Dr. Hien Tierney, MD

Dr. Hien Tierney, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Hien Tierney, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med in 2005 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

133 Brookline Ave

Boston, MA 02215

Contact Information

(617) 421-5984

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
more than 89% of peers
Broken Nose
more than 87% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

43  Conditions Treated


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19  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • 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 Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tierney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tierney's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tierney to family and friends
8 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tierney's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Terrific Doctor. Very helpful.
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Dr. Tierney exceeded all of my expectations of a surgeon. I really can't thank her enough. She is a wonderful doctor and surgeon in every way.
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Dr Tierney provided competent, to the point and responsive care. I found her to be smart and cordial, with an ability to help me make good solid decisions with my health.
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Always attentive and caring. I've been a patient since 2013 and her service and standards is exceptional.
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