Dr. David Seltzer, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryMaleAge 78

Dr. David Seltzer, MD is a Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Specialist in Solvang, CA and has over 53 years of experience in the medical field. 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.

Dr. Seltzer

David C. Seltzer, M.D.

650 Alamo Pintado Rd Ste 101 Solvang, CA 93463
Accepting new patients

Healthgrades Provider Compare™

Quickly compare more Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Specialists in your area

At a Glance

  • Hospital Satisfaction
    Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Seltzer's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Seltzer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pollen Allergy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Seltzer treats Pollen Allergy more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Seltzer treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Allergic Rhinitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Seltzer treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Seltzer treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Tinnitus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Seltzer treats Tinnitus more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Seltzer treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Seltzer's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anosmia
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Asthma
  • Audiometry
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Broken Nose
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoprovocation Test
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Complex Revision Rhinoplasty
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • 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
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Aid
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Patch Testing
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Primary Cosmetic Rhinoplasty
  • Radioallergosorbent Test
  • Rash
  • Rhinoseptoplasty
  • Salivary Gland Cyst
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Snoring
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Scan
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Universal Neonatal Hearing Screening
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Vocal Cord Surgery
  • Wheezing
  • Wound Repair

Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Seltzer accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(805) 618-1242

Dr. Seltzer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
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
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - EPO Network-CA
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
Priority Select HMO
Select PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Flexcare
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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

Dr. Seltzer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Seltzer

2.3

Based on 17 ratings

5 Stars
29.41176470588235%
(5)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
64.70588235294117%
(11)
healthgrades logo

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Seltzer?
(Select your rating)
What went well
  • Explained conditions well (5)
  • Listened & answered questions (5)
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well (12)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (12)
Reply
Dr. Seltzer fixed my allergies for good. His warm and caring staff made me comfortable throughout the entire experience. I couldn't be happier.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
Helpful
Maggie M. in Santa Ynez, CA – Dec 02, 2016
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. David Seltzer, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Seltzer?

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...Read more

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)
Less...

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

  • English
  • Spanish

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. David Seltzer, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. David Seltzer, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Seltzer's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. David Seltzer, MD accept my insurance?

Use the Healthgrades insurance check to verify if Dr. Seltzer accepts your insurance.

What are Dr. David Seltzer, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Seltzer frequently treats Pollen Allergy, Allergic Rhinitis, and Tinnitus. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Seltzer treats.

Where is Dr. David Seltzer, MD's office located?

Dr. Seltzer's office is located at 650 Alamo Pintado Rd Ste 101, Solvang, CA 93463. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. David Seltzer, MD speak?

Dr. Seltzer speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. David Seltzer, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Seltzer has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

How can I make an appointment with Dr. David Seltzer, MD?

Find contact information here to make an appointment.

Locations

Practice

David C. Seltzer, M.D.650 Alamo Pintado Rd Ste 101 Solvang, CA 93463
1

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Seltzer is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Lompoc Valley Medical Center

Lompoc, CA

62% Patient Experience Rating, 7% lower than the national average

Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital

Solvang, CA

97% Patient Experience Rating, 28% higher than the national average