Dr. Felipe Santos, MD
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Neurotology | Male

Care Philosophy

Dr. Santos is deeply interested in each patient's personal story, in addition to the medical condition he is treating. He truly connects with a patient to see beyond the medical issue at hand. He mentions, "The patient's story puts into context my ultimate goal, which is to improve his or her quality of life. My goal with every patient is to get to the root of the problem and solve it as quickly as possible. The best scenario occurs when a patient can resume his or her lifestyle with minimal treatment."

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Biography

Dr. Felipe Santos is a neurotologic and skull base surgeon in the Department of Otolaryngology at Mass. Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Santos received subspecialty fellowship training in neurotology and skull base surgery at the House Ear Clinic in Los Angeles. He completed his otolaryngology residency at the University of Washington where he also completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center. Dr. Santos attended medical school at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and graduated cum laude from Harvard College.

Dr. Santos cares for patients with conditions of the ear and lateral skull base. His clinical expertise is in cochlear implants, otosclerosis, acoustic neuromas, skull base tumors, facial paralysis, and cholesteatoma. He has been an invited speaker at national and international meetings and has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications in the field. He also serves as an ad hoc reviewer for six specialty clinical journals. His research focuses on understanding the pathologic mechanisms of disease of the inner ear and temporal bone to better diagnose, treat, and prevent these conditions

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Dr. Santos' Reviews

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Dr. Santos' Performance
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    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
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  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Santos and a wonderful clinician. He is direct and straightforward with everything that will be going on during the treatment.
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      Dr. Felipe Santos is a neurotologic and skull base surgeon in the Department of Otolaryngology at Mass. Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Santos received subspecialty fellowship training in neurotology and skull base surgery at the House Ear Clinic in Los Angeles. He completed his otolaryngology residency at the University of Washington where he also completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center. Dr. Santos attended medical school at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and graduated cum laude from Harvard College.

      Dr. Santos cares for patients with conditions of the ear and lateral skull base. His clinical expertise is in cochlear implants, otosclerosis, acoustic neuromas, skull base tumors, facial paralysis, and cholesteatoma. He has been an invited speaker at national and international meetings and has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications in the field. He also serves as an ad hoc reviewer for six specialty clinical journals. His research focuses on understanding the pathologic mechanisms of disease of the inner ear and temporal bone to better diagnose, treat, and prevent these conditions

      Dr. Santos' Care Philosophy

      Dr. Santos is deeply interested in each patient's personal story, in addition to the medical condition he is treating. He truly connects with a patient to see beyond the medical issue at hand. He mentions, "The patient's story puts into context my ultimate goal, which is to improve his or her quality of life. My goal with every patient is to get to the root of the problem and solve it as quickly as possible. The best scenario occurs when a patient can resume his or her lifestyle with minimal treatment."

      Dr. Santos' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Neurotology
      •  Board certified in Neurotology and Otolaryngology
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      • Neurotology
      • Otolaryngology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Cancer
      • Cholesteatoma
      • Conductive Hearing Loss
      • Deafness
      • ENT Cancer
      • Ear Ache
      • Ear Disorders
      • Earwax Buildup
      • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
      • Hearing Loss
      • Larynx Conditions
      • Meniere's Disease
      • Meningiomas
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Otitis Media
      • Otosclerosis
      • Outer Ear Infection
      • Perforated Eardrum
      • Perilymph Fistula (PLF)

      Education

      • Medical School
        J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ

        Graduated in 2002

      • Undergraduate School
        Harvard

        Graduated in 1997

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish

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      Professional Affiliations

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      Specialties

      • Neurotology
      • Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery
      • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
      • Otology

      Procedures Performed

      • Acoustic Neuroma Removal (incl. Hearing Preservation Techniques) 
      • Cochlear Implant Insertion
      • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
      • ENT Surgery
      • Ear Surgery
      • Ear Tube Placement
      • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
      • Stapedectomy