get treated for complications with my sinus the doctor gave me a prescription for antibiotics, the receptionist tells me that she will call me for my next appointment and I never heard from her so I had to call to set up my 2nd and 3rd appointment! Then a...more
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Dr. Reid is extremely thorough in making a diagnosis. She is empathic, easy to talk to, and extremely knowledgable. She made sure to explore all avenues for my situation before settling on surgery, and was also conscientious about ensuring my insurance would cover it. Can't recommend her highly...more
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I had 2 sinus surgeries and one cosmetic with Dr. Reid, years ago. I have had very infrequent sinus infections since then, and the fat tissue she removed from under my eyes have left me looking 50-something at age 68. She's an artist and I say this from years later.
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Dr. Reid definitely knows what she's doing. She diagnosed me correctly and helped me out during a hard medical time when I just wanted to feel better. The only problem is she seems way too busy and doesn't remember your case and goes over things you've already told her. The only thing bad is her...more
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