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Dr. Richard Kerbavaz, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 66

  
Dr. Kerbavaz

East Bay Head & Neck Surgery

2316 Dwight Way Berkeley, CA 94704
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(510) 845-4500

Dr. Richard Kerbavaz, MD is a general surgery specialist in Berkeley, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University of California School of Medicine - San Diego in 1979 and specializes in general surgery and ear, nose, and throat.


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Dr. Kerbavaz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kerbavaz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Outer Ear Infection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kerbavaz treats Outer Ear Infection more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Kerbavaz treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Vertigo
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kerbavaz treats Vertigo more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Kerbavaz treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Paroxyzmal Vertigo of Childhood
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Central Vestibular Vertigo
  • Migrainous Vertigo
Dysphagia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kerbavaz treats Dysphagia more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Kerbavaz treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Kerbavaz's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wound Repair

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Kerbavaz, MD is a general surgery specialist in Berkeley, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University of California School of Medicine - San Diego in 1979 and specializes in general surgery and ear, nose, and throat.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

1984
Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1981
St Marys Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1980
St Marys Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1979
University of California School of Medicine - San Diego
Medical School

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60% Patient experience rating, 9% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2018)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)