Dr. Thomas Tegt, MD

Dr. Thomas Tegt, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male | 63 years old

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Thomas J. Tegt is Board Certified in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln...Read more

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in Lincoln, NE |
Yeah, he can be a little abrupt. But he's a great doctor! The scientific mind can sometimes not have the warm-fuzzy turned on, and he does exude an alpha-male discipline in building his practice, but he did my son's tonsils twenty years ago, and he did my sinuses this summer, and I'm very happy with the results. His procedures I liked better than the other two doctors I had interviewed, and his office dealt with my insurance company, so it was no hassle for me. He answers all of your questions.
in Lincoln, NE |
I have 3 boys that have all had surgeries with Dr. Tegt. I think he is great & to the point. He checked on the boys and was very informative. He's done 2 sets up tubes and 3 tonsil and adenoid removals on my boys.
Lincoln, NE |
I've had nothing but positive interactions with Dr. Tegt. This is true for myself and my 2 year old daughter. After explaining things, always asks if there are questions. Personally called me about my CT results the same day of the test. Very impressed!
in Syracuse, NE |
I've been going to Dr. Tegt for 4 years and he has been great! He has helped so much with my chronic sinus infections and getting my allergies under control. I would highly recommend Dr. Tegt to anyone!!
Probably a good surgeon but horrible bedside manner. Does not explain things barely talks to you, very short with answers to your questions, dismissive. Would never recommend to anyone.
Lincoln, NE |
Took my 3 year old to see him to assess her need for tubes (to address repeat ear infections), and he was horrible with her. Worst bedside manner ever. Should not work with children--he did not speak to her at all and was very rough when examining her. She was terrified.
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Thomas J. Tegt is Board Certified in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Prior to completing his residency training at UNMC, he completed an internship at Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Tegt is actively involved in the Lincoln community. In his spare time, he enjoys sports and aviation.

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  •  Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  •  Board certified in Otolaryngology
  •  Malpractice claims in Nebraska not available
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Palate
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • TMJ
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital Portland

    Completed in 1979

    University Of Nebraska Medical Center

    Completed in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English

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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)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • 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 Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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