Dr. David Kieff, MD

Ear, Nose, and ThroatMaleAge 54

Dr. Kieff
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David Kieff, MD Newton-Wellesley Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery

65 Walnut St Ste 320 Wellesley, MA 02481

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Dr. David Kieff, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Wellesley, MA and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Kieff has more experience with Otologic Conditions & Procedures than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Harvard Medical School medical school in 1992. He is affiliated with Newton - Wellesley Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kieff to book an appointment.


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Otologic Conditions & Procedures

Otolgic care is s subspecialty of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) that focuses on symptoms and conditions of the ear, including hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness and infections.Compare with other Otologic Conditions & Procedures specialists.

Dr. Kieff treats at a

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Tinnitus
Deafness
Conductive Hearing Loss
Vertigo
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Dr. Kieff's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anosmia
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Birthmark
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Broken Nose
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Dermal Filler
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Face Skin Lesions
  • Facelift
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hair Removal
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Allergies
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Rhinoseptoplasty
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Snoring
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroplasty
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule

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Dr. Kieff's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kieff

4.9

Based on 74 ratings

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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (68)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (68)
  • Appointment scheduling (67)
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (3)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (3)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (3)
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I saw Dr. Kieff because I had a deviated septum. Needless to say, I'm breathing free and clear these days. Quick yet thorough, he won't waste your time and delivers quality care. Overall, I believe he is one of the most competent doctors I've had the pleasure of receiving care from.
What went well
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jan 27, 2021
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I haven't seen Dr. Kieff in years because he is out of network. He took care of my sinus problems better than anyone. The best ENT ever and I frequently tell people to go see him. I may have to bite the cost of having a check up with him if I have any other issues.
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Gina Boggs – Oct 29, 2020
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Dr. Kieff is an incredible doctor. In January 2016 I finally had septoplasty and turbinates reductions surgery performed by him. My only regret is that I should have done it much, much earlier – I had trouble breathing through the nose for as long as I could remember. It was a life-changing experience for me to be able to always breathe through my nose freely. Many patients experience deterioration after that type of surgery, and sometimes thing go all the way back to where they were. I have not experienced any changes since the surgery for more than four years – Dr. Kieff is widely regarded to have golden hands. He also has awesome staff, is very thorough in his examinations, and a pleasure to deal with overall. I could not be happier and would recommend him and his staff to anyone.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Boris Kovtunenko – Jun 09, 2020
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So many good things to be said about Dr. Kieff and his staff. From the consultation to post op, Dr. Kieff and his team demonstrated professionalism, knowledge and expert care. Dr. Kieff performed a septoplasty and rhinoplasty along with turbinate reduction. The confidence I had in Dr. Kieff made surgery much less nerve racking. I am so happy with the results! I can breath better, no more drippy nose and the shape is just what I wanted, still me, but straightened out. He listened to what I wanted and provided his expertise for us to achieve the right results. I can't thank Dr. Kieff and his team enough. Absolutely recommend for anyone with ENT concerns or looking to for cosmetic surgery as he is certainly an expert in both!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Amazing experience - Highly recommend – Oct 04, 2019
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Have tried others before seeing Dr Kieff but now will not see anyone else. I’ve had sinus surgery and facial injectables. Before I knew better I used to see a “top doc” dermatologist for injectables but what a difference it is to have Dr Kieff do it. Every procedure feels like it’s his most important. What a gem to find! Can’t recommend highly enough. Staff is also caring and conscientious.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Jun 11, 2019
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Dr. Kieff was on time. He was personable and thorough, explained things clearly. His office staff were particularly friendly and pleasant
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Mar 29, 2019
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Fantastic experience. Great staff. Dr. Kieff addressed a serious sinus issue that I had in a thoughtful and clear manner. Highly recommend.
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Stephen R. in MA, MA – Oct 31, 2018
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Dr. Kieff performed my septoplasty and rhinoplasty surgery in November of 2014. Then, this past month, I returned to him because of some very uncomfortable inner ear issues. Dr. Kieff is a quick thinking, intelligent, and caring doctor, and he makes sure to provide his patients with amazing availability for any follow up questions or concerns. In addition, his office staff is made up of some of the kindest people I've ever met! I felt so well taken care of at Dr. Kieff's office!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Alyssa Cohen in Newtonville, MA – Jul 04, 2018
