Dr. Banipal Hovhanessian, MD

Dr. Banipal Hovhanessian, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Banipal Hovhanessian, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Kokomo, IN and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Shiraz Univ in 1976 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

2220 W Alto Rd

Kokomo, IN 46902

Contact Information

(765) 455-2577

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

54  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Sinus Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Shiraz Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Nemaz & Saadi Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Billings/U Chicago Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Southern Ill U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Southern Ill U-Hinsdale Hos
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Lasky Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hovhanessian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

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Dr. Hovhanessian's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hovhanessian to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hovhanessian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Listened with compassion, asked appropriate questions to clarify issues, and wasn't hesitant to refer me to other specialists due to complexity of my condition. This truly impressed me! Staff is friendly, helpful and very compassionate!
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Dr Hovhanessian is one of the most caring and compassionate doctors out there. He sees the person not just another patient. He understands how illness effects our lives and how life can effect our illness without judgement. He is straight forward but with compassion. He is insightful and...more
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I think he is the greatest doctor and I would not take my family anywhere else!
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