Dr. Russell J. Otto, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

North Texas ENT&Allergy Center 1209 Bent Oaks Ct, Denton, TX 76210 Get Directions
(940) 891-6100

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Dr. Russell J. Otto is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist serving the Texas area for more than 18 years. Dr. Otto...Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Otto to family and friends
3.1
based on 23 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Otto
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (22)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (22)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (22)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (22)
Dr. Otto's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (23)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (22)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (22)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (17)
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in Denton, TX |
Dr Otto listened, spent time with me, made recommendations and I'm much better today, thanks to him. He has a very caring staff as well.
Denton, TX |
Dr. Otto is a very intuitive doctor. He took time to explain in detail what I needed to know about my visit. He answered any questions I had and was very thorough. I would recommended him to anyone. He is worth the phone call.
in Denton, TX |
Never got to meet the doctor but he should know what goes on at his office. We waited for an appointment for my mother for over a week and had given insurance info on the phone when the appointment was made.They called today( to say the office manager is CHOOSING not to take her kind of united healthcare medicare. I am trying to get hearing aids for my mother and this is the care we get. It would be nice if someone cared.
We rec'd a referral from your mother's PCP on 5/17/16 and left a msg for her that day. You called and scheduled her appt for 5/24/16. We were told that she had UnitedHealthcare's Medicare plan, for which we were accepting new patients. When we checked her benefits on Friday 5/20/16, we found that she had a UHC Care Improvement Plus plan, which we did not know existed. We withdrew from the independant Care Improvement Plus network several years ago and have not accepted those patients since then.
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Throat Pain
  • Tinnitus
  • Vertigo

Procedures Performed

Dr. Otto says..

Ear

  • Hearing Loss
  • Vertigo & Balance Disorders
  • Ringing in Ears (Tinnitus)
  • Fluid/Recurrent Infections
  • Ear Tubes
  • Ear Drum Perforations
  • Disorders of the Hearing Bones
  • Congenital Deformities (Lop Ear, Pits )
  • Cysts and Tumors
  • Skin Cancers
  • Ear Wax
  • External Ear Canal Problems

Nose and Sinus

  • Nasal Allergies
  • Recurrent Sinus Infections
  • Balloon Sinuplasty™
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Nosebleeds
  • Cosmetic Nasal Surgery

Throat

  • Recurrent Sore Throats
  • Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
  • Swallowing Problems
  • Hoarseness
  • Vocal Nodules
  • Tumors of the Voice Box
  • Throat Cancer

Sleep

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea
  • Treatment of Upper Airway Obstruction
  • Snoring

Head and Neck

  • Tumors of the Salivary Glands
  • Skin Tumors
  • Tumors of the Mouth and Voice Box
  • Treatment of Thyroid and Parathyroid Tumors
  • Hormone optimization
  • Personalized medicine
  • Adrenal Fatigue Management
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  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Biopsy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Missouri-Columbia School Of Medicine-Md

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Missouri / Columbia Campus

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    General Surgery-University Of Missouri-Columbia Campus

    Completed in 1989

    Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery-Brooke Army Medical Center

    Completed in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Missouri-Columbia B.S. Biochemistry

    Graduated in 1981

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • 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. Otto's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Otto

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Otto says...

Dr. Russell J. Otto is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist serving the Texas area for more than 18 years. Dr. Otto is experienced in Head and Neck Surgery, Vertigo and Balance Disorders and Nasal Allergies. He is a member of the American Medical Association and the American College of Surgeons.

FORMS OF PAYMENT 

  • Accepts cash, checks, and Mastercard or Visa.

OFFICE HOURS

  • Monday to Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Dr. Otto says...

Ear

  • Hearing Loss
  • Vertigo & Balance Disorders
  • Ringing in Ears (Tinnitus)
  • Fluid/Recurrent Infections
  • Ear Tubes
  • Ear Drum Perforations
  • Disorders of the Hearing Bones
  • Congenital Deformities (Lop Ear, Pits )
  • Cysts and Tumors
  • Skin Cancers
  • Ear Wax
  • External Ear Canal Problems

Nose and Sinus

  • Nasal Allergies
  • Recurrent Sinus Infections
  • Balloon Sinuplasty™
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Nosebleeds
  • Cosmetic Nasal Surgery

Throat

  • Recurrent Sore Throats
  • Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
  • Swallowing Problems
  • Hoarseness
  • Vocal Nodules
  • Tumors of the Voice Box
  • Throat Cancer

Sleep

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea
  • Treatment of Upper Airway Obstruction
  • Snoring

Head and Neck

  • Tumors of the Salivary Glands
  • Skin Tumors
  • Tumors of the Mouth and Voice Box
  • Treatment of Thyroid and Parathyroid Tumors
  • Hormone optimization
  • Personalized medicine
  • Adrenal Fatigue Management