Taking the ‘mal’ out of malpractice insurance for otolaryngologists

June 2017 – Vol. 36, No. 5

Today, as healthcare delivery continues to undergo unprecedented change, it’s more important than ever for doctors to have a strong, trusted partner that helps you focus on what you do best—delivering care. That’s why The Doctors Company is taking the “mal” out of malpractice insurance.

The Doctors Company—guided by a fundamental belief that the practice of good medicine should be advanced, protected, and rewarded—is leading the industry in how insurers support the medical profession and partner with those providing care. They are committed to being:

  • A proactive partner, striving to anticipate your evolving needs.
  • A trusted partner, helping you overcome the complexities of today’s changing healthcare environment.
  • A visionary partner, pursuing knowledge and innovation that supports your practice.

Learn more about how the company is taking the “mal” out of malpractice at and join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #advancegoodmedicine.

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) has partnered with The Doctors Company, an Academy Advantage Premier Partner, to provide Academy members with an exclusive insurance program since 2003.

As the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer—insuring more than 1,000 otolaryngologists nationwide—The Doctors Company has unparalleled insight into the broad range of claims in otolaryngology. And backed by the financial strength of more than $4 billion in assets and a membership of 78,000 physicians, The Doctors Company offers AAO-HNS members a unique combination of coverage features, aggressive claims defense, and unrivaled protection. Qualified AAO-HNS members receive a program discount of  five percent and a claims-free credit of up to  25 percent, as well as participation in the company’s multiyear dividend program.

Created in 2007, the Tribute® Plan is an unrivaled benefit that rewards The Doctors Company’s members for their loyalty and their dedication to superior patient care with a significant financial award at retirement. How significant? The highest award to date to an otolaryngologist and AAO-HNS member was $33,554. Learn more about this groundbreaking benefit at

Join your AAO-HNS colleagues as a member of The Doctors Company—get malpractice insurance without the “mal” at