Dr. Garth Essig, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat •  Male • Age 44
  
Dr. Essig
Accepting new patients

Ohio Sinus Institute

915 Olentangy River Rd Columbus, OH 43212

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(614) 366-3687

Dr. Garth Essig, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Columbus, OH and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Essig has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Ear, Nose, and Throat Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health medical school in 2003. He is affiliated with Ohio State University Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Essig to book an appointment.


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Frequently Treated by Dr. Essig

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Essig treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Essig treats other conditions, please contact the office at (614) 366-3687.

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Dr. Essig typically treats 84% more often than similar doctors

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Treatments
Chronic Sinusitis
Sinusitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Acute Sinusitis
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Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Dr. Essig typically treats 85% more often than similar doctors

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Treatments
Sleep Disorders
Sleep Apnea
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Ear, Nose, and Throat Care

Ear, nose and throat care specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting those areas, including ear infections, tonsilitis, hearing loss, and sinus problems.Compare with other Ear, Nose, and Throat Care specialists.

Dr. Essig typically treats 80% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Earwax Buildup
Ear Ache
Tonsillitis
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
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Otologic Care

Otolgic care is s subspecialty of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) that focuses on symptoms and conditions of the ear, including hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness and infections.Compare with other Otologic Care specialists.

Dr. Essig typically treats 60% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Tinnitus
Vertigo
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Deafness
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Dr. Essig's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • 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 Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • 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)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Wheezing
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Essig accepts the following insurance:

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Balanced Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Access Options for ERC Health-OH PPO
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Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Preferred Plus-OH POS
Blue Preferred-OH EPO
Blue Preferred-OH HMO
Blue Preferred-OH POS
Blue Traditional-OH
Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO
Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-OH PPO
Lumenos Plans-OH
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Ohio Med Plan-OH
Platinum Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-OH
Trihealth HD80-OH
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Essig's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Essig

3.9

Based on 15 ratings

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Worst specialist I’ve ever seen. Had an attitude, was condescending and not the least concerned with finding the actual problem.
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Aug 05, 2019
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I've ALWAYS had the most AMAZING experiences with Dr.Essig. His bed side manner is AMAZING,one can NEVER ask to many questions! He REALLY cares about his patients before and after care. I had my procedure on 2/14/17. The. Staff was AMAZING also! Overall GREAT care,I couldn't have asked for a better team of doctors,pcs and nurses on my 7th fpoor recovery at 410 w 10ave. THANK YOU ALL for going above and beyond to make sure my stay was as comfortable as possible! Special thanks to Toni & DeAnna!
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Awesome Doc, couldn't ask for better care!!!
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Biography

Dr. Garth Essig, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Columbus, OH and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. Dr....Read more

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

Board Certifications

Education

2003
Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health
Medical School
1968
Ohio St University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1962
Springfield City Hospital
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • German

Awards

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Locations

Ohio Sinus Institute

Ohio Sinus Institute915 Olentangy River Rd Columbus, OH 43212
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Ohio State University Hospital

Columbus, OH

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
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