Dr. Kevin Kriesel, MD

Dr. Kevin Kriesel, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
52 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kevin Kriesel, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Allentown, PA and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.

LVPG Ear, Nose and Throat-17th Street

401 N 17th St Ste 210

Allentown, PA 18104
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Disorders
more than 89% of peers
more than 78% of peers
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
more than 41% of peers

Dr. Kriesel'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. Kriesel "I believe that every patient should be treated with respect and dignity.  This includes being sensitive to other other cultures and belief systems.  I strive to deliver the best medical and surgical care possible, and to do so in an empathetic and professional manner."

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

63  Conditions Treated


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33  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
  • 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 Pharynx Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • 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

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.


  • United States Military Academy, West Point
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Wisconsin Madison
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Wisconsin Madison
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kriesel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kriesel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kriesel to family and friends
18 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kriesel'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 (9)

I'm a few days away from being 66 years old; between 1996 and 2014 I've had 15 surgeries; Dr. Kevin Kriesel is by far my favorite physician and surgeon I've ever had in my six-plus decades of life! In one month, I will have another surgery; because of a right vocal cord paralysis, I have so much...more
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This man will actually listen to you and give thoughtful consideration to what you are telling him before making recommendations. One of the best doctors I have seen in the past few years and I have seen MANY!
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Wow! What a truly phenomenal Doctor!. He listens........after 2 years and 2 other ENT's I now have answers and treatment. The Lehigh Valley is so blessed to have him aboard . He really cares about his patients. Very friendly, informative, knowledgeable and professional. Class act! His...more
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Dr. Kriesel is an amazing, caring physician! He knows what he is doing. But what makes him the best is that he really pays attention to his patients and treats each one like they are special to him. You are not a number, you are a person and he will work tirelessly to help you overcome your...more
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Wow! Pennsylvania is lucky to have this doctor! What a truly phenomenal surgeon and person. He listens when no one else will and really knows what he is doing. The practice at Lehigh Valley Hospital needed someone like him who really cares about his patients. I am so thankful that I was able to...more
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