Dr. Timothy Dettmer, MD

Dr. Timothy Dettmer, MD

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Dr. Timothy Dettmer, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Mason City, IA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 2000 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

250 S Crescent Dr

Mason City, IA 50401

Contact Information

(641) 494-5380

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 98% of peers

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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

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • 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

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Wartburg College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, Oh
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dettmer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dettmer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dettmer to family and friends
5.0
based on 82 total reviews (24 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (82)

  • 5
    (80)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
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Dr. Dettmer'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (24)

My ear infection is improving greatly
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I got in to see Dr. Dettmer after only waiting 5-10 minutes. We discussed my issues and came up with a very conservative plan which I greatly appreciated.
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I was pleased with my experience. Everyone did an excellent job.
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Friendly staff that kept us well informed. Excellent anesthesia nurse that made my little one not even notice when she was taken back without mommy. Fast surgery and wait times
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Seen for allergy testing. Found no new allergies. OTC treatment options discussed. Return to office as needed.
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