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Department Otolaryngology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Filipino, Spanish, Tagalog
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adult Ent/Otolaryngology
  • Airway Reconstruction
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Challenges and Choices of Aging
  • Coblation
  • Diagnostic head and neck
  • Ear Tubes
  • Ear Wax Removal
  • Entry-level Rhinology and Laryngology
  • Esophagus Endoscopy
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Flexible Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
  • Flexible Fiberoptic Nasal Endoscopy
  • General ENT
  • General Otolaryngology
  • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
  • Jaw Reconstruction
  • Laryngeal Function Assessment
  • Laryngeal Sensory Testing
  • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Nasal Reconstruction
  • Nasal Valve Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nose/nasal Surgery
  • Parotidectomy
  • Skin Cancer Reconstruction
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Surgical Treatment Of Hemangiomas And Birthmarks
  • Swallowing Therapy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Tracheostomy Care
View all 35 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Achalasia
  • Allergies
  • Benign Bone Tumors
  • Broken Bones
  • Burning Mouth
  • Burning Mouth/Burning Tongue
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma of Unknown Primary
  • Carotid Body Tumor
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Ear Disease
  • Colon Polyps
  • Congenital Head And Neck Masses
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum and Nasal Obstruction
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphonia
  • Eagle Syndrome
  • Ear drum perforations
  • Ear Infections (Otitis Media)
  • Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Tumors - Benign and Malignant
  • Esophagitis
  • Facial Nerve Disorders
  • Facial Nerve Paralysis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Goiter
  • Goiter and Thyroid Nodules/Tumors
  • Hair Loss
  • Hay Fever
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Masses
  • Head and Neck Paragangliomas
  • Head And Neck Tumors
  • Headaches
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Problems
  • Hemangiomas
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Hoarseness
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Melanoma
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Middle Ear Infection
  • Mouth Cancer
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Fractures
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Nasal Valve Collapse
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neck Mass/swelling
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Nose Or Nasal Problems
  • Nosebleed
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Osteoradionecrosis
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Disease Description
  • Parotid Tumors
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Types 1 & 2
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scars
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Septal Deviation
  • Septal Perforation
  • Sinonasal Disease
  • Sinonasal Tumors
  • Sinus Infections
  • Sinus, Sleep, Salivary Gland Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Sinusitis - Chronic
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skull Base Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smell And Taste Disorder
  • Snoring
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sore Throat (Pharyngitis)
  • Strep Throat
  • Subglottic Stenosis
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Throat Problems
  • Throat Symptoms from Reflux
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tongue Tie
  • Tonsil And Adenoid Problems
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Stenosis
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Velopharyngeal Insufficiency
  • Vestibular Disorders
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Voice Disorders
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
View all 114 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA USA

Internship - Harlem Hospital Center
New York, NY USA

Fellowship - University of Miami School of Medicine - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Hyperbaric Medicine
Miami, FL USA

Fellowship - University of Miami School of Medicine - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Head & Neck Surgery
Miami, FL USA

Fellowship - Sisters of Charity Hospital of Buffalo
Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery
Buffalo, NY USA

Medical Education - University of Philippines College of Medicine
Manilla, Philippines


  • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Specialty Interests

Head and neck cancer surgery and reconstruction, minimally invasive-endoscopic and robotic head and neck cancer and tumor surgery, skull base surgery, photodynamic therapy for the head and neck

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Michael Medina, MD.

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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 1/1/2022, Dr. Medina 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

223 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.3
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

36 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2022

Excellent doctor and excellent experience

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2022

Dr Medina takes time with me the patient making sure to include me in any tx or findings. He is excellent

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2022

Dr Medina is ALWAYS good!!

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2022

If my problem is solved, I would very likely recommend Dr. Medina.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2022

The Doctor and staff did excellent treatment.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2022

Dr. Did not introduce himself when entering room. First time visit, wasn't sure who he was. Dr. Lacked empathy.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

Dr. Michael Medina is an excellent physician and surgeon. I'm very happy with the outcome of my surgery. He is also very kind and thorough in patient care. Because he is such an amazing physician it is difficult to get an appointment. I had to settle for an appointment at a different Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

As I stated before, he is an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

Dr Medina was excellent I didn't feel rushed took his time with me.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

Once Dr. Medina and I got together things went much better. After we talked and he examined me, I felt that I had chosen the right E.N.T. Doctor To treat me. So far so good.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

Dr Medina has great people skills, is patient and is EXTREMELY professional. He is great.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2022

Like I said was worth it to wait for my appointment, he is a good Dr and honest

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2022

Dr. Medina listened to my concerns about my family history with cancer and he let me know exactly what he was going to do before performing the procedure. It did not hurt at all or feel uncomfortable and he was very soothing during whole procedure and explained his findings immediately and probable causes for my symptoms.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2022

Dr. Medina was courteous, thoughtful, and helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2022

Dr. Medina explained everything very clearly and professionally.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

I had a good experienced with Dr. Medina. He was caring and answered all my questions. He also took the time to read my exams from overseas the diagnosis, x rays and scans.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2022

Dr Medina was an excellent communicator, professional and created a sense of safety

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

Dr Medina is incredible!!

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

My ENT referred me to Dr Medina. I am very grateful

Reviewed on May 20, 2022

Dr Medina takes time with me the patient does not rush me very attentive does an excellent job. Treats me the patient with respect

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

Dr Medina and staff provided a positive experience. The only issue is in length of months between each necessary provider for same issue.

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

Dr. Medina gave me an appt as soon as he got back from vacation.

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

Dr. Medina was so thorough! I felt like he was the first ENT who really took the time to listen to what was going on.

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

The Dr. Was very polite, nice, very knowledgeable and down to earth. The Dr made decisions about my care and my need very fast and discussed what he would do, He made me feel secure and I for sure woul recommend him and the Clevelan Clinic always. Thank you

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

All the appointments were worked by one person, I was not around and around. I am very happy with the experience and I will recommend Cleveland Clinic, Staff and Doctors always. Thank you

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2022

My comments/ratings pertain solely to my experience with Dr. Medina.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Dr Medina and his staff are terrific.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

*Dr. Maranda took excellent care of me along with the team he assembled.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Both doctor and assistant were very responsive to my situation

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Dr. Medina and his staff was very very helpful and was able to provide and give me a better idea/understanding about what is going on with my health. Awesome job

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2022

Dr. Medina was a surgical opinion I wanted for a Thyroid concern and not diagnosed for surgery at this time, I was given all the same time and attention he would afford his surgery patients.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2021

He is an amazing surgeon and doctor. He is truly one of the best. I suffered for 3 years prior to Dr. Medina performing my surgery. My life is better because of him.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2021

I love Dr. Medina! He's also so good at explaining my issues and making sure I understand. Mark is great too. You can tell they are both trying to be sure I understand and helping me with clearing up any questions. I'm sorry I don't remember the names of the 2 girls who took my info to get me set up for this visit because they too were very thorough and friendly.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2021

Dr. Medina and Mark Friedman are a great team!

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

Dr Medina, is what all practinors in medicine should be like!

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

Excellent doctor, Charming personality

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