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10 Best ENTs in St. Louis

March 4, 2021

Our clients who enroll in the Consumer Directed Services (CDS) know that they need to be on Medicaid in order to qualify for the program. 


In order to help you make a more informed decision regarding your health, we put together this guide of the 10 Best Ear Nose and Throat Doctors in St Louis Who Accept Medicaid 


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ENTs (also known as Ear, Nose, and Throat doctors or otolaryngologists) are medical specialists who focus primarily on issues pertaining to the ear, nose, and throat. You might go see an ENT if you have chronic ear or sinus infections, a throat tumor, or a disorder pertaining to your airway or vocal cord. 


The head and the neck include some of the most delicate and yet vital structures of our bodies, so it’s important to choose a skilled and knowledgeable ENT who does good work and makes you feel comfortable.

10 Best ENTs in St. Louis Who Accept Medicaid

 

1.    Jennifer Brinkmeier (5.0 Stars)

 

Dr. Brinkmeier receives excellent reviews from grateful patients who appreciate that she took the time to find healing solutions for them. She specializes in both adult and pediatric otolaryngology. Dr. Brinkmeier has been practicing medicine for over 13 years. Currently she works as an assistant professor at St. Louis University teaching pediatric otolaryngology in addition to providing direct patient care.

 

She received her education from the following institutions:

 

●      Ohio State University - College of Medicine, Medical School (2007)

●      Saint Louis University - School of Medicine - Residency in Otolaryngology (2012)

●      University of Michigan - Ann Arbor - Fellowship in Otolaryngology (2014)

 

         Dr. Brinkmeier provides the following services at her clinic:

 

●   ENT treatment for children

●   ENT treatment for adults

●   Sinus infection treatment

●   Treatment, management, and diagnosis of childhood disorders of speech and language as well as voice and hearing

 

Dr. Brinkmeier affiliates with the SSM Hospitals in St. Louis, MO. Patients can contact her at the following addresses:

 

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital

1465 S. Grand Blvd.

St. Louis, MO 63104-1003

314-268-4010

 

2.    Joseph Brunworth (5.0 Stars)

 

Dr. Brunworth consistently receives 5 star ratings from his patients. He specializes in working with skull base tumors, rhinosinusitis, and other nose problems, and issues relating to the pituitary gland. He works as an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the St. Louis University School of Medicine.

 

Dr. Brunworth has been practicing medicine for over 14 years. He speaks both English and Spanish fluently and he specializes in both otolaryngology and rhinology. He affiliates with Mercy Hospital and SSM Health. He received his education from the following institutions:

 

●   St. Louis University School of Medicine - Medical School

●   University of California-Irvine - Residency in Otolaryngology

●   Southern California Kaiser Permanente - Fellowship in Otolaryngology

●   University of Adelaide - Australia - Fellowship in Otolaryngology

 

Dr. Brunworth provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●   Sinus surgery

●   Nasal tumor surgery and treatment

●   Skull base tumor treatment

●   Dacryocystorhinostomy

●   Image guided surgery

●   Nasal endoscopy

●   Minimally invasive procedures

 

Patients can contact Dr. Brunworth at one of the following locations:

 

Center for Specialized Medicine

1225 South Grand - GL - Door 3

St. Louis, MO 63104

314-977-5110

 

SLUCare Otolaryngology West County

555 N. New Ballas Road, Suite 260

St. Louis, MO 63141

314-977-6362

3.    Craig A. Buchman (5.0 Stars)

Dr. Buchman consistently receives high ratings from his patients who say that he listens well and provides treatment recommendations that lead to positive results. He has been practicing medicine for over 31 years.

 

Dr. Buchman received his education from the following institutions:

 

●   University of Florida School of Medicine - Gainesville (1990)

●   University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine - Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh (1992)

●   University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pennsylvania - Fellowship  in Otology/Neurotology/Skull Base Surgery (1997)

●   University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine - Residency in Otolaryngology (1997)

 

Dr. Buchman provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●   ENT treatment of adults

●   Treatment of hearing loss

●   Temporal bone tumors and cancer

●   Facial nerve injury treatment

●   Facial paralysis treatment

●   Acoustic neuroma treatment

●   Adult and pediatric cochlear implants

●   Skull-base surgery

●   Active middle ear implants

●   Neurofibromatosis treatment

●   Cholesteatoma treatment

●   Auditory brainstem implants

●   Otosclerosis treatment

 

         Patients can contact Dr. Buchman at the following location:

 

         Center for Advanced Medicine Ear, Nose, and Throat Center

         4921 Parkview Place, Suite A, Floor 11

         St. Louis, MO 63110

         314-362-7509

4.    John Chi (4.9 Stars)

Dr. John Chi has received spectacular reviews from numerous satisfied patients. As a plastic and reconstructive surgeon he often receives patients who are dissatisfied with treatment they received from previous doctors. His patients report that he’s “a lifesaver” in that he was able to provide rescue treatments to fix mistakes that other ENTs had made.

