Treatment & Services
- Adult Ent/Otolaryngology
- Adult General Otolaryngology
- Diagnostic head and neck
- Ear Tubes
- Ear Wax Removal
- Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
- Entry-level Rhinology and Laryngology
- Flexible Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
- Flexible Fiberoptic Nasal Endoscopy
- General ENT
- General Otolaryngology
- General Pediatric ENT
- Medical Management of Otolaryngology Problems in Adults
- Nasal Airway Surgery
- Nose/nasal Surgery
- Office Palatoplasty
- Office Turbinate Reduction
- Pediatric and Adult Otolaryngology
- Pediatric General Otolaryngology
- Positive Airway Pressure Titration (cpap; Bilevel Pap Titration)
- Sleep Apnea Surgery
- Sleep Studies
- Surgery For Obstructive Sleep Apnea
- Surgical Management Of Chronic Sinus Disease
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Adult and Pediatric ENT Problems
- Chronic Cough
- Colon Polyps
- Ear drum perforations
- Ear Infections (Otitis Media)
- Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
- Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
- Hearing Loss
- Hearing Problems
- Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
- Middle Ear Infection
- Nasal Congestion
- Nasal Obstruction
- Nasal Polyps
- Nasal-Sinus Disease
- Nose Or Nasal Problems
- Paranasal Sinus Disease
- Salivary Gland Diseases
- Septal Deviation
- Sinonasal Disease
- Sinus Infections
- Sinus, Sleep, Salivary Gland Disease
- Sleep Apnea
- Sore Throat (Pharyngitis)
- Strep Throat
- Swallowing Disorders
- Throat Problems
- Throat Symptoms from Reflux
- Tonsil And Adenoid Problems
- Voice Disorders
- Zenker's Diverticulum
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA USA
Medical Education - Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
Undergraduate - Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA USA
- Cleveland Clinic Board of Governors
Cleveland Clinic Head and Neck Institute Residency Program Director
- Otolaryngology - Sleep Medicine (Archived)
Management of obstructive sleep apnea, snoring, nasal airway surgery, adult and pediatric general otolaryngology, nasal-sinus disease and surgery, chronic sinus disease, laryngopharyngeal reflux, medical management of otolaryngology problems in adults, hearing loss
- Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
- Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Research & Publications
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234 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.7|
24 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019
The doctor and intern were both very patient and answered my questions and took the time to understand the reason for my visit.
Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019
listened carefully to me and gave me an opinion that took in my thoughts and his expertise as a Doctor
Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019
the doctor was professional, kind, concerned and clear as to what the problem was and how to treat it. He was also genuinely concerned about my overall health. I would recommend him to my family and friends. He took time for my appointment and I was not rushed.
Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019
Doctor Kominski is a very personable, likeable,guy.
Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019
Dr. Kominsky and his staff were very professional, friendly, helpful, clear and concise with their explanation of the problem and treatment. I definitely will return to Dr.Kominsky in the future and commemend him to others with great enthusiasm.
Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019
the doctor was phenomenal and understood my issues
Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019
Dr Kominsky provided exceptional care. The best experience I have had using the Cleveland Clinic.
Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019
Dr. Kominsky was kind and efficient, explained in a quick and helpful way. So glad I was able to get an appointment with him in a timely fashion.
Reviewed on Jul 11, 2019
Dr. Alan Kominsky, is very professional he listen and provided information regarding my care. I would recommend him in a heart beat. :) Thank you!
Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019
*Dr. Kominsky was excellent!
Reviewed on Jul 3, 2019
We already have recommended *Dr. Kominsky to others.
Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019
my visit with Dr. Kominsky was excellent. He was very friendly and knowledgeable, and quickly found the source of the problem that other doctors could not find.
Reviewed on Jun 27, 2019
I was seen at the exact time of my appointment . Dr. Kominsky was very attentive and answered all my questionsI was bvery satisfied with the servi
Reviewed on Jun 27, 2019
Dr. Kominsky is great-puts me at ease during the procedure.
Reviewed on Jun 19, 2019
Dr Kominsky was fantastic. My surgery has gone well. I had some problems scheduling the appointments up until the surgery but when I informed him of this the problem seemed to get better.
Reviewed on Jun 11, 2019
The doctor was very professional and courteous. He explained things so we could understand them
Reviewed on Apr 8, 2019
Dr. Kominsky is one of the best physicians and surgeons that I have met. He listened and answered my questions and was extremely knowledgeable.
Reviewed on Apr 3, 2019
Dr. Alan H Kominsky is a great doctor & makes you feel comfortable right when you meet him. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
Reviewed on Apr 2, 2019
such a wonderful doctor with great bedside manner ... kind and caring with a good sense of humor ...
Reviewed on Mar 19, 2019
Dr. Kominsky is a great doctor. I can trust him to do what's best for me.
Reviewed on Feb 27, 2019
the doctor didn't take my initial chief compliant very serious at first and then at the end of the visit told me that my concern is serious and believed me. I'm not sure if he was just having a bad day or what but I'm a physician assistant and I would never talk down to a patient the way he did
Reviewed on Jan 31, 2019
the doctor was very professional he listen to my concerns I felt very comfortable
Reviewed on Jan 30, 2019
Dr Kominsky was very helpful in assessing my situation & called in a prescription to a local pharmacy after having told me that this additional medication should ease my situation l.
Reviewed on Jan 10, 2019
doctor seemed dismissive of my problems/concerns
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