Dr. Jeffrey Krivit, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Krivit, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Jeffrey Krivit, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, sleep medicine otolaryngology, and more.

202 10th St SE Ste 200

Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

Contact Information

(319) 399-2022

Insurance Accepted

  • Advantra
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthSmart
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Meridian Health Plan of Michigan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Head and Neck Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Wound Repair
very high
more than 97% of peers
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Krivit "To provide exceptional service to each individual patient and provide surgical and medical expertise to our primary care physician partners."

8  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Otology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck
  • Rhinology
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

71  Conditions Treated

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42  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Surgery
  • 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)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • 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

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Illinois / Metropolitan Group Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Krivit has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Krivit's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Krivit to family and friends
47 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Krivit's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

I recently had experiences with Dr. Krivit. He is someone I will not recommend. They information he provided was lacking during diagnosis. I need to investigate further why he wanted to perform surgery. Pre-surgery he never even consulted me. Post surgery my husband found him arrogant and to busy...more
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I went in for what I thought was an allergy test. I ended up waiting an extra half hour for my appointment and his rushed demeanor was apparent. He looked at my nose for a few minutes. Sprayed something in it, stuffed it with cotton, said it was medicine and left. Returned 10 minutes later and...more
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I went for an initial visit for breathing issues w my nose. He saw me for 5 minutes, during which he scopes me without asking. He said I needed surgery and his nurse would explain and he left. The nurse gave a brochure about 1 part but didn’t know the other part. After surgery, he talked to my...more
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He had a horrible bedside manner. He did an unnecessary procedure, ordered a ton more tests, and didn't even do what I was referred here to do. A lot of money for a disappointment. Especially when the tests he ordered can go through my primary care physician. Every time I had a new question, it's...more
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5 minutes was all he gave me to misdiagnose and then prescribe a medication that was expensive and did nothing to help. It was very frustrating, expensive and a waste of time. It is very sad that when you are referred to a specialist they don't even take the time to find out the problems you are...more
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