Dr. Christopher Wenzel, MD

Dr. Christopher Wenzel, MD

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Age 49
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Dr. Christopher Wenzel, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Clyde, NC and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.Read his story

63 Haywood Park Dr

Clyde, NC 28721

Contact Information

(828) 627-1234

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 98% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Wenzel'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.

Dr. Wenzel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wenzel "Dr. Christopher Wenzel is a native of western North Carolina. He and his father have provided medical services to Western North Carolina for a combined total of 45 years. He is a 1991 graduate of Davidson College where he graduated Summa Cum Laude followed byDuke University Medical School which he completed in 1995. He completed a 5 year residency program in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Duke University Medical Center, with additional training in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. In 2001, Dr. Wenzel completed board certification in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is double board certified, with board certification by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has a total of 17 years in private practice. He is a member of the Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has completed over 1,500 facial plastic and reconstructive procedures in addition to actively maintaining a general ENT practice."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wenzel "Considerate and compassionate care is our goal at Western Carolina Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists. We are an independent practice with no additional facility fees for services. As Board Certified Otolaryngologists, our goal is to offer exceptional care for Ear, Nose, Throat, and Head & Neck problems."

8  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

89  Conditions Treated

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37  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Davidson College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Duke University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wenzel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wenzel's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wenzel to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Wenzel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Nice person but only wants to hear his own voice. Doesn't really listen to your concerns. Very quick to order tests and recommend new procedures without trying lesser options first. Back office is somewhat cookie cutter with no concern for your time or concerns. Visit was a waste of time in my...more
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