Professor of Clinical Surgery, (Otolaryngology)
John F. Kveton M.D. is an internationally recognized neurotologist who has practiced in Connecticut since 1989 when he joined the Section of Otolaryngology at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Kveton received his M.D. degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine in 1978. He completed his surgical internship and otolaryngology residency at Yale New Haven Medical Center before working as a neurotology fellow at the EAR Foundation with Michael Glasscock, M.D. in 1982-1983. As a faculty member at St. Louis University School of Medicine, Dr. Kveton performed the first cochlear implant in St. Louis in 1984. He founded the cochlear implant program at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Massachusetts and developed the first skull base surgical team there. Dr. Kveton returned to Yale in 1989 and remained on as a full-time faculty member under the title of Professor of Surgery/Otolaryngology and Professor of Neurosurgery until 2002. During that time he pioneered the use of hydroxyapatite cement in skull base surgery. Dr. Kveton has remained active on the clinical faculty of the Division of Otolaryngology at Yale as a partner in Ear Nose & Throat Medical and Surgical Group in the New Haven. He has since returned as the Director of Otology and Neurotology in the Division of Otolaryngology.Dr. Kveton has published over 100 original articles, reviews book chapters and serves as an editorial reviewer for several medical journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Laryngoscope and Otology & Neurotology. Dr. Kveton is a frequent national lecturer. He has served as a Senior Examiner for the American Board of Otolaryngology and was a founding examiner for the Neurotology Sub-Certification Board. Dr. Kveton has served as President of the CT ENT Society and New England Otolaryngological Society as well as numerous professional committees. Dr. Kveton has been recognized in the Best Doctors in the U.S. and Best Doctors in the New York Metro Region since 1997.