Dr. David D. Caldarelli, MD

Dr. David D. Caldarelli, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male | 75 years old

I think the first thing you have to do with a patient is greet them with a smile, sit down, and listen. And have them tell you their story. And then we talk back and forth. I'll ask them questions; they'll answer. They'll ask me questions; I'll answer. So it is a conversation basically. The treatment of head and neck cancer varies among patients depending on where their tumor is located. how advanced it is, and it may be a combination of chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and surgery or one of the three. So that collaboration, we all have to be talking - the doctors - talking to each other so we're all in synch for the patient's benefit.Read more

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I think the first thing you have to do with a patient is greet them with a smile, sit down, and listen. And have them tell you their story. And then we talk back and forth. I'll ask them questions; they'll answer. They'll ask me questions; I'll answer. So it is a conversation basically. The treatment of head and neck cancer varies among patients depending on where their tumor is located. how advanced it is, and it may be a combination of chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and surgery or one of the three. So that collaboration, we all have to be talking - the doctors - talking to each other so we're all in synch for the patient's benefit.Read more

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Dr. Caldarelli's Care Philosophy

I think the first thing you have to do with a patient is greet them with a smile, sit down, and listen. And have them tell you their story. And then we talk back and forth. I'll ask them questions; they'll answer. They'll ask me questions; I'll answer. So it is a conversation basically. The treatment of head and neck cancer varies among patients depending on where their tumor is located. how advanced it is, and it may be a combination of chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and surgery or one of the three. So that collaboration, we all have to be talking - the doctors - talking to each other so we're all in synch for the patient's benefit.

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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  •  Board certified in Otolaryngology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

Education

  • Medical School
    UNIV OF IL COLL OF MED

    Graduated in 1965

  • Internship Hospital
    Presby-St Lukes Hosp

    Completed in 1966

  • Residency Hospital
    Presby-St Lukes Hosp

    Completed in 1967

    U Ill EE Infirm

    Completed in 1970

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • 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)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction