Dr. Ronald Hirokawa, MD

Dr. Ronald Hirokawa, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
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Dr. Ronald Hirokawa, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New Haven, CT and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1971 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and internal medicine.

1 Long Wharf Dr Ste 302

New Haven, CT 06511

Contact Information

(203) 777-7500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Dizziness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hirokawa'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

90  Conditions Treated

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39  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)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • 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
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct 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

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Conemaugh Valley Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Us Naval Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hirokawa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hirokawa's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hirokawa to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Hirokawa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have been a patient of Dr.Ronald Hirokawa for over twenty years. He has done a four surgeries on me, I have had nothing but wonderful results. He's an old school doctor. He checks you from A to Z. He has wonderful bedside manners, and even calls you with results & make sure doing well after...more
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I have never had a problem with Ronald Hirokawa in the past and still don't. However I have never had so many appointments cancelled. And this was for an ear problem. It took 4 weeks to get an original appointment for an ongoing infection. That got cancelled and rescheduled. And then cancelled...more
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I have been to a number of Drs. and I must say that I have never encountered and be treated by such a wonderful Dr. I assure you his medical care, bedside manners, patience, encouragement are second to none. Please, should you have need of seeing an ENT Doctor...there is no one better than Dr....more
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