Dr. Pavlina Suchanova, MD

Dr. Pavlina Suchanova, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Pavlina Suchanova, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Sugar Land, TX and has been practicing for 5 years. She graduated from University of Mi Med Sch in 2008 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read her story

16545 Southwest Fwy Ste 100

Sugar Land, TX 77479

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
very high
more than 98% of peers
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Headache
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Suchanova's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Suchanova "Dr. Pavlina Suchanova was born in the Czech Republic, a proud daughter of a classical pianist mother and a civic engineer father. Following in her mother's footsteps, she initially studied classical piano but she always wanted to pursue medicine. Facing limited educational opportunities in her country, she immigrated into the United States as a teenager, learned English and was accepted at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, where she earned a BA in anthropology and art history. She enthusiastically continued in her studies at the University of Michigan Medical School where she also received several commendations for communication skills, bedside manner and The Art of Medicine Award. During her medical school years, Dr. Suchanova was a very active member of her community and created an anti-smoking campaign for high school students, art therapy projects for hospitalized children, and also helped to organize two medical missions to India and Cuba. She has completed her residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and proudly received the Otolaryngology Resident Teaching Award during her training. She is very excited to share her training, skills and enthusiasm with her patients and colleagues at the Houston ENT & Allergy practice. Dr. Suchanova loves to stay active with swimming and weight lifting, enjoys cooking ethnic cuisines of the world, volunteering in her community and exploring Houston's rich art and music scene. She is fluent in English, Czech, Slovak and conversational in Spanish."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Suchanova "Dr. Pavlina Suchanova believes that being a successful physician is a calling, not just a profession. She is a strong communicator and easily connects with both children and adults of all ages, aiming to treat the entire family.  Her excellent training and drive for continued learning enables her to treat her patients with the latest techniques and treatment protocols available. She also enjoys being an educator and her patients benefit from her detailed explanations of the clinical problems and treatment options."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otorhinolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

48  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Wayne State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Baylor College Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Suchanova has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Czech
  • Slovak
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Suchanova's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Suchanova to family and friends
83 total reviews (57 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (83)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Suchanova'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 (57)

Fantastic demeanor and very knowledgeable. She walks you through every step and is willing to answer your questions. I highly recommend Dr. Suchanova to anyone needing to visit an ENT professional. Additionally, the staff is exceptionally polite, helpful, and genuinely cheerful.
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Great overall experience. Very knowledgeable.
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I cannot say enough great things about Dr. Suchanova. I am 62 years old and have not been able to breathe through my nose due to nasal obstruction my entire life. Dr Suchanova was the first Doctor I talked to that really cared about my problem. S performed Deviated Septum surgery, Turbinate...more
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The best ENT doctor out there. The diagnosis is quick, uses advanced technology and medicines she prescribe work right of the bat. I have seen her for chronic sinus problems got them fixed and recently severe cough which subsided quickly.
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Dr. S was friendly, thoughtful and thorough! Her stafff was knowledgeable and polite!
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