Dr. Gregory Schackel, MD

Dr. Gregory Schackel, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Gregory Schackel, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Durango, CO and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med in 1985 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1 Mercado St Ste 205

Durango, CO 81301

Contact Information

(970) 385-7272

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Head and Neck Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Schackel'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*

77  Conditions Treated

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30  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)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx 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)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Ut
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Ut
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schackel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schackel's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schackel to family and friends
18 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Schackel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I am a teacher, with limited free days for appointments. I have scheduled 2 different appointments with Dr. Schackel, many weeks in advance, and BOTH times he has cancelled, only a few days before the appointment. This is very unprofessional.
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Went in with a bad case of Hyperacusis Tinnitus. Was told the only thing they could do was provide a referral to a neuropsycologist. I waited A FULL WEEK suffering for the referral to call, but they never did. I called the office back after a week and they had the wrong prefix for their fax. ...more
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The best-operated medical practice I have ever been to.
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