Dr. Clifford Chew, MD

Dr. Clifford Chew, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o
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Dr. Clifford Chew, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

Pacific ENT

929 Clay St Ste 501

San Francisco, CA 94108
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Chew's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Nosebleed
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chew treats Nosebleed more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Chew treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Ear Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chew treats Ear Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Chew treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Earwax Buildup
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chew treats Earwax Buildup more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Chew treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Chew's conditions and procedures:

Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Autoimmune Diseases
Balloon Sinuplasty
Bell's Palsy
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Broken Nose
Cancer
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Cleft Palate
Conductive Hearing Loss
Cough
Deafness
Deviated Septum
Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Ear Infection
Ear Surgery
Ear Tube Placement
Earwax Buildup
Enlarged Turbinates
ENT Surgery
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Excision of Facial Bone
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
Eyelid Disorders
Facial Fracture
Fracture
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Geographic Tongue
Glossectomy
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Headache
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hyperacusis
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Jaw Fracture
Labyrinthitis
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngitis
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Larynx Conditions
Leukoplakia
Lip Cancer
Lip, Excision or Resection
Loss of Smell and-or Taste
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
Maxillary and Malar Fractures
Meniere's Disease
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Nosebleed
Oral Cancer
Orbital Fracture
Osteosarcoma
Otitis Media
Otosclerosis
Outer Ear Infection
Paracentesis
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Perforated Eardrum
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Peritonsillar Abscess
Pharyngitis
Postnasal Drip
Pulmonary Disease
Salivary Gland Cancer
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sinus Surgery
Sinusitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Sore Throat
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tinnitus
TMJ
Tongue Cancer
Tongue-Tie
Tonsil Cancer
Tonsillectomy
Tonsillitis
Tracheal Surgery
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo
Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Vocal Cord Polyp
Wheezing
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

caring, good listener, dedicated, intelligent, compassionate, committed, healing and reassuring.

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

  • Univ Of California Irvine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • Univ Of California Irvine Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 1995
    University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1995

Languages

  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Cantonese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Chew's Reviews

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5.0

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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Chew's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr.Clifford Chew is perhaps is one of top 5 ETN doctors in US and top 20 in the world. That is my intuation. You can feel he is confident and best in his field. He does not pretend to be nice but he really is very nice person with poise, manner that can be seen in best surgeons. I am so lucky to...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Brown & Toland Physicians
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Elevator
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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St. Mary's Medical Center

San Francisco, CA

Chinese Hospital

San Francisco, CA