Dr. Daniel Spilman, MD

Dr. Daniel Spilman, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Daniel Spilman, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1989 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.

550 Water St Ste A

Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Contact Information

(831) 476-4414

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Headache
normal
more than 46% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
normal
more than 43% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 41% of peers

Dr. Spilman'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. Spilman "Education and training that inspire trust. When I made the decision to specialize in ear, nose and throat care and facial cosmetic medicine, I also made the commitment to research the newest, most effective techniques and to learn from respected leaders in each field. I continue to assess relevant innovations in technology and procedures."

1  Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

14  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Ear Disorders
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Snoring
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease

7  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery

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

  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Wayne State University Detroit Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spilman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spilman's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spilman to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Spilman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I would never recommend this Dr. I went in w/ three problems, told I had to have hearing test since I was new. Dr had to take wax from ear before test so I mentioned my problems. After the test he told me the findings then said we were all done and I could leave, while waiting at the door. I was...more
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Excellent at dealing with complex problems.
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