Dr. Thomas Benda Jr, MD

Dr. Thomas Benda Jr, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  ·  
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Dr. Thomas Benda Jr, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Dubuque, IA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1987 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), and more.Read his story

310 N Grandview Ave

Dubuque, IA 52001

Contact Information

(563) 588-0506

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Dr. Benda Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Sinusitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benda Jr treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Benda Jr treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Sinusitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benda Jr treats Sinusitis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Benda Jr treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Sleep Apnea
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benda Jr treats Sleep Apnea more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Benda Jr treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea

Dr. Benda Jr's conditions and procedures:

Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Adenoidectomy
Allergic Disorders
Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Allergy Shots
Allergy Skin Testing
Allergy Testing
Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Audiometry
Balance Disorders
Balloon Sinuplasty
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Bell's Palsy
Benign Positional Vertigo
Blood Allergy Testing
Broken Nose
Cancer of Floor of Mouth
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Adenoid Infection
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Chronic Urticaria
Conductive Hearing Loss
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Cough
Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Dacryocystorhinostomy
Deafness
Deviated Septum
Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Ear Infection
Ear Reconstruction
Ear Surgery
Ear Tube Placement
Earwax Buildup
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
Enlarged Turbinates
ENT Surgery
Esophagoscopy
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Neck Mass
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Submandibular Gland
Excision of Vestibule Floor of Mouth
Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
Facial Fracture
Facial Laceration
Facial Palsy
Facial Reconstruction
Facial Skin Cancer
Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
Fracture
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Glossectomy
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Hearing Loss
Hearing Loss Due to Noise
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hyperacusis
In-Office Esophagoscopy
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Labyrinthitis
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngitis
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
Laryngoscopy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Larynx Conditions
Leukoplakia
Lip Cancer
Lip, Excision or Resection
Loss of Smell and-or Taste
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastoidectomy
Meniere's Disease
Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Microlaryngeal Surgery
Microlaryngoscopy
Migrainous Vertigo
Nasal Cavity Cancer
Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
Nasal Obstruction
Nasal Polyp
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Neck Cancer
Neck Surgery
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Nose Cancer
Nosebleed
Oral Cancer
Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Otitis Media
Otosclerosis
Outer Ear Infection
Palate Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Surgery
Parathyroidectomy
Perforated Eardrum
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Pharyngeal Cancer
Pharyngitis
Postnasal Drip
Salivary Gland Cancer
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Septal Perforation Repair
Sinus Cancer
Sinus Disorders
Sinus Polyp
Sinus Surgery
Sinusitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Skin Cancer
Skin Cancer Removal
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea Surgery
Sleep Disorders
Snoring
Sore Throat
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Spirometry
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
Tear Duct Surgery
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Throat Cancer
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroplasty
Tinnitus
Tongue Cancer
Tongue-Tie
Tonsil Cancer
Tonsil Disorders
Tonsillectomy
Tonsillitis
Tracheostomy
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo
Vestibular Neuritis
Vocal Cord Carcinoma
Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Vocal Cord Polyp
Voice Disorders
Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

I strive to treat my patients like a family member. I will try to get you to explain what is wrong in your own words, rather than starting with a diagnosis someone else has attached to you.  I will certainly address those diagnoses as well. I...

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Otolaryngic Allergy

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Education

  • 1993
    University Chicago Pritzker School Med Hosps
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1988
    Case Western Reserve Univ, Univ Hosps Of Cleveland
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School
    1987
  • 1983
    University Of Iowa
    Undergraduate School
    1983

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Dr. Benda has cared for my mother on 2 separate occasions, myself for something more minor, and one of my children. In all of our cases he definitely seemed to listen to our concerns and took time to explain what he thought was going on and treatment options---he didn't have the God complex of this...Read More
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UnitedHealthCare
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