Dr. Erik Kass, MD

Dr. Erik Kass, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Erik Kass, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Bethesda, MD and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1991 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

7986 Old Georgetown Rd

Bethesda, MD 20814

Contact Information

(301) 881-1736

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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

Perforated Eardrum
very high
more than 94% of peers
Nosebleed
very high
more than 93% of peers
Sleep Disorders
normal
more than 73% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kass "Dr. Kass is committed to serving his patients through a careful and considerate approach to the identification and management of their health problems. At NCA-ENT, [http://www.nca-ent.com] we are here to serve our patients, to make them feel welcome, and to do our very best to make their visit worthwhile."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kass does not have any board certifications listed.

236  Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Auditory Perception
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Airborne Allergies
  • Airway Disorders
  • Airway Obstruction
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Disorders
  • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis
  • Allergies
  • Alternaria Fungus Allergy
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anosmia
  • Apnea
  • Balance Disorders
  • Barotitis Media
  • Barotrauma
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Canker Sore
  • Cauliflower Ear
  • Cheilitis
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Rhinitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Deafness
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dislocated Jaw
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dust Mite Allergy
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Ear Infection in Infant
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • External Ear Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Laceration
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Palsy
  • Facial Trauma
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Foreign Body in Nose
  • Foreign Body in Throat
  • Gastresophageal Reflux-Related Chronic Cough
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gingivostomatitis
  • Glomus Tympanicum Tumor
  • Glomus Vagale Tumor
  • Glossitis
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Grass Allergy
  • Grass Pollen Allergy
  • Halitosis
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hemoptysis
  • Herpes Stomatitis
  • Herpes Zoster Oticus
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Idiopathic Hypersomnia
  • Impacted Shoulders
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laceration
  • Laryngeal Nerve Palsy
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lipomas
  • Ludwig's Angina
  • Lymph Node Neoplasm
  • Lymphadenitis
  • Lymphangioma
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Mild Allergy
  • Mold Allergy
  • Mole
  • Mononucleosis
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Mucositis
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Papillomas
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septal Perforation
  • Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nerve Deafness
  • Nose Cancer
  • Nose Disorders
  • Nose Polyposis, Familial
  • Nosebleed
  • Odynophagia
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Lichenoid Lesions
  • Oral Pharyngeal Disorders
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Otitis
  • Otitis Media
  • Otitis Media With Effusion
  • Otorrhea
  • Otosclerosis
  • Otosclerosis, Familial
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Parotid Gland Cancer
  • Parotitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Perennial Allergic Rhinitis
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Periorbital Cellulitis
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyps
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Presbycusis
  • Presbylarynx
  • Psychogenic Cough
  • Ramsay Hunt Syndrome - Type 1
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Recurrent Hypersomnia
  • Reflux Laryngitis
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess-Like Odynophagia
  • Rhinitis
  • Rhinosporidiosis
  • Rhinovirus
  • Runny Nose
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Stones
  • Schwannoma
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Sensorineural Deafness
  • Sialadenitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Lesion
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Speech Impairment
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Strep Throat
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Suppurative Parotitis
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Taste Disorders
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Thrush
  • Thyroglossal Duct Cyst
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue Conditions
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Disorders
  • Tonsillitis
  • Transient Cough
  • Tree Pollen Allergy
  • Upper Airway Obstruction
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vocal Cord Cyst
  • Vocal Cord Hemorrhage
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Vocal Cord Thickening
  • Vocal Fold Scarring
  • Vocal Granuloma
  • Vocal Papilloma
  • Voice Disorders
  • Wounds
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
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83  Procedures

  • Audiometry
  • Balance Testing
  • Biopsy
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Earwax Removal
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Endoscopic Laser Laryngeal Cancer Surgery
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ENT Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Facial Bone Fracture Repair
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Irrigation of Ear
  • Joint Fusion
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Larynx Repair
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Microlaryngeal Surgery
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasopharyngoscopy
  • Neck Surgery
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Polypectomy
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from Ear
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Snare Polypectomy
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroplasty
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Tympanometry
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Wart Removal
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • George Washington University School Of Engineering
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Harvard / Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Harvard/Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Harvard/Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • National Institutes Of Health / National Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • National Institutes Of Health
    Other Education | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION ACHIEVEMENT AWARD-AAOHNS, 2000-2011
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kass' Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kass to family and friends
27 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Kass' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

It is very exciting to find a doctor like Dr. Kass. He does things a little differently and I strongly believe other doctors could learn a lot from the way he practices medicine. His care is fully patient-centered and he looks at the whole person, not just the problem they came in for. You can...more
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I have had excellent experiences with Dr. Kass, my wife and I have both seen him. He is very knowledgeable and professional. He uses an online scheduling tool and is upfront with his billing and payment policy, which is straightforward. I highly recommend him.
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After seeing this unprofessional doctor for a throat problem, I decided to have a second opinion resulting in surgery to remove a polyps from my vocal chord at Georgetown University! I would highly recommend that you skip this doctor and go for one with updated equipment and part of a group, rather...more
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I had an appointment with Dr. Kass in March, 2016 to examine my nose and throat as I thought I had an infection. Dr. Kass examined my nose and throat and prescribed an antibiotics that did not work. January 2017, I received a sketchy bill (1st and only bill) sent via PayPal with no details that...more
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Dr. Erik was the first doctor to successfully treat my sinus problem and my hearing issues. He uses methods that other doctors do not use. He listens to what I say. I have not had an infection in a year. He also is treating my sleep apnea with other methods beside the CPAP machine. He has a...more
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