Dr. Joseph Motto, MD

Dr. Joseph Motto, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
(27)
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Dr. Joseph Motto, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

4355 Highway 58 Ste 107A

Chattanooga, TN 37416

Contact Information

(423) 842-5260

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 92% of peers
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Allergic Reaction
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Motto'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

64  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Montefiore-Jacobi Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Nyu-Bellevue-Manhattan Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Motto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Motto's Reviews

2.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Motto to family and friends
27 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Motto's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

He was the most rude doctor I have ever been too. He slurred his words and I couldn't understand him. He called me stupid because I had no idea what he had said. His instruments were old and should be replaced. I left in tears. Do not go here. I'm so sorry I went.
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Two hour wait. One room for doctor to see patients one at a time. Doctor left practice to go get medicine at a pharmacy instead of a worker. Doctor is 68, too old to be practicing too. Oh,and they don't take your copay until after you have been seen, because ofso many walkouts. Don't waste your...more
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I had to quit going here. Between the 2+hour wait times and Dr. Motto talking about politics and his views the entire visit once with him. This is a place for health not politics. A 10 min checkup turned into 45 min (in room) because he wouldn't stop complaining about politics.
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We found him difficult to talk to - abrupt and not always listening, interrupts. He did take time with us though and hopefully has given a good treatment plan.
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I would never reccommend the Dr. to anyone. The front desk staff are rude and I have been there three times. The first time I waited for over 2hrs, second time waited over an hour and had reschedule, and the third time waited for 1.5hrs. The waiting room was not clean nor was the equipment...more
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