Dr. David Rafalko, MD

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Dr. David Rafalko, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

Beaver Head/Neck Surgicl Assocs 1301 Riverside Dr, Beaver, PA 15009 Get Directions
(724) 728-7800

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Dr. Rafalko specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat and practices in Beaver, PA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      3.6 based on 7 responses
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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (7)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (7)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Rafalko's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (7)
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      in Aliquippa, PA |
      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 'almost' visit was extremely rude, not understanding and unwilling to do a little extra. Hectic schedule with 2 kids and my wife did not give me our daughters medical card (which by the way has not changed si
      in Independence Township, PA |
      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 follow-up. I had to call them and asked Doctor why I wasn't told about this. He claims in almost 30 years I am only patient this has happened to. He could not explain why and said good luck.
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      Specialties

      • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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      • Otolaryngology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abscess
      • 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 Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Broken Nose
      • Cancer
      • Cholesteatoma
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Chronic Tonsillitis
      • Cleft Lip
      • Cleft Palate
      • Conductive Hearing Loss
      • Deafness
      • Deviated Septum
      • Dizziness
      • Down Syndrome
      • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
      • Dysphagia
      • Ear Ache
      • Ear Disorders
      • Earwax Buildup
      • Enlarged Turbinates
      • ENT Cancer
      • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Facial Fracture
      • Fracture
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
      • Headache
      • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
      • Laryngeal Cancer
      • Laryngitis
      • Larynx Conditions
      • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
      • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
      • Meniere's Disease
      • Nosebleed
      • Oral Cancer
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Otitis Media
      • Otosclerosis
      • Outer Ear Infection
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
      • Perforated Eardrum
      • Peritonsillar Abscess
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Salivary Gland Cancer
      • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
      • Sinusitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
      • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
      • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
      • Throat Pain
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Tinnitus
      • Tongue Cancer
      • Tongue-Tie
      • Tonsil Cancer
      • Tonsillitis
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Vertigo
      • Vocal Cord Nodule
      • Vocal Cord Paralysis
      • Vocal Cord Polyp

      Procedures Performed

      • Adenoidectomy
      • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
      • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
      • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
      • 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
      • 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
      • 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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        Malpractice Claims not available

        Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

      • 0
        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Temple Univ Sch Of Med

        Graduated in 1974

      • Internship Hospital
        Temple Hlth Sci Ctr

        Completed in 1975

      • Residency Hospital
        Ee Hosp

        Completed in 1979

        Upmc Mercy

        Completed in 1976

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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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
      • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Rafalko's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Rafalko

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients