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 Hospital, and he worked as a neurotology fellow at the EAR Foundation with Michael Glasscock, M.D., in 1982 and 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, MA, and developed the first skull base surgical team at the clinic. Dr. Kveton returned to Yale in 1989 and remained on the full-time faculty as a 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 remains active on the Yale clinical faculty as Professor of Surgery/Otolaryngology and Neurosurgery as a partner at Ear Nose & Throat Medical and Surgical Group, LLC, in the New Haven area.
Dr. Kveton has published close to 100 original articles, reviews, and book chapters and serves as an editorial reviewer for several medical journals, including The New England Journal of Medicine, The Laryngoscope, and Otology & Neurotology. Dr. Kveton is a frequent lecturer nationally. He has served as a senior examiner for the American Board of Otolaryngology and was a founding examiner for the Neurotology Subcertification Board. Dr. Kveton has served as president of the CT ENT Society and the New England Otolaryngological Society, as well as numerous professional committees. Dr. Kveton has been recognized in Castle Connolly’s Best Doctors in the U.S. and also New York Magazine’s Best Doctors in the New York Metro Region since 1997. In addition, he has been recognized by his peers as one of Connecticut Magazine’s Top Doctors.
Dr. Kveton has been elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® from 1992–2017.