Dr. Robert J. Defatta, MD

Accepting
New Patients

Dr. Robert J. Defatta, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

De Fatta ENT & Facial Plastic S 1490 Rivers Edge Dr, Altoona, WI 54720 Get Directions
(715) 828-2368

Learn about this Doctor

Dr. Defatta specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat and practices in Altoona, WI. He practices at 1 location.

Are you Dr. Defatta? Add your own statement here.

Dr. Defatta's Experience

97Experience
Match
Experience Match

See how Dr. Defatta's experience matches your preferences.

2
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

2
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

Why It Matters: Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • Otolaryngologynull
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgerynull
90
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

44
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

  • 0
    Board Actions

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

  • Medical School
  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

    Languages Spoken

    Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

    Languages Spoken

      Visiting Dr. Defatta

      Dr. Defatta accepts 39 insurance carriers

      View all insurance carriers

      39 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

      *Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment

      /* /.overlay-container */}

      Affiliated Hospitals

      Hospital Quality

      Check out the quality of care at the 10 hospitals where Dr. Defatta has admitting privileges.

      Hospital Quality Awards

      ×

      Reviewing Dr. Defatta

      Dr. Defatta's Review Details
      4.6 based on 7 responses
      Help millions around the nation find the right doctor by sharing your experience with your doctor.
      Key Survey Insights
      • Trustworthiness
         (7)
      • Helpfulness
         (7)
      • Staff
         (7)
      • Scheduling
         (7)
      Experience with Dr. Defatta
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (7)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (7)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (7)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (7)
      Dr. Defatta's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (7)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (7)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (7)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        Under 10 minutes (7)
      Have you seen Dr. Defatta?
      Are you Dr. Defatta? Post a response on your personalized profile.

      Compare Dr. Defatta

      Compare this Doctor

      View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.

      View all 238 matches
      ×

      Specialties

      • Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Defatta's Board Certifications

      Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

      • Otolaryngology
      • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abscess
      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Acute Laryngitis
      • Acute Sinusitis
      • Acute Tonsillitis
      • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Allergic Reaction
      • Allergic Rhinitis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Broken Nose
      • Cancer
      • Cholesteatoma
      • Chronic Adenoid Infection
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Chronic Tonsillitis
      • Cleft Palate
      • Conductive Hearing Loss
      • Cough
      • Craniopharyngioma
      • Deafness
      • Dentofacial Anomalies
      • Deviated Septum
      • Dizziness
      • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
      • Dysphagia
      • Ear Ache
      • Ear Disorders
      • Earwax Buildup
      • Enlarged Turbinates
      • ENT Cancer
      • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Facial Fracture
      • Fracture
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gum Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
      • Headache
      • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
      • Hyperacusis
      • Jaw Fracture
      • Laryngeal Cancer
      • Laryngitis
      • Larynx Conditions
      • Leukoplakia
      • Lip Cancer
      • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
      • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
      • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
      • Meniere's Disease
      • Motion Sickness
      • Nosebleed
      • Oral Cancer
      • Orbital Fracture
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Otitis Media
      • Outer Ear Infection
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
      • Perforated Eardrum
      • Peritonsillar Abscess
      • Postnasal Drip
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Salivary Gland Cancer
      • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
      • Sinusitis
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
      • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
      • Throat Pain
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Tinnitus
      • TMJ
      • Tongue Cancer
      • Tongue-Tie
      • Tonsil Cancer
      • Tonsillitis
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Vertigo
      • Vocal Cord Nodule
      • Vocal Cord Paralysis

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Adenoidectomy
      • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Balloon Sinuplasty
      • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
      • Cochlear Implant Insertion
      • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
      • Dacryocystorhinostomy
      • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
      • Ear Surgery
      • Ear Tube Placement
      • ENT Surgery
      • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Excision of Facial Bone
      • 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
      • Facelift
      • Facial Reconstruction
      • 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)
      • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
      • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
      • Parathyroidectomy
      • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
      • Sinus Surgery
      • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Tear Duct Surgery
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroidectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tonsillectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Uvulectomy
      • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
      • Wound Repair

      Background Check

      • n/a
        Malpractice Claims not available

        Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

      • 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

      • Medical School
        Lsu Health Sciences Center, Shreveport

        Graduated in 2002

      • Internship Hospital
        Ut Southwestern Parkland Health Hosp Syst

        Completed in 2003

      • Residency Hospital
        Ut Southwestern Parkland Health Hosp Syst

        Completed in 2007

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Williams Center For Facial Plastic Surgery, Albany Medical College

        Completed in 2008

      • Undergraduate School
        Lsu

        Graduated in 1995

      • Other Education
        Ph D In Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Lsu Health Sciences Center, Shreveport

        Completed in 2000

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        What is a recognized doctor
      • Media & Publications

        Dr. Defatta has no media or publications listed.

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
      ×

      Dr. Defatta's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Board certified in Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
      ×

      Why Does Experience Matter?

      Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

      ×

      Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Defatta

      Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

      Dr. Defatta's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      Under 10 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Defatta

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients