Dr. Rick Gross, MD

Dr. Rick Gross, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Rick Gross, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Yakima, WA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 1990 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1601 Creekside Loop

Yakima, WA 98902

Contact Information

(509) 575-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Tonsillectomy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 95% of peers
Allergic Reaction
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*

81  Conditions Treated

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39  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)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • 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 Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • 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)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Oakland Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gross has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gross' Reviews

1.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gross to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Gross' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Although Dr. Gross is probably a capable provider, he is sorely lacking in customer service skills - most esp., any show of concern for his patients! Prior to surgery, he demonstrated a visible show of annoyance toward me for requesting to talk to him about important decisions I'd made (ex. if my...more
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Walked back to exam room-he was chit chatting with girls at the reception desk for his patients. He came into the room. ZERO eye contact. Reached conclusion without asking any questions of past history. made me feel like I was wasting his time. Also talked poorly about my physican who referred me...more
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Dr.Gross is capable and professional. I have had 2 surgeries adn both have been positve experiences. I would reccomend him to friends and family!
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