Dr. Russell D. Briggs, MD

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Dr. Russell D. Briggs, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

Ear Nose and Throat Center Austin 2765 Bee Caves Rd # 205, Austin, TX 78746 Get Directions
(512) 328-7722

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13 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Experience with Dr. Briggs
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (8)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (8)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Briggs' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Allergy

Board Certifications

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Bronchitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Head
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

  • 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

  • Medical School
    University Of Florida

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals-Galveston

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    Davidson College

    Graduated in 1994

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Briggs' Office & Staff

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Dr. Briggs' Care Philosophy

Dr. Briggs is committed to providing the highest quality of care while treating diseases of the ears, nose and throat. He delivers personal service and state of the art medical and surgical care.