Dr. Justin Rufener, MD

Dr. Justin Rufener, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Justin Rufener, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Portland, OR. He graduated from Oregon Health Sciences University in 2003 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

5050 NE Hoyt St Ste 655

Portland, OR 97213

Contact Information

(503) 488-2400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
high
more than 86% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
normal
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Rufener'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.

Dr. Rufener's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rufener "Dr. Rufener graduated from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and later completed his internship and residency at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, MI. Dr. Rufener currently focuses on Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Laryngology and Thyroid & Parathyroid surgery at The Oregon Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat - Plaza. Dr. Rufener has been awarded the Richard D. Nichols Research Award and has been inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He is also a member of The American Academy of Otolaryngology, The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the American Medical Association."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rufener "It is a great privilege for patients to entrust their care to me, so I treat all my patients with the utmost respect. My goal is to provide compassionate, high quality medical and surgical treatment in an individualized manner that allows patients to be part of the decision-making process.

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

74  Conditions Treated

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31  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
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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

  • University of Oregon, Eugene
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Henry Ford Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Henry Ford Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rufener has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rufener's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rufener to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Rufener's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

VERY quick to suggest surgery on children without meeting criteria. Would NOT recommend to anyone especially anyone looking for help with their child. Knife happy to say the least.
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