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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's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. For his professional training, Dr. Rensink completed a residency program at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Dr. Rensink's clinical interests include sleep disorders, endoscopic sinus surgery, and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Rensink's hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. His practice 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). Dr. Schalch attended National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. These areas are among his clinical interests: skull base surgery, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and salivary gland surgery. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Schalch (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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
577 3rd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Carlos Jimenez is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: sleep disorders, endoscopic sinus surgery, and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). Dr. Jimenez accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Jimenez attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Jimenez is accepting new patients.

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

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

Dr. Mark Scheurer is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego, Dr. Scheurer attended Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Scheurer 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.