We found 6 head and neck surgeons who accept Humana Simplicity near Broomfield, CO.

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Dr. Glenn Eric Herrmann, MD
Specializes in Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
120 Old Laramie Trail
Lafayette, CO
 

Dr. Glenn Herrmann's area of specialization is head & neck plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Herrmann is professionally affiliated with Centura Health. After completing medical school at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Patient reviews placed Dr. Herrmann at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Butt Augmentation, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Otolaryngology
403 Summit Boulevard; Suite 204
Broomfield, CO
 

Dr. Justin King's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. King is professionally affiliated with Centura Health. He studied medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University. For his residency, Dr. King trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
403 Summit Boulevard
Broomfield, CO
 

Dr. Michael Vidas is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Vidas is affiliated with Centura Health. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
9141 Grant Street; Suite 240
Thornton, CO
 

Dr. Douglas Peller is a facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist in Thornton, CO. He is affiliated with Centura Health. Dr. Peller is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
403 Summit Boulevard; Suite 204
Broomfield, CO
 

Dr. Jonathan Mills' area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Mills is affiliated with Centura Health. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Mills's medical residency was performed at the University of Missouri Health System.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
280 Exempla Circle
Lafayette, CO
 

Dr. Kimberly Lundstrom is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Lundstrom takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver.

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What is Head and Neck Surgery?

Head and neck surgery is a subspecialty that provides advanced surgical care for the head, face, neck, and throat. Most head and neck surgeons begin their careers as otolaryngologists (ENTs) or plastic surgeons, but becoming certified as a head and neck surgeon requires additional training.

A surgeon who treats the head and neck has very specific considerations to take into account when operating. The delicate structures of the head and neck control our senses, our speech, our ability to chew and swallow food, and even our ability to breathe. A head and neck surgeon has to be careful to preserve the many functions of the head and neck when performing an operation. Also, when operating on or around the face, extreme care must be taken to leave as few scars as possible, since the face is a critical part of identity and social interaction. It all adds up to a tricky job.

Some of the issues a head and neck surgeon might treat include:
  • Cancer
  • Trauma to the face or neck
  • Thyroid disorders requiring surgery
  • Sinus surgery
  • Tonsillectomies / adenoidectomies
  • Cleft palate repair
  • Disorders of the larynx (voice box)

Cancers, especially of the esophagus, mouth, lips, and skin around the face or throat, are one of the most common issues requiring head or neck surgery. Most often, head and neck cancers are related to tobacco use. Chewing tobacco in particular affects the lips and mouth. Other risk factors for head and neck cancers include alcohol use and sun exposure.

Often after surgery, but particularly after the removal of a tumor, head and neck surgeons will perform reconstructive surgery, including microvascular surgery to connect or replace skin tissue. The goal is to restore not only a patient’s function but also their appearance in this critical area of the body, improving self-esteem.
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