Dr. Joseph Brunworth, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery •  Male • Age 38
  
Dr. Brunworth
Accepting new patients

SLUCare Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

555 N New Ballas Rd Ste 260 Saint Louis, MO 63141

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(314) 977-6362

Dr. Joseph Brunworth, MD is a Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 13 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Brunworth has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions and Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Saint Louis University / School of Medicine medical school in 2007. He is affiliated with medical facilities Mercy Hospital St. Louis and Ssm Health Saint Louis University Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has not yet indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Brunworth to book an appointment.


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Dr. Brunworth accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Preferred Select
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care of Illinois
Coventry Health Care of Illinois PPO
Platinum PPO
Coventry Health Care of Missouri
Coventry Health Care of Missouri PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Homestate Health Plan
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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Practice Areas

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.

Typically treats 81% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brunworth treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Brunworth treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Sinusitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brunworth treats Sinusitis more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Brunworth treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Chronic Sinusitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brunworth treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Brunworth treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery

Ear, nose and throat care surgeons treat conditions affecting those areas through procedures such as tonsilectomy, adenoidectomy, myringotomy (ear tubes), and sinus surgery.

Typically treats 56% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brunworth performs Intranasal or Sinus Procedure more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Brunworth performs this procedure more than 88% of their peers

Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brunworth performs Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty) more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Brunworth performs this procedure more than 85% of their peers

Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brunworth performs Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery) more than 68% of their peers

Dr. Brunworth performs this procedure more than 68% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.

Typically treats 50% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brunworth treats Sleep Apnea more than 50% of their peers

Dr. Brunworth treats this condition more than 50% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brunworth treats Sleep Disorders more than 50% of their peers

Dr. Brunworth treats this condition more than 50% of their peers

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Dr. Brunworth's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Palate
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Wound Repair

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About Me

Care Philosophy

My philosophy of the relationship between a physician and patient is that we work together to accomplish a desired goal. My principle roll is to provide the patient with accurate information about their condition or diagnosis. That includes defining ...

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Rhinology

Board Certifications

Education

2014
University of Adelaide / The Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
2013
Kaiser Permanente So Calif
Fellowship Hospital
2012
University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery
Residency Hospital
2007
Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

SLUCare Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

West County Location555 N New Ballas Rd Ste 260 Saint Louis, MO 63141
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Saint Louis University Doctors Office Building3660 Vista Ave Ste 312 Saint Louis, MO 63110
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Mercy Hospital St. Louis

Saint Louis, MO

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Ssm Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Saint Louis, MO

61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average