Dr. Stephen Yavelow, MD

Dr. Stephen Yavelow, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Stephen Yavelow, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Brandon, FL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1979 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

721 W Robertson St Ste 108

Brandon, FL 33511

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

61  Conditions Treated

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38  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
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • 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
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Bronx Muni Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Einstein College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yavelow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yavelow's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yavelow to family and friends
33 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Yavelow's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Love him. Professional, to the point, and always right.
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Mother went. He was rude, and made my Mom feel low because she has no bottom teeth. She lost her teeth at the age of 16.(fall) and has had no bottom teeth since. Also my husband had sinus surgery many years ago and almost bled to death. I do not recommend. Didn't know Mom was referred there or...more
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Money hungry. Since I grew out of my pediatrician, I went to see this man to have my ears cleaned out (as I had done many times before for hearing issues). I confirmed with his office staff he could do this before I came for the visit. However, once I came, he performed some expensive tests that I...more
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My daughter has seen Dr. YAv off and on for ten years. At age two he took out her tonsils and adenoids. Starting at age eight, he treated her recurrent ear infections with ear tubes, eventually sending her to an allergist for further testing. She is now done with tubes and has no more ear...more
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Husband had unexplained bleeding and was seen by Dr. Yav immediately. Office staff was friendly and v professional. Dr. Yav was able to insert a scope into his nose to examine a very sensitive gag reflex patient with ease and swiftness. I NEVER thought that could be done to him! (Neither did my...more
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