Dr. John Straka, MD

Dr. John Straka, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
(19)
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Dr. John Straka, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1966 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

100 W Jackson Ave Fl

Pittsburgh, PA 15202

Contact Information

(412) 761-3433

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Straka'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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12  Procedures

  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Allegheny Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Mercy Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Pittsburgh Ee Chldns Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Straka has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Straka's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Straka to family and friends
19 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Straka's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. John Straka is the best!! He is a very caring professional doctor that does everything he can to resolve your situation. He really puts every patient first and we are lucky to have a doctor like him!!! His staff is so kind and helpful and you end up leaving his office with that warm and...more
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Dr. Straka is a wonderful Doctor! Dr. Straka was able to diagnose my problem, treat it and I have been good ever since. Dr. Straka is such a calm and compassionate doctor and has a great repore with his patients. I would highly recommend Dr. Straka! His office staff are amazing too -...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Straka for over 40 years and I absolutely recommend him to anyone needing an ears nose or throat specialist. I suffer from menieres & although there is no miracle cure under Dr. Straka's care my attacks of vertigo have become much more manageable. I have also had 2 successful...more
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Dr. Straka has decades of experience treating patients. There is nothing that he hasn't already seen.
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I would not recommend this doctor to anyone. A few years ago he operated on my nose to remove some cancer and I ended up with a major infection that made my face swell up like a balloon. His bedside manner is severely lacking in tenderness and compassion. He is indifferent to any pain he causes...more
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