Dr. James Spoto, DO

Dr. James Spoto, DO

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
44 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Spoto, DO is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat and sports medicine.Read his story

Metro Health Ear, Nose and Throat

1179 E Paris Ave SE Ste 100

Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Health Net Federal Services
  • Humana
  • Meridian Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Priority Health
  • Priority Health Choice, Inc.
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Zurich

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Spoto's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Spoto "I am passionate about providing high-quality care for patients that is personal and easy to access. I enjoy working with patients to improve their overall health and helping them stay well. As a specialist, I collaborate with referring physicians and our care team to ensure each patient receives high-quality, coordinated care and the best healthcare experience."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Spoto "I provide care that is personal and focused on the whole person. I listen to each patient’s needs and work with them to improve their health – and stay well. I value having open communication with each patient and am committed to providing the best healthcare experience."

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Spoto does not have any board certifications listed.

99  Conditions Treated


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54  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)
  • Audiometry
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • 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
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Tympanometry
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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.


  • Midwestern Univ Az Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Spoto has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Spoto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spoto's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spoto to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Spoto's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Spoto Says:

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Patient Comments (2)

Dr Spoto was great. Its a shame his billing office billed us for tests not performed and never corrected the mistake.
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Absolutely the best surgeon out here!! He has done two of my young children 3 and 5 years old with a tonsillectomy and they both did awesome I definitely recommend him to everyone!
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