Dr. Naveen Bhandarkar, MD

Dr. Naveen Bhandarkar, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Naveen Bhandarkar, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Irvine, CA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Ohio State University / College Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

250 E Yale Loop

Irvine, CA 92604

Contact Information

(949) 225-6300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pharyngitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sinusitis
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*

67  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Ohio State University / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Il Medical Center At Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bhandarkar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bhandarkar's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bhandarkar to family and friends
27 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Bhandarkar'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 (11)

I've been suffering with sinus infections, allergies, and the inability to breathe properly out of my nose. After seeing my family doctor and another ENT in Fullerton, I went to see Dr. Bhandarkar. After a thorough exam of my nose and throat, he discovered I had a deviated septum and the...more
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Dr. Naveen Bhandarkar is the BEST nose doctor I have ever known . He did a GREAT JOB on my nose , took out the polyps out without any problem. Now I can breath feeling like I’ve been born again . Dr. Bhandarkar is the BEST NOSE DOCTOR IN THE WORLD !!! And I HIGHLY recommend him to my family and...more
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The best ever doctor Extremely knowledgeable doctor and a magnificent nose surgeon. Office staff are friendly, helpful, caring and great. Dr. Bhandarkar operated on my nose and all my symptoms were gone in less than a month,. I visited 4 well known doctors before him and none of them were...more
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I will forever be grateful to Dr. B. This review is written with appreciation, admiration and respect for his expression of “art”. I have suffered with chronic sinusitis for over 15 years. - Dr. B and his staff are almost perfect, if perfect was real. They care, they appreciate, they communicate...more
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From the minute I walked into their office I knew I was good hands. The staff were all friendly, caring & compassionate.. His office manager, Aida is the best in the business. Making sure I was well taken care of when Dr. Bhandarkar was out of town.Dr. Bhandarkar is second to none. He is extremely...more
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