Dr. Mark Dettelbach, MD, FACS

Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor

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ENT Consultation
1145 19th Street NW, Suite 402, Washington, DC, 20036
5454 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1535, Chevy Chase, MD, 20815

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Dr. Mark Dettelbach received his undergraduate degree at Yale University, Summa Cum Laude and was a Member Phi Beta Kappa. He then attended Yale Medical School graduating with honors and completed his internship and residency in Otolaryngology at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Dr.Dettelbach is a member and regular lecturer Osler Medical Society, Past President Jacobi Medical Society and specializes in pediatric, ear, and sinus problems.

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Dr. Dettlelbach is excellent and clearly knows his field. The wait time was okay but the appointment took a bit longer than it really should have. I suspect this is due to his friendly nature and conversation with patients and parents.

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Doctor was thorough, pleasant, and helpful. Aslways

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Good Doctor!

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Excellent care and friendly, professional staff.

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Exellent

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He is professional, thorough and explains information clearly.

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Dettlebach is great.

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Outstanding service by the whole staff.

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Pleasant manner, calm and direct. Very professional. Definitely recommend.

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Very professional, front office staff are incredibly friendly, and Dr. Dettelbach is clearly knowledgeable but also able to explain to me what is wrong! I highly recommend this office!

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Impressed

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Everything was great- I was called back at the time of my appointment and seen right away. I would highly recommend both him and the practice.

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Excellent.

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Excellent Doctor !

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great - followed up an ear cleaning with hearing test

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Excellent doctor and excellent service by the front office. Thanks.

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Very professional and informative.

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Professional and on time

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Dr put me at ease and made procedure less intense.

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Very professional evaluation. Thanks, David Epstein

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Arrived early and got right in to see Doctor. Everything went well as always and am pleased.

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We visited Dr. Dettelbach for a follow-up from surgery my daughter had earlier in the year. He has a good bedside manner with kids and is fairly easy to talk to. His approach is a good balance of proactive treatment with "waiting-and-seeing," which works for my daughter's case.

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It was over an hour and a half past our appointment time before we were able to see the doctor. Which is particularly egregious since the staff requests that you arrive 30 minutes early. Every time I've been there the wait is at least an hour. Also annoying, is the large screen in the waiting room with non stop plastic surgery ads.

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Very nice visit the Dr covered everything well. He did not rush us and I would recomend him to anyone I knew looking for a ENT Doctor.

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Excellent Doctor.

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very straight forward with his explanations and treatment

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The appointment was fine but the number of reminders I got about the appointment was annoying. I got both emails and text messages frequently starting the day I made the appointment.

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I've been using this doctor for 11 years. I am concerned that wherever I go next I will not find a doctor as good as him

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I would return to the practice but to see another doctor who my children see. he did not listen to what i was telling him, gave me some meds after i told him i already had them from a previous doctor. kept talking about what he would do next time. i can't hear that is why i went to him. my insurance changed and i could not continue to see the other doctor.

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Both staff and the doctor were pleasant in their manners, answering our questions promptly and providing advice on treatment! All areas of the exams were clean and comfortable, as well.

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It was my first visit to this office, the audiologist spent a good amount of time talking with me and explaining things. She was very personable. Dr. Mark Dettelbach was friendly and efficient. All the check marks are clicked off. If I had something serious that needed medical intervention, I'd certainly follow up with Dr. Dettelbach. He was thorough and spent time with me. Since I have tinnitus, the best ENT has to offer is making sure it's not a growth, it seems. There's not much conversation about how to manage it, cope with it, or figure it out. The goal is just to make sure everything is done so that a growth is not suspected. More tests. Very thorough. Not comforting. Not helpful. Modern medicine. Still, if I was worried about a growth, I'd come see Dr. Dettelbach. I'll probably try acupuncture next. And my dentist. I'll work out some other things, too. If I haven't figured it out on my own, I would go back to see Dr. Dettelbach because he showed concern about the slight potentiality for a growth and he seems like he would be a good doctor for an identifiable problem. I'm glad he wasn't pushy about tests, that doesn't go over well with me. He was genuine and I didn't feel rushed. I'm probably grumpy because my ear is ringing and I haven't learned to accept it yet.

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Very nice and professional.

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Very pleasant

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One if the better doctors appointment I've had. Quick and helpful.

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Great! Very personable, I highly recommend him

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Immediately went to talk about surgery and did not explain why or other alternatives. Also did not explain results of other tests he ordered performed in his office. He seemed knowledgeable but I would have liked more of an explanation besides "this is what I do everyday."

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Really helped me with my sinus infection

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He is an excellent doctor, professional, caring, and knowledgeable.

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I waited maybe 5-7 minutes before I was called to the back and Dr. Dettelbach and his medical assistant were very polite and professional. Overall, it was a great experience.

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Excellent Doctor with strong, courteous support and administrative staff.