Dr. Robert Henderson, MD

Dr. Robert Henderson, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 80
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Dr. Robert Henderson, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Columbia, MD and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1962 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

10480 Little Patuxent Pkwy Ste 220

Columbia, MD 21044

Contact Information

(443) 535-9451

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas


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Outer Ear Infection
more than 82% of peers
Earwax Buildup
more than 74% of peers
Ear Disorders
more than 64% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Henderson "To accurately diagnose and care for the issues plaguing patient with minimal use of prescribed medications."


  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

Conditions Treated


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  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Removal
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Without Navigational System
  • Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Environmental Allergy Testing
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Irrigation of Ear
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Injection
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasopharyngoscopy
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Parotidectomy
  • Posterior Nasal Pack
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Tympanometry
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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.


  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1962
  • Tripler Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1963
  • Brooke Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Womack Army Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Henderson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Henderson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Henderson to family and friends
based on 27 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Henderson's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

in Jessup, MD
I went in for an ear infection and possible ruptured eardrum. I indicated that sometimes I have sore throat and he proceeded to diagnose me with gluten intolerance before he even looked at me. He then looked at my ear and confirmed the infection and ruptured eardrum. He told me that he would not be...more
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in Chestertown, MD
We started seeing Dr. Henderson in Chestertown and are so impressed with him, we drive to Columbia for appointments. My husband and I completely trust his experience, depth of knowledge, and excellent care. He is concerned with our total health and we always learn something during our visits. ...more
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in Eldersburg, MD
I have had sinus issues all my life & know a great deal about them having seen a myriad of doctors over my 53 yrs. I went in for an ACUTE condition that needed immediate treatment. He did not bother to check my vitals - or my temperature; was inordinately rude; & only seemed to realize that I was...more
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in Columbia
I like the guy. He's old school for sure but he spends the time with his patients to really be a doctor. Sure, he's got some alternative ideas on diet and such...but that doesn't mean he's wrong. Plus the dude wears Cowboy boots and was awarded the bronze star.
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in Woodbine, MD
I just had an awful visit with Dr. Henderson, which I wouldn't have believed if I hadn't been there. I accompanied my son on a first visit for some severe nose and throat issues. With no exam, he diagnosed son with gluten problems. He was adamant that all his problems were gluten related, since my...more
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