Department Otolaryngology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adult General Otolaryngology
  • General Otolaryngology
  • Sialoendoscopy
View all 3 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Burning Mouth/Burning Tongue
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Ear Disease
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dysphonia
  • Ear drum perforations
  • Ear Infections (Otitis Media)
  • Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Headaches
  • Hoarseness
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Nasal Fractures
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Nose Or Nasal Problems
  • Nosebleed
  • Parotid Tumors
  • Pediatric ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat) Problems
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Septal Deviation
  • Sinonasal Disease
  • Sinus Infections
  • Sinus, Sleep, Salivary Gland Disease
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smell And Taste Disorder
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat (Pharyngitis)
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Throat Problems
  • Tongue Tie
  • Tonsil And Adenoid Problems
  • Vestibular Disorders
  • Voice Disorders
View all 37 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Residency - Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA USA

Internship - Temple University Hospital
Internal Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA

Medical Education - Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO USA

Undergraduate - University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH USA


  • Otolaryngology

Specialty Interests

swallowing dysfunction ear pain nasal and sinus disorders salivary endoscopy/ salivary disorders

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 5/4/2020, Dr. Timen has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

70 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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.3 out of 5
Explains 4.3
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.3
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.1

12 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Dr. Timie was very detail with me he explained everything about my situation and why it was happening. I was impressed with him. That was important to me because now I know what I need to do to make sure my health is good at my age of life.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

physician was condescending and a bit rude. didn't do a bad job clinically but needs to work on bedside manner

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Dr. Timen was fantastic! The information provided in the appointment was thorough and informative. I felt very comfortable with his opinion and the details of his assessment. I will definitely recommend this provider to others

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

I will definitely recommend Dr. Timen and his staff at the Head and Neck Institute at Cleveland Clinic for an ENT needs

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Dr. has great bedside manner, extremely caring and concerned. i have great faith in him and am very happy that he is taking care of me.

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

Very stand-off-ish, Very quick to evaluate me. It felt to me he didn't want to hear my concerns. In total I didn't feel like the care Cleveland Clinic is promised to offer to their customers/patients. I asked about any advancements in hearing improvements and he just flat out said no! What ever happened to talk about options. He even didn't ask how I lost my hearing. This doctor is bitter!!!

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

Doctor was very kind, attentive and efficient

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

Dr. Timen provided excellent notes and CT scan report. Excellent informative visit. Greatly appreciate his detailed input.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Dr. Timen was extremely thorough and far surpassed my own PCP and my usual hospital physicians.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

we really enjoyed having Dr Timen talk to us and listen to us and examine Sophia

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

Dr. Timen made sure I understood my issues and the procedure to fix them, which I am very thankful for. He earned my trust quickly by being thorough but also diligent and to-the-point, which was very convenient for a busy schedule. Much respect and appreciation.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Attending surgery nurses were outstanding, along with physician. Gigi and the doctor were kind, compassionate, safe, and helped increased my comfort.

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