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Dr. James Forsen, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Forsen

Pediatric Otolaryngology

621 S New Ballas Rd Ste 622A Saint Louis, MO 63141

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Dr. James Forsen, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1988 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat).


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Dr. Forsen's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Otitis Media
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Dr. Forsen treats Otitis Media more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Forsen treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Ear Tube Placement
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forsen performs Ear Tube Placement more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Forsen performs this procedure more than 54% of his peers

Ear Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forsen performs Ear Surgery more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Forsen performs this procedure more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Forsen's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Airway Reconstruction Surgery
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Broken Nose
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Impacted Shoulders
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasopharyngoscopy
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Disorders
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheostomy
  • Vocal Cord Nodule

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a Pediatric Otolaryngologist, I have the most extensive and comprehensive training, the widest range of treatment options, and the specialized expertise in dealing with children in treating children?s ear, nose, and throat disorders. I have acquir...

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology

Education

1995
Children'S Hospital Boston
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Internship Hospital
1988
Washington University St Louis
Medical School
1979
Princeton
Undergraduate School
1995
1994
1989
1988
1979

Languages

  • German
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors by St. Louis Magazine, 2010
  • Best Doctors by St. Louis Magazine, 2011

Dr. Forsen's Reviews

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I credit Dr. James Forsen with saving my child's life. She was floating around for three months in the health care system going from Dr. to Dr. misdiagnosed. He was savvy enough to recognize a rare disease that 1 in 1 million kids get. He had only seen this one time in 30 years. We would have taken the wrong course of treatment with a disease that kills people in 6 months. I can't give him enough kudos.
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