Dr. David Rafalko, MD

Dr. David Rafalko, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. David Rafalko, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Beaver, PA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Temple Univ Sch Of Med in 1974 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1301 Riverside Dr

Beaver, PA 15009

Contact Information

(724) 728-7800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Larynx Conditions
high
more than 86% of peers
Allergic Reaction
high
more than 84% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
high
more than 84% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

70  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Temple Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Temple Hlth Sci Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Ee Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Upmc Mercy
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rafalko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rafalko's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rafalko to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Rafalko's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Doctor seems OK albeit his equipment is quite antiquated. When I have taken our Dr. he was pretty punctual, but when my wife has taken her she has always waited at least 30 minutes. That said this Dr. would be bearable, but the kicker is his reception and billing staff which during our last...more
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Performed Botox injections into muscles and tendons of neck. I have chronic neck pain and questionable dystonia. Approximately 36 hours after Botox I could not bend over, could not not lower my head, could not drive. Dizzy and lightheaded. Pain was off the chart. Office never called for...more
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