Dr. Howard Nam, MD

Dr. Howard Nam, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
(4)
Save
Dr. Howard Nam, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Pasadena, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1044 S Fair Oaks Ave # 101

Pasadena, CA 91105

Contact Information

(626) 449-4859

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Nam

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Ear Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Tinnitus
very high
more than 96% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Nam'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*

63  Conditions Treated

Less
Read Less

22  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)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

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.

Education

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Nam's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nam to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Nam's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Hello Dr. Nam you did an excellent surgery last 1996 in Diamond Bar, CA. I'll see you again. I'm going back to you. It's ! my choice. Thank's and looking forward with my medical keenan Insured soon .
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
He did a misdiagnosis and for his carelessness it was too late and we lost a loved one. I will not recommend him to anyone.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option2thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Image of Dr. Nam
Are you Dr. Nam?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Ear, Nose, and Throat
(9)
Ear, Nose, and Throat
(40)
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
(34)
Ear, Nose, and Throat
(23)
Ear, Nose, and Throat
(21)
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
(14)
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
(18)
Facial Plastic Surgery
(89)
Ear, Nose, and Throat
(13)