Dr. Fred Owens, MD

Dr. Fred Owens, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male | 83 years old

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Dr. Owens specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat and practices in Plano, TX. He practices at 2 locations.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Owens to family and friends
2.6
based on 10 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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Flower Mound, TX |
My experience is with the son, Bob. Not sure about Fred. Dr. Bob is too busy and just like the other reviews, leaves the room making you feel like you are bothering him. There is no explanation of a treatment plan, no patience. I feel like the past year was a waste of my time going there. I made sure and let my local ENT not to refer this place any more. He tried only one solution then was going to send me somewhere else but decided he better get an MRI to rule out a tumor. Don't go here!
in Dallas, TX |
Horribly rude, very mean man. To Dr. Owens, it doesn't matter what you think, have to say or are concerned about... and the mere speaking of that kind of stuff and you might find him cutting you off, quickly leaving the examining room without telling you what the next step is to find a diagnosis.
in Plano |
Wanted me to have an MRI because I couldn't hear. He & Costco confirmed that I needed hearing aids but wanted tumor ruled out He cancelled first appt & I had to wait 3 wks to see him for MRI results. He didn't get MRI results but said he didn't need it because he can look at film himself & see what's wrong. He was reluctant to tell me what was wrong with me. He said it must be vascular. He got mad & walked out on me. Said to go to them when my ear is draining pus and let them fix it.
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Dr. Owens' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Dizziness
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Tinnitus
  • Vertigo

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1959

  • Internship Hospital
    St Joseph

    Completed in 1960

  • Residency Hospital
    U W Va

    Completed in 1969

    University Of Kentucky Hospital

    Completed in 1966

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Usc-House Ear Inst

    Completed in 1972

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Procedures Performed

  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)