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Dr. David Kvam, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Kvam

Dr. David Kvam, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Columbia U, College Of Phys/Surg in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Kvam accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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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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
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • 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 38 years. He graduated from Columbia U, College Of Phys/Surg in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1981
Ny Neur Inst
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Ny Neur Inst
Residency Hospital
1974
St Lukes Hosp
Internship Hospital
1973
Columbia U, College Of Phys/Surg
Medical School
1981
1979
1974
1973

Awards

Dr. Kvam's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kvam

4.1

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
22.22222222222222%
(4)

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Dr. Kvam operated on my significant other after he attempted suicide and shot shot a nail into his head with a nail gun. Dr. Kvam is a very kind and compassionate soul. If I could give him 10 stars I would. My significant other is doing well thanks to the skills of this doctor.
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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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