Dr. Melissa Pynnonen, MD

Dr. Melissa Pynnonen, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Melissa Pynnonen, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Livonia, MI. She is 49 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

19900 Haggerty Rd

Livonia, MI 48152

Contact Information

(734) 432-7811

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Loss of Smell and-or Taste
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nosebleed
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
1

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
81

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing

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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)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • 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)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Paracentesis
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Michigan Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Michigan Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pynnonen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pynnonen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pynnonen to family and friends
3.3
based on 9 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Pynnonen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Romulus , MI |
I had a great experience with Dr. Pynnonen from the initial office visit to her manners. She was very knowledgeable about my issues related to nasal polyps and asthma and called me personally after a trip to the ER to make sure I was ok. Her office made sure I kept my follow up visits and she established great communication with my allergist Dr. Stryk in Canton who I also highly recommend. I am currently still under her care from a recent sinus surgery and her bedside manners continued.
Ann Arbor, MI |
I had just one appointment with Dr. Pynnonen. She was not helpful and not able to accurately diagnose what was wrong. It was a waste of my time (money, and insurance copays). My insurance paid the bill, but if it were me paying I would be angry.
Ann Arbor, MI |
Although she was pleasant, she wasn't able to accurately diagnose my issue after performing a diagnostic nasal endoscopy (went up my nose with a camera), but did bill it as a surgery. Additionally, she had a guest with her during the appointment, but only asked if it was ok in front of the other person. Very awkward and unprofessional. I also felt very rushed and she didn't answer the questions I did have.
in Novi, MI |
Asked in advance if a procedure would hurt and she said no, absolutely not. When it was painful, due to lack of numbing agent in area treated and I winced and eyes watered she apologized profusely and tried numbing it more after the fact. In her defense, her assistant numbed it, but I still got the awful pain. Already not happy with stilted bedside manner when this happened. Staff gives out pencils to sign medical forms.....PENCILS!
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Dr. Pynnonen accepts 8 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
  • HAP Insurance
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Pynnonen has admitting privileges

Michigan Medicine
1500 E Medical Center Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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