Dr. Matthew Bolinger, MD

Dr. Matthew Bolinger, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Matthew Bolinger, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Creston, IA. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 10 years.

1700 W Townline St

Creston, IA 50801

Contact Information

(641) 782-7091

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 93% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Cold
  • 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)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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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
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 1/3/2014
    Nature of Complaint: OUT OF STATE CLAIM: VA. Reported by the North Carolina Medical Board INCIDENT LOCATION: LYNCHBURG, VA /// PRACTITIONER COMMENTS: settlement reached with plaintiff through arbritration, occuredwhile practicing in virginia (prior to moving to nc for unrelated reasons)
    State: North Carolina
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

  • Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Wake Forest University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Bolinger has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Bolinger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bolinger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bolinger to family and friends
2.4
based on 19 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Bolinger's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (4)

Jacksonville, NC |
He is a really nice doctor, friendly staff, but he got what was wrong with my nose completely wrong. I went in with nosebleeds while pregnant and a sore in my nose. He just said that it was allergies and the sore and I would probably just have nose bleeds from here on out. I went and got three...more
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Creston, IA |
Dr. Bolinger was very good with my 7 year old son. He made him feel comfortable and explained things to him on his intellectual level.
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Creston, IA |
Dr. Bolinger is a very caring and professional physician. He saw my son and performed a procedure in the clinic room. He was very thorough and explained all the different options that were available for us to choose from. He explained things throughout the procedure so that my son would not be...more
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in Creston, IA |
Dr. Bolinger was very caring and through. He took plenty of time to explain things in a language I could understand. Would recommend to anyone!!!!!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bolinger accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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