Dr. Gavin Setzen, MD

Dr. Gavin Setzen, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gavin Setzen, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1987 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

400 Patroon Creek Blvd Ste 205

Albany, NY 12206

Contact Information

(518) 701-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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 The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Albany Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Albany Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Setzen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Setzen does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Setzen and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Setzen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Setzen to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Setzen'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 (1)

in Catskill, NY
Dr Setzen is not only an excellent physician, but he is also a caring and compassionate health provider. He always listens carefully to questions and concerns and answers in a manner that is understandable and most helpful. We are indeed fortunate to have this top-quality physician in the...more
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