Dr. Douglas D Backous MD ENT-Otolaryngologist

Dr. Douglas Backous is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Seattle Children's Hospital and Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus. He received his medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine and has been in practice for 25 years. He is one of 20 doctors at Seattle Children's Hospital and one of 42 at Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus who specialize in Otolaryngology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

ENT-Otolaryngologist: Neurotology

Education & Medical Training

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1989–1991

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1991–1995

University of Washington School of Medicine
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified in Neurotology

American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified in Otolaryngology

WA State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com
2012

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Cochlear implant placement: round window approach.
Backous, D. D.

Preventing complications in pediatric cochlear implantation.
Melton, M.F., Backous, D.D.

Introduction: Reports from the 12th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children.
Backous, D.D.

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