Dr. Thomas Kang, MD

Dr. Thomas Kang, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Thomas Kang, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and facial plastic & reconstructive surgery.Read his story

6340 N Campbell Ave Ste 256

Tucson, AZ 85718

Contact Information

(520) 775-3333

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Trigeminal Neuralgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Kang's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kang "Dr. Kang is double board-certified in otolaryngology as well as Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He graduated from Stanford University and received his medical degree from Temple University prior to completing residency back at Stanford and a fellowship at University of Missouri. His special interests include facial reconstruction following skin cancer surgery, thyroid and parathyroid gland surgery, treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, nasal obstruction, nasal allergy and sinus problems, cosmetic and aesthetic surgery of the nose and face, as well as all general problems related to the ear, nose, and throat."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kang "Sonoran Ear Nose and Throat, PLLC is the newest Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) practice in Tucson. We are committed to the highest standards of medical care, while providing personalized and prompt service with respect and courtesy. We offer the full range of diagnostics and medical/surgical treatment options in Otolaryngology. We take Medicare and most commercial private insurance plans. Our doctors focus on patient-centered care, with the concerns and desires of the patient always taking precedence in our medical recommendations and decision-making process. We communicate electronically with your referring doctor or other provider after your appointment so that information regarding your condition and our treatment recommendations are available to them immediately. Dr. Kang and Dr. Lara will recommend surgical intervention only when necessary; our patients will never feel pressured into performing procedures if they are not ready to do so. We believe that our patients are entitled to full disclosure of the risks and benefits of all possible interventions, and should be involved in their own health care decisions."

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2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

70  Conditions Treated

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31  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Stanford University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Missouri
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kang's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kang to family and friends
30 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Kang's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Kang surgically corrected my deviated septum. I thought the office was more money oriented than patient oriented. They overcharged me for the surgery and I had to wait three months to get a check from them, even though they demand payment in advance. The surgery still left a small lump on my...more
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Dr. Kang is very professional. He listens and is very responsive to suggestions. I had a lot of confidence in him and his abilities. He has great bedside manner and treated my surgery with great professionalism. I would definitely recommend him to others.
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I have had surgery with Dr. Kang to make it easier for me to use my CPAP, and it was extremely successful. I have also been to him for ear infections and throat infections, and am currently undergoing allergy control therapy . Everyone within the practice is of the highest professional caliber,...more
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Dr. Kang corrected my deviated septum. I am now breathing much easier and am very pleased with the results. He also educated me on non surgical options and gave me realistic expectations for the results. I never felt like he was pushing the surgery. I am happy with my experience and would recommend...more
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I seen Dr. Kang 2 times I had a cas scan and showed my left check was full of mucus, it causes fullness to my ears, can not wear sunglasses as check is so full. M 2 nd visit he told me to get a hearing test and a hearing aid would help my fullness! Dr. Kang did nothing to help me get rid of the...more
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