Dr. Dale Rice, MD

Dr. Dale Rice, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 74
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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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

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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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

Dr. Rice does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Rice and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Rice's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rice to family and friends
2.8
based on 18 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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

in Los Angeles, CA
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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in Los Angeles, CA
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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in Newport Beach, CA
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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