Dr. Thomas Pilkington, MD

Dr. Thomas Pilkington, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Thomas Pilkington, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Arlington, VA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med in 2004 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1635 N George Mason Dr Ste 250

Arlington, VA 22205

Contact Information

(703) 524-1212

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Dizziness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Pilkington's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

65  Conditions Treated

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29  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pilkington has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Virginia Hospital Center, Chief, Department of Otolaryngology

Dr. Pilkington's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pilkington to family and friends
29 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Pilkington'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Today I met Dr. Pilkington for the first time. Very friendly and organized front desk staff. I was seen right on time. Dr. Pilkington was very polite, friendly & professional. He listened to me carefully. Examined my sinuses, throat, and hearing thoroughly. For my hearing concern he referred me...more
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Dr. Pilkington has been following me for the last year for both a fall on my face and an ear tube placement gone very wrong. His care, intelligence, time, and professional knowledge are exceptional.
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I am a horrible patient. He is the most patient of doctors. Nicest man on the planet. I did not have a terribly complicated diagnosis and I don't need any follow-up care. If I ever do need an ENT again, I'll be on his doorstep!
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Dr. Pilkington is absolutely amazing! He was the only ENT who made my pain go away! I had recurring sinus/face pain for over 4 years; I saw 3 OTHER ENTS who diagnosed as sinus infection/inflammation. They kept prescribing me sprays and antibiotics. I finally found Dr. Pilkington who said, I think...more
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Dr. Pilkington is the best medical doctor I've ever known. He discovered I had cancer during a routine unrelated visit. He discovered it before any other medical professionals, even ones which had only examined me. He performed my removal surgeries, and I have been under his care since. Absolutely...more
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