Dr. Thomas Paulson, MD

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Age 64
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Dr. Thomas Paulson, MD
Dr. Thomas Paulson, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in West Des Moines, IA. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Paulson is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center - West Lakes.

105 Valley West Dr Ste 100

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Contact Information

(515) 223-4368

Dr. Thomas Paulson, MD

Dr. Thomas Paulson, MD

Accepted insurance

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Care Philosophy

Your health is always our number one priority. Our extensive knowledge and skills are the results of decades of experience, the latest research, advanced technology and continuing medical education. At the same time, we place a very high value on the physician/patient relationship. Our caring, talented providers and staff take the time to listen to your symptoms and concerns so we can fully understand your condition.
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Dr. Paulson's Experience

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Dr. Paulson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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

  • University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Kans Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Kans Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Paulson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paulson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paulson to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Paulson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Paulson accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
    Open Access HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Hospitals where Dr. Paulson has admitting privileges

Mercy Medical Center - West Lakes
1755 59th Pl
West Des Moines, IA 50266
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