Dr. John T. Kalafsky, MD

Dr. John T. Kalafsky, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) | Male | 60 years old

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Dr. Kalafsky specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) and practices in Norfolk, VA. He practices at 3 locations.

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Dr Kalafsky is not only an excellent ENT doctor, but an exceptionally caring and compassionate person. Not many well established doctors call patients personally. Dr K does! I feel very fortunate that Dr K is my ENT specialist.
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  •  Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  •  Board certified in Otolaryngology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Disorders
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • TMJ
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

Education

  • Medical School
    Temple University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Eastern Virginia Med School

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Eastern Virginia Med School

    Completed in 1985

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Scranton

    Graduated in 1979

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Audiometry
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Disability Evaluation
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Earwax Removal
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasopharyngoscopy
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Sinus Augmentation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tympanometry
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Vestibular Testing
  • Wound Repair

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