Dr. Matthew Straka, MD

Dr. Matthew Straka, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Matthew Straka, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1050 Bower Hill Rd

Pittsburgh, PA 15243

Contact Information

(412) 668-3395

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 97% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

67  Conditions Treated


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33  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
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue 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)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Health Center Of Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Straka has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Straka's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Straka to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Straka's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

The office staff is awful. I am currently in the office where I have been for over 2 hours. I am told by the front desk that this is a typical wait. The exam room (where I've been for 25 minutes) has equipment that looks like it hasn't been updated in forever. The other doctor is actually seeing...more
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Low quality office staff. rude ignorant and in my opinion totally incompetent. Straka piles the patients in to maximise profits and than the patient waits literately hours to get in. The first time i waited two and a half hours. today two hours before it was found out the staff didnt check me in...more
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I meet with Dr. Matthew Straka yesterday. It was a horrible experience. He was rude and left the room while I was still talking and trying to explain my symptoms to him. He waved his hands in front of my face while he stood in front of me and said "we have a failure to communicate!" You don't...more
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Dr Straka was amazing with my daughter Brooke when he took her tonsils out he was always upfront about what was going to happen and came to see me as soon as the procedure was done. I give him 5 ?????????? I would recommend him to anyone needing an ear, nose and throat Doctor.
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He's everything a Doctor should be. He listens attentively, addresses all questions and concerns, explains things that are confusing and genuinely cares. Not many doctors these days have much of a bedside manner.
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