Dr. Ray Fontenot, MD

Dr. Ray Fontenot, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Ray Fontenot, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Beaumont, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1984 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

740 Hospital Dr Ste 300

Beaumont, TX 77701

Contact Information

(409) 212-8111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
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Top Care Areas

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

Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Fontenot's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fontenot "Dr. Ray Fontenot is a native of Mamou, Louisiana. He graduated from Louisiana State University in 1980. He continued his post graduate education by completing a general surgery internship and otolaryngology residency at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in 1989. Dr. Fontenot joined Southeast Texas Ear, Nose, and Throat in 1989. He completed additional training in Otolaryngic Allergy in 1994. He is board certified in Otolaryngology. Dr. Fontenot has been named as a "Super Doc" by Texas Monthly. He has been selected as one of the "Best Doctors in the U.S." For several years he has been honored to be named Beaumont Enterprise Readers' Choice as Best Otolaryngologist. In addition to general ear, nose and throat care, he specializes in sinus surgery including in-office balloon procedures as well as treating allergy problems and symptoms. Dr. Fontenot is on staff at Baptist Beaumont Hospital, St. Elizabeth Hospital, and Medical Center of Southeast Texas Victory Campus. He is Board Certified in Otolaryngology. "
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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

65  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • 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 Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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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

  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Tx Med Br
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Tx Med Br
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fontenot has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fontenot's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fontenot to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Fontenot's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I WAS TERRIBLY DISSAPOINTED, MONETARILY ROBBED AND LEFT ILL. AFTER I PAID TO SEE THIS SPECIALIST WITH HIGH HOPES OF A CURE. HE TOLD ME I HAVE4 ACID REFLUXC AND TO BE ON MY WAY. PRESCRIBED ME THE LOWEST DOSE OF ANITIBOTICS THAT DIDNT DENT MY ILLNESS. I PAID THE FACILITY AND LEFT,. I THEN WALKED INTO...more
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Wonderful doctor. Great with children.
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I went to Dr Fontenot for saliva gland swelling, pain and infection. His essentially did nothing but say to call him if it occurs again. I did that and he sent me to have my thyroid checked and ordered a scan of my glands. The finding was there is narrowing in the artery and I am to continue to...more
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