Dr. Ira Uretzky, MD

Dr. Ira Uretzky, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Ira Uretzky, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Peoria, IL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 1992 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

7301 N Knoxville Ave

Peoria, IL 61614

Contact Information

(309) 589-5900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

73  Conditions Treated

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32  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
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • 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
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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 Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • National Capital Consortium (National Naval Med Ctr/Walter Reed AMC)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Uretzky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Uretzky's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Uretzky to family and friends
23 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Uretzky's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. U has treated multiple family members and friends of mine. He goes above and beyond to make sure his patients are taken care of whether it be urgency of appointment; need for special imaging; opening up a additional day for surgery or a super specialist referral. Dr. U knows many specialist in...more
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Dr Uretzky saw me for ear pain, that had been diagnosed for years as ear infections. I was treated with many antibiotics with no help. He diagnosed me with Jaw Joint pain and referred me to someone who could help. I was very skeptical at first, because I've never heard of that. But I went to...more
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Don't go to him, he's arrogant, he has bad medical ethics.
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Dr Uretzky and his nursing all very professional. Explains procedures & situations very well. Highly recommend!
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Thank you ma'am. We look forward to taking care of you and your family.

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