Dr. Kevin Carpenter, MD

Dr. Kevin Carpenter, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Kevin Carpenter, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1991 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.

202 10th St SE Ste 200

Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

Contact Information

(319) 399-2022

Insurance Accepted

  • Coventry Health Care
  • 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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Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
very high
more than 98% of peers
Perforated Eardrum
very high
more than 97% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Carpenter'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carpenter "As an otolaryngologist, I try to treat everyone like I would treat my mother. She would be disappointed in me if I did anything else. I try to be caring, kind, and compassionate, but most of all I want the patient to know I care and want them to have the best experience possible."

4  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pediatric Allergy
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

95  Conditions Treated


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57  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • 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
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Microlaryngeal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Parotidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Surgery
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Luther Coll
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Gundesen Clin/Luth Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • U Iowa/Univ Hosp & Clins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carpenter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carpenter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carpenter to family and friends
23 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Carpenter'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 (5)

Dr Carpenter was amazing he did my daughters tubes, my other daughters tonsils and most recently my sons tubes. He was so personable and caring- he even carried my son back to surgery which is almost unheard of as the nurse usually does this. We had absolutely no complications and it has been over...more
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Our consult with Dr. Carpenter was so encouraging. Our 7-year-old is not a good patient: she has a lot of anxiety and fidgeting with any doctor appointment. Dr. Carpenter handled her like a pro--she was laughing the whole time he talked with us. His explanation of her condition and what would...more
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Extremely professional with a terrific bedside manner. I highly recommend him!
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He was waiting in the room for me. I also saw him call upon his own patients. He was thorough and spoke clearly so I could understood. He's absolutely wonderful!
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Dr Carpenter has done surgeries on all 3 of our children and he is simply the best. We waited to get in to see him because with the previous experiences we wouldn't see anyone else. He is amazing with children. Thanks doc
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