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Dr. Douglas Sorensen, MD

Dr. Douglas Sorensen, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat ·  Male · Age 56

  

Dr. Douglas Sorensen, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Tacoma, WA. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat, endocrinology, and more.


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Dr. Sorensen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sorensen treats Sleep Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Sorensen treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sorensen treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Sorensen treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sorensen treats Sinusitis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Sorensen treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Sorensen's conditions and procedures:

Adult Development Disorders
Chronic Sinusitis
Ear Tube Placement
Endocrine Surgical Procedure
Head and Neck Surgery
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Parathyroid Surgery
Pituitary Tumor
Sinus Disorders
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Surgery
Tonsillectomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Douglas Sorensen, MD, FACS, is a head and neck surgeon with advanced training in head and neck surgical oncology. He has extensive experience in thyroid and parathyroid surgery, including minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Sorenson also offers treatm...

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Endocrinology
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

MD Anderson Cancer Center
Fellowship Hospital
Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Madigan Hosp
Internship Hospital
Uniformed Services University Of Health Sciences
Medical School

Awards

Dr. Sorensen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sorensen

4.0

Based on 31 reviews

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  • Staff friendliness
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Dr Sorensen preformed a parathyroid surgery on me 2 years ago. Disaster! I have no voice and the doctor claims no responsibility! No idea this might happen to me for life!
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Dr. Sorensen performed parathyroid surgery on me over 3 years ago. It was a disaster, resulting in me losing my voice for 3 about months. Almost as bad, he claimed no responsibility even though he cut into the wrong side of my neck and had to move to the opposite side, during surgery, to find the...Read More
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Very caring and supportive Dr. I could go on for hours about the character and compassion of Dr. Sorenson and his nurses. I would definitely recommend seeing him. Wish all Dr's had the caring bedside manner that he has.
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Went in to see him for two issues and ended up with this doctor claiming I had another issue than what I was thinking my problems were and he knew what had to be done so on first visit he scheduled me for sinus surgery a week later. Now I have a new problem thanks to this scam doctor. They did this...Read More
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I saw Dr. Sorenson for one yr. He performed sinus surgery to correct sinus polyps in Feb. and I continued to have infections and was given an antibiotic every mo. except one until Nov. of that year. He said the course was done. At that time I had an infection and couldn't smell or taste. I had to...Read More
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