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Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) • Male • Age 59

901 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23507
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Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
600 Gresham Drive
Norfolk, VA 23507
Sentara Leigh Hospital
830 Kempsville Road
Norfolk, VA 23502

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Ear, Nose and Throat, Ltd.
Ear, Nose and Throat, Ltd.
901 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23507
Ear, Nose and Throat, Ltd.
885 Kempsville Rd Ste 304
Norfolk, VA 23502
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    Dr. Kalafsky's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat
    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
    • Adenoidectomy
    • Allergy Shots
    • Allergy Testing
    • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
    • Allergy Treatment
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Audiometry
    • Balloon Sinuplasty
    • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Diagnostic Ultrasound
    • Disability Evaluation
    • Ear Reconstruction
    • Ear Surgery
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • Earlobe Repair
    • Earwax Removal
    • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
    • Foreign Body Removal
    • Inner Ear Repair
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Laparoscopy
    • Laryngoscopy
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
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    • Mastoidectomy
    • Myringotomy
    • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
    • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Nasal Surgery
    • Nasopharyngoscopy
    • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
    • Septal Perforation Repair
    • Sinus Augmentation
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Tympanometry
    • Ultrasound, Thyroid
    • Vestibular Testing
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    • Acute Laryngitis
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Allergic Disorders
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Allergies
    • Chronic Laryngitis
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Down Syndrome
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Infection
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Laryngitis
    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Otitis Media
    • Otosclerosis
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    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Postnasal Drip
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Swimmer's Ear
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • TMJ
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Virginia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Temple University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1983

    Internship Hospital

    Eastern Virginia Med School
    Complete in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    Eastern Virginia Med School
    Complete in 1985

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Scranton
    Graduated in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kalafsky & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Kalafsky's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters

    • Sentara Leigh Hospital

    • Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

    • Sentara Princess Anne Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.3
    • 6 Star Ratings
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    4.3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kalafsky to family and friends

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    Dr. Kalafsky's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.2 out of 5

    6 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    6 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.5 out of 5

    6 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    6 responses

    Experience with Dr. Kalafsky

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.3 out of 5

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    Is Dr. Kalafsky accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    Office Locations

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    Ear, Nose and Throat, Ltd.
    901 Hampton Blvd
    Norfolk, VA 23507
    (757) 623-0526 (Office)
    (757) 627-6471 (Fax)
    B
    Ear, Nose and Throat, Ltd.
    885 Kempsville Rd Ste 304
    Norfolk, VA 23502
    (757) 623-0526 (Office)
    (757) 627-6471 (Fax)
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    Ear, Nose and Throat, Ltd.
    680 Kingsborough Sq
    Chesapeake, VA 23320
    (757) 623-0526 (Office)
    (757) 627-6471 (Fax)
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