Dr. Kevin Kriesel, MD

Dr. Kevin Kriesel, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
52 y/o
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Dr. Kevin Kriesel, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Allentown, PA. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

LVPG Ear, Nose and Throat-17th Street

401 N 17th St Ste 210

Allentown, PA 18104
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Accepted insurance

  • 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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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

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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."
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Specialties

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

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • TMJ
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule

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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
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • 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

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kriesel to family and friends
4.8
based on 16 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Kriesel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
in Bethlehem, PA |
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 Physician Assistants are also a great compliment to this team!
Austin, TX |
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 illness.
in Allentown, PA |
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 have my surgery with him!
in Allentown, PA |
Doctor Kriesiel is one of the best doctor very kind and friendly and very helpful thank you very much will recommend to anybody.
in Austin, TX |
Dr. Kevin Kreisel is one of the best doctors I have seen. His knowledge is superb, and his bedside manners are second to none! Dr. Kreisel is great with adult patients and gentle with kids, too! When my 10 year old son expressed curiosity about a procedure I had during an office visit, Dr. Kreisel asked my son if he would like to take a look and then explained in simple terms what my son had seen! He was my ENT and my son's ENT for many years in Austin, TX. We wish him well in his new endeavor!
in Pflugerville, Tx |
Dr. Kriesel is one of the most knowledgeable MDs I know. As a nurse that is saying a lot. His bedside manner is second to none. He will dearly be missed by my entire family here in Texas. Pennsylvania is getting one hell of a doctor!
Dr. Kriesel is an amazing Doctor. He is knows what to do and how to treat infections. He is a smart Doctor l.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kriesel accepts 33 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Kriesel has admitting privileges

Lehigh Valley Hospital - 17th Street
1627 Chew St
Allentown, PA 18102
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Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest
1200 S Cedar Crest Blvd
Allentown, PA 18103
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Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg
2545 Schoenersville Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
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