Dr. Joseph Soto, MD

Dr. Joseph Soto, MD

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Dr. Joseph Soto, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery doctor who practices in Tallahassee, FL. He has been practicing for 18 years.Read his story

1405 Centerville Rd Ste 5400

Tallahassee, FL 32308

Contact Information

(850) 877-0101

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Capital Healthplan
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Ear Tube Placement
very high
more than 97% of peers
Broken Nose
very high
more than 96% of peers
Head and Neck Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Soto's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Soto "Dr. Joseph Soto is a board certified otolaryngologist. He is originally from Atlanta, Georgia, and began practicing in Tallahassee in July 2005. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee in 1996. Dr. Soto continued his medical education at Vanderbilt and was awarded the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Award of Distinction when he graduated in 2000. He completed his general surgery internship at St. Joseph Hospital and otolaryngology residency at the University of Colorado in Denver, Colorado. His practice encompasses all aspects of otolaryngology, and he has particular interests in endoscopic sinus surgery,ear surgery, and thyroid/parathyroid surgery."

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Specialties

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

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lip Cancer
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sore Throat
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing

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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
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

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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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Vanderbilt University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Colorado At Denver
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Soto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Soto's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Soto to family and friends
4.1
based on 15 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Soto's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Tallahassee, FL |
I saw Dr Soto for an ongoing (over 4 months) sore throat and lump feeling behind Adams Apple. He ran a scope through my nose into my throat. His diagnosis was that he saw nothing and everything loked normal. That's pretty much were he stopped. He asked no further questions and provided no further...more
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Omaha, NE |
Dr. Soto is an excellent doctor. I have seen him on and off for several years. He really listens to me and the issues I am having. If I need to have a test run many times he will try to schedule it immediately while I am already there. He is not one to rush into surgery and will tell you...more
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Tallahassee, FL |
Dr. Soto was a pleasure my 6 yr old had enlarged tonsils for years, everyone just said it was allergies and would give a lot of things that didn't work. She ate so slowly it would take her hours to finish the smallest thing. He took one look at her and told us the only solution is to have them...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Soto accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    BlueDental Choice
  • Capital Healthplan
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Soto has admitting privileges

Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare
1300 Miccosukee Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308
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