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Dr. Kristen Fahrner, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat ·  Female · Age 46

Dr. Fahrner

Nrthwst Clrdo ENT/Fcl Plstc Sgy

940 Central Park Dr Ste 207 Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

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Dr. Kristen Fahrner, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Steamboat Springs, CO and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and allergy & immunology.


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(970) 879-3200

Dr. Fahrner accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Golden Rule
Humana
Medicaid
Rocky Mountain Health Plans
Rocky Mountain Health Plans HMO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
USI Affinity

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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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Dr. Fahrner's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Postnasal Drip
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fahrner treats Postnasal Drip more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Fahrner treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Loss of Smell and-or Taste
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fahrner treats Loss of Smell and-or Taste more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Fahrner treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Earwax Buildup
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fahrner treats Earwax Buildup more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Fahrner treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Fahrner's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hives
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Itchy Skin
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Toxic Effect of Venom
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kristen Fahrner, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Steamboat Springs, CO and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and allergy & immunology.

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Allergy & Immunology

Board Certifications

Education

2011
American Academy Of Allergy and Otolaryngology
Fellowship Hospital
1998
University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
Medical School
2011
1998

Awards

Dr. Fahrner's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fahrner

4.1

Based on 11 reviews

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She let her inability to satisfactorily address some of her health-care problems interfere with her judgment re mine, plus, interfered with my relationship with my general practitioner by changing one of my medications outside her area of expertise.
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