Dr. Sanford Timen, MD

Dr. Sanford Timen, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Sanford Timen, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1974 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

9500 EUCLID AVENUE

Cleveland, OH 44195

Contact Information

(216) 444-2200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Timen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laryngitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Timen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

83  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • 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 Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Temple Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Temple Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Timen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Timen's Reviews

1.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Timen to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Timen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Poor care by this physician. He was condescending, belittling, and arrogant. Quick to make an assessment, just as quick to change it. I have NEVER written a bad physican review but felt compelled this time because the care provided was so lousy. I decided I would write because I would have changed...more
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What an absolute waste of time!! Very dismissive in what I tried to report as my issue and then on my after visit summary, what I went there for wasn't even on it!! His diagnosis was, "well can't find anything, sometimes this is just is and we don't know why. If it gets worse, come back and see...more
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Had his mind made up about my 6 week long sinus condition without even listening to me. Only after actually examining me did he agree it was a bacterial infection. Antibiotic he prescribed did nothing. The best part: I woke up the day before my appointment and my left eye was bloodshot. He said it...more
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