Dr. William Ryan, MD

Dr. William Ryan, MD

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Dr. William Ryan, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Stanford Univ Sch Of Med in 2003 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1825 4th St Fl 4

San Francisco, CA 94158

Contact Information

(415) 885-7528

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ryan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
very high
more than 99% of peers
Oral Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Tongue Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

63  Conditions Treated

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39  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct 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

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.

Education

  • Stanford Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ryan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ryan's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ryan to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ryan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Ryan successfully removed a large Salivary Gland tumor from my face and below my ear. I can't believe it went so well. Two months later I have only a small scar underneath my ear to show for a complicated four hour surgery. I have full use of all my facial motions. Even every hair of my beard...more
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I simply can't express in words all what Dr. Ryan has done for me prior to, during and after the surgery. It was cancer and everything had to happen at fairly fast pace. Every evening Dr. Ryan called me and we spoke about what had happened and what was going to happen next. He made me feel like I...more
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Dr Ryan was very thoughtful and informative. He was confident not cocky and very personable. His bedside manner is hard to find these days. I could not have asked for a better surgeon.
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