Dr. Neil Giddings, MD

Dr. Neil Giddings, MD

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Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  |  
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60 y/o
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Dr. Neil Giddings, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery doctor who practices in Spokane, WA. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.Read his story

Spokane Ear, Nose & Throat Clinic, PS

217 W Cataldo Ave

Spokane, WA 99201
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Accepted insurance

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

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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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Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • 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

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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

  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Giddings to family and friends
3.7
based on 7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

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
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Giddings accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Group Health Cooperative
    Coop Core

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Hospitals where Dr. Giddings has admitting privileges

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
101 W 8th Ave
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Providence Holy Family Hospital
5633 N Lidgerwood St
Spokane, WA 99208
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Providence Sacred Heart Children's Hospital
101 W 8th Ave
Spokane, WA 99204
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Deaconess Hospital
800 W 5th Ave
Spokane, WA 99204
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