Dr. Murugappan Ramanathan, MD

Dr. Murugappan Ramanathan, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Murugappan Ramanathan, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Bethesda, MD. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 14 years.

6420 Rockledge Dr Ste 4920

Bethesda, MD 20817

Contact Information

(301) 896-3330

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Sinusitis
high
more than 88% of peers
Sinus Surgery
high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
1

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
26

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deviated Septum
  • Ear Disorders
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Nosebleed
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ramanathan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ramanathan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ramanathan to family and friends
3.9
based on 15 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Ramanathan's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in frederick |
Dr. Ramanathan treated me for a rare but extremely severe sinus defect and he performed corrective surgery. I was super impressed with him throughout the entire process and his office and the hospital where he performs procedures was incredibly impressive as well. He explained everything clearly,...more
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in Mc Lean, VA |
I wanted to leave a great review to Dr Ramanathan, he was in a team of surgeons to do my pituitary gland tumor surgery and I am thankful for all what he's done. During follow ups he was super patient with me (I was really anxious every time I needed endoscope check), always gave me time to calm and...more
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Rockville, MD |
My mistake in coming to him. He told me I had no problem that he could tell. Every thing looks good he said. So why can't I breathe through my nose? He shrugged and begrudgingly gave me a referral for a CT scan but only to go when I had a sinus infection. I said so I should suffer until I have an...more
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in Alexandria, VA |
I had endoscopic sinus surgery with Dr Ramanathan with awesome results.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ramanathan accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
    Coventry Health Care of Delaware PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Ramanathan has admitting privileges

Suburban Hospital
8600 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, MD 20814
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
1800 Orleans St
Baltimore, MD 21287
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