Dr. Thomas Pilkington, MD

Dr. Thomas Pilkington, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male | 38 years old

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Dr. Pilkington specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat and practices in Arlington, VA. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Pilkington's Reviews

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based on 26 total surveys (6 with reviews)
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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
Arlington, VA |
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!
in Arlington, VA |
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 you are clenching your teeth/jaw and creating TMJ face pain. Pay attention when you are awake and if you feel yourself clenching your jaw, try to relax. He was right!! No more pain- I am so grateful!
Hyattsville, MD |
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 outstanding medical professional. As a bonus, the front desk staff and nurses are also very professional and helpful, even spending 25 minutes on the phone to help iron out insurance issues.
in Arlington, VA |
Our daughter had her tonsils removed and Dr. Pilkington was outstanding in all areas.
Silver Spring, MD |
I was extremely ill with a serious sinus infection. Dr. Pilkington took the time to examine and explain all that was happening in detail. His follow up and concern was really comforting throughout my 6 week treatment.
in Arlington, VA |
We have already recommended Dr. Pilkington to family and friends. Dr. Pilkington's careful, thorough and attentive care quite possibly saved a family member's life, enabling us to treat a potentially life-threatening situation while the intervention was still manageable and highly effective.
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Dr. Pilkington'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 malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

Education

  • Medical School
    Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 2004

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • Virginia Hospital Center, Chief, Department of Otolaryngology

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair