Dr. Sanjay Athavale, MD

Dr. Sanjay Athavale, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 37
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Dr. Sanjay Athavale, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Dawsonville, GA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med in 2007 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

100 Dawson Commons Cir Ste 140

Dawsonville, GA 30534

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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. Athavale's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Athavale performs Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Athavale performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Athavale performs Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Athavale performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Athavale treats Sleep Apnea more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Athavale treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea

Dr. Athavale's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • 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
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • 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
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Motion Sickness
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

About Me

Dr. Athavale specializes in all aspects of ENT care. With extensive training in endoscopic sinus surgery, nasal surgery, ear surgery, head and neck surgery, and thyroid surgery, Dr. Athavale feels comfortable managing all aspects of ENT care. Dr. Ath...

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

Royal Melbourne Hosp University Melbourne
Fellowship Hospital
Vanderbilt U/Vanderbilt U Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
Vanderbilt U/Vanderbilt U Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
2007
Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med
Medical School
Vanderbilt University
Undergraduate School
2007

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Dr. Athavale's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Athavale

3.7

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
29.41176470588235%
(5)

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Unfortunately I would not recommend him. I went to him because of vertigo. An MRI of brain was done unfortunately without contrast as I had a panic attack during procedure. Dr Athavale gave me a copy of the MRI and Hearing evaluation and said problem wasn't with ears but came from higher. MRI showed I had two old infarctions in cerebellum. I was not referred to a Neurologist and sought one myself. I was told MRI looked ok...…..
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I had a great surgical experience with Dr. Athavale and his staff. Could not have asked for better care. I would choose him again.
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Terrible bedside manner. Rushes patient in and out. Waited over 2 hours for a 5 minute visit with him tops!
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Super doctor. After 65 years of dealing with medical professionals I find Dr Athavale to be at the top. HIGHLY RECOMMEND
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I have been going to Dr. Athavale for several years. He is not only a great doctor but is very compassionate. He always takes the time to help the patient understand what is happening. I also applaud the fact that he takes the least invasive way of solving problems The office staff has always been courteous and willing to help. I highly recommend without reservation Dr. Athavale, or Dr. A as he is better known by his patients.
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I had the pleasure of shadowing Dr. Athavale for a few days, and I got to see him interact with dozens of patients. I can confidently say that Dr. Athavale is one of the most proficient and knowledgeable ENT physicians in the country. If you are looking for the best ENT care possible, you need look no further (especially if you are seeking care for sleep apnea). He is one of the only surgeons in GA qualified to implant the Inspire device. He and his staff are extremely courteous and helpful.
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Dr. A is obviously a brilliant physician. However, he's abrupt and has no bedside manner. When dealing with head and neck cancers, a physician who is kind and who listens is critical.
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Abrupt, rude, no follow-up, uncaring. Arrogant and narcissistic. Obviously knows his field, but terrible bedside manner. Highly not recommended.
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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