Dr. Kevin Kriesel, MD

Dr. Kevin Kriesel, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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52 y/o
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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

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

Ear Disorders
high
more than 89% of peers
Tinnitus
normal
more than 78% of peers
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
normal
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.

Education

  • 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

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kriesel to family and friends
21 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Kriesel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (11)

I saw Dr. Kriesel, once & then it was months to see him again. I came in April 2018. I waited in the waiting & exam room, drove round trip over 1hr. Bryce came in, did NOT know me. I was scheduled to meet with Dr. I left,terrible. Staff said he was in surgery. No one called me, No consideration for...more
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Dr. Kriesel is hands down THE best ENT! I was a "special patient." I had many surgeries and a host of medical concerns. Nevertheless he always greeted me with a smile, allowed me to investigate alternative treatments, and was always kind. In fact, I needed a surgery after he left Texas. I...more
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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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