We found 4 ear, nose and throat specialists who accept Cigna near Chula Vista, CA.

Dr. Michael John Rensink, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
752 Medical Center Court; Suite 101
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Michael Rensink's medical specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His clinical interests include sleep disorders, endoscopic sinus surgery, and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rensink accepts. Dr. Rensink's education and training includes medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Rensink's hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Sinus Problems, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Snoring, Laser Surgery, Swallowing ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul Schalch Lepe, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
765 Medical Center Court; Suite 210
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Paul Schalch practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) in La Mesa, CA and Chula Vista, CA. Dr. Schalch's clinical interests include skull base surgery, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and salivary gland surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. After completing medical school at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Schalch (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, German, and French. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Schalch's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Surgery, Sleep Disorders, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Otolaryngology
577 3rd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Carlos Jimenez is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico, Dr. Jimenez attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: sleep disorders, endoscopic sinus surgery, and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Jimenez is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Jimenez's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Surgery, Sleep Disorders, Sinus Problems, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Laser Surgery, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Otolaryngology
801 Orange Avenue; Suite 205
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Mark Scheurer is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and more. Before completing his residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego, Dr. Scheurer attended medical school at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Scheurer welcomes new patients.

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What is Otolaryngology?

Otolaryngologists are also called 'ENTs' because their area of specialty is the ears, nose, and throat. Otolaryngologists treat most of the diseases and disorders that affect the head or neck. They can provide routine medical care, such as giving hearing tests or treating chronic conditions such as allergies. Otolaryngologists also perform a number of surgeries on the head and neck. Some of the illnesses and issues that otolaryngologists treat include:

  • Ear problems - hearing loss, infections, tinnitus or ringing on the ears, balance disorders, trauma or fracture of the temporal bone, prominent or large ears (using 'ear pinning' plastic surgery)
  • Nose issues - sinus infections, allergies, nasal polyps, smell disorders
  • Throat issues - voice and swallowing problems, infections or trauma to the larynx or esophagus, sleep disorders (such as sleep apnea)
  • Head and neck problems - infections, trauma, tumors, conditions requiring plastic surgery

Because they perform so many delicate surgeries of the face, otolaryngologists are often sought out as plastic surgeons when facial surgery is required. Their specialized knowledge of the anatomy of the head and face can make a real difference in the outcome of a surgery, from a brow lift to a total facial reconstruction after trauma.

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