Dr. Michael Branch, MD

Dr. Michael Branch, MD

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Age 64
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Dr. Michael Branch, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Summerfield, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Bowman Gray School of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, laryngology, and more.

10250 SE 167th Place Rd Unit 4

Summerfield, FL 34491

Contact Information

(352) 307-9925

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Vertigo
very high
more than 91% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Sore Throat
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Branch'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. Branch "I believe in a problem oriented approach to diagnosis and treatment. I believe in giving the highest quality of medical and surgical care. I will show my compassion by using my skills to analyse your symptoms, review your history and perform a proper exam to improve your health in the least invasive techniques possible."

6  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Laryngology
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Otology
  • Rhinology
  • Sinus Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

41  Conditions Treated

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19  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Bowman Gray School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University TN
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Branch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Branch's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Branch to family and friends
24 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Branch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY 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
Dr. Branch Says:
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There are some patients who are put off by my direct approach to getting accurate information. It requires asking specific questions about symptoms, medical history and prior treatments. Many arrive with preconceived notions about what their diagnosis is having been convinced by what non-specialists have told them, what they have read off the internet or what they intuitively think. Sometimes they are correct and sometimes not. It is

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Patient Comments (8)

So sad, so very sad !!
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I liked Dr. Branch! He was ‘all business,’ which is something that SOME patients do not like, but I do. I don’t care about ‘personality.’ I just want knowledge, caring, and support. I felt I got these with Dr. Branch. At my first appointment with him, he gave me time to ask questions, to...more
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Found him to be quite curt and condescending, expecting me to remember results on a CTR from 10 years ago. My primary care physician never received my results from 3 weeks ago.
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I thought immediately of many adjectives to describe Dr Branch, but contemptuous is at the top of my list. As the visit continued, this was all the more evident to me. Finally, he asked if I'd had any surgeries on or around my head, I said yes and told him what they were. He had nothing to...more
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Unfortunately, sometimes what someone thinks is wrong is not what is really wrong.

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I am unsure why some folks gave Dr. Branch a poor review. I think they are being very harsh. I found him very committed to his patients and showed a very caring attitude. I am so pleased I found him. He diagnosed my symptoms and explained the procedure of draining the fluid from my ear, step by...more
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