 

Dr. Chi has been practicing medicine for over 14 years. He has received a number of awards and he affiliates with Barnes Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital. He provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●   Sinus Surgery

●   Rhinoplasty

●   Tonsillectomy

●   Adenoidectomy

 

Dr. Chi speaks both English and Chinese fluently and attended the following institutions of higher education:

 

●   SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine (2007)

●   Columbia University - Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (2001)

●   City University of New York - Master of Arts Secondary Science Education (2003)

●   State University of New York Downstate Medical Center - Medical School (2003-2007)

●   Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Residency of Otorhinolaryngology (2007-2012)

●   Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (2012-2013)

●   Washington University in St. Louis - Master of Population Health Sciences (2018)

 

Dr. Chi provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●   Facial cosmetic procedures

●   Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery

●   Rhinoplasty

●   Facial nerve injury and disorders treatment

●   Facial trauma treatment

 

Patients can contact Dr. Chi at the following locations:

 

         Washington University Facial Plastic Surgery Center

         1020 N. Mason Road Suite 205

         St. Louis, MO 63141

888-446-2124

         314-362-7509

5.    James E. Benecke (4.8 Stars)

 

Dr. James Benecke receives excellent reviews from his patients. The only negative thing they have to say in regard to their experience with him has to do with his office staff not answering the phones reliably. Patients rave about Dr. Benecke as a “rare gem” in the field of otolaryngology.

 

Dr. Benecke has over 43 years of experience in his field. He is a board certified physician by the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. He received his medical training from the following institutions of higher education:

 

●   Indiana University School of Medicine - Medical School

●   St. Vincent Medical Center in Indianapolis, IN - Residency in General Surgery

●   Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis, IN - Residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery

●   House Ear Institute in Los Angeles, CA - Fellowship in Otology and Neurotology

 

Dr. Benecke is affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center. He has specialized expertise in his field working with adult and pediatric otology and neurotology. He provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●   Outpatient surgery

●   ENT services for adults

●   ENT services for children

●   Treatment of swallowing disorders

●   Treatment of facial nerve injuries and disorders

●   Treatment of vertigo

●   Tumor treatment

●   Treatment of allergies

●   Hearing loss treatment

 

Dr. Benecke provides services at the following location:

 

         SoundHealth

1010 Old Des Peres Rd.

         Des Peres, MO 63131

         314-394-5221

6.     Scott Hardemann (4.3 Stars)

 

Dr. Hardemann is rated highly for his excellent bedside manner. Patients are eternally grateful to him for his treatment outcomes and his ability to find answers to health problems that other doctors have not been able to resolve. Dr. Scott Hardemann has over 26 years of experience. In addition to seeing patients directly, Dr. Hardemann also works as a partner at Gateway ENT. He believes in creating partnerships with patients to maintain the highest quality of care possible.

 

Dr. Hardemann provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●   Sleep and EEG testing

●   Hearing Evaluation

●   Inner Ear Testing

●   Myringotomy

●   Tympanotomy

●   Thyroid gland removal

 

Dr. Hardemann received his education at the following institutions:

 

●   University of Missouri, Kansas City - Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

●   University of Missouri, Kansas City - Medical School (1995)

●   St. Louis University - Residency in Otolaryngology and General Surgery

 

         Patients can contact Dr. Hardemann at the following location:

 

         Gateway Ear, Nose, and Throat

         9701 Landmark Parkway Drive, Suite 201

         St. Louis, MO 63127

         314-843-3828

7.    Anthony J. D’Angelo (4.0 Stars)

 

Dr. Anthony D’Angelo is a board certified physician who has been practicing as an ear, nose, and throat doctor for more than 25 years. Both he and his staff have an excellent reputation for providing patients with top-notch care. The only negative reviews he’s received were from patients who had trouble getting ahold of someone at the office to speak to a staff member directly.

 

Dr. D’Angelo is a fellow of the following organizations:

 

●   Osteopathic College of Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery, Head, and Neck Surgery

●   Otolaryngic Allergy

 

         Dr. D’Angelo provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●   Allergy treatment

●   Sinus surgery

●   Balloon sinuplasty

●   Thyroid and endocrine surgery

 

         Dr. D’Angelo received his education from the following institutions:

●   Temple University - Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

●   University of Health Sciences in Kansas City, MO - Medical School

●   University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey - Head and Neck Surgery Residency

●       Osteopathic Medical Education Consortium of Oklahoma - Fellowship in Otolaryngic Allergy

 

Patients can contact Dr. D’Angelo at the following addresses:

 

2325 Dougherty Ferry Rd

Suite 205

St. Louis, MO  63122

314-821-5002

 

12255 DePaul Dr

Suite 290

St. Louis, MO  63122

314- 770-0708

 

8.    Sean Bailey (3.7 Stars)

 

Dr. Bailey has been practicing medicine for over 33 years as a board certified fellow of the American College of Surgeons, The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. He served as the Chairman of surgery at St. Clare Hospital.

