Dr. Charles Syms III, MD

Dr. Charles Syms III, MD

Neurotology  ·  
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Age 60
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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

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

Dr. Syms III'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.

2  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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8  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

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Syms III to family and friends
24 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 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 (7)

Only doctor I trust with my ear.
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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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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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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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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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