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Dr. Eric Simko, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Simko

Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group

860 Omni Blvd Ste 102 Newport News, VA 23606

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Dr. Eric Simko, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Newport News, VA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services U, School of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.


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(757) 534-7975

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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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Dr. Simko's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ear Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simko treats Ear Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Simko treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Nosebleed
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simko treats Nosebleed more than 96% of his peers

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

Ear Ache
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simko treats Ear Ache more than 96% of his peers

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

Dr. Simko's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

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 ...

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

1990
Wilford Hall Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1986
Wilford Hall Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1985
Uniformed Services U, School of Medicine
Medical School
1990
1986
1985

Awards

  • 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

Memberships & 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 to recommend Dr. Simko

4.1

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5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
20.338983050847457%
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Was not very patient when asked questions. Sounded irritated and would totally ignore some questions. Did not explain why he was doing procedures or why he was ordering tests and when asked, again sounded ver irritated. I'm thinking about getting a different doctor.
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First appt experience: very nice receptionist, long wait in exam room, I could hear every word from doc to other patients in their exam rooms, my time was rushed, did exam without explaining what he was doing or why he was doing it, did share what he observed, tone of voice harsh when I asked questions, “bedside manner” needs much improvement, my question to biopsy or not: “that’s up to you,” left feeling like I was treated unkindly and I will look for a new ENT.
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My experience with Dr. Simko was amazing. His staff was friendly and the procedure I had on my thyroid went flawlessly.
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Dr.Simko is a very caring doctor. His bedside manners are great. He listens to your concerns and always have a positive attitude and response.
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Dr. Simko was very helpful and very through in his examination. The staff was very friendly, and my wait to see Dr. Simko was very minimal. I would highly recommend to family and friends.
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I had the good fortune to be treated by Colonel Simko at Langley Air Base in 2005. Believe me when I say that I remember his name because of the outstanding treatment and personal attention he provided back then. When I happened upon Dr. Simko at TPMG I was thrilled! Now, as back then, I received treatment as if I was the most important person in the facility! I have an unusual & rare hearing deficiency. Few ENT providers know anything about it. Dr. Simko actually saved my hearing - really.
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Top notch practice. Personable, professional and timely. This Doctor knows his stuff.
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Great staff. Helped me get there when my GPS failed. I felt very comfortable with his care of my poor nose.
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Efficient, professional and personable. I have been battling horrible itching in ears and multiple ear infections for years. Dr. Simko identified the problem immediately, gave me an effective medication and I have been symptom free for 15 months. Today's appointment for a re-check
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Dr. Simko is very thorough and knowledgeable. I have been a difficult case, and I am still under his care to make sure the problems to not recur!
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Dr. Simko is very thorough, answers all questions and has always been very forthcoming with information concerning my health and wellness. I would absolutely recommend his services to others.
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Great. Was seen timely and explained thought process for treatment and plan. Would highly recommend.
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This was my first visit to Dr. Simko's office. I was impressed with the expedient process from start to finish. Dr. Simko's staff was very helpful and professional. Dr. Simko was kind, clear and prompt! I had a very pleasant visit.
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I highly recommend Dr. Simko. He is very professional, great bed side manners and definitely has you in best interest.
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Dr. Simko is professional and just amazing. My son was only 1 when he went to him, and was completely comfortable the entire time. I would recommend him to anyone. The staff are friendly and welcoming.
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He is without a doubting of the best doctors I have ever seen. Very thorough, takes time to explain all procedures.
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He told me everything that was going to happened instead of just doing the procedure...so that give me a sense of peace and I was very comfortable....
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I was very impressed by Dr. Simko’s professional demeanor, the thoroughness of his examination and his obvious intelligence and knowledge. He left no stone unturned to get to the root of my problem. I was also impressed with the short wait time considering that he had at least six other patients in the office at the time of my visit. He has a very friendly and efficient office staff, and I was particularly impressed by Kelly. I highly recommend Dr. Simko and his staff as they are the best!
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This is a wonderful practice, the only doctor I've gone to where you are the only patient in the waiting room at one time. Dr Simko is great and the office staff is gracious and efficient. My surgery was a very good experience. Would highly recommend.
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I recommend Dr. Simko to anyone looking for help with ENT issues for both adults and toddlers. Dr. Simko is caring, smart, takes plenty of time with you and solves the problem. I am so appreciative for his help with my son and now with the care he has given me. He takes the time to give explainations and calls back personally with test results and when on call. I can’t thank Dr. Simko enough for his care.
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 2:00pm
    • Sat: closed
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