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Dr. Michelle Putnam, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat •  Female • Age 51

  
Dr. Putnam

Westside Head & Neck

3831 Hughes Ave Culver City, CA 90232
Accepting new patients

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(310) 204-4111

Dr. Michelle Putnam, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Culver City, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Albany Medical College in 1998 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.


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(310) 204-4111

Dr. Putnam accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross
CaliforniaCare HMO
Prudent Buyer PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Employer Group HMO
Health Net PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare PPO
SmartCare HMO
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
Humana
LACare
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
POMCO Group
Preferred Health Systems
Preferred Health Network
Principal Life
Private HealthCare Systems
Private HealthCare Systems PPO
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare PPO
United Healthcare
United Healthcare PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Putnam's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Putnam treats Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia) more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Putnam treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Larynx Conditions
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Putnam treats Larynx Conditions more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Putnam treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Putnam treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Putnam treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Putnam's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • 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 Cancer
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • 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)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Wound Repair

Dr. Putnam's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Putnam

4.3

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(6)
4 Stars
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(0)
3 Stars
12.5%
(1)
2 Stars
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1 Star
12.5%
(1)

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Michelle Putnam, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Culver City, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Albany Medical College in 1998 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

1998
Albany Medical College
Medical School

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76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average