Dr. Stefan Zechowy, MD

Dr. Stefan Zechowy, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Stefan Zechowy, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Santa Rosa, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University of Maryland At Baltimore / Professional Schools in 1996 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

1701 4th St Ste 120

Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Contact Information

(707) 523-7025

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • EmblemHealth
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Top Care Areas

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

TMJ
very high
more than 98% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 98% of peers
Perforated Eardrum
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Zechowy's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Zechowy " Dr. Stefan Zechowy graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Computer Science. After a year as a software engineer in Massachusetts he attended medical school. He graduated from University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1996 and then completed his internship and residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Tufts University in Boston. His pediatric otolaryngology training was done at Harvard's Children's Hospital. His residency also included a year at Brown University's Rhode Island Hospital with a focus on facial trauma and reconstruction, as well as pediatric otolaryngology training at Hasbro Children's Hospital. Dr. Zechowy moved to Santa Rosa and joined Santa Rosa Head and Neck Surgical Group in 2001. He is a board-certified otolaryngologist and enjoys and practices all aspects of otolaryngology (ENT – Ear, Nose, Throat and Head & Neck Surgery). His areas of special interest and expertise include nasal and sinus surgery, ear surgery, sleep apnea surgery, as well as thyroid surgery. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zechowy "He is a board-certified otolaryngologist and enjoys and practices all aspects of otolaryngology (ENT - Ear, Nose, Throat and Head & Neck Surgery). His areas of special interest and expertise include nasal and sinus surgery, ear surgery, sleep apnea surgery, as well as thyroid surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

95  Conditions Treated

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39  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
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • 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 Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University of Maryland At Baltimore / Professional Schools
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • New England Med Center Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zechowy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zechowy's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zechowy to family and friends
66 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (66)

  • 5
    (60)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Zechowy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Doctor Zechowy is a wonderful doctor but his staff is extremely rude and unprofessional. Specifically, the two women working in the front desk. received nothing but negativity and unacceptable behavior from these two. Did not feel welcome at all because of them. Consider replacing for better...more
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Was not helpful at all. After reading positive reviews here, I went to him about a painful ear problem that had been ailing me for over a year. The advice I received was to try some Sudafed and (may personal favorite) wear a hat. Maybe he thought I was exaggerating? He seemed to be in a hurry to...more
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Dr Zechowy talks very quickly and uses large words that are hard to understand. He does not seems very thorough when explaining CT scans and MRI's. I leave feeling more confused than when I came in. Still having the same problems with my ear, and the problem is worse if anything.
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