Dr. Cynthia Tarver, MD

Dr. Cynthia Tarver, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Cynthia Tarver, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1989 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read her story

11454 Space Center Blvd Ste B

Houston, TX 77059

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 97% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Tarver's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tarver "Cynthia P. Tarver, M.D., graduated from Austin College, Sherman, TX, where she was awarded the Robinson Medal for being one of the top two graduates in 1985. She received her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. Staying in San Antonio, she completed a general surgery internship followed by otolaryngology - head and neck surgery residency training in 1994. She was in private practice in Seguin, TX for eleven years before moving to Houston in 2005. Dr. Tarver is a diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology. Dr. Tarver has a strong background in the full spectrum of general otolaryngology - head & neck surgery, including the medical and surgical treatment of all ear, nose, and throat disorders. In addition, she has special interests in endoscopic sinus surgery, allergy, and pediatric otolaryngology. Her other interests include music, soccer, and a variety of other activities with her two children and husband."


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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

48  Conditions Treated


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24  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • Austin College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Tex Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Tex Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tarver has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tarver's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tarver to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tarver's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Like a lot of people, I suffer from allergies. Dr. Tarver was the first ENT I have ever seen. She knew where to look, where to go, and what was up. Her staff was genuinely friendly and fun. The waiting room was full and I don't think anyone waited more than ten minutes once they were checked in. I...more
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