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Dr. Garth Olson, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Olson

Dr. Garth Olson, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Arizona in 1995 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.


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(505) 272-2700

Dr. Olson accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Olson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Head and Neck Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olson performs Head and Neck Surgery more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Olson performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Larynx Conditions
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Dr. Olson treats Larynx Conditions more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Olson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Laryngitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olson treats Laryngitis more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Olson treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Olson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Garth Olson, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Arizona in 1995 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

St Louis University School Of Med
Residency Hospital
2001
Vanderbilt University
Fellowship Hospital
1995
University Of Arizona
Medical School
2001
1995

Awards

Dr. Olson's Reviews

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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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