Dr. Gary Ford, MD

Dr. Gary Ford, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Gary Ford, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Gardena, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Gary E. Ford MD Inc

1045 W Redondo Beach Blvd Ste 575

Gardena, CA 90247
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Head and Neck Surgery
more than 76% of peers
more than 70% of peers
more than 66% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

75  Conditions Treated


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72  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Earwax Removal
  • Endoscopic Laser Laryngeal Cancer Surgery
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Bone Fracture Repair
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • KTP Laser Treatment
  • Laceration Repair
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Microlaryngeal Surgery
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasopharyngoscopy
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University Of Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Los Angeles County Usc Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ford's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ford to family and friends
17 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ford's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My son was schedule for Surgery. I was advised by the office that he would be the first one as they go by the youngest to the oldest. When registering at the hospital they advised the clinic had submitted the list and he was number four. It was already 10:00 a.m. and my son had not been seen. My...more
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Very bad experience every time I come here. The waiting time is a joke. You would think they know what they are doing but they do not!! Office is not clean at all. Staff is not friendly at all.
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