Dr. Steven West, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat •  Male • Age 53
  
Dr. West
Accepting new patients

Gateway Ear, Nose & Throat

9701 Landmark Parkway Dr Ste 201 Saint Louis, MO 63127

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(314) 843-3828

Dr. Steven West, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. West has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions and Otologic Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine medical school in 1994. He is affiliated with medical facilities Mercy Hospital South and Mercy Hospital St. Louis. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. West to book an appointment.


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Frequently Treated by Dr. West

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. West treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. West treats other conditions, please contact the office at (314) 843-3828.

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.

Dr. West typically treats 83% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Chronic Sinusitis
Sinusitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
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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.

Dr. West typically treats 72% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Otitis Media
Ear Tube Placement
Vertigo
Tinnitus
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. West's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cough
  • 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 of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • 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
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Dr. West accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Alliance (Select Network)-MO
Alliance-MO EPO
Balanced Blue Access Choice-MO
Balanced Blue Access-MO
Balanced Blue Preferred-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Preferred (Blue Preferred / Small Grp)-MO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-MO POS
Blue Preferred Network-MO
Blue Preferred Options-MO
Blue Preferred Plus-MO POS
Blue Preferred-MO HMO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred-MO
Bronze Pathway for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X-MO
Bronze Pathway-MO
Catastrophic Pathway X-MO
Catastrophic Pathway-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Gold Blue Preferred-MO
Gold Pathway X-MO
Gold Pathway-MO
Lumenos Plans (Blue Access Choice)-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X-MO
Pathway-MO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Silver Blue Preferred-MO
Silver Pathway for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X-MO
Silver Pathway-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Preferred Select
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Dr. West's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. West

4.0

Based on 15 ratings

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1 Star
20%
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G Matthews – Nov 26, 2019
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Dr. West is a superb doctor. He is gentle in manner, concise in explanations, warm and friendly, very highly skilled and knowledgable. My mother, age 99, was delighted with his personality and his treatment. He made her comfortable, worked quickly, and she had no discomfort in her very sensitive ears during treatment. He cleared the clogged passages (one clogged to the point of not being able to hear) and she felt relieved and glad in a short time. I was able to get her an appointment as a new patient in just a couple of days. His staff was extremely gracious and caring of my mother who needs some assistance in moving about. We were very happy with Dr. West and would see him again without any hesitation and will recommend him to friends.
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I felt rushed during my first visit with Dr. West. I felt he didn't spend enough time (less than 10 minutes) in the exam room trying to diagnose my sinus issues. He wanted me to do a Ct scan next which I refused. I plan on looking for a better ENT doc. I spent 25 minutes in the waiting room and less than 10 minutes in the exam room.
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Netty Pat in St. Louis, MO – Jul 30, 2018
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I received excellent care from Dr. West and his office staff. I would certainly recommend him to friends and family.
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Mary Morgan in St Louis, MO – Oct 12, 2017
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Dr. West is a Great Doctor! Very professional with excellent bedside manners. He is a straight shooter and let's you know all the facts. I am so fortunate to have him as my ENT. He did an excellent job with my sinus surgery. Michael Cline
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Michael Cline in St Louis, MO – Apr 17, 2017
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Nice enough guy. But seriously, if OMEPRAZOLE was the cure, there would've been a problem a long time ago because my eating habits haven't changed for years. Still sneezing on a regular basis, ears still hurt, still coughing. I now have a CATARACT in my eye due to solutions for my cough that *must* be stomach related. Omeprazole hasn't made a difference. I guess I'll get a second opinion from a guy who doesn't charge me for surgery when in reality it was a diagnostic test with an endoscope.
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Biography

Dr. Steven West, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. Dr....Read more

Specialties

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

Education

Washington U/b Jh/slch Conc
Residency Hospital
1994
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

Gateway Ear, Nose & Throat

Gateway Ear, Nose & Throat9701 Landmark Parkway Dr Ste 201 Saint Louis, MO 63127
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Mercy Hospital South

Saint Louis, MO

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

Mercy Hospital St. Louis

Saint Louis, MO

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)
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