Dr. Eric Simko, MD

Dr. Eric Simko, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Eric Simko, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Newport News, VA. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.Read his story

860 Omni Blvd Ste 102

Newport News, VA 23606

Contact Information

(757) 534-7975

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Virginia Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Simko's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Simko "Eric J. Simko, M.D. is an honor graduate of the University of Notre Dame and received his MD degree from Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland. He completed an internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. After a 25-year career of distinguished service to our country, he retired from the US Air Force at the rank of Colonel. Dr. Simko is board certified in Otolaryngology. His areas of special interest include thyroid/parathyroid surgery, nasal and sinus problems including allergy, and pediatric ENT disorders. TPMG Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery and Allergy opened on May 13, 2010."
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • 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
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Usuhs F E Hebert Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Wilford Hall Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Wilford Hall Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Docs", 2012
  • Hampton Roads Magazine Readers' Choice "Top Doc", 2011
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Docs", 2013
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Docs", 2016
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Docs", 2014
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Docs", 2015
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Docs", 2017
Media & Publications

Dr. Simko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, Member
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Member
  • Virginia Society of Otolaryngology, Member

Dr. Simko's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simko to family and friends
2.7
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Simko's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Hampton, VA |
I saw Dr. Simko for the first time in nov 2016. I had nodules growing my thyroid &needed to be removed. Dr.simko came highly recommended.He was very thorough & knowledgeable. I scheduled surgery & Jan 2017 the right side of my thyroid & isthmus was removed due to nodules growing largely. He is an...more
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in Newport News, VA |
Dr. Simko is one of the rudest physicians I have ever encountered. I have seen him twice for ear problems, and I will not return under any circumstances. At one point, I told him that I was paying him for his services and that he should not speak to me the way he did. Absolutely terrible bedside...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Simko accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Federal Employee Program
    HealthKeepers HMO
    HealthKeepers Plus
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
    Standard
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Virginia Health Network

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Hospitals where Dr. Simko has admitting privileges

Riverside Regional Medical Center
500 J Clyde Morris Blvd
Newport News, VA 23601
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