Dr. Kenneth P. Vives, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 46

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Dr. Vives' Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Yale - New Haven Hospital
20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06510
William W. Backus Hospital
326 Washington Street
Norwich, CT 06360

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Vives

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Yale University Neurosurgery
Yale Physicians' Building - Clinical Office
800 Howard Ave
New Haven, CT 06519
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    Dr. Vives' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery, 2008
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Cervical Disc Surgery
    • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
    • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniotomy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Endoscopy
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epilepsy Surgery
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Microvascular Decompression
    • Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Neurological Surgery
    • Pituitary Surgery
    • Skull Base Surgery
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Pump Implant
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spinal Tumor Surgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
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    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Tumor
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spasticity
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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    Background Check for Dr. Vives

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Connecticut.
    • 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

    Yale University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1995

    Internship Hospital

    Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Complete in 1996

    Residency Hospital

    Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Complete in 2001

    Undergraduate Schools

    Rutgers College Of Engineering
    Graduated in 1990
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Vives & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

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    Dr. Vives' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Vives has admitting privileges:

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    • William W. Backus Hospital

    • Yale - New Haven Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Vives

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vives to family and friends

    7 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Vives' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 7 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Vives
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    7 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Vives accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Emblem Health
    • Golden Rule
    • HealthPartners
    • Humana
    • Medicare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Yale University Neurosurgery
    Yale Physicians' Building - Clinical Office
    800 Howard Ave
    New Haven, CT 06519
    (203) 785-2807 (Office)
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