Dr. Douglas Liening, MD

Dr. Douglas Liening, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Douglas Liening, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Hixson, TN and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences in 1985 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1724 Hamill Rd Ste 102

Hixson, TN 37343

Contact Information

(423) 267-6738

Insurance Accepted

  • 1st Medical Network
  • Aetna
  • American General
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • One Health
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Liening's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

82  Conditions Treated

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42  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)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • 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 Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Nerve Repair
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hearing Aid
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vision Screening
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mi Ear Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Liening has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Liening's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Liening to family and friends
28 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Liening's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

This so called dr is a total bafoon
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I really enjoyed the care which I received from Dr. Liening! He and his staff were very competent and compassionate. My 86 year old mother also was wonderfully cared for by them.
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Waited a long time in the waiting room. Had asked the front step if he was running behind and they said no. We were finally seen 1hr 20 minutes after our appointment time. He answered the questions very well and seem to know what he was talking about. So if you have time, he's a good person to...more
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Was able to be seen the same day I had an urgent problem issue with my ears just before needng to fly. Short wait in the waiting room, was taken in, an evaluation was made, was treated with placement of a tube in the affected ear. Was advised about precautions that I needed to take while the issue...more
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Dr Liening took care of an ear issue I have had for years. Thanks doc!
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