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Dr. Sam Frankel, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat •  Male • Age 62

Dr. Frankel

Valley Ear Nose & Throat Assocs

1005 W Market St Ste 8 Athens, AL 35611
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Dr. Sam Frankel, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Athens, AL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1981 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

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Biography

Dr. Sam Frankel, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Athens, AL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1981 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

1986
Tripler Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1982
Tripler Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1981
New York Medical College
Medical School

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Dr. Frankel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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Dr. Frankel's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Outer Ear Infection
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Frankel treats Outer Ear Infection more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Frankel treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Tonsillectomy
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Frankel performs Tonsillectomy more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Frankel performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Ear Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Frankel treats Ear Disorders more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Frankel treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Frankel's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Wheezing
  • Wound Repair

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69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average