Dr. Yuri Gelfand, MD

Dr. Yuri Gelfand, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Yuri Gelfand, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas in 2006 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, sleep medicine otolaryngology, and more.

4101 Greenbriar St Ste 320

Houston, TX 77098

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • 3 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Gelfand

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

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

Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 93% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Gelfand'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.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gelfand "Dr. Gelfand was born in Minsk, Belarus and immigrated to United States with his family in 1989. He grew up in Houston, Texas and attended college at the University of Texas at Austin. He completed his medical school training at UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas and did his otolaryngology residency training at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Gelfand clinical interests include thyroid and parathyroid disorders, allergy, surgery of the nose and paranasal sinuses"
11

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Laryngology
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Otology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Rhinology
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology
1

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
69

Conditions Treated

Less

Read Less
37

Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery

Less

Read Less

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston and Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Texas, Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gelfand has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Gelfand does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Gelfand and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Gelfand's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gelfand to family and friends
3.3
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Gelfand's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in West Bloomfield, MI
One of the most uncaring medical professionals I have ever met. He caused my family member harm and did not care. He should not deal with people. He should stick to research as he clearly does not care about people. Even if he were the only ENT available, I would suggest that any patient smart...more
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful

Are you Dr. Gelfand?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!