Dr. Michael Forrester, MD

Dr. Michael Forrester, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Michael Forrester, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Murrieta, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

25150 Hancock Ave Ste 204

Murrieta, CA 92562

Contact Information

(760) 723-1100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

58  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • 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
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Johns Hopkins
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Johns Hopkins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Forrester has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Forrester's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forrester to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Forrester's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Wonderful concerned surgeon who takes extra time with you and makes you feel at ease and in good hands. My surgery went very well and he took extra measure to ensure that my incision was placed and sutured to prevent an ugly scar which I had not even thought about asking for. He was patient and...more
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Highly recommended!
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Compassionate and experienced, he fosters confidence in his clinical opinion and his recommended treatment plan.
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