Dr. Seth Bruggers, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat •  Male
  
Dr. Bruggers
Accepting new patients

Northside ENT

12065 Old Meridian St Ste 205 Carmel, IN 46032

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(317) 844-5656

Dr. Seth Bruggers, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Carmel, IN. Dr. Bruggers has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Otologic Care than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ascension Medical Group Heart Care and Ascension St. Vincent Hospital - Indianapolis. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bruggers to book an appointment.


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Dr. Bruggers accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-IN PPO
Blue Access-IN
Blue Preferred --IN HMO
Blue Preferred --IN POS
Blue Preferred Plus-IN POS
Blue Preferred-IN HMO
Blue Traditional-IN
Bronze Blue Access Plus w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Catastrophic Pathway-IN
Franciscan Alliance Tiered-IN
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
HealthSync (Select Network)-IN
HealthSync Options-IN POS
Healthy Indiana Plan PPO
Lumenos Plans-IN
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway-IN HMO-POS
Platinum Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-IN
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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Practice Areas

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 88% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruggers treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Bruggers treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruggers treats Sinusitis more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Bruggers treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Allergic Rhinitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruggers treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Bruggers treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 95% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruggers treats Sleep Apnea more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Bruggers treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruggers treats Sleep Disorders more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Bruggers treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Otologic Care

Otolgic care is s subspecialty of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) that focuses on symptoms and conditions of the ear, including hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness and infections.Compare with other Otologic Care specialists.

Typically treats 83% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Outer Ear Infection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruggers treats Outer Ear Infection more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Bruggers treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruggers treats Eustachian Tube Dysfunction more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Bruggers treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Otitis Media
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruggers treats Otitis Media more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Bruggers treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery

Ear, nose and throat care surgeons treat conditions affecting those areas through procedures such as tonsilectomy, adenoidectomy, myringotomy (ear tubes), and sinus surgery.Compare with other Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 59% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Deviated Septum
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruggers treats Deviated Septum more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Bruggers treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Ear Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruggers performs Ear Surgery more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Bruggers performs this procedure more than 91% of their peers

Chronic Tonsillitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruggers treats Chronic Tonsillitis more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Bruggers treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

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Dr. Bruggers' conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Palate
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • 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 Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Frenectomy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Motion Sickness
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing

Dr. Bruggers' Reviews

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5.0

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Seth D. Bruggers, M.D. is a board certified otolaryngologist and joined our practice in 2011.

He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed his internship and residency in otolaryngology – head & ...
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

2011
Saint Louis University Hospital
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Locations

Northside ENT

Northside ENT12065 Old Meridian St Ste 205 Carmel, IN 46032
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Ascension Medical Group Heart Care

Indianapolis, IN

86% Patient experience rating, 17% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Ascension St. Vincent Hospital - Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

St. Vincent Carmel Hospital

Carmel, IN

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)