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We found 4 ear, nose and throat specialists who accept Aetna near Los Alamitos, CA.

Dr. Nina S Yoshpe, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
10861 Cherry Street; Suite 303
Los Alamitos, CA
 

Dr. Nina Yoshpe, who practices in Los Alamitos, CA, Long Beach, CA, and Irvine, CA, is a medical specialist in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). Before completing her residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Yoshpe attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Yoshpe include sinuplasty. She has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Yoshpe accepts. She has received the following distinctions: Southern California Super Doctors; Top Women Southern California Super Doctors; and Los Angeles Super Doctors. Dr. Yoshpe (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew and Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Los Alamitos Medical Center, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Sinuplasty

Dr. Ayal Willner, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
10861 Cherry Street; Suite 303
Los Alamitos, CA
 

Dr. Ayal Willner's specialty is pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). Dr. Willner's areas of expertise include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Willner obtained his medical school training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and performed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Los Angeles Super Doctors. Dr. Willner (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Filipino, and Spanish. Dr. Willner is professionally affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery

Dr. Cecil John Folmar, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
230 Hospital Circle; #a
Westminster, CA
 

Dr. Cecil Folmar works as a plastic surgeon and otolaryngologist in Westminster, CA. Patient reviews placed Dr. Folmar at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Folmar is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
3801 Katella Avenue; Suite 425
Los Alamitos, CA
 

Dr. Lawrence Shapiro is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He speaks Spanish. In Dr. Shapiro's practice, he is particularly interested in balance disorders (vestibular disorders). He is affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center. Dr. Shapiro obtained his medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and more.

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Clinical interests: Balance Disorders

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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.