Dr. Donald Donovan, MD

Dr. Donald Donovan, MD

Laryngology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Donald Donovan, MD is a laryngology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1976 and specializes in laryngology, head & neck surgical oncology, and more.

6550 Fannin St Ste 1701

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Medicaid
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Laryngitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
very high
more than 97% of peers
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
very high
more than 96% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Laryngology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Head & Neck Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

102  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Lymphoma
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Central Vestibular Vertigo
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Cough
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Nerve Palsy
  • Laryngeal Spasm
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Malignant Tumor of the Head and-or Neck
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Migrainous Vertigo
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Nose Cancer
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Pancytopenia
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Sinus Tumor
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Soft Tissue Tumors of Head and Neck
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroiditis
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Tracheal Stenosis Syndrome
  • Tracheal Tumors
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vocal Cord Cyst
  • Vocal Cord Hemorrhage
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Vocal Fold Scarring
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

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33  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
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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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.

Education

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Baylor Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Baylor Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Colum Presby Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Donovan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Donovan's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Donovan to family and friends
20 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Donovan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Donald Donovan, gave to me the Greastest Gift of my lifetime! My Voice! I have a Paralyzed Rt Vocal Cord from an Anterior Cervical Fusion, Level C 6/7. By the Grace of God, and Dr. DONOVAN I have my real true voice, that anyone could recognize even from 1st grade. I truly have A Hero on...more
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Dr. Donovan explained my condition to me and the choices I had in regards to surgery. I am very pleased and thankful for the surgery outcome.
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Dr. Donovan came highly recommended by my retiring endocrinologists and after my surgery with him I can see why. He is brilliant, kind, caring and patient. My thyroid surgery was complicated because of the size and location of the growth being removed. There are many things that can go wrong in...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Donovan for at least the past 10 years, seeing him for quarterly treatment of spasmodic dysphonia. He is a fabulous physician and very caring and professional. Thank you so very much for the improvements that you have helped me attain over the years. I would not be...more
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He listens, asks questions and explains. He makes you feel like a person.
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Thank you for this positive feedback Tanya! I am grateful for your compliment. I wish you the best and for continued good health!

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