Dr. James Forsen, MD

Dr. James Forsen, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Dr. James Forsen, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1988 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat).

621 S New Ballas Rd Ste 622A

Saint Louis, MO 63141

Contact Information

(314) 872-8338

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Tube Placement
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more than 58% of peers
Ear Surgery
normal
more than 53% of peers
Otitis Media
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more than 40% of peers

Dr. Forsen'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Forsen "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"

2  Specialties

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

2  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

33  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Airway Reconstruction Surgery
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • 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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Forsen's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forsen to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Forsen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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...more
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