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Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Natasha Pollak, MD

Natasha Pollak
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Specialties

Otolaryngology (ENT), Head and Neck Surgery

Distinctions
4.5
155 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
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about me
Clinical Interests
  • Endoscopic and minimally invasive ear surgery
  • Laser surgery of the ear
  • Hearing loss
  • New hearing aid technologies
  • Implantable hearing devices, Baha, Ponto
  • Cochlear implants
  • Management of chronic ear disease and cholesteatoma
  • Eustachian tube dysfunction and ear tubes
  • Pulsatile tinnitus and middle ear myoclonus
  • Vestibular and balance disorders
  • Meniere disease
Research Interests
  • Endoscopic and minimally invasive ear surgery
  • Hearing preservation in patients undergoing cancer treatment
  • Clicking tinnitus, middle ear and palatal myoclonus
  • Applications of engineering in ear surgery
  • Understanding chronic ear disease
  • Hearing restoration
Education
  • MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Training
  • Fellowship, Otology and Neurotology, Paparella Ear Head & Neck Institute, Minneapolis, MN
  • Residency, Otolaryngology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Board Certification
  • Otolaryngology
Memberships
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Awards and Honors
  • Best Basic Science Research Presentation Award, University of Missouri
  • William E. Davis Resident Research Award, University of Missouri
  • Powell Predoctoral Fellowship, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor Society
  • Top Doctors, Otolaryngology, Philadelphia magazine, 2018-2020
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Office Locations

Temple Head & Neck Institute

Temple University Hospital 
3509 North Broad Street
Boyer Pavilion, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19140
800-TEMPLE-MED

Temple Head & Neck Institute at Jeanes Campus

TUH – Jeanes Campus

7604 Central Avenue 

Friends Hall

Suite 100

Philadelphia, PA 19111

215-728-CARE

ratings & reviews

155 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about Patient Satisfaction Rating.

OVERALL RATING

4.50 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.6
Show respect for what you say
4.6
Spend enough time with you
4.5
Give easy to understand instruction
4.5
Provider expl in way you understand
4.5
Provider listen carefully to you
4.5
Show respect for what you say
4.6
Spend enough time with you
4.3
Provider expl in way you understand
4.3
Provider listen carefully to you
4.2
Give easy to understand instruction
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
May 26, 2020

This was a telephone visit. This went good and smooth as it could possibly be Due Covid 19

5.0
March 28, 2020

I didn't actually see Dr Pollack in the office because of the recent pandemic. I was calling to change the appointment and Dr Pollack got on the phone and went over things for me [...] she's a very kind person

5.0
March 18, 2020

Dr. Pollak understands my hearing loss/problem - explains and follows through.

5.0
January 30, 2020

Overall so far so good.

5.0
January 8, 2020

Keep up the good work!

5.0
November 14, 2019

Good experience.

5.0
October 29, 2019

Very thorough in explaining position/conclusion. Gave me insightful information. Had researched my history. Put me at ease regarding no further ENT testing necessary.

2.5
October 26, 2019

Dr. Pollak was not as warm as I was hoping she would be [...].

5.0
October 24, 2019

The visit was very good. The doctor remembered me from the 1st time I saw her.

5.0
October 8, 2019

It was a good experience. The care provider and staff were professional, and communicative with me about my health issue. I am now set up for annual appointments.

5.0
September 19, 2019

Keep up the awesome service!

5.0
September 5, 2019

everything went smoothly and was what I was hoping for. The information Dr. P. and the residents provided was very reassuring. I seem to be hearing better since my visit.

2.0
September 3, 2019

i had a problem and was fit into the schedule. I just felt the exam was rushed.

5.0
August 20, 2019

Great care and communication

5.0
August 12, 2019

very impressed with entire teamDr Pollack explained everything in detailVery glad I changed doctors to Dr Pollack!

5.0
August 12, 2019

Dr Pollack was very impressive; she explained in detail outcome of testing; very personable, so very glad we switched physicians from another practice outside Temple Physicans;

5.0
June 3, 2019

excellent service

5.0
May 28, 2019

Good & wonderful experience.

5.0
May 13, 2019

Keep up the great work!

5.0
April 29, 2019

great service and a next-day appointment