Dr. Richard Hood, MD

Dr. Richard Hood, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
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Dr. Richard Hood, MD is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) doctor who practices in Norfolk, VA. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

901 Hampton Blvd

Norfolk, VA 23507

Contact Information

(757) 623-0526

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare

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Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Disorders
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • TMJ
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Removal
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Without Navigational System
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tympanometry
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Vestibular Testing

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Duke U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Va
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hood's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hood to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Hood'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 (1)

in Chesapeake |
I got sick the end of January with what at first seemed like bronchitis. Main problem was post nasal drip and persistent nagging cough. visits to my primary care physician two visits to an allergy asthma doctor. Pulmonary function test to check for asthma creating the cough and still no true...more
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Dr. Hood accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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Hospitals where Dr. Hood has admitting privileges

Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
601 Childrens Ln
Norfolk, VA 23507
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Sentara Leigh Hospital
830 Kempsville Rd
Norfolk, VA 23502
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Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
600 Gresham Dr
Norfolk, VA 23507
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