Dr. David Walner, MD

Dr. David Walner, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. David Walner, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Niles, IL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 1990 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat).Read his story

8780 W Golf Rd Ste 200

Niles, IL 60714

Contact Information

(847) 674-5585

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
more than 24% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 18% of peers
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
more than 17% of peers

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Dr. Walner's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Walner "Dr. Walner specializes in Pediatric ENT. He has been in practice for over 20 years with a great deal of experience in all aspects of ear, nose and throat disorders. Dr. Walner completed a 2-year Pediatric ENT fellowship at the prestigious Cincinnati Children's Hospital in 1997. Dr. Walner has specific expertise in caring for children with ear infections, sinus infections, tonsil and adenoid problems, sleep problems as well as airway, swallowing and breathing problems. Dr. Walner has performed more than 5000 surgical procedures in his career. He takes special care in providing the most up to date procedures in the safest possible environment to achieve a successful outcome for each child. Dr. Walner is the father of four children and recommends treatment based on how he would treat his own children."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Walner "Dedicated to the highest standard of care for your ear, nose and throat needs. Our practice has been committed to excellence in patient care since its inception in the early 1970's. Each of our partners has expertise that complements the other and allows us to offer the highest quality of care in all aspects of pediatric and adult Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. All members of our practice are Board Certified in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery."

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

30  Conditions Treated

29  Procedures

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Airway Reconstruction Surgery
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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 Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University of Illinois Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Chldns Hospital Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Cincinnati
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Walner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Walner's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Walner'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 (13)

Very great experience with Dr Walner. Listened to our concerns and answered our questions thoroughly. Would definitely recommend.
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Dr. Walner has performed surgery three times on our two sons. Each time our experience with him was excellent. He is incredibly competent, which is what I want in a surgeon. When I first met him, I wanted him to be warmer and more comforting, but I realized that he is just very focused on...more
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Dr Walner came highly recommended from a top doctor for our family. He preformed two surgeries on both of my children. Tonsils adnoids and tubes. Everything went beautiful and he did an amazing job. He also took time to talk to use to understand everything, we never felt rushed. He also made the...more
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We've been using Dr Walner for the past 4.5 years, and have recommended him to our friends and family. He took care of multiple issues for two of our children, operated on them and always did an excellent & professional job. With my kids under his care I feel secure in knowing I'm using someone who...more
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My 17 month went and saw Dr Whalner for excessive ear infections. We went on a Wednesday to his Hoffman Estates office. After seeing my son he scheduled him for tubes and to remove his adenoids. The surgery was set for 7 days later. He was so prompt. The surgery was fast and the end results have...more
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