Dr. David Hood, MD

Dr. David Hood, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. David Hood, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Clearwater, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med in 2002 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), and more.

1330 S Fort Harrison Ave

Clearwater, FL 33756

Contact Information

(727) 441-3588

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hood'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.

6  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Laryngology
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Rhinology
  • Sinus Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

74  Conditions Treated

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35  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)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • 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
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hood's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hood to family and friends
22 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Hood's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I found Dr. Hood to be patient and understanding. He was willing to answer any questions in person or via phone. He responded promptly returning my calls.
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I saw Dr. Hood for a hearing issue and his staff was very polite and timely! When I saw the Doctor he was very professional and kind and took care of my issue in office and explained to me how I could prevent future visits. I appreciated the thoroughness and nature of my visit. Additional the...more
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I saw dr hood in Mar. He diagnosed my severe ear pain as an allergy (incorrect). I am a snowbird and returned to Wi in may. After completing a regime of unnecessary allergy meds and nose spray I contacted his office to ask if he'd prescribe something else since I was in pain. His staff said he...more
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I felt rushed in and out and other than suggesting Flonase I didn't feel like my issues where addressed. It is a very busy office and the do herd them in like cattle a ENT Assoc.
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