Dr. Charles J. Harkins, MD

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Dr. Charles J. Harkins, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

Childrens Hospital ENT Clinic 9000 W Wisconsin Ave # 340B, Milwaukee, WI 53226 Get Directions
(414) 607-5280

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Dr. Charles Harkins was in the private practice of otolaryngology in Milwaukee for 14 years prior to joining the full-time...   Read More

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      Milwaukee |
      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!
      in Kenosha, WI |
      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 nurses and the doctor on call. Dr. Harkins and his staff have always been courteous and attentive.
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      Specialties

      • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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      • Otolaryngology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Sinusitis
      • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Allergic Reaction
      • Allergic Rhinitis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Cholesteatoma
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Cough
      • Deafness
      • Deviated Septum
      • Dizziness
      • Down Syndrome
      • Dysphagia
      • Ear Ache
      • Ear Disorders
      • Earwax Buildup
      • ENT Cancer
      • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
      • Headache
      • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
      • Larynx Conditions
      • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
      • Meniere's Disease
      • Nosebleed
      • Oral Cancer
      • Otitis Media
      • Otosclerosis
      • Outer Ear Infection
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
      • Perforated Eardrum
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Salivary Gland Cancer
      • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
      • Sinusitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
      • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Tinnitus
      • TMJ
      • Tonsil Disorders
      • Vertigo
      • Vocal Cord Nodule
      • Vocal Cord Paralysis

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Adenoidectomy
      • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
      • Ear Surgery
      • Ear Tube Placement
      • ENT Surgery
      • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
      • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
      • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
      • Sinus Surgery
      • Tonsillectomy
      • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
      • Wound Repair

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Wisconsin Medical School

        Graduated in 1983

      • Residency Hospital
        Med College Wisc Hosps

        Completed in 1988

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Harkins' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Board certified in Otolaryngology
      • Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Harkins' Care Philosophy

      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.