Dr. Charles Kava, DO

Dr. Charles Kava, DO

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Charles Kava, DO is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Rockport, ME and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Univ Of New England Collof Osteo Med in 1983 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

68 Ben Paul Ln

Rockport, ME 04856

Contact Information

(207) 921-6060

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kava performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 98% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

89  Conditions Treated

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29  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maine.

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.

Education

  • Univ Of New England Collof Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Brighton Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kava has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kava's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kava to family and friends
11 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Kava's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Kava is an amazing physician. He utilized a variety of tone sounds to check out what was going on in my ear and double-checked the results with a printout from a machine that records the sounds, wow! He also fit me in his tight schedule to see me ASAP. The staff was very friendly.
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Dr. Kava is a compassionate doctor with an excellent bedside manner. He competently performed a minor surgical procedure. Would definitely recommend him.
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I saw Dr. Kava years ago and he appeared to have a hard time understanding my dislike of numbing the inside of my mouth so he could take a small piece of skin for a biopsy. He completely ignored me when I told him not to use Novocain or any other numbing solutions. He started what I thought was...more
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Is it possible to do a zero? Rude, self-serving, no acknowledgement of family in the room with me for moral support, didn't address any of my concerns (via written symptoms of health issues I submitted upon appointment), interrupting me, and suggested I didn't want to know what he charges, being...more
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Pretty quick exam, seemed predisposed for the diagnosis before even seeing me. Missed several visable symptoms that other doctors noticed.
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