Dr. Nithin Adappa, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat •  Male
  
Dr. Adappa
Telehealth services available

Philadelphia Office

3400 Civic Center Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Dr. Nithin Adappa, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Adappa has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions, Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery, and Sleep-disordered Breathing than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Adappa to book an appointment.


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Dr. Adappa is the best. He has no fear of telling you the truth. Very personable and takes time to answer your questions. Very knowledgeable. Start with him.
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  • Listened & answered questions
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Dr Adappa is phenomenal. Caring, thorough, personable and very confident. Just what anyone would want in a surgeon. His staff are all top notch as well. Could not be more pleased with the care I received. Very grateful to have found him.
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Top notch Dr. Very personable. Never too busy to answer questions. If you take away his lab coat he's just a regular guy. The people in his office at U of Penn are the same way. If you're looking for the best. This guy better be on your short list.
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Dr. Nithin Adappa, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Adappa has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions,...Read more

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  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Adappa

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Adappa treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Adappa treats other conditions, please contact the office at (800) 789-7366.

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Dr. Adappa typically treats 88% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Allergic Rhinitis
Sinusitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Acute Sinusitis
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery

Ear, nose and throat care surgeons treat conditions affecting those areas through procedures such as tonsilectomy, adenoidectomy, myringotomy (ear tubes), and sinus surgery.Compare with other Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery specialists.

Dr. Adappa typically treats 64% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
Deviated Septum
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Dr. Adappa typically treats 55% more often than similar doctors

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Sleep Disorders
Sleep Apnea
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Very High Frequency
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Dr. Adappa's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx 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
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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(800) 789-7366

Dr. Adappa accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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QualCare
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Locations

Philadelphia Office

Philadelphia Office3400 Civic Center Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Practice

Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania3400 Spruce St Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)

Pennsylvania Hospital

Philadelphia, PA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

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