Dr. Ronald Ward, MD

Dr. Ronald Ward, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ronald Ward, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Larkspur, CA. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.Read his story

1000 Magnolia Ave # A

Larkspur, CA 94939

Contact Information

(415) 385-9848

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Dr. Ward's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ward "Board Certified in Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery since 1982. Practiced at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Francisco, California for 28 years. Former Department Chief. Private practice for past ten years. Qualified Medical Examiner. Founding member of Pacific Voice Foundation. Many peer reviewed articles published. Co-Editor of two books regarding advanced laryngology."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ward "I listen to your concerns and address them to the best of my ability."
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Central Vestibular Vertigo
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Cancer
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Lip Cancer
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Migrainous Vertigo
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nose Cancer
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

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Procedures

  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery

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

  • Loyola University Of Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • St Vincents Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Cedars Sinai medical center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Kaiser Foundation Hospital Oakland Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Kaiser Permanente Oakland Hns
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ward has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ward's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ward to family and friends
5.0
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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Ward's 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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in San Rafael, CA |
Dr. Ward is extremely thorough and results oriented. My first visit was for a nasty ear infection. After explaining his examination, he prescribed ear drops that cleared the infection in 4 days. Recently, I saw him twice for what I thought was laryngitis, however it turned out to be a vocal cord...more
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Dr. Ward accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Advantage
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Assurant Health
    Bronze Plan 005 HDHP
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    65 Plus
    Basic PPO
    Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund Open Access Plus
    Choice Fund PPO
  • Health Net
    Advantage Platinum POS
  • Humana
    Advantage Plus
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Basic PPO

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