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Michael J. Wolfe, FACS, M.D.

About

Professional Statement

"I believe in fully informing my patients about their medical problems in order for them to participate in making medical decisions."

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Accepts 50 Insurance Plans

Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted
  • AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) (all programs accepted)
  • Aetna Aexcel Network (specialty restrictions)
  • Amerigroup Washington Apple Health
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Apple Health (Medicaid Fee-for-Service, PC zip code restrictions)
  • Asuris
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bridgespan (authorization required, otherwise not in network)
  • Childrens Health Program (CHIP)
  • Choice Option
  • Cigna (all plans accepted)
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry/First Health (most products accepted)
  • Crime Victims Compensation
  • Department of Social and Health Services (zip code restrictions)
  • First Choice Health Network (all programs accepted)
  • Greatwest Healthcare (all programs accepted)
  • Group Health Cooperative Access PPO
  • Health Net Federal Services (CHAMPUS)
  • Healthsmart
  • Healthy Options Molina
  • Humana
  • ILWU-PMA (Longshoremen)
  • Labor and Industries
  • LifeWise Health Plan of Washington (all programs accepted)
  • Maritime Health Services
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Metropolitan Life
  • Molina Healthcare (Medicaid Fee-for-Service, PC zip code restrictions)
  • Multiplan/PHCS (all programs accepted)
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Northwest Administrators
  • Premera Blue Cross (all programs accepted)
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)/Multiplan (all programs accepted)
  • Providence Health Plan Preferred
  • Regence Blue Shield (all programs accepted)
  • Retail Clerks
  • Self-Insured Workers Compensation
  • Sound Health and Wellness (Puget Sound Health Partners)
  • State Industrial Workers Compensation
  • Sterling Insurance
  • Teamsters
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • Uninsured
  • United Healthcare AARP Medicare Complete
  • United Healthcare West
  • Veterans Affairs (authorization required)
  • Welfare and Pension Administration Service
  • Workers Compensation Federal
  • Zenith Administrators
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Education

University of Washington School of Medicine
medical school, 1998
University of Utah - Otolaryngology
residency
University of Cincinnati - Head and Neck Oncology
fellowship

Board Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology
Otolaryngology/Otorhinolaryngology

Clinical Interests

  • Adenoiditis
  • Adenoids
  • Airway Disorders
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anosmia
  • Auditory Nerve Injury
  • Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease
  • Base Of Skull Surgery
  • Base Of Skull Tumors
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Branchial Cleft Cyst
  • Brow Droop
  • Cervical Spinal Mass
  • Cheek Problems
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Ear Infections
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Palate
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cosmetic Botox
  • Cranial Nerve Diseases
  • Cranial Nerve Disorders
  • Cranial Nerve Injuries
  • Croup
  • Degenerative Disorders Of The Balance Organs
  • Deviated Septum
  • Difficulty Speaking
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Distortion Of The Face
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Reaction
  • Dry Nose
  • Dry Sinus
  • Dysarthria
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphonia
  • Ear Canal Lesion
  • Ear Cyst
  • Ear Drainage
  • Ear Melanoma
  • Ear Plastic Surgery
  • Ear Pressure
  • Earache
  • Ears Abscess
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Enlarged Adenoids
  • Epistaxis
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Ethmoidectomy
  • Eustachian Tube
  • Excess Skin Of Eyelid
  • Excessive Drooling
  • Excessive Salivation
  • Eyelid Repair
  • Face Cancer
  • Face Melanoma
  • Face Stitch Removal
  • Face Swelling
  • Facelift
  • Facial Cyst
  • Facial Nerve Disease
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Paresis
  • Facial Tingling
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Of Thyroid
  • Foreign Body In Ear
  • Foreign Body In Nose
  • Free Flap Neck
  • Frontal Sinusotomy
  • Frostbite Of Ear
  • Frostbite Of Nose
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Growth On Ear
  • Growth On Head
  • Growth On Neck
  • Hairy Tongue
  • Head Abscess
  • Head And Neck Melanoma
  • Head Cyst
  • Head Lump
  • Head Mass
  • Head Papilloma
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarseness
  • Hypoglossal Nerve Disease
  • Impacted Cerumen
  • Inner Ear Trauma
  • Itchy Ear
  • Juvederm
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Papillomatosis
  • Laryngeal Polyps
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngomalacia
  • Lip Droop
  • Ludwig's Angina
  • Lump In Throat
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Malformations Of Ear
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Lip
  • Mediastinal Tumor
  • Melanoma On Ear
  • Melanoma On Face
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Missing Eardrum
  • Mouth Abscess
  • Mouth Bleeding
  • Mouth Breathing
  • Mouth Cancer
  • Mouth Cyst
  • Mouth Pain
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Drainage
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Neck Abscess
  • Neck Cancer
  • Neck Cyst
  • Neck Lymph Nodes
  • Neck Papilloma
  • Neoplasm Of Ear
  • Neoplasm Of Salivary Gland
  • Neural Hearing Loss
  • Noisy Breathing
  • Nose Abscess
  • Nose Cyst
  • Nose Fracture
  • Nose Pain
  • Olfactory Nerve Disease
  • Otalgia
  • Otitis
  • Otoplasty
  • Otosclerosis
  • Ototoxicity
  • Paranasal Surgery
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Perforated Ear Drum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Polyp Of Cheek
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Post Nasal Drip
  • Preauricular Fistula
  • Presbycusis
  • Prominent Ears
  • Remove Sinus Packing
  • Restylane
  • Revision Of Tracheostomy
  • Rhinitis
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Salivary Duct
  • Salivary Gland Disorders
  • Septoplasty
  • Septum Problem
  • Sialolithiasis
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Sinus Fracture
  • Sinus Mass
  • Sinus Pain
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Sinus Pressure
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Small Ear Canal
  • Smell Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Speech Disorders
  • Sphenoidectomy
  • Stapedectomy
  • Strep Throat
  • Stridor
  • Stylohyoid Syndrome
  • Subglottic Stenosis
  • Sudden Deafness
  • Suppurative Tonsillitis
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Swollen Parotid
  • Swollen Throat
  • Temporomandibular Joint Surgery
  • Throat Abscess
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Mass
  • Throat Tightness
  • Thyroglossal Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue Clip
  • Tongue Mass
  • Tongue Pain
  • Tongue Sores
  • Tongue Tied
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tonsils
  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Tracheostomy
  • Tumor Of Nose
  • Turbinate Surgery
  • Twitching
  • Tympanoplasty/Mastoidectomy
  • Unable To Close Eyes
  • Uvuloplasty
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibular Neuronitis
  • Vestibulitis
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction
  • Vocal Cord Lesion
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Strain
  • Voice Problems
  • Voice Screening
  • Weakness Of Eye Closure
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Personal Interests

Family, soccer, photography, home improvement projects, travel
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Languages

  • English
  • German

Practice Locations

Michael J. Wolfe practices at two locations

Pacific Medical Centers Specialty Care - Northgate
10416 5th Avenue Northeast
Suite 200

Seattle, WA 98125
Pacific Medical Centers Specialty Care - First Hill
1101 Madison Street
Suite 301

Seattle, WA 98104
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish First Hill
  • Swedish Issaquah