Dr. David Kvam, MD

Dr. David Kvam, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 71
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Dr. David Kvam, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery.

100 Retreat Ave Ste 705

Hartford, CT 06106

Contact Information

(860) 278-0070

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kvam's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Meningiomas
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kvam treats Meningiomas more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Kvam treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Traumatic Brain Injury
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kvam treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Kvam treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kvam treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Kvam treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Kvam's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Kvam, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1981
    Ny Neur Inst
    Fellowship Hospital
    1981
  • 1979
    Ny Neur Inst
    Residency Hospital
    1979
  • 1974
    St Lukes Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    1974
  • 1973
    Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School
    1973

Awards

Dr. Kvam's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kvam

4.1

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
23.529411764705884%
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I have had cervical spine (C4-C5) and lumbar spine (L5-S1) surgeries performed by Dr. Kvam. He is a very compassionate and well respected medical provider. I would recommend him highly.
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Great Doctor who is kind after almost 11 years after Yale said I had a brain tumor. Still here, and the "brain tumor" may still not be one. To think that Yale wanted to do surgery. Thank God I found Dr. Kvam! Straight shooter and I appreciate that.
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Dr. Kvam gave reassurance of 97 % recovery for a loved one for brain tumor surgery. However during surgery a Main Artery that feeds the brain was severed by this Dr. and a major bleed proceeded. This caused permanent brain damage and she would need to be on life support the rest of her life with no...Read More
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Dr. Kvam operated and removed a very large brain tumor from me in 2009. He was incredibly skilled as it was a difficult removal. His assistant, Mr. Dawson was meticulous in his preparation and follow up also. Dr. Kvam was at all times compassionate, caring, and available. He communicated with...Read More
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I would not recommend Dr. Kvam to anyone. I went in with great pain in my back and in my leg. My back has been bad for many years and I tried everything prior to this appointment. My leg hurts so much I can't sleep at night. He told me I had no pinched nerve. He also said I would just have to live...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
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Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Hartford Hospital

Hartford, CT

Middlesex Hospital

Middletown, CT

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