Dr. Philip Eugene Zapanta MD ENT-Otolaryngologist

Dr. Philip Zapanta is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Washington, District of Columbia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including George Washington University Hospital and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Zapanta accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at George Washington University Hospital and one of 11 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center who specialize in Otolaryngology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

ENT-Otolaryngologist: General Otolaryngology/ENT

Clinical Interests: Education, Sleep medicine, Sleep apnea, snoring and sleep apnea surgery otolaryngic allergy student and resident education

Education & Medical Training

George Washington University
Residency, Otolaryngology, 2001–2006

University of Virginia
Internship, General Surgery Preliminary Year, 2000–2001

University of Virginia School of Medicine
Class of 2000

George Washington Univ
Fellowship, Master Teacher Leadership Development Program, 2008–2009

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified 6 years in Otolaryngology

DC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Fellow (FAAO-HNS), American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Army Achievement Medal, United States Army

Army Commendation Medal, United States Army

Army Reserves Component Achievement Medal, United States Army

Baldridge Physician of the Month, George Washington University

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, United States Army

Health Tappy Award, Top Doctor in the District of Columbia, Health Tap Virtual Practice

National Defense Service Medal, United States Army

Resident Travel Award, Triological Society

Top Doctor, Washington DC, The Washingtonian

Welcome Home Warrior Citizen Award, United States Army

Publications & Presentations

Age of Bioterrorism: Are You Prepared?: Review of Bioweapons and Their Clinical Presentation for Otolaryngologists.
Zapanta PE , Ghorab S

General surgery and otolaryngology resident perspectives on obtaining competency in thyroid surgery.
Lee LC, Reines HD, Domanski M, Zapanta P, Robinson L

Direct excision of the turkey jowl deformity: a review of 100 consecutive cases.
Lindsey, W.H., Zapanta, P.E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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