Dr. Richard Hood, MD

Dr. Richard Hood, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Richard Hood, MD is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Norfolk, VA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University of Birmingham in 1995 and specializes in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), ear, nose, and throat, and more.

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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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Hood'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.

3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

55  Conditions Treated

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35  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
  • 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
  • ENT Surgery
  • 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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

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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