Dr. Clifford Hume, MD

Dr. Clifford Hume, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Clifford Hume, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ in 1996 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and neurotology.

1959 NE PACIFIC ST

Seattle, WA 98195

Contact Information

(206) 598-4022

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • ODS Health Plan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Providence Health Plans
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Dizziness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hume'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hume "It is my privilege and passion to care for people with concerns about their ears, hearing and balance. Together we can make a comprehensive treatment plan that fits the individual."

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Neurotology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

46  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adult Hearing Loss Rehabilitation
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Implant
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Stapedectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Carleton College, MN
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Univ of Washington Sch of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Univ of Washington Sch of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Columbia Univ Coll Phys & Surg, Neuroscience
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Cornell University Med Ctr, PhD
    Other Education | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hume has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hume's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hume to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Hume's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Hume reconstructed my left ear on which I had no hearing. He did a stapes surgery which involves replacing little bones in the middle ear. 2 months after the surgery I recovered full hearing on my left ear. Dr. Humes is a great doctor and I would definitely go to him again.
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Dr. Hume restored hearing to my right ear 5/25/2016. This was my 4th stapedectomy and the best result I have ever received. His results were far better than the world famous House Ear clinic where I had my other 3 surgeries performed. He is a compassionate person, skilled surgeon and dedicated...more
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Dr Hume is an amazing clinician. He was quite detailed in providing an evaluation to properly diagnose the genesis of my dizziness episodes. He took the time to listen, explain, but most importantly make sure that I had the resources to resolve my issues with care beyond his clinic.
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I had a excellent experience with Dr Hume. He performed a tympanomastoidectomy on me with excellent results. He is very caring and answers all questions thoroughly. He is very easy to communicate with and makes you feel very comfortable, he makes it very easy to trust him. I would highly...more
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