Dr. Paul Lenkowski, MD

Dr. Paul Lenkowski, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
44 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Paul Lenkowski, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Salem, VA and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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

Otitis Media
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Lenkowski'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.

Dr. Lenkowski's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lenkowski "Paul Lenkowski, MD, Ph.D is a board-certified otolaryngolgist and an accomplished head, neck and sinus surgeon. He received a degree in Chemical Engineering at Rutgers University but decided to pursue a career in medicine. He received his medical degree and a Ph.D from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, and completed his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, and has worked as a practicing physician since 2005. Dr. Lenkowski has been servicing the Roanoke and Salem since 2010. He has been a medical director in a large allergy department, and works with new and cutting-edge technology to help patients with a variety of ear, nose and throat issues. Dr. Lenkowski is married to a Roanoke native and has three young children. He spends his free time with his family and is an avid mountain bike rider and runner."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lenkowski "Listening and understanding are the most important part of the interview process. I always treat my patients with respect and truly care about their concerns."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

106  Conditions Treated

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42  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
  • Biopsy
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • 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 Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Joint Injection
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Rutgers Univerisity
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Virginia
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University of Virginia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University of Iowa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lenkowski has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lenkowski's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lenkowski to family and friends
65 total reviews (38 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (65)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lenkowski's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (38)

For years I have experienced chronic ear issues with eczema. Dr. Lenkowski's diagnosis and treatment was spot on. He answers all of my questions and is quite caring which is important to me. I highly recommend him to anyone seeking a great ENT.
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Very personable and knowledgeable Doctor with a very pleasant manner. Would definitely recommend!
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Dr. Lenkowski is the epitome of every positive characteristic I want in a doctor. His office and the experience they offer are unparalleled
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Dr. Lenkowski was interested in the reason I was there to be checked, he thoroughly examined my ears, nose, throat and neck and ask questions. When I was ready to leave he told me to come back if I had any other problems. I would recommend Dr. Lenkowski to any of my family members or friends.
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Dr. Lenkowski always takes the time to really listen and evaluate a situation. He is cautious and thorough with his exams and takes the extra mile of service for his patients. I have recommended him to many and will continue to do so.
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