Dr. Michael Olds, MD

Dr. Michael Olds, MD

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Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  |  
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55 y/o
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Dr. Michael Olds, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.Read his story

Spokane Ear Nose and Throat

217 W Cataldo Ave

Spokane, WA 99201
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 96% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Olds' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Olds "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 help he has provided to so many children with hearing impairments. Dr. Olds graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology and obtained his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine. Two internships followed – the first in internal medicine at the Shands Hospital University of Florida in Gainesville, and the second in general surgery at State University of New York at Syracuse. He continued at Syracuse for his residency in otolaryngology. A Fellowship in otology relocated him to Sarasota where he attended The Ear Research Foundation at Florida Ear and Sinus Center. Dr. Olds then returned to Spokane and joined Spokane ENT and Surgery Center in 1998. Dr. Olds' professional associations include American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, American Board of Otolaryngology, Washington State Medical Association, and American Neurotology Society. Dr. Olds has served on the executive board of the Spokane County Medical Society, the surgery committee at Sacred Heart Medical Center, and on the adjunct faculty in the Department of Pharmacology at Washington State University, as well as in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He has also volunteered as Secretary of the Inland Northwest Foundation for Hearing, as a board member for The H.O.P.E. School, on the Board of Trustees for Spokane County Medical Society and in the Spokane Rotary."

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Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Olds has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Olds' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Olds to family and friends
4.3
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Olds' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Spokane, WA
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,...more
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Personable, caring, competent a real Human Being!
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