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Dr. Stephen Griffith, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
3.8 (6)
Map Pin Small West Des Moines, IA
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Stephen Griffith, MD

Dr. Stephen Griffith, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in West Des Moines, IA. They specialize in Ear, Nose, and Throat, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. They graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and is affiliated with Iowa Specialty Hospital-Belmond, Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center and Knoxville Hospital and Clinics. Patients rated Dr. Griffith an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Griffith works at Practice in West Des Moines, IA with other offices in Belmond, IA, Knoxville, IA and Des Moines, IA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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.

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Dr. Griffith's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    105 Valley West Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50265 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 223-4368
  2. 2
    Iowa Specialty Hospital-belmond
    403 1st St SE, Belmond, IA 50421 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (641) 444-3223
  3. 3
    Knoxville Hospital & Clinics
    1202 W Howard St, Knoxville, IA 50138 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (641) 842-7211
  4. 4
    Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center
    1111 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 247-3121

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  • Iowa Specialty Hospital-Belmond
  • Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center
  • Knoxville Hospital and Clinics

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Chronic Tonsillitis
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Dysphagia
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Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head and Neck Cancer
Headache
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Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Nosebleed
Outer Ear Infection
Pharyngitis
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Suppurative Otitis Media
Tinnitus
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Adenoidectomy
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Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Rhinoseptoplasty
Tonsillectomy
Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Adenoiditis
Anosmia
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Ear Ache
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Ear Disorders
Ear Infection
ENT Cancer
Facial Fracture
Geographic Tongue
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Hearing Loss
Hearing Loss Due to Noise
Hyperacusis
Hyperparathyroidism
Jaw Fracture
Labyrinthitis
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngitis
Leukoplakia
Loss of Smell and Taste
Loss of Taste
Malignant Otitis Externa
Maxillary and Malar Fractures
Meniere's Disease
Mixed Hearing Loss
Motion Sickness
Nasal Obstruction
Nasal Polyp
Nose Cancer
Oral Cancer
Oral or Facial Cleft
Orbital Fracture
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Parosmia
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Perforated Eardrum
Peritonsillar Abscess
Pharyngeal Candidiasis
Postnasal Drip
Salivary Gland Cancer
Salivary Gland Cyst
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Sinus Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
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Sudden Idiopathic Hearing Loss
Swimmer's Ear
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
Throat Pain
Thrush
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Thyroid Cancer
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TMJ
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Tongue Cancer
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
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Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Audiometry
Balloon Sinuplasty
Botox® Injection
Carotid Ultrasound
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Desensitization
Diagnostic Nasal and Sinus Endoscopy
Ear Surgery
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Glossectomy
Head and Neck Surgery
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Laryngoscopy
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Myringotomy
Nasal Surgery
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Oral Cancer Screening
Parathyroidectomy
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Puncture Aspiration
Sinus Surgery
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Scan
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Turbinate Reduction
Vestibule and Floor of Mouth Excision or Destruction
Wound Repair
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    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1790773679
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Ohio State University College of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Mount Carmel West
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Ohio State University College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • The University of Cincinnati
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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