Dr. Jeffrey Paffrath, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Paffrath, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Jeffrey Paffrath, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Lakeland, FL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1989 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, laryngology, and more.

1755 N Florida Ave

Lakeland, FL 33805

Contact Information

(863) 680-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • American General
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Paffrath "It is very gratifying to treat children and adults with complex ear, nose and throat problems. I enjoy learning from each new experience, carefully striving to improve the quality of life of each patient. Most diagnosis can be made by taking the time to carefully listen to each patient. Jeffrey A. Paffrath, M.D."

7  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Laryngology
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Otology
  • Rhinology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

77  Conditions Treated


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35  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • 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
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hearing Aid
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Surgical Procedures
  • 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 Florida.

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.


  • Allegheny College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Paffrath has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paffrath's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paffrath to family and friends
33 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Paffrath's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He is my life savior ...
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Dr. Paffrath inserted tubes in my ears. I'm the dummy here because I agreed, but he provided absolutely no information about the procedure, the implications or the outcome. I learned online that most tubes fall out within a year, but I just learned that some are permanent. I'll have to have these...more
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Removed cyst from my ear with no discomfort. Took time to listen, did an excellent job and is a nice person. Highly recommended.
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