Dr. Thomas Irwin, MD

Dr. Thomas Irwin, MD

Ear, Nose, and ThroatMaleAge 80

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(504) 345-1239

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Dr. Thomas Irwin, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Marrero, LA. Dr. Irwin has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Upper Respiratory Conditions, and Otologic Care than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus and West Jefferson Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Irwin to book an appointment.


Locations

Irwin, Kimble, Long & Pippin

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(504) 345-1239
Long Irwin and Kimble MD1111 Medical Center Blvd Ste 406 Marrero, LA 70072
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Dr. Irwin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Irwin

3.8

Based on 16 ratings

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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (11)
  • Explained conditions well (11)
  • Listened & answered questions (11)
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  • Appointment was rushed (4)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (4)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (4)
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Dr. Irwin was my ENT as a child, and now I bring my son to him! He is absolutely wonderful and takes his time with his patients. He truly listens to your concerns! love him!
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  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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I have been a patient of Dr. Irwin for quite a few years. His knowledge, expertise and compassionate nature makes for a wonderful doctor n I would highly recommend him.
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Joyceann in Marrero, LA – Mar 26, 2019
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Done my daughters tubes twice and he has always been so good with her.
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I have been a patient of Dr, Irwin for close to 20 years. He is a doctor that will take his time & explain anything that you have questions on and not try to rush you out. I would absolutely recommend Dr. Irwin to anyone!!
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Irwin

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Irwin treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Irwin treats other conditions, please contact the office at (504) 349-6400.

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.

Dr. Irwin treats at a

high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

Treatments
Sleep Apnea
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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. Irwin treats at a

normal

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Laryngitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Sinusitis
Chronic Sinusitis
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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. Irwin treats at a

normal

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Outer Ear Infection
Otitis Media
Malignant Otitis Externa
Vertigo
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Check Dr. Irwin's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Irwin's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anosmia
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Broken Nose
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Loss of Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Irwin accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Thomas M. Irwin attended medical school at Tulane Medical School. He completed his postgraduate training in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at...Read more

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1970
Barnes - Jewish Hospital
Residency Hospital
1967
St Lukes Hosp
Residency Hospital
1966
Grady Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Thomas Irwin, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (504) 345-1239, and for other questions, call (504) 349-6400.

Is Dr. Thomas Irwin, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Thomas Irwin, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Irwin's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Thomas Irwin, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Thomas Irwin, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Irwin frequently treats Sleep-disordered Breathing, Upper Respiratory Conditions, and Otologic Care. See all practice areas where Dr. Irwin specializes.

Where is Dr. Thomas Irwin, MD's office located?

Dr. Irwin's office is located at 1111 Medical Center Blvd Ste 406, Marrero, LA 70072. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Thomas Irwin, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Irwin has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

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Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus

Terrytown, LA
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

West Jefferson Medical Center

Marrero, LA

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

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