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Dr. Sivasanker Bakthavachalam, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)*
3.5 (15)
Map Pin Small Atlanta, GA
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Sivasanker Bakthavachalam, MD

Dr. Sivasanker Bakthavachalam, MD is a Pediatric Otolaryngologist in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Bakthavachalam, completed a fellowship at Northwestern University Children's Memorial Hospital. Dr. Bakthavachalam, completed a residency at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Bakthavachalam an average 3.5 star rating.

Dr. Bakthavachalam works at Practice in Atlanta, GA with other offices in Indianapolis, IN, Prosper, TX and Frisco, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Eustachian Tube Dysfunction, Tongue-Tie and Nonsuppurative Otitis Media along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Bakthavachalam's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    5461 Meridian Mark Rd Ste 130, Atlanta, GA 30342 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (404) 255-2033
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Mid America Clinical Laboratories LLC
    2001 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (317) 338-2345
  3. 3
    Center for Pediatric Surgery
    4200 W University Dr, Prosper, TX 75078 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (682) 303-4200
  4. 4
    Frisco Ent. for Children P.L.L.C.
    11445 Dallas Pkwy Ste 240, Frisco, TX 75033 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (214) 494-4150

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Children's Healthcare Of Atlanta At Scottish Rite
  • Northside Hospital

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Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Tongue-Tie
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Treatment frequency



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Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Tongue-Tie
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Otitis Media
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Adenoiditis
Allergic Rhinitis
Chronic Adenoid Infection
Chronic Rhinitis
Cleft Lip and Palate
Conductive Hearing Loss
Dysphagia
Earwax Buildup
Enlarged Turbinates
Nosebleed
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Oral or Facial Cleft
Perforated Eardrum
Pharyngitis
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sleep Apnea
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Suppurative Otitis Media
Tonsillitis
Adenoidectomy
Ear Tube Placement
Tonsillectomy
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Obstructive Laryngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Adenoid Disorders
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
Anosmia
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Bell's Palsy
Big Ears
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Broken Nose
Candidal Otitis Externa
Cervical Vertigo
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Cleft Hard Palate
Cleft Lip
Cleft Palate
Cleft Soft Palate
Common Cold
Cough
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Cystic Hygroma
Deafness
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Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
Deviated Septum
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Ear Ache
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Ear Cellulitis
Facial Fracture
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Headache
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Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Idiopathic Subglottic Tracheal Stenosis
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngitis
Loss of Smell and Taste
Lymphangioma
Malignant Otitis Externa
Mixed Hearing Loss
Myringitis
Nasal Polyp
Neonatal Airway Difficulties
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Otitis Media With Effusion
Ototoxic Hearing Loss
Outer Ear Infection
Parotid Gland Cancer
Pediatric Airway Difficulties
Pediatric Cholesteatomas
Pediatric Head and Neck Masses
Peritonsillar Abscess
Postnasal Drip
Retropharyngeal Abscess
Salivary Gland Cyst
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sialorrhea
Sinusitis
Snoring
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Swimmer's Ear
Throat Pain
Thyroglossal Duct Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Tinnitus
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TMJ
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Tonsil Disorders
Tracheitis
Upper Airway Obstruction
Vertigo
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Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Wheezing
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Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Airway Reconstruction Surgery
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Audiometry
Balloon Sinuplasty
Bronchoscopy
Carotid Ultrasound
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Cochlear Implant Insertion
Diagnostic Nasal and Sinus Endoscopy
Ear Surgery
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Neck Mass
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Frenectomy
Head and Neck Surgery
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Laryngoscopy
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Laryngotracheal Reconstruction
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastoidectomy
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Myringotomy
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Oral Cancer Screening
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Radiofrequency Ablation Turbinate
Rhinoseptoplasty
Sleep Apnea Surgery
Sleep Study
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Stenting Procedures of the Airway (Trachea) and Esophagus
Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
Thyroid Scan
Thyroid Surgery
Tracheal Reconstruction
Tracheal Surgery
Turbinate Reduction
Ultrasound, Thyroid
Vestibule and Floor of Mouth Excision or Destruction
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    • Anthem
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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
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    3.5
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    4 Star
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    1 Star
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    About Dr. Sivasanker Bakthavachalam, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1730390204
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Northwestern University Children's Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Parkland Memorial Hosp/U Tex Sw Medical School
    Internship
    Undergraduate School
    • Boston University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Sivasanker Bakthavachalam, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Bakthavachalam is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Bakthavachalam has seen patients for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction, Tongue-Tie and Nonsuppurative Otitis Media, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Bakthavachalam on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

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