Dr. Richard Irene, MD

Dr. Richard Irene, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Richard Irene, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

974 Bethel Rd Ste A

Columbus, OH 43214

Contact Information

(614) 273-2230

Insurance Accepted

  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Ache
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

61  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Naval Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Naval Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Irene has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Irene's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Irene to family and friends
26 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Irene'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 (9)

Very informative,sincere, great follow up, good with kids, puts parents at easy
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I was very concerned after my husband's surgery about not having all my questions answered and feeling rushed. Dr. Irene made me feel very comfortable and took as much time as I needed!
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Dr. Irene is a consummate professional. I completely trust his medical judgment, and consider him to be, without doubt, one of the finest doctors I've had. Because I come from a family of medical professionals, my bar for excellence is set pretty high, and Dr. Irene absolutely meets or exceeds...more
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Dr. Irene expertise and willingness to take the time to explain everything I needed to know prior to my surgery and procedures he performs in the office made me feel at ease.
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He has performed three surgerys on ne and always done a fantastic job. He has taken care of my wife for a throat surgery and also two of my children for tubes in their ears. Dr. Irene is a true professional at his craft and we are very lucky to have had him!!!
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