Dr. William Blythe, MD

Dr. William Blythe, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. William Blythe, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Opelika, AL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Univ Of Al Sch Of Med in 1992 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1965 1st Ave

Opelika, AL 36801

Contact Information

(334) 705-0012

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

72  Conditions Treated


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35  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • 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)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blythe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blythe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blythe to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Blythe's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Blythe diagnosed a serious problem on the first visit to him after 2 ears of seeing another ENT doctor who mis-diagnosed it. Dr. Blythe was through in his examination and explanation of the problem and made an immediate referral to a specialist in Birmingham to do the surgery. I appreciate his...more
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