Dr. Patrick McLear, MD

Dr. Patrick McLear, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Patrick McLear, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University of Michigan Medical School in 1986 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

200 Patewood Dr Ste B400

Greenville, SC 29615

Contact Information

(864) 454-4368

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. McLear's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

67  Conditions Treated

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31  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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 Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Barnes Hospital Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McLear has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McLear's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McLear to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. McLear's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

We began seeing Dr. McLear earlier this year after moving from out of state. My now teen son has had 3 sets of tubes in his ears and still had issues, along with a previous doctor who was resistant to do anything. Dr. McLear made us feel at ease immediately and was straightforward, listened, and,...more
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I hope my personal testimony helps someone in need of a MD that will not give up on them.That MD is Dr. McLear. After several years of seeing over a dozen medical experts,I was always given a diagnosis of stress or anxiety.No one ever really listened to me.By the Grace of God,Dr. McLear was on call...more
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He is an extremely nice Dr., but he is terrible in diagnosing and helping patients beyond simple tonsile issues. He also appears to lack in every standard and knowledge base beyond a simplistic view of the Ear, Nose and Throat profession. You can look at web md and see he's very basic. I wouldn't...more
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Dr. McLear performed sinus surgery for me about 2 years ago. Best surgical experience I ever had. Minimal pain post surgery (lasted for about an hour). Didn't need pain killers at all. He discussed what he would be doing prior to surgery, and visited me post surgery to describe how it went and...more
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