Ear, Nose, and Throat Doctor in Littleton, CO
South Denver ENT & Allergy provides one full service and convenient location for patients to receive medical and surgical care of the ear, nose, and throat. We treat all aspects fo the ear, nose, and throat including ear infections, middle ear fluid, hearing loss, dizziness, nasal obstruction, sinusitis, tonsil and adenoids, voice care, and inhalant and food allergy testing. Below is the information you need about our hours, location, appointment scheduling, insurance acceptance and billing policies.
South Denver ENT & Allergy
15 W Dry Creek Circle
Littleton, CO 80120
|Monday:||08:00 AM - 05:00 PM|
|Tuesday:||08:00 AM - 05:00 PM|
|Wednesday:||08:00 AM - 05:00 PM|
|Thursday:||08:00 AM - 05:00 PM|
|Friday:||08:00 AM - 03:00 PM|
Accepted Insurance Carriers
Our office accepts a variety of HMOs, PPOs, and other health plans. Please call our office to verify acceptance of your insurance carrier.
We accept most major insurance carriers including:
- Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Federal BCBS
- Medicare Advantage (PPO)
- GEHA Health Plans
- GWH-Cigna (formerly Great West Healthcare)
- Rocky Mountain Health Plans
- AARP Medicare Advantage
- Secure Horizons Medicare
Clinic appointments are currently available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Please call as early as possible for the best selection of appointment times. If you are unable to keep an appointment, please notify us at least 24 hours in advance so that we may offer the appointment to another patient in need of care. All patients are seen by scheduled appointment. We do make allowances for emergency referrals, but walk-ins are not encouraged. Please refrain from wearing cologne or perfume to your appointment as many patients with allergies seen in the office have sensitivities to these products.
New patients are scheduled to allow for additional examination time. Please arrange routine appointments as far in advance as possible. If you have questions regarding surgery or need to set a date for surgery, your call will be directed to our surgery scheduler. During the day, our surgery scheduler meets with patients who are in the office and who need to schedule surgery. Dr. Rao usually operates on Monday and Thursdays. He has admitting and operative privileges at Swedish Medical Center, Littleton Adventist Hospital, Porter Adventist Hospital, Surg Center at Dry Creek, Centrum Surgical Center, and Sky Ridge Medical Center.
We accept most major insurance carriers. For patients without insurance or with very high deductibles we do offer discounts and financing options. Dr. Rao also participates in Doctors Care®, providing accessible care for the underserved.
Facilities & Equipment
Our office was designed with state of the art Olympus®, Karl Storz®, and Zeiss® equipment for evaluation and treatment of nasal and sinus disease, voice and swallowing disorders, middle and outer ear disease, and inhalant allergies including:
- nasal endoscopy
- flexible nasopharyngoscopy & laryngoscopy
- Restech® Dx-pH measurement system
- binocular otoscopy
- allergy skin testing (end point titration, MQT) & immunotherapy (both shots and sublingual drops)
- in office balloon sinus procedures
- in office VivAer and RhinAer procedures
- smell evaluation with UPSIT and smell training therapy
Our endoscopic equipment not only allows your physician to view the anatomy relevant to your medical problem, but allows recording of images and video to educate you, compare examinations, and share with your primary care physician. Our examination rooms provide a quiet, private, and comfortable setting for your examination. Examinations of the nose and larynx are done comfortably in the office with topical anesthesia only, making it possible to return to work the same day as your procedure if you so choose. We also have to ability to perform nasal and sinus procedures on select patients in the office setting. Our highly trained and experienced nurses will make your allergy skin testing and treatment programs as comfortable and convenient as possible.
South Denver ENT & Allergy transitioned to an Electronic Health Record in February of 2011 in order to provide the highest level of patient care and privacy.