Dr. David Martin, MD

Dr. David Martin, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(16)
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Dr. David Martin, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Tarzana, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

5525 Etiwanda Ave Ste 312

Tarzana, CA 91356

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Martin "I am an ear, nose and throat doctor. I try to help people decide what the best treatment is for them rather than trying to impose my views on the patient. Not every treatment regimen fits every patient, and I let the patient decide what is best for for them."
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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)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • 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 and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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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

  • Brandeis U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • New York University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • New York University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Martin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Martin to family and friends
4.1
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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

Dr. Martin's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in El Segundo, CA
Dr. Martin is excellent and very efficient. However, his office staff are rude on the phones. I overpaid a copay and I have been unable to receive a refund. It has been frustrating as every time I call I am expected to wait 10-15 minutes.
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in Van Nuys, CA
Dr Martin is very nice and let us feel very comfortable. He did the adenoids and tonsils surgery to my 2.5 years old son. All other doctors frightened us but Doctor Martin promised us that we have nothing to worry about and he was right. He took a good care of my son and answer any question I had....more
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in Los Angeles, CA
I had a terrible experience with this doctor, honestly he is extremely unprofessional. He messed up my nose and my health and refused to return my money. The result of his unprofessional work is the inflammation that I am battling currently with and when I went for the second opinion the doctor...more
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in Studio city, ca
Dr. Martin has a very gentle way of handling his patient, with tremendous care. He is very knowledgeable and presents all the information while listening to everything the patient has to say. I did not feel rushed and I felt like I was very well taken care of when I went to see him. Further, I had...more
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