Dr. Ken Yanagisawa, MD

Dr. Ken Yanagisawa, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Ken Yanagisawa, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New Haven, CT and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1 Long Wharf Dr Ste 302

New Haven, CT 06511

Contact Information

(203) 777-7500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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very high
more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

69  Conditions Treated


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32  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)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • 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
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Uvulectomy
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Yale New Haven Hospital Yale University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yanagisawa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yanagisawa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yanagisawa to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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  • 1

Dr. Yanagisawa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Yanagisawa is as good as it gets for ENT doctors. He is knowledgeable, provides clear explanations, and has a positive personality. I have had sinus problems for most of my life, and now for the last year after going to Dr. Yanigasawa, I am much better. I have also been impressed that Dr....more
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I came to him for a 2nd opinion with a CT scan of my sinuses after seeing a horrible ENT for years of sinus infections that was worsening. Dr. Y was pretty good with explaining things and answering my questions and spent time with me. But he misdiagnosed me and put me on medicines that didn’t help...more
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