Dr. Thomas Knipe, MD

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Dr. Thomas Knipe, MD
Dr. Knipe is a board-certified Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgeon specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of adult and pediatric disorders of the head and neck. Dr. Knipe takes great care to educate his patients and apply his medical expertise to guide them through their medical decisions. While practicing all aspects of general Otolaryngology, he has a special interest in sinus and sleep disorders. Dr. Knipe was born and raised in the Seattle area and completed both his Bachelor and Medical degrees at the University of Washington. Dr. Knipe completed further training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Tennessee, where he was privileged to care for patients in the internationally recognized Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital. During his residency training, he solidified his commitment to serve the world's poor and under-served through medical and surgical mission work. In his missions to the Philippines, he performs surgical repair for children and adults with cleft lip and palate, thyroid disease, and other disorders of the head and neck. A native of the area, Dr. Knipe takes the Northwest's healthy and active lifestyle to heart. He is an avid runner and works hard to keep up with his wife, Robin and two young daughters. He also enjoys hiking, fishing and competing in ultimate Frisbee with his team of 15 years.

Issaquah

510 8th Ave NE Ste 310

Issaquah, WA 98029

Contact Information

(425) 454-3938

Dr. Thomas Knipe, MD

Dr. Thomas Knipe, MD

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  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Knipe's Experience

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  • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
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  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
1

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
66

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cough
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Washington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Tennessee Center For Health Sciences
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Tennessee Center For Health Sciences
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Knipe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Knipe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Knipe to family and friends
4.1
based on 20 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Knipe's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in bellevue wa |
I had the septoplasty procedure performed by Dr. Knipe. It went well and I a recovering as it was described to me. I trust Dr. Knipe and I would highly recommend him. He is very open and explains things clearly and answers questions fully.
in Seattle, WA |
Dr. Knipe addressed my ear pain in a very considerate and professional manner. He's a good listener, and asked sufficient questions to arrive at what proved to be a proper remedy. The entire experience was pleasant and comfortable. I would certainly recommend Dr. Knipe and his clinic to others.
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  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Cigna
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    Cigna PPO
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  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
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  • Premera Blue Cross
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  • Providence Health Plans
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