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Dr. William Schmitt, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat ·  Male · Age 37

Dr. Schmitt

Spokane Ear Nose and Throat

217 W Cataldo Ave Spokane, WA 99201

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(509) 624-2326


Dr. William Schmitt, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Univ Of Wi Med Sch in 2008 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and neurotology.


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Dr. Schmitt's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ear Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmitt treats Ear Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Schmitt treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Ear Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmitt performs Ear Surgery more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Schmitt performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Vertigo
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmitt treats Vertigo more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Schmitt treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Paroxyzmal Vertigo of Childhood
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Central Vestibular Vertigo
  • Migrainous Vertigo

Dr. Schmitt's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acoustic Neuroma Removal (incl. Hearing Preservation Techniques) 
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Common Cold
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cough
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Earwax Buildup
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Palsy
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Stapedectomy
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Wound Repair

Dr. Schmitt's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schmitt

3.7

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
31.57894736842105%
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Excellent Doc. Spent quality time with me!
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Dr. Schmitt is THE BEST. We have nothing but great things to say about him and his team. He is very professional and committed to his patients. He performed two surgeries on our baby, which went really well. His experience and expertise put us at ease before each procedure. He always answered all of our questions, was very knowledgeable, and to the point. He didn’t sugar coat anything, which we appreciated. Dr. Schmitt opened up a world of opportunities for our son, without limitations.
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Very good
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Dr schmitt is definitely a surgeon and if you need surgery he's the one to see. I do notice a difference of the in and out routine when I'm just there for my annual checkup. Hes a very busy man with not much time to Kabitz but do you want a friend or a surgeon. I'll take the surgeon and save the friend for my primary care! He did a great job on what was left of the inside of my ear after years of neglect.
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Awful, must awful. He treated me like a zoo animal. As soon as he could confirm my case was not surgical, I was shown the door. Go elsewhere. Fast. Plus, his staff is very rude.
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I was not the patient..my 23 year old daughter was. Dr. Schmitt and the entire staff was courteous, warm and professional. Everything was explained thoroughly and we were asked repeatedly if we had questions. Getting tonsils removed is no fun but couldnt ask for a better doctor and staff.
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Excellent doctor and staff. Very profressional.
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I had exactly the same experience as another reviewer. Dr. Schmidt was abrupt and rude, spent maybe five minutes with me, asked very few questions, and sent me away with a printout of information that was entirely useless. Total waste of time and money. Don’t bother.
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Abrupt and rude, made my daughter feel like she was making up her symptoms, did not want to answer any questions I had and spent a total of 5 minutes with us before he rudely told us to leave as he could do nothing for us. The worst doctor interaction I have had in 45 years. I would highly recommend you look elsewhere for an ENT doctor.
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Dr Schmitt and his staff are truly amazing people. I had a very difficult time trying to get approval to consult with him due to insurance issues. Traci, Sarah, Alisa, and Dr Schmitt went above and beyond their respective duties to assist me. Even though I hadn't even met any of them yet. Dr Schmitt is very knowledgeable in my condition and put my fears to rest with his expertise. He took the time to explain what is going on with me and answered all my questions. I cannot thank them enough.
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Dr. Schmitt is awful. He looked at my daughter's throat for less than 5 min and said she was fine. She's had problems for 2 years and he never looked at her history. Do NOT see him, he's horrible. I called the office manager to have another doctor look at her and I haven't heard back from her (Claire) in 2 weeks. BAD office
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Dr. Schmitt was quick to act on my symptoms and provided quality care. He was very oriented to detail and seemed to care about my overall health, not specifically to ear, nose and throat. Thank you.
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I would not recommend Dr. Schmitt. During my encounter with him he shared he had not read the information in my file saying it would overload him. On this instance he contradicted what several of the other doctors had previously told me and I was left feeling like both of our time was wasted. He made it clear that my symptoms were most likely something I was imagining and would eventually just go away with time.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. William Schmitt is an Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck Surgeon with expertise in disorders of the ear, temporal bone, and lateral skull base. Originally from the upper Midwest, undergraduate and medical school studies were completed at...

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Neurotology

Board Certifications

Education

2014
University Of Auckland / School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2013
Mayo Clinic-Rochester
Residency Hospital
2009
Mayo Clinic-Rochester
Internship Hospital
2008
Univ Of Wi Med Sch
Medical School
2004
University Of Wisconsin-Madison
Undergraduate School
2014
2013
2009
2008
2004

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