Dr. Charles Syms III, MD

Dr. Charles Syms III, MD

Neurotology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(23)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Charles Syms III, MD is a neurotology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ in 1985 and specializes in neurotology and ear, nose, and throat.

21 Spurs Ln Ste 100

San Antonio, TX 78240

Contact Information

(210) 614-6070

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Meniere's Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Tinnitus
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurotology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
2

Board Certifications

  • Neurotology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
38

Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Presby Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Wilfred Hall Usaf Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • House Ear Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Syms III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Syms III' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Syms III to family and friends
2.9
based on 23 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Syms III' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in San Antonio, TX
I have been seeing Dr. Syms for close to 16 years and have seen his office move and expand. What he has done for my ears has been nothing short of a miracle.
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in San Antonio, TX
Dr. Syms is a very caring and attentive doctor. He is thorough in explaining what could possibly be going on with me and took the time to actually explain my options.
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in Houston, TX
I will never recommend Dr. Syms to anyone. He is the worst doctor. His bedside manners are horrible. He has damaged my ear. I went to him to have my ears checked. To get tested he took wax out with some type of powered tool. He was such in a hurry to do it that he was dropping his tools. It...more
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in San Antonio, TX
I stopped using Dr Syms in 2014 because his physician assistant and the telephone operator would not let me see Dr Syms, on several occasions. On one of my visits, I had a serious ear infection, the physician assistant prescribed a syringe for me to clean out my ear, then I blew a hole in my...more
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in San Antonio, TX
Nice, but seems irritated spending time with you answering questions. sorry it may be boring for you, but I'm going through a bewildering new normal for me and I want reassurance, information, empathy and some idea of what may be in store for me for the weeks, months, ahead. Scheduling is...more
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