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Dr. Kieff is an outstanding physician with broad medical knowledge. He was able to make a quick diagnosis about a chronic illness and recommended that I receive immediate treatment. In addition, his expertise in his own field is without peer. His manner is always professional, but kind and thoughtful, as well. A wonderful person on all counts.
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Feb 18, 2018
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I would absolutely recommend Dr. Kieff to anyone. Dr. Kieff is a top notch professional. He is warm, relaxed and lets you know what he's doing every step of the way. He guides the patient through the entire process (nose surgery) and makes it very easy to understand. My nose looks great - not a 'nose job' look at all.
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Jan 18, 2018
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Dr. Kieff has been an amazing doctor for me and my health needs. I had 2 deviated septum's and turbinate surgery July 2017 and it was the best decision I've made for my health. He took care walking me through steps to make sure surgery was the right course of action for me. Once it was determined I did need surgery, him and his team were so polite and kept me informed and worked with me through the process. I never felt overwhelmed or stressed. This was the best decision I made working with him
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Sara Boutin – Jan 13, 2018
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High! Dr. Kieff met all my expectations and more. Service was always timely, comprehensive, professional but sociable. Couldn't have asked for a better experience.
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Wayland, MA – Jan 02, 2018
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Dr. Kieff and his staff are terrific! I highly recommend him.
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Dec 14, 2017
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Dr. Kieff is a phenomenal doctor that I highly recommend. He is the most attentitive, professional and thorough doctor that I have ever been to. Dr Keiff performed a tonsillectomy and subsequent septoplasty. He successful cured my recurrent tonsillitis, sore throats, and sinus issues! Additionally, his office staff is wonderful!
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Westwood, MA – Dec 05, 2017
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Very friendly staff! Great doctor. Everything went as smooth as explained. Couldn't have asked for a better experience.
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Nov 17, 2017
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I have seen Dr. Kieff for more than a decade for recurring ear and sinus issues, including nasal polyps. He has been very constructive in developing a plan to mitigate symptoms. Additionally, he has provided flexibility in scheduling appointments.
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Oct 13, 2017
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I had long standing issues with nasal polyps and allergies. I have had surgeries in the past but I found the experience very uncomfortable. My experience with Dr. Kieff's surgery was nothing but pleasant. His methodical approach for prepping me up (with proper medication) before the procedure made surgery a breeze. I was actually driving the very next day of my surgery. Within a week, I was back to doing my normal activities. The symptoms are gone and I feel great.
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Oct 13, 2017
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I was having really bad nasal congestion and sinus pressure. My allergy testing and management helped some, but I remained symptomatic. As a medical interpreter, I had the opportunity to see several different ENT doctors. Fortunately, I settled with Dr. Kieff. I am so happy I did. My experience was not just great from a surgical standpoint, but I also found him and his staff very kind and comforting. I was never rushed. As a person who is prone to feel anxious, I really appreciated this.
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Sep 30, 2017
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I had nasal blockage that was not getting better with allergy management or medication. It was affecting my sleep too. Dr. Kieff and his team were very helpful in my treatment. I felt as if they taught me a lot about why I was congested. Ultimately I underwent nasal surgery and feel much better. I am sleeping better too.
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Sep 29, 2017
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I was referred to Dr. Kieff after having issues with my ears ringing and being blocked all the time. During the first visit I was diagnosed with a deviated septum, enlarged turbinates and enlarged adenoids. The options for treatment were clearly explained to me and making the decision to have have surgery to correct both was easy. Throughout the whole process everything was explained fully and accurately so I knew what to expect at each stage of treatment.
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Care Philosophy

Our practice is committed to delivering comprehensive, patient-centered evaluation and treatment for all ENT and Facial Plastic Surgical and Reconstructive...Read more

Biography

Dr. David Kieff, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Wellesley Hills, MA. He has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Kieff is affiliated...Read more

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery

Education

1998
Georgia Facial Plastic Surgery/Emory University
Fellowship Hospital
1997
Mass Eye & Ear Infirm Harvard
Residency Hospital
1993
Beth Israel/Harvard
Internship Hospital
1992
Harvard Medical School
Medical School

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • AAFPRS, Member
  • AAOHNS, Member
  • Massachusetts Medical Society, Member

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Dr. Kieff frequently treats Otologic Conditions & Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Kieff specializes.

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Dr. Kieff's office is located at 65 Walnut St Ste 320, Wellesley, MA 02481. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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David Kieff, MD Newton-Wellesley Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery

Wellesley Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery65 Walnut St Ste 320 Wellesley, MA 02481
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Newton - Wellesley Hospital

Newton, MA

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)