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Dr. Douglas Sorensen, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
4.0 (40)
Map Pin Small Tacoma, WA
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Douglas Sorensen, MD

Dr. Douglas Sorensen, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Tacoma, WA. They graduated from Uniformed Services University Of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD and is affiliated with St. Joseph Medical Center. Dr. Sorensen, completed a residency at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center Aurora CO; University of Colorado Health Sciences, Denver, CO. Patients rated Dr. Sorensen an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Sorensen works at Franciscan Ear, Nose & Throat Associates at St. Jo in Tacoma, WA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Sorensen's Office Locations

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    Franciscan Ear, Nose & Throat Associates at St. Joseph
    1608 S J St # 5, Tacoma, WA 98405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (253) 366-5859

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Chronic Sinusitis
Endocrine Gland Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Oral Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Salivary Gland Cancer
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Tonsillitis
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Acute Respiratory Infection
Deviated Septum
Enlarged Turbinates
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Laryngeal Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
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Thyroid Nodule
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Allergic Rhinitis
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Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
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Broken Nose
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Pain
Chronic Rhinitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Facial Fracture
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Goiter
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Graves' Disease
Hashimoto's Disease
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Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoparathyroidism
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Leg and Foot Ulcers
Lipid Disorders
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Morbid Obesity
Nasal Polyp
Nose Cancer
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Obesity
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Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Peripheral Edema
Peritonsillar Abscess
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Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
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Thyroid Cancer
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Tonsil Cancer
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Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Acute Epiglottitis
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Acute Laryngotracheitis
Acute Thyroiditis
Adrenal Gland Diseases
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Adult Development Disorders
Alzheimer's Disease
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Benign Pituitary Gland Tumor
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Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Cancer
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Burning Mouth Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
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Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Vertigo
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
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Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Pharyngitis
Chronic Thyroiditis
Cleft Lip
Cleft Palate
Cluster Headache
Common Cold
Conductive Hearing Loss
Congenital Hypothyroidism
Congenital Hypothyroidism without Goiter
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Cranial Nerve Cancer
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Dementia
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Diabetes Type 1
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Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Difficulty With Walking
Diplopia
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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dystonia
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Ear Ache
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Ear Cancer
Ear Disorders
Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Cancer
Earwax Buildup
Encephalomyelopathy
Epilepsy
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Essential Tremor
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Facial Nerve Disorder
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Female Infertility
Gait Abnormality
Geographic Tongue
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gum Cancer
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Herniated Disc
Hyperglycemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperprolactinemia
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypokalemia
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Iodine Deficiency
Jaw Fracture
Laryngitis
Larynx Cancer
Leukoplakia
Lip Cancer
Lipedema
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Low Back Pain
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
Malignant Otitis Externa
Malignant Pituitary Gland Tumor
Maxillary and Malar Fractures
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Mouth Cancer
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Myasthenia Gravis
Myoclonus
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Optic Neuritis
Oral or Facial Cleft
Orbital Fracture
Osteopenia
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overweight
Parkinson's Disease
Parosmia
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Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pineal Region Tumors
Pituitary Gland Cancer
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
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Radiculopathy
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Restless Leg Syndrome
Retropharyngeal Abscess
Salivary Gland Cyst
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
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Sinus Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Sleep Disorders
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
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Tempormandibular Joint Pain
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
Thrush
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Thyroid Atrophy
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Goiter
Thyrotoxicosis Factitia
Tinnitus
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TMJ
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Tracheitis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Tremor
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
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Visual Field Defects
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Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Polyp
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Adenoidectomy
Audiometry
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
Caldwell-Luc Procedure
Carotid Ultrasound
Cholesterol Screening
Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
Dexamethasone Suppression Test
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Screening
Diabetic Evaluation
Dynamic Endocrine Function Test
Ear Tube Placement
Endocrine Surgical Procedure
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Evoked Potential Test
Excision of Facial Bone
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Functional Movement Screening
Glossectomy
Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
Head and Neck Surgery
Head CT Scan
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
ImPACT Testing
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Lip, Excision or Resection
Memory Evaluation
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Oral Cancer Screening
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
Parathyroid Surgery
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Sudoscan
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TCD Bubble Test
Thyroid Biopsy
Thyroid Hormone Replacement
Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
Thyroid Scan
Thyroid Screening
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tonsillectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ultrasound
Uvulectomy
VAP Lipid Testing
Vestibule and Floor of Mouth Excision or Destruction
Wada Test
Water Deprivation Test
Wound Repair
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    4.0
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    About Dr. Douglas Sorensen, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1669448346
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tx
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center Aurora CO; University of Colorado Health Sciences, Denver, CO
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Uniformed Services University Of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • St. Joseph Medical Center

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    Dr. Sorensen works at Franciscan Ear, Nose & Throat Associates at St. Jo in Tacoma, WA. View the full address on Dr. Sorensen’s profile.

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