Dr. Garth Olson, MD

Dr. Garth Olson, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Garth Olson, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Arizona in 1995 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

7801 Academy Rd NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109

Contact Information

(505) 272-2700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Laryngitis
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Olson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

64  Conditions Treated

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28  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
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

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

  • University Of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • St Louis University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Olson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Olson's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Olson to family and friends
11 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Olson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Wow! Really personable, knowledgeable and professional. Found an answer amidst conflicting opinions. His speech pathologist, Carol and the whole staff were great. I am a singer and a voice teacher and finding an ENT VOCOLOGIST made all the difference. It did take three months to get a new patient...more
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I have spent hours trying to figure out my account with Dr Olson’s office. After 5 invoice went to collection agencies I find out that the we’re sending my invoices to the wrong address. The person handling this account said that they couldn’t call me to ask why I wasn’t paying my bills because...more
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Dr. Olson helped my wife with her Thyroid Cancer. From the consultation to the surgery he was very professional and treated us like family. Before the surgery he told us what to expect, and it went exactly as he described. Be assured what he says comes from knowing what he's talking about. Takes...more
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Went to his clinic for trouble with my voice. He asked me some quick questions and did not do a physical exam at all. Said he would look at my vocal cords with a scope. His very young speech therapist then came in to get me for my test. I asked where Dr. Olson was and she said she was going to...more
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One of the best ENT doctors that provides excellent patient care, professionally, skillfully and with kindness and compassion. His Resdient Physicians reflect the same committment and level of patient care that he sets forth. His reputation speaks for itself then once meeting him a client/patient...more
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