Dr. Kedar Kakodkar, MD
Pediatric Otolaryngologist, Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor, Head & Neck Surgeon
Dr. Kakodkar grew up in Chicago. He received his medical degree from The Chicago Medical School. He pursued an Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery residency at The University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Kakodkar is board certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology and welcomes Adult and Pediatric patients with ear, nose and throat problems. He treats problems involving tonsils and adenoids, ear infections, hearing loss and chronic ear disease, head and neck malignancy and congenital malformations, voice problems and velopharyngeal insufficiency, as well as airway problems and sinusitis. He has particular interest in pediatric obstructive sleep apnea and airway problems, as well as surgical treatment for pediatric congenital malformations of the head and neck. He is also very active overseas and has been involved in providing surgical care for the underserved population of Vietnam and India through medical mission trips. He has won teaching and research awards throughout his training and continues to educate the community as well as future surgeons. He has presented at national meetings and published journal articles and book chapters related to treatment of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea, congenital hearing loss and its relations to hypothyroidism, algorithm for management of the difficult pediatric airway, as well as treatment of congenital neck malformations. Dr. Kakodkar is on staff at St. Catherine's, Community, St. Mary's, Methodist North & South Lake campuses, as well as Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago.
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- Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor
- Head & Neck Surgeon
- Pediatric Otolaryngologist
- American Board of Otolaryngology
Education and training
- Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology
- Medical School - Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
- University of Illinois Medical Center (Internship)
- University of Illinois Medical Center, Residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Family ENT & Sinus Center
4320 Fir St., Suite 410
East Chicago, IN 46312