Dr. Wendell Yarbrough, MD

Dr. Wendell Yarbrough, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Wendell Yarbrough, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New Haven, CT and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, otolaryngic skull base surgery, and more.

20 York St Fl 4

New Haven, CT 06510

Contact Information

(203) 200-4622

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 93% of peers
Oral Cancer
very high
more than 92% of peers
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cancer Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • 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
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • 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

  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Nc School Med Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Nc School Med Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Nc School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Owen School Of Management, Vanderbilt University
    Other Education | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yarbrough has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yarbrough's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yarbrough to family and friends
2.0
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Yarbrough's Performance

Trustworthiness
POOR
Explains condition(s) well
POOR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Nashville, TN
This doctor is the cause of my head and neck cancer going from stage one to stage four over a period of 18 months. He did everything but perform a biopsy he should have performed at the first notice of a base of tongue tumor. I was a singer and lost all of my saliva glands and have suffered...more
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in Rocky Hill, CT
Seems to know nothing about his field and takes nothing seriously, keeps talking about issues I don't even have everytime I go for an appointment, yet the issues I do have hr doesn't address at all.
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