Dr. John Kosta, MD

Dr. John Kosta, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. John Kosta, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Wayne State Univ Som in 1982 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

655 Kenmoor Ave SE Ste A

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Contact Information

(616) 575-1212

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kosta performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Nosebleed
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Kosta's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

76  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • 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

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Wayne State Univ Som
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Spectrum Health-Butterworth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Iu Health University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Spectrum Health-Butterworth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kosta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kosta's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kosta to family and friends
23 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Kosta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY 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 (8)

Very disappointed in the appointment. Seemingly knowledgeable, but not patient centered. Gave very little time and interest in letting me explain my symptoms and persistent ENT concerns. You can do much better if you want more attentive care.
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I like Dr.Kosta, I feel like he takes time and listens to me. His office is amazing.
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I love Dr. Kosta, he is wonderful with our toddler and wonderful with communication. Billing office is not easy to work with, you have to leave 3-4 voicemail before getting a response back. They had me prepay before the surgery, not a big deal. But they estimated the cost wrong and my insurance...more
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He was precise and efficient. An excellent surgeon! I can hardly tell I have a scar! His nurse is kind and friendly on the phone. He is direct and I appreciate that. Would I come here again? Hopefully NOT! ( lol) But if I had to, I wouldn't go anywhere else! M.S.
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Didn't listen to my issue as he spent the whole time on his ipad. He prescribed medication that conflicted with my other meds; if he had listened he would have known that. He told me my issue was "not a big deal" when it is disrupting my life every day. His dismissive attitude was insulting and I...more
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