 

Patients report mixed reviews for Dr. Bailey. Some of his patients absolutely love him while others have noted that the office staff may not have the patients’ best interests in mind. Some patients have voiced concern about the potential conflict of interest that happened with Dr. Bailey moved to a new clinic that sells hearing aids. While some patients appreciate the convenience of having their audiology needs met at Dr. Bailey’s clinic, they note that the doctors at this clinic may be less motivated to fix their hearing problems because of the profit incentive of selling hearing aids.

 

Dr. Bailey attended the following institutions of higher education:

 

●   Tulane University in New Orleans - Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

●   Tulane Graduate School of Biochemistry - Master’s Degree

●   Tulane Medical School - Master’s of Science - Medical Doctorate (1987)

●   Tulane School of Public Health - Jamaica Tropical Medicine Elective

●   Washington University - Barnes-Jewish General Surgery Program (1987-1990)

●   Washington University Department of Neurosurgery - National Institute of Health - Research Fellow  (1990-1992)

●   Washington School of Medicine - Residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (1996)

 

Dr. Bailey has special expertise in treating peripheral nerve regeneration. He offers the following services at his clinic:

 

● ENT care for adults

● ENT care for children

● Audiology and hearing aids

● Head and neck surgery

● Balloon Sinuplasty (Balloon Sinus Dilation)

● Allergy testing

● Voice and swallowing disorders

● Treatment of hearing disorders

● Treatment of balance disorders

● Treatment of sleep disorders, including snoring and TMJ

 

 

         Dr. Bailey offers services at the following location:

 

         St. Louis ENT Health

         3860 S. Lindbergh Blvd., Suite 108

         St. Louis, MO 63127

         314-965-9184

9.    James Boyd (3.3 Stars)

 

Patients describe Dr. Boyd as very “professional”, thorough, and compassionate. Some patients rate him lower for the long wait times at his clinic, while others are grateful that he takes the time to listen to each patient carefully (thus the longer wait). While most patients appreciate his bedside manner and treatment recommendations, a few were unimpressed by his office staff.

 

Dr. Boyd has been practicing medicine for over 36 years. He affiliates with Advanced Ambulatory Surgical Care, Mercy Hospital, and St. Luke’s Hospital. Dr. Boyd attended the following institutions of higher education:

 

●   University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine - Medical School (1985)

●   University of Missouri Hospital - Internship in Otolaryngology

●   University of Missouri Hospital - Residency in Otolarygology

●   University of Pittsburgh - Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery

 

         Dr. Boyd offers the following services at his clinic:

 

●   Treatment of adult ENT issues

●   Treatment of pediatric ENT issues

●   Thyroid surgery

●   Parathyroid surgery

●   Head and neck reconstructive surgery

●   Allergy treatment

●   Sleep disorders treatment

●   Swallowing disorders treatment

●   Hearing aids

●   Audiology testing

 

Dr. Boyd offers services at the following locations:

 

Town And Country Head And Neck Surgery Division

607 S New Ballas Rd Suite 2300

St. Louis, MO 63141

314-251-6394

        

Sound Health Services

607 South New Ballas Rd Ste 2300

St. Louis, MO 63141

314-251-6394

10.                   Dr. Jastin Antisdel (3.0 Stars)

Dr. Antisdel’s patients report that he provides treatment recommendations that lead to good outcomes. He is rated highly by patients in terms of listening and communication.

 

Dr. Antisdel has been practicing medicine for over 10 years. He operates a busy practice where he sees patients in person, but he also works as the director of the St. Louis University Sinus Institute. Additionally, he works as associate professor in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the St. Louis University School of Medicine. 

 

Dr. Antisdel is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and he attended the following educational institutions:

 

●       St. Louis University School of Medicine - Medical School

●       St. Louis University School of Medicine - Residency in Otolaryngology

●       Georgia Regents University - Fellowship

 

In addition to his general knowledge of ear, nose, and throat pathologies, Dr. Antisdel has specialized knowledge in working with sleep apneas, allergic rhinitis and nasal surgery, pediatric sinus issues, allergy testing and treatment, and skull base tumors.

 

Dr. Antisdel provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●       Endoscopic treatment of tumors

●       Ophthalmic treatments

●       Balloon sinuplasty

●       Placement of steroid eluting stents

●       Opportunities for patients to participate in clinical trials

        

Dr. Antisdel provides services at the following address:

 

         Center for Specialized Medicine

         1225 South Grand - GL - Door 3

         St. Louis, MO 63104

         314-977-5110