Dr. Michael Prater, MD

Dr. Michael Prater, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Prater, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Lake Havasu City, AZ and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Univ Of Co Sch Of Med in 1995 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1760 McCulloch Blvd N Ste 100

Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Laryngitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Larynx Conditions
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
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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
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • 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 Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • 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)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Univ Of Co Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Tx Med Branch Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Prater has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Prater's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Prater to family and friends
3.9
based on 21 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Prater's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Very unprofessional doctor and incompetent staff. Had to fire the doctor and obtain the needed services in Phoenix with a doctor who is professional with a competent staff.
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in Topock, AZ
I went for a follow up after thyroid surgery, I was suffering from severe allergies, Dr. Prater checked my sinuses, ears, nose & throat out while I was there, gave me an allergy shot, and nose drops. I didn't even ask him to! Most specialists will not even do anything for a patient except the one...more
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in Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Dr. Prater is extremely knowledgeable and has a very caring bedside manner. He takes time explaining your problem and your options. He is extremely devoted to his patients. We trust him explicitly and can't recommend him high enough. He saved my husbands life. He continues to be both of our...more
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in Lake Havasu, AZ
I was seen by Dr. Prater several years ago, and he removed some polyps on my vocal cords. My voice was hoarse and raspy, and improved after he removed the polyps. This past August, he removed my left tonsil, and thank goodness, it wasn't cancer like he had suspected. Just a badly infected tonsil....more
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in QUARTZSITE, AZ
I would highly recommend Dr. Prater for any medical issue. He takes his time with patients and does not hurry through an appointment. As I am a snowbird, he encouraged me to visit an ENT in my local should I have problems in the summer to not wait. While I had seen a ENT several years ago for...more
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