Dr. David Mechlin, MD

Dr. David Mechlin, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Mechlin, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Columbia, MO and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med in 1974 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

303 N Keene St Ste 401

Columbia, MO 65201

Contact Information

(573) 874-6984

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 95% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 90% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
48

Conditions Treated

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14

Procedures

  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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 Mo Columbia Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Hosps and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mechlin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mechlin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mechlin to family and friends
4.1
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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

Dr. Mechlin's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Columbia, MO
He completely missed a diagnosis of severe GERD and possible subglottic stenosis. He diagnosed tonsillitis and did not look any further. When the tonsillitis was cured I told him I was still having symptoms and he told me try not to think about it. I sought a second opinion and it was like night...more
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