Dr. Paul Topf, MD

Dr. Paul Topf, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Paul Topf, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 1984 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1800 English Rd Ste 6

Rochester, NY 14616

Contact Information

(585) 227-3050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Laryngitis
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Topf'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*

63  Conditions Treated

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40  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
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • 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 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
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Graduate Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Topf has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Topf's Reviews

2.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Topf to family and friends
26 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Topf's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

He came in the room, barely addresses my issues and had the audiologist address my hearing. The audiologist found a hearing loss in my right ear. He saw me again and told me that I had a loss and needed an MRI. He never explained why. I had to ask him to come back and explain this to me. He also...more
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Dismissed my issues, told me a condition I had been experiencing for 8 months was impossible to have, was very off-putting. Made me feel very defeated about something I've been dealing with for a long time. Clearly did not want to help.
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Visited Dr Topf because my ears were clogged, he entered the room and I told him every time I blow my nose my ears would clog and the only way to unclog them would be to put my head between my legs. His response was "don`t blow your nose" I thought he was kidding....... he was not, I refuse to see...more
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Came in for severe ear pain that had left by the time I got an appointment. Dr. Topf glanced in my ear, said it was normal, told me to come back if it hurt again and said goodbye. About a one minute appointment. Never asked any questions or spoke about what may have caused the pain.
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Shortest consultation ever. He took a total of 4 minutes or so for an initial consultation for which the insurance gets charged a full half hour.Avoid at all costs.
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