Dr. Joseph Siefker, MD

Dr. Joseph Siefker, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o
(38)

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Dr. Joseph Siefker, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Fort Walton Beach, FL and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.

Emerald Coast Ear, Nose, and Throat

1032 Mar Walt Dr Unit 100

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sinus Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Siefker'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Siefker "Alternative and compassionate care."

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

96  Conditions Treated

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40  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)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (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 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.

Education

  • Louisiana State University LA
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Duke University NC
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Duke University NC
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Resident Teaching Award, 1988
Media & Publications

Dr. Siefker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Siefker's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Siefker to family and friends
38 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Siefker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Siefker and the Entire Staff are True Professionals and Dedicated to the patients needs. Thank you all for such outstanding service for your patients..
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I Highly recommend Dr. Joe. He is one in a million when it comes to doctors. You are not just a number to him. He is sincere and actually cares about helping people.
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I am an Audiologist who has had the distinct pleasure to Know and work with Dr. Siefker. He was a valuable mentor to me and always treated his patients with the upmost respect. He is always attentive and very knowledgeable and I always valued his opinion it was a pleasure to work with him. ...more
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While on a 2 month visit to Florida, I developed throat and neck pain. I was initially told they don't take walk-ins, but after explaining my situation, they asked me to come in that morning. Dr. Siefker spent a few minutes chatting with me BEFORE discussing my ailments putting me immediately at...more
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I will turn 40 this year. Dr. SEIFKER has been taking care of me since I was six yes old. He is more than a doctor to me he is like family to me. There isn't a better man. Thanks know you Dr. Seifker. Your the best.
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