Dr. Sean Palacios, MD

Dr. Sean Palacios, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Sean Palacios, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of Nevada Reno in 1999 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, neurology, and more.

3692 E Sunset Rd

Las Vegas, NV 89120

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Funds
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Life and Health Insurance
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Top Care Areas

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Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Palacios'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Palacios "Nevada Ear + Sinus Institute is a fully comprehensive center specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of complex disease of the ear and sinus. Our team of highly specialized physicians and audiologists provide full-service care for all ear illnesses, hearing, balance and sinus. Our audiology department is a full service hearing aid center that uses the latest advances in diagnostic and therapeutic technology to provide our patients with the best possible outcome when medical or surgical treatments are not indicated. The Nevada Ear + Sinus Institute also specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies and is one of the few centers that offer both intradermal and sublingual (by mouth) allergy desensitization plans."

3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Neurology
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurotology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

64  Conditions Treated


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19  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Testing
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Audiometry
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tonsillectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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.


  • University Of Nevada Reno
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University of California At San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University of California At San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University of California At San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University of California At San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Palacios has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palacios' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palacios to family and friends
27 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Palacios' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

New patient. PA did exam. Asked questions. Did brief exam. Tech came to take me for a hearing test. I asked why. She said the doctor ordered it. I asked to speak to the doctor. He came storming in very confrontational saying I had hearing loss. I told him that was the problem with second hand...more
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After our first consultation with Dr. Palacios in January, we decided that he should perform a complex two part surgery for Cholestiatoma. He successfully completed the initial surgery. His follow-up visits were informative and involved an excellent staff, Now after having successfully completed...more
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Dr. Palacios and his staff are wonderful and caring health professionals. Dr. Palacios is very caring and compassionate doctor. He explains everything to you so you do understand. Dr. Palacios put my first Cochlear implant in May 2016. I did so well with it I want to hear everything so I went back...more
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Dr. Palacios is a very caring doctor. He explained my conditions to me clearly. He referred me to the audiologist for tests and hearing aids. I work with Sarah Thompson, who is terrific. She will answer all of your questions and take all the time that you need to understand what is going on. I...more
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This was my first time with this dr and it was the worst experience I've ever had. He made me feel so small. The way he spoke to me was completely rude. I went to him because people recommended him to me since I've been unwell for months now. I left with no answers and no treatments. Dr wouldn't...more
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