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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 practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) in La Mesa, CA and Chula Vista, CA. He speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Rensink include sleep disorders, endoscopic sinus surgery, and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and a graduate of Naval Medical Center San Diego's residency program. Dr. Rensink takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He has an open panel.

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

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
577 3rd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Carlos Jimenez is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Jimenez is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: sleep disorders, endoscopic sinus surgery, and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). His professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. After attending the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, Dr. Jimenez completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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

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

Dr. Paul Schalch, who practices in La Mesa, CA and Chula Vista, CA, is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His clinical interests include skull base surgery, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and salivary gland surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schalch takes. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, Dr. Schalch attended medical school at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Schalch (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French.

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

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

Dr. Mark Scheurer's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Scheurer is professionally affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. He graduated from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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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.