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Dr. Rafael Marrero, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Marrero

Central Arkansas ENT Clinic

2200 Ada Ave Ste 202 Conway, AR 72034

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Dr. Rafael Marrero, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Conway, AR and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1991 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and sleep medicine.


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Dr. Marrero's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Nosebleed
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Dr. Marrero treats Nosebleed more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Marrero treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Laryngitis
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Dr. Marrero treats Laryngitis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Marrero treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Marrero performs Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Marrero performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Marrero's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Facial Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Rafael Marrero, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Conway, AR and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1991 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and sleep medicine.

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

1997
Georgetown University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1992
Georgetown University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1991
Baylor University
Medical School
1997
1992
1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Marrero's Reviews

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2 Stars
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1 Star
18.75%
(12)

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I absolutely love Dr. Marrero. He helped me so much with all my breathing issues as well as discovered i had sleep apnea. I am quite claustrophobic so this really scared me but the surgery he did to help with my deviated septum and enlarged turbinates made it do much easier to breath that the cpap machine is actually a breeze. Thank you so much Dr. Marrero!
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Great Doctor!! Went to him with symptoms of vertigo. Within 15 minutes he is asking me questions about my sleep habits. Sent me for a sleep study and found that I had severe apnea. On cpap now and it has really changed me. My primary doctor who I have been going to for 20 years never diagnosed my problem. Dr Marrero did in about 20 minutes. It has changed my life. Back to being active with lots of energy and sleeping all night. Thank You Dr Marrero!! By the way my vertigo is gone.
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Dr. Marrero is wonderful. I went to see him about my ear pain after he was wonderful with my 18 month old. He will take plenty of time to make sure you have all your questions answered and that you know all the options for treatment.
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Was wonderful with my 13 month old daughter! Highly reccomend!
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Dr. Marrero was very thorough in my examinations to ensure the correct diagnosis of Narcolepsy. Since this is a rare condition, he prescribed a medication not widely known or used; even by doctors. Narcolepsy had ruled my life. Thankfully Dr. Marrero was educated on this medication & changed my life. I actually am able to watch tv, go hunting & many other activities with my family without constantly falling asleep. I would highly recommend Dr. Marrero to anyone having any sleep difficulties.
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Dr. Marrero did a fantastic job treating our son’s broken nose. His initial consultation was informative and he clearly explained the best course of action to treat him. The surgery was successful and his pre-op and post-op visits were reassuring. We appreciate Dr. Marrero’s care and professionalism and would recommend him to anyone with ENT needs.
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Dr. Marrero has performed the septoplasty for me and the results and recovery are amazing. Highly recommend.
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After two trips to a walk in clinic and one trip to the E.R. Dr. Marrero was able to help my son who could not swallow, eat, or drink. He did a very thorough exam and saw that he had ulcers all down his mouth and throat. Dr. Marrero listened to our story. He said it was probably viral and prescribed steroids and high power pain medicine. My son is back to normal. What a scary situation!!! I would highly recommend Dr. Marrero to anyone. He is a great doctor!
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I feel extremely fortunate to have found Dr. Marrero. An excellent physician as well as his office staff. Very professional. He is very thorough with his exams and precise and clear with his instructions. I do recommend Conway ENT to everyone needing their services.
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I highly recommend Dr. Marrero. He put tubes in my one year old son’s ears and we are very pleased with the results. He was patient, answered all my questions, great with kids and even personally called to check on my son. Dr. Marrero is wonderful!
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I struggled with sinus issues for my entire life and finally made the decision to do something about it. Dr. Marrero took his time with me and explained what was causing the issues and how to fix it. I felt comfortable and he made sure to have follow up appointments to make sure the surgery procedure results met his high expectations. He cut no corners. I greatly appreciated this. I can now finally breathe clearly through my nose. and have limited sinus headaches tremendously.
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Both of my children had their tonsils and adenoids removed by Dr. Marrero using the coblation technique, and we couldn't have been happier with the results. Both kids were back to themselves within a few days, and the youngest actually wanted to eat on the day of surgery.
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Very rude. Lecturing me about my doctors decisions instead of treating me. And all up in my face.
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Love the quickness and efficiency of Dr. Marrero. very thorough and detail oriented.
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I started to get a sore throat with a cough that continued to worsen, until I was forced to go to a walk-in clinic that was open July 4th. I tested positive for strep throat and was given antibiotics. I wisely decided to go see Dr. Marrero when my condition continued to deteriorate even after the antibiotics. He fit me into his schedule the day after I called and was very informative during my consultation. He had me tested for Mono, which came back positive. I should have gone to him 1st.
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I had sinus surgery. After just a few days I could breathe 100% better. Thank you Dr. Marrero for the excellent job you done. I would recommend you and this surgery. It was a speedy recovery.
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Nope. Not appropriate in his post surgery moments. Very unsatisfactory.
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Great experience with sinus surgery!
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He performed my daughters tonsillectomy, the surgery went well and she had a quick recovery.
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I had almost all my sinuses blocked and a deviated septum. 5 hour surgery because doctor Marrero took extra time to get it right and make recover time and pain less. Virtually no pain or blockage after procedure compared to friends who used other doctors. HIGHLY recommend Dr. Marrero for any ENT work. 6 stars if I could give them!!!
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Central Arkansas ENT Clinic

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    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 2:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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