Dr. Sepehr Oliaei, MD

Dr. Sepehr Oliaei, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
37 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Sepehr Oliaei, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Tacoma, WA. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

MultiCare ENT Specialists - Tacoma

316 Martin Luther King Jr Way Ste 305

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
very high
more than 94% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Oliaei'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.

Dr. Oliaei's bio

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Oliaei "I strive to help make an improvement in the life of EVERY patient I see EVERYDAY, by listening, getting them involved in the decision making, and delivering advanced care using the latest technologies."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

63  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula 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)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.


  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Oliaei has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Oliaei's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Oliaei to family and friends
11 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Oliaei's 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 (6)

We took our boy to Dr. Olaei for ear tubes. It was a morning appointment so our kiddo was very fussy but he was very patient with him and with us. It made us feel very comfortable to with the surgery. Staff was nice as well.
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I needed surgery on my septum. I can breath again. I can not thank him enough.
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Had thyroid surgery with him. He was a good listener, surgery went very well and I am very happy with results.
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I went to Dr. Oliaei due to a strange dripping sensation in my ears. Rather than trying to help the problem I came in for, he began assessing a hearing exam that I took for my mild hearing loss. He began to speak harshly of the office I go to for my hearing loss and demanded I get an in house...more
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Hi Grace, I'm sorry that you had a bad experience. We have had many instances of inaccurate outside hearing testing and that is why on occasion we ask to have these repeated. We have ZERO vested interest in ordering a hearing test other than ensuring accurate diagnosis for our patients. I can not discuss specifics of your medical issues online but please give us a call and i would be happy to discuss and hopefuly answer or resolve any lingering issues or questions. Sincerely, Dr. OLIAEI

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Dr Oliaei is an amazing clinician whose intellect and knowledge is off the charts. He is kind and he listens to you and he explains EVERYTHING so thoroughly so you feel comfortable and understand what is happening to you and WHY it is happening. He spent a good amount of time with me and did not...more
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