Dr. Paul Fortgang, MD

Dr. Paul Fortgang, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Paul Fortgang, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Guilford, CT and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Pennsylvania in 1980 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

669 Boston Post Rd Ste 1

Guilford, CT 06437

Contact Information

(203) 458-6181

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Nosebleed
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dizziness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

75  Conditions Treated

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27  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
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • 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 Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Albert Einstein College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • American Academic Faculty Prs
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fortgang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Fortgang does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Fortgang and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Fortgang's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fortgang to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Fortgang's 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

Patient Comments (3)

GREAT DOCTOR! Very friendly and always remembered who you were. Was disappointed when I was no longer allowed to go to him due to Obamacare.
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Dr. Fortgang performed what was supposed to be a one-day surgery on my daughter, who was six at the time, seventeen years ago. The surgery was very successful, resulting in many, many years of relief. You may have to wait in the office but that just means if you need extra time, you will get it....more
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Dr. Fortgang is the friendliest doctor I have ever met. This makes your office visit so much more relaxed. He is very thorough in his exams and listens to your questions and concerns. He also personally calls you back if you have a question which most doctors don't do anymore. I would highly...more
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