Dr. Robert Pettis, MD

Dr. Robert Pettis, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Robert Pettis, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Irvine, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

16100 Sand Canyon Ave Ste 310

Irvine, CA 92618

Contact Information

(949) 715-0500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laryngitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Pettis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pettis "We provide comprehensive medical and surgical ear, nose and throat care for adults and children. Our in-office services include balloon sinuplasty to immediately relieve sinusitis, CT scans of the ears and sinuses, as well as allergy testing and immunotherapy. We also offer complete state-of-the-art hearing evaluations and hearing aid fittings with our Hearing Specialist. We perform surgeries at Hoag Hospital in Irvine and Newport Beach, UCLA Medical Center, Mission Hospital, CHOC Children's Hospital and Long Beach Memorial Hospital. We focus on individualized care and on developing trusting relationships with our patients. We never rush an appointment and we empower our patients with full understanding of each diagnosis. We look forward to meeting you!"

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2  Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

88  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula 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
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • UCLA
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • UCLA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • UCLA Sch Of Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pettis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pettis' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pettis to family and friends
29 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Pettis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Doctor Pettis provided excellent comprehensive treatment where other doctors were unable to address my issues. I would recommend him to anyone who suffers from tinnitus, sinus and ear problems that others have not been able to cure
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While the office was accommodating in providing me a timely appointment,.... - They changed my appointment time without calling to make the change - When I presented for my later in the day appointment (I returned the same day) they indicated they had tried to contact me - they inverted one of my...more
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Dr. Pettis was my surgeon for thyroid cancer. I highly recommend him. He did a great job on my surgery and got all the cancer with clean margins. He checked on me frequently after the surgery. He answered all my questions and was gentle and kind. He followed up on everything, from my lab work to...more
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Dr. Pettis is nice, kind and caring.
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Dr. Pettis is an excellent doctor.
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