Dr. Derrick Wallace, MD

Dr. Derrick Wallace, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Derrick Wallace, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Nutley, NJ and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1996 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

187 Washington Ave Ste 2I

Nutley, NJ 07110

Contact Information

(973) 235-0090

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Tinnitus
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 97% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wallace "In my office, you will notice the warm, courteous reception the moment you open the door. Our compassion combined with knowledge and experience is evident as we perform a thorough medical and surgical evaluation. We will then develop a unique set of treatment options for your consideration. We provide a variety of non-surgical and surgical treatment options. Through open dialogue we reflect on the risks, benefits and alternatives of each option and assist patients in making their decisions."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

71  Conditions Treated

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35  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Microlaryngeal Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Parotidectomy
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • St John's University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Mount Sinai
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Mount Sinai
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Mount Sinai
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1996
Media & Publications

Dr. Wallace has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wallace's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wallace to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Wallace's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Doesn't really explain things. I'm not sure if I'm taken care off or if he wants to continue to see me to just add more billings. Doesn't give a comprehensive review. Ever since he joined the Summit Medical group, the staff has been very rude and impatient. Only good thing is that it is easy to...more
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I have been very pleased with Dr. Wallace. I find him to be a very thorough and extremely comforting. He's actually very funny and has a great sense of humor. NO complaints here.
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Rude, does not look at you when you talk, doesn't answer you. Went to him for my ears, next day had a question, he calls back and first thing he says I told you there is nothing wrong with your ears. Doesn't even let me say anything. I said wait one minute, you can give me 2 min like you gave me. I...more
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My experience with this Dr. Was VERY unsatisfactory ! He was rude, no bedside manner. He was very mad when I told him my throat hurt after he examined me. He told me my throat was fine. I explained my throat was sore and he was visibly upset.. telling me that he would do a scope just to shut...more
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Excellent. 10 star bedside manners.
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