Dr. Charles Harkins, MD

Dr. Charles Harkins, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Charles Harkins, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1983 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

9000 W Wisconsin Ave # 340B

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Contact Information

(414) 607-5280

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Disorders
more than 79% of peers
Acute Sinusitis
more than 64% of peers
Perforated Eardrum
more than 57% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Harkins "Dr. Charles Harkins was in the private practice of otolaryngology in Milwaukee for 14 years prior to joining the full-time faculty at the Medical College in 2002. During that time, he was actively involved in the education of residents and students as a member of the MCW clinical faculty. He also served as the ear, nose, and throat consultant for the Southern Wisconsin Center for the Developmentally Disabled for eight of those years. He is board-certified in Otolaryngology and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.Dr. Harkins provides specialized care for the entire family, from infants to senior citizens, over the full spectrum of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery. He has developed a very busy pediatric practice, thus allowing him to develop relationships with the entire family. He enjoys the interaction with patients that leads to a mutual understanding of the disorders they have and the ways available to treat them. Treatment decisions are based on this mutual understanding.Patients are seen in clinics at both Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital. He specializes in adult and pediatric general otolaryngology. Dr. Harkins treats patient with a wide variety of complaints and disorders including sinus disease, otitis media and externa, dizziness, as well as other general head and neck disorders."


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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

51  Conditions Treated


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18  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Med College Wisc Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Harkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harkins' Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Harkins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

We've only been to him once, but Dr. Harkins is hands down one of the best pediatric doctors we've ever been to. He was great with my 6 year old daughter and really listened and gave us valuable information. I would recommend anyone to him, he is truly top-notch.
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Removed adenoids for our 9 year old daughter. Best results!! Our girl had no pain at all which was shocking. Even next day! We were told adenoids were big. We even didn't have to give her Tylenol! Best results we could hope for - thank you Dr Harkins!
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My son had his ears tubed, tonsils and adnoids removed. Dr. Harkins and his staff made everything possible from insurance pre certification to scheduling my sons surgery asap due to its urgency. I've called numerous times during the day and at night and I've received immediate response from the...more
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