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We found 4 head and neck surgeons who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueSelect Essential near Davenport, FL.

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Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngic Allergy
175 Patterson Road
Haines City, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Bradfield's medical specialty is facial plastic surgery and otolaryngic allergy. Dr. Bradfield is affiliated with South Lake Hospital and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. After completing medical school at Penn State College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Patient ratings for Dr. Bradfield average 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
410 Lionel Way; Suite 202
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Menachem Stuart is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Stuart graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and Tulane University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His professional affiliations include South Lake Hospital and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngic Allergy
40100 Us Highway 27
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. George Lyle works as a facial plastic surgeon and otolaryngic allergist in Winter Haven, FL and Davenport, FL. He is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. Before performing his residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego, Dr. Lyle attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Lyle has received the following distinction: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
40100 Us Highway 27
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Elizabeth Sundean is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Ocoee, FL, Winter Haven, FL, and Davenport, FL. She is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. Dr. Sundean is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo, Dr. Sundean attended the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine for medical school.

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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.