Dr. Dale Rice, MD

Dr. Dale Rice, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
(19)
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Dr. Dale Rice, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mi Med Sch in 1968 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1450 San Pablo St Ste 5100

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Rice'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

70  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Univ Of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • University Of Michigan Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • University Of Michigan Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rice has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rice's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rice to family and friends
19 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Rice's 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I want to warn everyone to STAY AWAY FROM DR. RICE! My then 13 year old daughter was butchered by him! He poorly performed 3 invasive procedures on her all of which were not only unecessary, but have literally destroyed her life! He lured us in with his eminence grise act and calm demeanor but...more
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I had surgery on every part of my sinuses with Dr. Rice. It was successful and changed my life! No more chronic sinusitis and infections. He and his staff were responsive and professional. Even though I was referred to him for surgery by another ENT, Dr. Rice tried one last treatment to see if...more
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Terrible experience due to office staff. They don't answer phones or return voicemails. I tried for months to get test results from my prior doctor to dr Rice. Finally gave up as it proved to be impossible. A total waste of my time and set back my treatment for a year. I expected so much more from...more
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Dale Rice runs a chop shop. After sitting with me for 5 minutes to check out a parotid gland tumor he convinced me that I should get my tonsils removed in addition to a septoplasty all in the same morning. Gave me nerve damage and I couldn't move my face for almost a year. My septoplasty was a huge...more
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Dr Rice is friendly and took time to explain my condition. I have had surgery and it was painless. His staff is courteous. He is an excellent ENT and has years of experience.
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