Dr. Michael Kearns, MD

Dr. Michael Kearns, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
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63 y/o
(21)

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Dr. Michael Kearns, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Fair Oaks, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of California School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.

Sacramento Ear, Nose & Throat

6600 Mercy Ct Ste 180

Fair Oaks, CA 95628
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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Dizziness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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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)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • 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
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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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 School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University of California
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University of California
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University of California
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kearns has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kearns' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kearns to family and friends
3.4
based on 21 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Kearns' 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
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Pleasanton, CA
Failed to diagnose my illness in a host of visits. One trip to a different ENT accomplished what Dr Kearns couldn't in a summer of visits. Didn't find the atmosphere in the office to be particularly positive and at times were downright rude. Found that the staff/Doctors didn't listen or care...more
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in Sacramento, CA
I’ve been dealing with a ringing in my ear and ear pain for months. After seeing multiple doctors, I was eventually referred to Dr Kearns who has been outstanding. He asked a lot of questions and listened to gain a complete understanding of what I was going through. He discovered the problem and I...more
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in Sacramento, CA
Dr. Kearns has assisted me with a number of medical issues throughout the past few years. I trust his expertise and recommendations regarding treatment. He is very patient, open-minded, and will explain problems in an easily comprehensible manner. He is responsive to my questions--even when the...more
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in Sacramento, CA
Was able to squeeze me in last minute and was able to quickly and thoroughly address my throat concerns. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff!
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in Woodland, CA
I've had ear aches for over 6 years and have seen countless specialists to correct my condition. As soon as I was referred to Dr. Kearns, he took wonderful care of me, listening to all of my concerns and addressing each individually. He created a thorough and comprehensive treatment plan all while...more
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