Dr. Rita Schuman, MD

Dr. Rita Schuman, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Rita Schuman, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Festus, MO and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, otolaryngic allergy, and more.Read her story

1390 US Highway 61 Ste 3100

Festus, MO 63028

Contact Information

(636) 931-7380

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
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Ear Ache
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more than 99% of peers
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
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more than 99% of peers
Allergic Reaction
very high
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Dr. Schuman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schuman "Dr. Rita Schuman joined Synergy ENT Specialists in the summer of 2007. Dr. Schuman is a board-certified Otolaryngologist who completed her residency training at the world-renowned Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. While at Loyola, Dr. Schuman was recognized for her award-winning scientific research in Otolaryngology. Dr. Schuman is a highly regarded surgeon who provides compassionate, comprehensive Ear, Nose & Throat care to both Adult and Pediatric patients. Dr. Schuman has a particular interest in pediatric ENT, Allergy and Rhinology. She is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy and the American Medical Association. Dr. Schuman is a diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology, and she is also a graduate of both Saint Louis University and Saint Louis University School of Medicine."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schuman "Dr. Schuman is a board-certified Otolaryngologist and highly regarded surgeon who provides compassionate, comprehensive Ear, Nose & Throat care to both Adult and Pediatric patients. She has a particular interest in pediatric ENT, Allergy and Rhinology. Dr. Schuman realizes no two patients are exactly alike. That's why she goes beyond the expected to develop custom solutions that effectively meets the unique challenges and needs of everyone she serves."

3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Sinus Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

74  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Loyola
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schuman's Reviews

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Dr. Schuman was awesome. I was impressed with her knowledge and answered all of my questions thoroughly. My 16-30 minute wait was due to my running late between work and my appt. Not hers or the office staffs fault. Made me very comfortable !!!
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John S. Hutt in Herculaneum, MO – Jul 21, 2018
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She was very kind and reassuring to me that what I was experiencing was not uncommon and that it wasn’t all in my head, well it was in my head but mostly throat. I was happy to hear that I wasn’t crazy and that she actually listened to me. She took her time and didn’t rush me. She explained...Read More
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Erin O – Jul 21, 2018
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She’s always willing to listen and never rushed to leave the room. We enjoy every visit we have had! Would recommend to anyone!
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May 15, 2018
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Very prompt and courteous service in making appointment and in the appointment itself. Very thorough visit. Both Dr. Schuman and staff very sweet and accommodating. Highly recommend to everyone.
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Christine in Missouri – Apr 05, 2018
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Dr. Schuman really cares about her patients. She took her time with me and did not give me the feeling that she was hurrying along to get to her next appointment. The entire staff is friendly and welcoming.
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