Dr. Karin Hotchkiss, MD

Dr. Karin Hotchkiss, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
45 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Karin Hotchkiss, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. She specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Tampa Children's ENT

2814 W Virginia Ave

Tampa, FL 33607
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Tube Placement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hotchkiss'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*

54  Conditions Treated


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36  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
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • 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 Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • 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.


  • Florida State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Florida College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of S Fl College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hotchkiss has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hotchkiss' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hotchkiss to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hotchkiss' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Hotchkiss is warm, intelligent and very thorough....the kind of physician one wants when dealing with a child's medical concerns. I recommend her to everyone who has pediatric ENT needs.
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Dr. Hotchkiss is very attentive, thorough, and compassionate. She is a true expert in the field and provides fantastic care for my son.
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Went to several Pediatric ENTs, and none of them were as good with BOTH the parents and the kids. I had zero issues knowing that my kids (two of them) would be with her in surgery after we met. She was conservative in her thoughts and suggestions, and did not jump to surgery right away. She spent...more
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