Dr. Neil Giddings, MD

Dr. Neil Giddings, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Neil Giddings, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Toledo College Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.Read his story

217 W Cataldo Ave

Spokane, WA 99201

Contact Information

(509) 624-2326

Insurance Accepted

  • 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

See how frequently Dr. Giddings performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ear Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dizziness
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Giddings' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Giddings "Dr. Neil Giddings is a recognized pioneer and expert in the field of cochlear implants, and was the first physician in the Inland Northwest to perform the procedure. His work has been ground breaking in practice, restoring hearing to scores of patients. Dr. Giddings includes chronic ear disease, otosclerosis, tumors of the skull base, facial nerve disorders, cochlear implantation, and implantable hearing aids as his particular medical interests. He is board certified in Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Giddings received his medical degree at the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo followed by an internship in general surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He completed his residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania, in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. He has also completed a fellowship in neurotology and skull base surgery at the House Ear Clinic in Los Angeles, CA. Before coming to Spokane, Dr Giddings was an associate at Geisinger Medical Center, providing teaching instruction to medical students, residents, and staff personnel. Dr. Giddings holds membership in many professional organizations at state and national levels. He has authored papers and articles for medical publications and has presented speeches pertaining to the practice of Neurotology at numerous medical conferences. He remains active in the education of University of Washington residents, as well as primary care physicians, and hearing aid dispensers through programs at the local universities."
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1  Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

48  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • University Of Toledo College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Geisinger Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • House Ear Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Giddings has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Giddings' Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Giddings to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Giddings' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Go to him! He's the best!
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