Columbia Surgical Specialists

Michael J. Olds



Michael J. Olds, MD

Board certified in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Dr. Olds has also helped advance the cochlear implant procedure in the Pacific Northwest. Specializing in otology, Dr. Olds takes great pride in the help he has provided to so many adults children with hearing impairments.

Dr. Olds graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology and obtained his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine. Two internships followed – the first in internal medicine at the Shands Hospital University of Florida in Gainesville, and the second in general surgery at State University of New York at Syracuse. He continued at Syracuse for his residency in otolaryngology. A Fellowship in otology relocated him to Sarasota where he attended The Ear Research Foundation at Florida Ear and Sinus Center. Dr. Olds then returned to Spokane and joined Spokane ENT and Surgery Center in 1998.

Dr. Olds’ professional associations include American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, American Board of Otolaryngology, Washington State Medical Association, and American Neurotology Society. Dr. Olds has served on the executive board of the Spokane County Medical Society, the surgery committee at Sacred Heart Medical Center, and clinical faculty at Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University, as well as in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He has also volunteered as Secretary of the Inland Northwest Foundation for Hearing, as a board member for The H.O.P.E. School, on the Board of Trustees for Spokane County Medical Society and in the Spokane Rotary.