Dr. David Seltzer, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery •  Male • Age 77
  
Dr. Seltzer
Accepting new patients

David C Seltzer, M.D.

650 Alamo Pintado Rd Ste 101 Solvang, CA 93463

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(805) 618-1242

Dr. David Seltzer, MD is a Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Specialist in Solvang, CA and has over 52 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Seltzer has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Environmental Allergies than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine medical school in 1968. He is affiliated with medical facilities Lompoc Valley Medical Center and Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Seltzer to book an appointment.


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Dr. Seltzer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Choice POS
Choice PPO
Anthem
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA EPO
Access for Infants & Mothers (AIM)-CA HMO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze 60 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze 60 D HDHP (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 HDHP (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 HDHP AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Pathway EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Gold 80 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold 80 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Priority Select-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Minimum Coverage EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
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PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum Priority Select-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Priority Select-CA HMO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA HMO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver 70 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO Off Exchange-CA
Silver 73 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 87 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 94 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Priority Select-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Flexcare
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Medicare Advantage PFFS
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Employer Group HMO
Health Net PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate POS
Options PPO

Background Check

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Practice Areas

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 86% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Seltzer treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Seltzer treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Seltzer treats Sinusitis more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Seltzer treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Allergic Rhinitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Seltzer treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Seltzer treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 76% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Seltzer treats Sleep Disorders more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Seltzer treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Seltzer treats Sleep Apnea more than 76% of their peers

Dr. Seltzer treats this condition more than 76% of their peers

Environmental Allergies

Compare with other Environmental Allergies specialists.

Typically treats 62% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pollen Allergy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Seltzer treats Pollen Allergy more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Seltzer treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Allergy Skin Testing
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Seltzer performs Allergy Skin Testing more than 67% of their peers

Dr. Seltzer performs this procedure more than 67% of their peers

Allergy Shots
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Seltzer performs Allergy Shots more than 47% of their peers

Dr. Seltzer performs this procedure more than 47% of their peers

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Dr. Seltzer's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • Allergies
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Asthma
  • Audiometry
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Complex Revision Rhinoplasty
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Earwax Removal
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • ENT Surgery
  • Eosinophilia
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • 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
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Aid
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Primary Cosmetic Rhinoplasty
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Vocal Cord Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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About Me

Care Philosophy

I treat my adult, senior and pediatric patients as if they were my own family. I spend as much time as I need to with each patient, so that their health issues are treated responsibly and with compassion.

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Allergy
  • Allergy & Asthma
  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Audiology
  • Audiology Technology
  • Child & Adolescent Allergy
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Hearing Instruments
  • Laryngology
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Pediatric Allergy
  • Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatric Clinical & Laboratory Immunology
  • Pediatric Immunology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
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Education

Los Angeles County-University Of California Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1973
Cedars-Lebanon Hosp
Residency Hospital
1969
Los Angeles County - U S C Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1968
University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
Medical School
1964
University of California At Berkeley
Undergraduate School
Board Certified In Facial Plastic and Head& Neck Surgery

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Locations

David C Seltzer, M.D.

David C. Seltzer, M.D.650 Alamo Pintado Rd Ste 101 Solvang, CA 93463
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Lompoc Valley Medical Center

Lompoc, CA

55% Patient experience rating, 14% lower than the national average

Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital

Solvang, CA

90% Patient experience rating, 21% higher than the national average