Richard J. Kerbavaz, MD

Currently Dr. Kerbavaz is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Richard Kerbavaz is a California native growing up in Richmond, CA, graduating from Richmond High School. He then received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University. From there, Dr. Kerbavaz obtained his medical degree from the University of California San Diego. Staying in California, he then completed 2 years of general surgery residency at St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco and then completed his remaining years with a Otolaryngology residency at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, CA. Dr. Kerbavaz has been in private practice since 1985 in Berkeley, CA.

For many years Dr. Kerbavaz has been involved with the multidisciplinary Craniofacial and Skeletal Dysplasia teams at Children’s Oakland (now UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland).  He also serves on the Medical Advisory Board for Little People of America, a national educational and advocacy group for people with dwarfing disorders.

Dr. Kerbavaz specializes in General ENT for both children and adults.  For adults he has an interest in sleep apnea and sinus with a focus on office based and minimally invasive options.



Medical School: University of California San Diego
Residency: St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco, California and Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, California

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UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland