Dr. Douglas Henrich, MD

Dr. Douglas Henrich, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Douglas Henrich, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in West Burlington, IA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1992 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

1225 S Gear Ave Ste 255

West Burlington, IA 52655

Contact Information

(319) 752-2725

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Dr. Henrich's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Henrich "Dr. Douglas E. Henrich, a native Iowan, has been providing outstanding care for patients in Southeast Iowa for over 20 years. His education, continued training, and extensive experience give him special expertise in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of disorders of the ear, nose, and throat. He earned his Bachelors of Biomedical Engineering with Highest Distinction from the University of Iowa. He obtained his Medical Doctorate with Honors from the University of Iowa. He then completed a distinguished five year residency in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Dr. Henrich is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Henrich is committed to bringing the latest technological advancements in ENT to his patients in Southeast Iowa. He was the first Otolaryngologist in the region to perform minimally invasive balloon sinuplasty, a revolutionary technique with no cutting and faster recovery time. He also was the first ENT surgeon in the state to perform Coblation tonsillectomy to promote faster healing and less pain. He continues to work with area hospitals to provide state of the art Head and Neck surgical care including the latest in laser technology, and minimally invasive endoscopic thyroid surgery. He was the first in the state to perform Latera nasal valve surgical correction. Dr. Douglas E. Henrich joined Burlington ENT in 1997 and quickly expanded the scope of services to include a full service Audiology department. Allergy testing and treatment were added in 1999 with a recent expansion of services to include sublingual allergy drops for at home allergy desensitization. The office also provides an on-site CT scanner, transnasal esophogoscopy and video stroboscopy providing enhanced diagnostic capability and improved patient convienence. Dr. Henrich has completed many continuing educational courses to bring the best quality care to the region. He has been recognized with the prestigious American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award. He is an active member of numerous professional associations. Dr. Henrich has authored over 15 papers and lectured extensively to prestigious professional organizations both locally and nationally. Dr. Douglas E. Henrich has served the local medical community as Chief of Surgery at Great River Medical Center. He led the Mississippi Valley Independent Physician Association as President for several years. He has been active on numerous quality improvent initiatives for GRMC. Dr. Henrich also volunteers his time to coach local youth soccer teams. Dr. Henrich currently is on staff at GRMC, FMCH, and HCHC. He is interested in all aspects of adult and pediatric Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery."


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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

62  Conditions Treated


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36  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)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • 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
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

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  • University of Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Henrich's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Henrich to family and friends
11 total reviews (5 have comments)

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Dr. Henrich's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr.Henrich treated both of my young sons seasonal allergies. He was caring, compassionate and made them both feel comfortable!
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Dr. Henrich has always been very good with my family. Some visits are nice and quick and others are not. He spends the amount of time required for the problem at hand and makes sure that we don't leave with any questions. If we have any questions we can always call back and the staff makes sure...more
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I had no problem and he diagnosed me with lymphoma.
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He is a confident man, who has always made sure I understood what the problems were and how to best prevent recurrence. His staff is concise, which is appreciated by someone with hearing problems
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Rude staff, long wait times, and the doc is in the room for less than 3 minutes.
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