Dr. Philip Azer, MD

Dr. Philip Azer, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 83
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Dr. Philip Azer, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci in 1961 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

3660 Clairemont Dr Ste 2

San Diego, CA 92117

Contact Information

(858) 270-8151

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Nosebleed
normal
more than 81% of peers
Tinnitus
normal
more than 61% of peers
Earwax Buildup
normal
more than 53% of peers

Dr. Azer'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*

42  Conditions Treated

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19  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • U Penn Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1962
  • Boston Va Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Tufts-New Eng Med Ctr Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1963

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Azer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Azer's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Azer to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Azer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Azer is amazing. After having continual nose bleeding and visiting the ER to no avail, Dr. Azer was able to diagnose the fact that I didn't have a bloody nose, I had a ruptured artery. Every other ENT I contacted told me they didn't treat active nose bleeds. The ER put a clip on my nose and...more
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When I could not get an appointment with ENT thru my 5 letter san diego medical group, UNTIL after the first of the year, I found Dr. Azer. He got me in the next day to diagnose an chronic ear infection. Correct prescription and procedure to clear it up in a week, after follow up. The office in...more
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