Dr. Mark Spitzer, DO

Dr. Mark Spitzer, DO

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
65 y/o
(20)

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Dr. Mark Spitzer, DO is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Merced, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat and audiology.

Associated ENT of Merced

410 E Yosemite Ave Ste B

Merced, CA 95340
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Spitzer'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. Spitzer "Preventative Care, be a partner instead of a dictator."

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Audiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

75  Conditions Treated

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26  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)
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Naval Aerospace Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Naval Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spitzer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spitzer's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spitzer to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Spitzer'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

This doctor is an amazing doctor. I got my stents out today and I can smell, taste breathe. I thank God for this man as he was nt afraid to do what 4 before him would not try.
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Dr. Spitzer is a great listener and he values what you have to say. I know if I tell him how I am feeling he is listening and will try to help me in anyway possible to relieve my anxiety about the situation. He will do everything he can to make you feel comfortable and will go beyond to make you...more
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I have renewed faith in medicine because of Dr. Spitzer! His kind and genuine "bedside manner" is unsurpassed in my experience. He is everything I value most in a doctor: thorough, concerned, patient, gentle and HIGHLY knowledgeable. I cannot say enough about how happy I am to have found him....more
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I would not recommend Mark Spitzer. I went in for a standard sinus surgery. When I woke up from the surgery, I had double vision. After several weeks under Spitzer's care, I had a CT scan at Stanford (self referral) and found he had broken my eye socket during the surgery. One of my eye muscles...more
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