Dr. Tim Fife, MD

Dr. Tim Fife, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
37 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Tim Fife, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Roseville, CA and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat, pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), and more.Read his story

Sacramento Ear, Nose & Throat

2 Medical Plaza Dr Ste 235

Roseville, CA 95661
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Fife's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fife "Tim A. Fife, MD has been a member of Sacramento Ear, Nose & Throat Surgical and Medical Group, Inc since 2014. Dr. Fife is board certified and is a member of the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Fife practices all aspects of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, including the medical and surgical treatment of most ear, nose and throat conditions in both children and adults. He has special interest in the evaluation and treatment of voice and swallowing disorders. As part of his assessment of maladies of the voice, he utilizes laryngeal stroboscopy to analyze vocal cord mobility and diagnose a variety of voice pathologies, including chronic hoarseness, vocal cord injuries, tracheal stenosis and benign and malignant lesions of the larynx. For many conditions, he is able to offer both medical and surgical treatment options. Dr. Fife grew up in the Central Valley and attended Brigham Young University where he completed his undergraduate degree in Neuroscience. He subsequently received his medical training at the University of California, Davis. He then headed east to Wake Forest, where he completed his residency in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. His research has been published in national and international peer-reviewed journals, and he has presented at national meetings around the country. When not at work, Dr. Fife enjoys spending time with his family – his wife, Cami, and three young children, Charlie, Anna and Jane. His hobbies include cycling, creative writing and listening to music. He is fluent in German and conversant in American Sign Language."


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3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Laryngology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

58  Conditions Treated


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20  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Voice Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • University of California At Davis / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fife has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • American Sign Language
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fife's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fife to family and friends
8 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Fife's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I went to Dr Fife for a minor surgical procedure and he took great care of me! He is personable, trustworthy and highly skilled. He quickly took care of my medical issue that 2 other previous doctors had told me was unable to be fixed. I am so grateful for his help and would recommend him...more
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After waiting for an appointment for over 4 months, Dr. Fife did not have my CT scan and therefore had no way of moving forward. If I went to a meeting at work unprepared as he did, I would no longer be employed. He as arrogant in regards to not being prepared as if it was somehow my fault he did...more
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Hello, I sincerely apologize on behalf of SacENT for the inconvenience you have experienced with reviewing your CT scan. Typically, your primary care provider will send our office your CT scan alongside your referral. It seems, however, that this was not the case in your situation. Please reach out to me at sacent@sacent.com with your full name and telephone number so that I may look into this matter and assist you further.

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Dr. FIfe was very personable, he put me at ease. He completed a procedure, that a previous specialist could not. I thought the process was going to take several visits, but Dr. Fife was able to perform the procedure in one visit. I will recommend Dr. FIfe, and the entire staff to all my colleagues...more
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Dr. Fife is the type of doctor that inspires a glowing review. He is knowledgeable and professional yet compassionate and personable. My daughter was referred to him, and when I needed an ENT doc myself, I did not hesitate in choosing Dr. Fife. He listened and addressed all of my concerns. He was...more
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Outstanding Dr. and staff. Thank you for being so kind and caring. I have recommend Dr Fife to many people. His medical assistants Jessica and Crystal are always friendly and extremely helpful. Thank you for the great care.
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