Dr. Tom Coffey, MD

Dr. Tom Coffey, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Tom Coffey, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Trumbull, CT and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1986 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

15 Corporate Dr Ste 2-8

Trumbull, CT 06611

Contact Information

(203) 452-7081

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Connecticare
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Top Care Areas

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Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Coffey'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.

Dr. Coffey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Coffey "Tom K. Coffey, M.D. is a board-certified otolaryngologist specializing in adult and pediatric diseases of the ears, nose, sinuses, throat and neck. Dr. Coffey graduated from Stanford University and earned his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he also served as Chief Resident. Dr. Coffey has held many leadership positions, including Chief of Otolaryngology at Bridgeport Hospital for 10 years, and he is a senior attending at both Bridgeport and St. Vincent's Hospitals. He has been widely published in medical journals and is regularly honored as a "Top Doc" in Connecticut Magazine's annual peer review. When he is not helping patients, he enjoys swimming and backpacking with his five sons. Ear, Nose, Throat: Hearing loss Hearing aids Vertigo & balance disorders Ringing in ears (tinnitus) Fluid/recurrent infections Ear tubes Ear drum perforations Barotrauma Disorders of the hearing bones Cysts and tumors Skin cancers Ear wax Swimmer's ear External ear canal problems Wrestler's injuries Ear pain Nose and Sinus Nasal allergies Recurrent sinus infections Balloon SinuplastyTM In-Office and in O.R. Packing free nasal surgery Nasal obstruction Nasal congestion Deviated septum Post nasal drip Nasal polyps Nasal masses Nosebleeds Loss of sense of smell Headaches Nasal fracture Throat Recurrent sore throats Reflux Care of the professional voice Hoarseness Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy Swallowing problems Oral/ mouth lesions Sleep Diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea Treatment of upper airway obstruction Head and Neck Tumors of the salivary glands Skin tumors Headache Vocal nodules Tumors of the voice box Throat cancer Snoring Tumors of the mouth and voice box Neck mass/ swelling Swollen glands "
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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

53  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • 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
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue 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)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Coffey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Coffey's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Coffey'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)

One of the best practices around. Highly recommend Colleen PAC. Jean, Dr. Coffey’s nurse and office staff are awesome. Never disappointed or rushed. Highly recommend. Great providers.
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He is a super star! So is his PA!
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Dr. Coffey is a caring physician. He works with his patients to understand issues and resolve problems. However, his office staff is abrupt and not helpful. I find myself dreading to call the office and the only reason I continue to visit him is because is such a good doctor.
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They recommended surgery on my nose to realign my septum, guaranteeing that I will be able to breathe better after the surgery. However, it has been one year and my nose feels the exact same as before the surgery. They basically asked for about $500 to give me a nose bleed for 3 weeks...
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Dr. Coffey and his staff are responsive and professional. Dr. Coffey provided detailed information about the condition and communicated clearly and compassionately with both the patient and family during visits and surgery. His expertise and knowledge of the field was evident in the diagnostic...more
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