Dr. John Donovan, MD

Dr. John Donovan, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. John Donovan, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Salem, OR and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Washington Univ Sch of Med in 1987 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

3099 River Rd S Ste 150

Salem, OR 97302

Contact Information

(503) 581-1567

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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

Outer Ear Infection
high
more than 87% of peers
Ear Disorders
normal
more than 68% of peers
Pharyngitis
normal
more than 66% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

87  Conditions Treated

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36  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)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • 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 Tongue Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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

  • Standford Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Washington Univ Sch of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • U of OK
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Donovan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Donovan's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Donovan to family and friends
23 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Donovan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Dr. Donovan is superior in all aspects of patient care. He is personable and actually takes time with the patient and the family explaining personalized care. I am a retired nurse and my husband had surgery with Dr D and I have never been more impressed than with this experience. He has exceeded...more
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Dr. Donovan was highly recommended to me by my Primary Physician, noting he is an expert in his field. From the beginning, Dr. Donovan was very informative. I was persistent with wanting answers and even before the tests, he was accurate with his predictions and compassionate when informing me. ...more
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Dr. Donovan was very informative, thorough, and compassionate. He answered all of my questions and gave me a sense of peace about my upcoming procedure. I would recommend him to anyone seeking thyroid care.
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I had a great experience with Dr. Donovan from the initial exam through the surgery including the anesthesiologest and the nurses. He was very informative and thorough. I've had other surgeries and this was my best experience as I had almost no pain or swelling afterward.
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HORRIBLE traumatizing experience . Never will recommend this so called "doctor". Long story short, administered numbing agent eaiting less than a minute and started cutting away, I left in tears and barley able to catch my breath none the less talk. Not the only person either, after this day I...more
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