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Specializes in Emergency Medicine • Male • Age 58

1447 N Harrison St
Saginaw, MI 48602
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Hospital Quality

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Covenant Medical Center - Harrison
1447 N Harrison St
Saginaw, MI 48602

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Covenant Healthcare Emergency
Covenant Healthcare Emergency
1447 N Harrison St
Saginaw, MI 48602
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    Dr. Kalivas' Experience

    Specialties

    • Emergency Medicine
    • Internal Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Emergency Medicine
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Michigan State University / College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kalivas & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Kalivas' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    5 out of 5

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    Dr. Kalivas' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Kalivas

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

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    5 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Covenant Healthcare Emergency
    1447 N Harrison St
    Saginaw, MI 48602
    (989) 583-6166 (Office)
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