Dr. Ryan Sobel, MD

Dr. Ryan Sobel, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Ryan Sobel, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Drexel University College Of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital in 2007 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, and more.Read his story

6569 N Charles St Ste 401

Baltimore, MD 21204

Contact Information

(443) 849-8940

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  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
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Head and Neck Cancer
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more than 91% of peers
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more than 88% of peers
Laryngeal Cancer
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Sobel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sobel "Dr. Sobel is a fellowship-trained head and neck surgeon. Most recently, Dr. Sobel completed advanced fellowship training in head and neck surgical oncology at the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Sobel specializes in benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, including thyroid and parathyroid glands, salivary glands, tongue and oral cancers, throat cancer, larynx, neck masses, and advanced skin cancers such as malignant melanoma. Dr. Sobel is fellowship-trained in TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS) and minimally invasive surgical approaches in head and neck surgery. He is also a published author and frequent presenter on topics involving head and neck surgery and research. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sobel "Dr. Sobel's goal is to provide thorough and meticulous surgical treatment while optimizing postoperative cosmetic and functional outcomes. He practices a multidisciplinary team approach to arrive at a personalized, coordinated care plan for each of his patients.  

Dr. Sobel prides himself on being a consummate patient advocate.  He is a respectful, active listener who truly values his patient's input.  He takes his time to compassionately educate his patients on their condition and all of the available treatment options."

8  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • General Surgery
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

136  Conditions Treated

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54  Procedures

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Dentoalveolar Lesion Tumor
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision of Vestibule Floor of Mouth
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Parotidectomy
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transoral Laser Microsurgery
  • Transoral Laser Resection
  • TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS)
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Surgery
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  • State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Nassau University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Nassau University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Sobel removed a melanoma from my face near my nose. He was compassionate in explaining what needed to be done and how it would be accomplished. The plastic surgeon worked with him and together they were able to remove the melanoma, a lymph node and close the area beautifully. It has been 3...Read More
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I selected Dr. Sobel because of his experience with thyroid surgery. During my first visit, he explained very clearly my options. The out patient surgery went extremely well, and the overall experience excellent
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Dr Sobel is very kind, caring & patient, with a fun sense of humor. He helped me through a very scary, difficult time. Very learned & skilled, he teaches other drs. You can't find a nicer or better doctor. I wish I could have him for my primary care doctor! His staff is also very kind, friendly...Read More
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I went to DR Sobel for a second opinion. He answered all of my questions. I never felt rushed or silly for asking certain questions. I felt he was very thorough with his answers. I appreciated his professional & caring demeanor. His staff was also professional and kind. They all made me feel...Read More
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I highly recommend Dr. Sobel. I am a 62 year old female with 20 years experience on the administrative side of a fast paced medical practice. It was different now being the patient in need of surgery. However, Dr. Sobel and his superb staff helped ease my concerns. They were helpful in...Read More
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