Dr. James W. Forsen, MD

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Dr. James W. Forsen, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

Pediatric Otolaryngology 621 S New Ballas Rd Ste 622A, Saint Louis, MO 63141 Get Directions
(314) 872-8338

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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 acquired additional skills necessary to diagnose and treat common and complex disorders in the head and neck region in the smallest of newborns up to 17 year olds. With equipment and offices designed for children, our specially trained staff is dedicatedRead more

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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • Otolaryngology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Infection
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Impacted Shoulders
  • Laryngitis
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Otitis Media
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Disorders
  • Tonsillitis

Procedures Performed

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Airway Reconstruction Surgery
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasopharyngoscopy
  • Neck Surgery
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Washington University St Louis

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Barnes Jewish Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Barnes Jewish Hospital

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Children's Hospital Boston

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    Princeton

    Graduated in 1979

Awards & Recognition

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

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Dr. Forsen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology and Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Forsen

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Forsen's 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 acquired additional skills necessary to diagnose and treat common and complex disorders in the head and neck region in the smallest of newborns up to 17 year olds. With equipment and offices designed for children, our specially trained staff is dedicated