Dr. Eric Simko, MD

Dr. Eric Simko, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Eric Simko, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Newport News, VA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Usuhs F E Hebert Sch Of Med in 1985 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.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

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

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."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

54  Conditions Treated

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23  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
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • 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.


  • 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
28 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Simko's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • 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 (12)

Dr. Simko and his staff are wonderful. My Husband had an ear issue over the weekend and we were referred to Dr. Simko. As booked with Patients as they were on a Monday they worked my Husband in to be seen. We were very grateful. Dr. Simko seemed very knowledgeable and he and his staff were very...more
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My doctor recommended that I have my thyroid removed and gave me the name of a couple of ENT's to choose from. I read about all of them and decided to go with Dr. Simko. I can for sure tell you that was the best choice. Dr. Simko and his staff were amazing. He is a very straight forward. He went...more
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MY name is John Lee, Dr Simko treated my wife's troubling ear, with patience and professionalism, he's excellent.
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Dr. Simko took the time to get to know me and thoroughly explain my condition, the procedures and how I could help myself. Not only is he very knowledgeable but he is very conscientious and caring. I felt very comfortable and knew I was in the best hands.
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I found Dr. Simko to be very knowledgeable and he was very tuned in when I explained my issue. It was apparent that he was listening closely, as he asked appropriate questions and was very thorough. Although we did not have resolution to my problem that day, he had me schedule a follow up for...more
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