Dr. James Leffingwell, MD

Dr. James Leffingwell, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. James Leffingwell, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Arlington, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), and more.Read his story

1001 N Waldrop Dr Ste 807

Arlington, TX 76012

Contact Information

(817) 261-3000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 98% of peers
Tinnitus
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Leffingwell'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.

Dr. Leffingwell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Leffingwell "Founder of Cross Timbers ENT, Dr. James Leffingwell is a board-certified ENT specialist with more than 20 years experience. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Ohio, he moved to Texas to complete an internship in general surgery and a residency in otolaryngology at the University of Texas medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Leffingwell is board-certified in otolaryngology and completed post-graduate work in endoscopic sinus surgery. His career interests include endoscopic surgery, nasal reconstruction, and problems associated with sinus problems, including snoring and sleep disorders. A native of Ohio, Leffingwell graduated with highest honors from Denison University in Granville, Ohio, in 1977."

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3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

97  Conditions Treated

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37  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
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula 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)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • 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 Texas.

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 Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Texas Med Branch At Galveston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leffingwell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leffingwell's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leffingwell to family and friends
13 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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

Dr. Leffingwell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I have been seeing Dr. Leffingwell for, years now. He is hands down the best ENT I have ever met. I Highly recommend him to everyone. Always tell family and friends about him!
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Dr Leffingwell is without a doubt the best ENT in DFW area. He's extremely professional, engaging and generous. He goes the extra mile for his patients! Very rare these days finding doctors like him.
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This dr, when he did talk to us, was RUDE. My son, 19, and had an inner/exterior ear infection. His ear was so swollen there was barely an opening. Care Now prescribed drops & an antibiotic. It improved, but because my son complained of hearing issues we went to go to a specialist. The dr scoffed...more
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My son had tubes put in a year ago. We have had several visits and each time there is a problem. Today's problem was telling us the appointment was at 3:00, even the voicemail that we got the day before said 3:00. When we got there at 2:45, we were told he should have been there at 2:30. The office...more
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Rushed, non involvement with patient. Very little time spent in listening to patients problems. No explanation of diagnosis. Do not plan to return.
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