Albert L. Merati M.D.
Albert L. Merati M.D.
- Voice and swallowing (laryngology)
- Otolaryngology [ENT] - head and neck surgery
- Laryngeal cancer
Patient Ratings and Reviews
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Dr. Merati in my opinion is an exceptional and stellar Person, Doctor and Surgeon. He's preformed 2 [...] surgeries on me in the past few years. This first was life saving [...], and the second eliminated periodic severe pain and minimized other concerning symptoms, his actions and efforts have dramatically improved the quality of my life. Words cannot describe how greatful I am to him and his team. Thank you so much Dr. Merati!!!
everyone who works in and with Merati's office is a complete joy. I particularly love Dr Merati and Dr [...], the speech pathologist (can't recall full name at the moment). She legitimately taught me how to BREATHE.
Scheduling the visit was particularly difficult and required multiple phone calls. The scheduler always returned my messages but never directly answered the phone when I called. After the visit was scheduled, everything else went very smoothly. Dr. Merati and [...] were really wonderful.
*Dr. Merati was very accommodating & easy to talk to.
Dr. [Merati] is one of the finest physicians with which I have ever had the privilege to work with.
I was very impressed with all the staff of the UWMC, including the front desk, nurses, fellows, speech language pathologists, and *Dr. Merati. In particular my [...] was incredibly helpful and knowledgeable in regards to my case. As always, *Dr. Merati was a warm and friendly presence in the room and answered all my questions with respect and care.
Dr. Merati and his team gave me the curiosity, time, patience and respect all patients should receive when meeting with a health care provider. I feel secure in his/their care.
A. None. B. *Dr. Merati - he listens - friendly - obviously cares for patients and uses teachable moments with his students.
*Dr. Merati has been a life changer for me. I can now eat orally, I cal talk a lot better. I am very grateful for *Dr. Merati and his team. Thanks Thanks!!!
*Dr. Merati was great! He had a very good bedside manner.
Both Dr. Merati and Dr. [...] were excellent. I have no suggestions at this time.
*Dr. Merati is by far the best physician I have ever worked with. Brilliant, experienced, kind down-to-earth, caring and easy to talk with. I feel respected and like I'm receiving VIP care every visit. Wait times are sometimes long, but I feel that's to be expected. I'd much rather have longer and more personal appointments - and know that others have the same experience.
Dr Merati and his staff were amazing. I was every impressed and most appreciative of all their care and expertise.
Everyone at this office was very professional, pleasant to work with and kind and caring. I would like to thank Dr. Merati himself. He is so kind and understanding. I appreciate his expertise and his willingness to explain everything to me. I am so glad he has been able to care for me and my voice problems.
Both *Dr. Merati & [...] are wonderful. I call them the "A Team."
Dr Merati is outstanding both as an individual and professional person. Dr Garber is very good. Great listener and is proficient at his practice.[...]
[...] I felt extremely at ease during this appointment with the involved staff. In my former profession, I had dealing with multiple medical providers, discovering the ordinary from the superior. The *Dr. Merati definitely rates superior plus!
*Dr. Albert Merati and his team, plus *Dr. [...] and his team are both the best healthcare providers in their fields.
Dr. Merati is an awesome Doctor, very courteous, professional, respectful and knowledgeable. He's a good listener and a straight shooter, I have the utmost respect for him and his decision making.
Dr. Merati and his team are very busy but had the experience to treat my fairly rare condition. They are extremely capable.
About Albert L. Merati
Albert Merati, M.D., is a surgeon and chief of Laryngology at UW Medicine's Head and Neck Surgery Center.
Dr. Merati believes the secret to caring for the patient is caring about the patient. He has a long association with UW Medical Center, and actually had his tonsils removed at the UW as a child.
Dr. Merati earned his M.D. at the UW. He has clinical expertise in office-based and operative laryngology, including complex airway, voice and swallowing. This includes vocal fold paralysis, surgery for dysphagia/aspiration (including Zenker's), and endoscopic and open surgery for airway stenosis and laryngeal cancer.
Dr. Merati's research has related to the better understanding the dominant clinical issues facing patients, including diagnostic testing and treatment of vocal fold paralysis, surgical management of airway stenosis, the impact of reflux on laryngeal disorders and tracheotomy complications.
In his free time Dr. Merati enjoys spending time with his three favorite people in the world, his wife Jenny, his little dude Solomon (born 2009) and their youngest, Rose (born 2013).