Dr. Robert Schefter Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Schefter Jr, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Robert Schefter Jr, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Yakima, WA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Creighton Univ Sch Of Med in 1979 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1601 Creekside Loop

Yakima, WA 98902

Contact Information

(509) 575-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 97% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Schefter Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

68  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx 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 Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Creighton Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Creighton Afill Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Mayo Grad Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schefter Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schefter Jr's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schefter Jr to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Schefter Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Was seen with a glance about a complicated issue that he seemed more interested in pawning off on someone else and pushing me out the door than helping me with. Avoid.
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