Dr. Michael Nathan, MD

Dr. Michael Nathan, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Nathan, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Alexandria, VA and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

Associates in Otolaryngology

2616 Sherwood Hall Ln Ste 408

Alexandria, VA 22306
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Balloon Sinuplasty
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Nathan'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.

Dr. Nathan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nathan "Dr. Michael Nathan has established an Otolaryngology practice where his primary focus is creating and maintaining a strong doctor-patient relationship. He feels strongly that while identifying the conditions is important, only through a warm understanding of the patient's concerns and fears can one truly treat and make the whole person better. Dr. Nathan is a graduate of Boston University and the St. George's University School of Medicine. After finishing his residency in Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery) at the Albany Medical Center in New York, he completed fellowship training in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Nathan is board certified in Otolaryngology, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

62  Conditions Treated


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26  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 Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • St George's University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Clyde Litton MD
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nathan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nathan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nathan to family and friends
11 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Nathan'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 (6)

I have a problem with polyps in my nose, when I lived out of state the ENT that I went to never discovered that was why I couldn't smell or taste. Dr. Nathan had it figured out in 1 visit. It has taken me 2 yrs to want to have the surgery to fix it. He explained why it was not possible for me to...more
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He seems like a very competent doctor, but he was dismissive of my concerns, and was awful at communicating key information about my care. The front desk staff were fair, but couldn't resolve a problem I had with the patient portal even though I reported it on 3 separate visits.
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Dr Nathan was great. He was easy to talk to and listened to my rather long story about my problem. He initiated treatment that was spot on and made things better that other ENTs didn't even think of. I'm going to bring my kids to him now that he did so well with me!
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Dr Nathan was great. Listened to what other doctors ignored and made me feel very comfortable . The staff was great and Dr Nathan described a plan and treatment that worked.
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30 minute waiting time in outer office. 20 minutes waiting in inside room. Examination using volume machine only. Saw doctor for less than 5 minutes to be told hearing loss not sufficient to need hearing aid . At time of appointment I told them that volume was not the problem, just the clarity of...more
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