Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery

Karen Kay Ahlstrom , MD

Spokane Ear Nose & Throat & Surgery Center
217 W Cataldo Ave
Spokane, WA 99201

(509) 624-2326

Overview

Dr. Karen Ahlstrom is an Otolaryngologist practicing general Ear, Nose and Throat medicine including diseases of the airway, thyroid and head and neck cancers, nasal and sinus ailments, and allergies. Dr. Ahlstrom has a special emphasis on pediatric ear nose and throat concerns. Dr. Ahlstrom received her undergraduate degree from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Prior to medical school, she worked as a registered nurse in a pediatric intensive care unit for several years. She subsequently attended the University of Arizona in Tucson, where she obtained her medical degree. She continued on with residency training in Otolaryngology at the University of New Mexico and is Board Certified in general Otolaryngology. "Delivering high quality patient care means, above all, caring for the patient" is Dr. Ahlstrom’s medical motto.

Gender: Female

Years in Practice: 26 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Specialties

Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Providence Holy Family Hospital

Education and Training

Medical School
University Of Arizona College Of Medicine Graduated in 1996

Main Location

Spokane Ear Nose & Throat & Surgery Center
217 W Cataldo Ave
Spokane, WA 99201
(509) 624-2326

Fax: (509) 974-4304
Website: www.columbiasurgicalspecialists.com
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Other Locations

Spokane Ear Nose & Throat & Surgery Center
9922 N Nevada St
Spokane, WA 99218
(509) 624-2326

Fax:
Website:www.columbiasurgicalspecialists.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Spokane Ear Nose & Throat & Surgery Center
13414 E Mission Ave
Spokane Valley, WA 99216
(509) 624-2326

Fax:
Website:www.spokaneent.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Spokane Ear Nose And Throat Clinic
217 W CATALDO AVE
SPOKANE, WA 99201
(509) 624-2326

Fax:
Website:www.spokaneent.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Insurance Plans Accepted

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor’s office as it may change frequently.
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross ID PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Group Health Coop Alliant Plus Connect
  • Group Health Coop Core
  • Heritage Prime
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana National POS
  • Individual Signature
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Molina place WA
  • Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
  • Premera Heritage Signature
  • Premera LifeWise Connect
  • Providence Choice Network
  • Regence UW Medicine
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC NAVIGATE PLUS POS
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO