Dr. David Osterhus, MD

Dr. David Osterhus, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. David Osterhus, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Kingsport, TN and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

5 Sheridan Sq

Kingsport, TN 37660

Contact Information

(423) 246-8155

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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

Nosebleed
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Earwax Buildup
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Osterhus'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

69  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • 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 Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct 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 Tennessee.

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 Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Tx Southwestern Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Osterhus has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Osterhus' Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Osterhus to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Osterhus' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

We saw Dr. Osterhus with my toddler. He was very rude and disrespectful. I thought maybe I got him on a bad day but another patient with my pediatrician's office had the same experience a few days later. I would not recommend him for any care and will not be allowing him to offer any care to my...more
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He is rude and will not take the time to listen to you. He has no bed-side manners and no tolerance for a child who struggled with a swabbing. Our son had already been tested 3 times and it was neg. all 3 times. We tried to tell him but he didn't listen. When our son struggled and gagged on the...more
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I had severe adhesions and nose bleeds from trauma to my nose. Dr. Osterhus did an excellent job repairing and basically reconstructed the inside of my nose. He improved my life so much and am forever grateful and highly recommend him.
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Dr. Osterhus is a wonderful, extremely knowledgeable physician. He removed a cyst that took up half of my thyroid. Since we lived in Knoxville he was very understanding, working with us, letting us get my lab work locally and having the results sent to his office so we didnt have to drive 2 hours...more
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