Dr. Robert Pema, DO

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Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

Total Care Ent 4488 W Broad St Ste 3 Columbus, OH 43228 Get Directions
Dr. Robert Pema, DO

Dr. Robert Pema, DO is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Columbus, OH. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Pema is affiliated with Nationwide Children's Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Mount Carmel West, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Riverside Methodist Hospital.

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Dr. Pema's Care Philosophy

I believe in treating the patient as a whole, encompassing medical therapy with treatment of any factor that is contributing to a patient's problems. At Total Care ENT, we treat everyone with the respect that they deserve in a friendly, competent, and Christian manner.

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Dr. Pema's Reviews

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4.4
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Pema's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Columbus, OH |
I only have good things to say about Dr. Pema: His Professionalism & "Bed Side Manner" during my surgery ranked quite high w/me! He puts you @ ease & never talks down to you! I feel there is a definite Doctor/Patient Bond that will continue forever! However, on Nov 9th, 2016, I was fitted for a Stent by Audiologist & to date, I still haven't received it; I have had to call numerous times because she doesn't return my calls; Dr. Pema doesn't need a "Blemish" like her on his staff!
in Columbus, OH |
I have been a patient of Dr. Pema's for around 15 years. It saddens me to have to now give him such a poor review. In March he became a part of OSU. He made the decision to NOT actively inform his patients of this change in partnership. When you now call to try to get through to his office you reach OSUs central scheduling. It is a crapshoot if you can reach his staff. You do not get a callback from staff when scheduling adds a message in your chart. The insurance they accept has now changed.
I am so sorry this has happened to you. OSU was supposed to send patients letters, but somehow that never happened. If you call the office and ask specifically for my medical assistant, central scheduling is supposed to connect you through. I would appreciate if you give us another chance.
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Dr. Pema's Care Philosophy

I believe in treating the patient as a whole, encompassing medical therapy with treatment of any factor that is contributing to a patient's problems. At Total Care ENT, we treat everyone with the respect that they deserve in a friendly, competent, and Christian manner.

Dr. Pema'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
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • 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
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing

Education

  • Medical School
    Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Doctors Hospital Ohio Health

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    Doctors Hospital Ohio Health

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    Ohio State University

    Graduated in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair