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Dr. Michael Olds, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Olds

Spokane Ear Nose and Throat

217 W Cataldo Ave Spokane, WA 99201

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(509) 624-2326


Dr. Michael Olds, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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Dr. Olds accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross of Idaho
Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Coop Core

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Dr. Olds' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Ear Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olds treats Ear Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Olds treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Vertigo
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olds treats Vertigo more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Olds treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Paroxyzmal Vertigo of Childhood
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Central Vestibular Vertigo
  • Migrainous Vertigo
Dizziness
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olds treats Dizziness more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Olds treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Olds' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Wound Repair

Dr. Olds' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Olds

4.6

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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It’s a real blessing having Dr. Olds as my doctor. He communicates clearly and with great care and compassion. He also really knows his stuff. He will share all your options, answer questions, and make a solid recommendation. You won’t find a better doctor!
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I saw Doctor Olds today 04/04/2019 for the first time. He and his assistant Sam were fantastic. It went really fast and he had humor that put me at ease. He took his time and listened. I appreciate that very much in any Doctor!!!!
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Dr. Olds took care of my 20 month old for severe obstructive sleep apnea. My husband and I were very nervous about the suggested tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy, but Dr. Olds made us feel very comfortable about going forward with the surgery. After the surgery was complete, and about 3 weeks later, my little guy is sleeping through the night and no longer sounds like a mini truck driver snoring throughout the night. He is no able to eat food without sounding like he is choking on everything too!
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Personable, caring, competent a real Human Being!
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About Me

Biography

Board certified in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Dr. Olds has also helped advance the cochlear implant procedure in the Pacific Northwest. Specializing in otology, with an emphasis on pediatrics, Dr. Olds takes great pride in the he...

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1996
Ear Rsrch Fdn
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Upstate Medical University/ College Of Health Professions
Residency Hospital
1991
Upstate Medical University/ College Of Health Professions
Internship Hospital
1990
Shands Hospital University Fla College Med
Internship Hospital
1989
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Medical School
1996
1995
1991
1990
1989

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)