Dr. David Tobey, MD

Dr. David Tobey, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
Dr. David Tobey, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1971 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

4515 Seton Center Pkwy Ste 100

Austin, TX 78759

Contact Information

(512) 346-5562

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 90% of peers
Broken Nose
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

48  Conditions Treated


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19  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Usphs Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • University of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tobey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tobey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tobey to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tobey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Tobey saved my life. I have been a patient of his since I was 7 years old, and am nearly 30 now. I have have always had severe sinus issues since I was a child. Dr. Tobey is the reason I am living a happy, comfortable life now free from my severe allergy problems and complications. He has...more
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I had an earache and extreme vertigo. I wanted relief. What I got was an hour long hearing eval by an audiologist. Dr. Tobey saw me for under 5 minutes (say ahh). No tx for the earache, refused to perform Epleys maneuver to alleviate my vertigo, referred me to PT at a different location. Left with...more
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I've seen Dr. Tobey twice, and both times ended up in surgery. Once was for chronic tonsil stones and adenoid removal which increased my quality of life by a lot. The second was when my nose was broken and had to be surgically fixed. He is awesome, very gentle and explains things well. Never makes...more
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Very attentive doctor and really gentle when examining me. I came in for recurring sinus infections and he did not once made me feel like any of my pain was in my head. We sat and talked about different options I could explore and I finally asked about surgical options. Dr. Tobey performed my...more
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