Dr. Vernon Goltry, MD

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Dr. Vernon Goltry, MD
Dr. Vernon Goltry, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Boise, ID. He has been practicing for 56 years. Dr. Goltry is affiliated with St. Luke's Boise Medical Center.

Vernon L Goltry MD

10480 W Garverdale Ct Ste 806

Boise, ID 83704

Contact Information

(208) 342-8952

Dr. Vernon Goltry, MD

Dr. Vernon Goltry, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Idaho Physicians Network (IPN)
  • 7 More

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Care Philosophy

I come from a family of physicians and I learned early on that patient care would be my focus. Honesty with my patients, generating their trust in my expertise as a specialist and resulting care, is paramount. I feel it is most important to listen. The accuracy and appropriateness of the questions I ask my patients lead invariably to the foundation of a correct diagnosis and treatment plan.
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Dr. Goltry's Experience

Dr. Goltry'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 sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Laryngology
  • Neurotology
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Otology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Rhinology
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

Conditions Treated

  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Stones
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo


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  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Eardrum Repair
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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.


  • Westminster College Fulton, Missouri
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1957
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • U Iowa Hosp-Clins
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1962
  • U Iowa Hosp-Clins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967
  • American Academy Of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology 1969
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1969

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Goltry has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Goltry's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Goltry to family and friends
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Dr. Goltry's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Boise, ID |
Dr. Goltry's affable, amiable disposition and collegiality with patients creates an atmosphere of patient/physician teamwork that makes seeing the doctor a great experience. His knowledge and expertise in his specialty is voluminous, yet all the information he has at his disposal is presented in a friendly, easy-to-follow fashion. I would highly recommend Dr. Goltry to my family, friends, and associates.
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Dr. Goltry accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
    Americare Preferred Critical Illness PLUS
  • Assurant Health
    Bronze Plan 001 HDHP
    Bronze Plan 002 HDHP
    Bronze Plan 003 HDHP
    Bronze Plan 004 HDHP
    Bronze Plan 005 HDHP
    CoreMed Bronze 1 HDHP
    CoreMed Gold 1 PPO
    Gold Plan 002 PPO
    Health Access - Enhanced
    Health Access - Fundamentals
    Platinum Plan 002 PPO
    Silver Plan 002 PPO
    Silver Plan 003 PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Cross
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Traditional PPO
    Federal Employee Program
    Preferred Plan PPO
    State Employees Program
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
    Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
    Bronze Choice PPO
    Bronze HSA Family PPO
    Bronze HSA Individual PPO
    Bronze HSA-Family
    Bronze HSA-Individual
    Catastrophic Plan
    Gold Choice
    Gold Choice PPO
    Gold Choice/Point/Connect 1000
    Gold Choice/Point/Connect 2000
    Gold Choice/Point/Connect 500
    Gold Connect
    Platinum Connect
    Short Term PPO
    Silver Choice 2000
    Silver Choice 2000 PPO
    Silver Choice 3000
    Silver Choice 3000 PPO
    Silver Choice 4000
    Silver Choice 4000 PPO
    Silver Choice No Deductible
    Silver Choice No Deductible PPO
    Silver Choice/Point/Connect 2000
    Silver Connect 2000
    Silver Connect 3000
    Silver Connect 4000
    Silver Connect No Deductible
    Silver HSA-Family
    Silver HSA-Individual
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund PPO
    Cigna Healthcare of Texas PPO
    Cigna Network
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Advantra PPO
    Aetna Better Health
    Coventry Health America
    Coventry Health America PPO
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA Benefit Plan Nationwide High
    GEHA Benefit Plan Nationwide Standard
    GEHA High Deductible Health Plan Nationwide HDHP
  • Health Net
    Advantage Platinum PPO
    Federal Services
    Individual and Family PPO
    Large Group PPO
  • Humana
  • Idaho Physicians Network (IPN)
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    Standard Nationwide Standard
  • Medicaid
    Medicaid Assignment
  • PacificSource
    Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health Plans
    Preferred PPO
  • SelectHealth
    Idaho-Midwest and Southern Idaho HMO-High
    Idaho-Midwest and Southern Idaho HMO-Standard
  • Tricare
    Family Health Plan PPO
    TriCare for Life
    Tricare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Basic PPO
    Bronze Copay Select
    Bronze HSA 100
    Choice Plus
    Choice Plus PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Goltry has admitting privileges

St. Luke's Boise Medical Center
190 E Bannock St
Boise, ID 83712
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