Dr. Matthew S. Pogodzinski, MD

Dr. Matthew S. Pogodzinski, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male | 42 years old

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based on 18 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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I would wholeheartedly recommend this Dr to anyone. He was kind, patient, a great listener and was extremely knowledgeable. He took time and put me at ease.
Chicago, IL |
I went to Dr. P with concerns about my tonsils, post nasal drip, and vocal health. He has worked with singers before. I got a laryngoscope to check that my vocal folds are healthy. He goes in through the nose. While it was uncomfortable, Dr. P has excellent bedside manner and was as gentle as possible. He also listened to all my concerns. At the end we decided on a course of treatment that I am comfortable with and that I believe will be beneficial. It was a great experience.
This was the worst experience of my life. My appointment time was changed three times in the course of two days before surgery. Even the day of my surgery he was cold and could care less about the anxiety I was dealing with. I hate surgeries and I hate hospitals! His staff had the same bed side demeanor and had a could care less attitude. Would never recommend him!
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Dr. Pogodzinski's Care Philosophy

I work closely with my patients to provide them with the most appropriate care for their condition.

Dr. Pogodzinski's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  •  Board certified in Otolaryngology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Michigan Medical School

    Graduated in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Mayo Clinic Minnesota

    Completed in 1969

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Russian

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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