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We found 8 providers with an interest in facial paralysis and who accept United Healthcare Navigate near Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Dr. Stephen Anthony Wolfe, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Other
450 East Las Olas Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Wolfe is a specialist in plastic surgery and general surgery. He works in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Miami, FL. Dr. Wolfe's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and thyroid problems. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami, Dr. Wolfe attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Wolfe's distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Wolfe (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, German, and French. Dr. Wolfe is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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Dr. Roger Khalil Khouri, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Other
450 East Las Olas Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Roger Khouri's specialties are plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Khouri's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Khouri attended American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Rhode Island Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC) for residency. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Khouri (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic, Spanish, and French. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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Dr. Lawrence Roy Grobman, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
450 East Las Olas Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Grobman is a medical specialist in otology and neurotology. Patient reviews placed Dr. Grobman at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Grobman include bell's palsy. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Grobman completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Grobman (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

All Interests: Bell's Palsy

Dr. Octavio De Jesus Carreno, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
450 East Las Olas Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Octavio Carreno practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Miami, FL. Dr. Carreno speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include sleep disorders, bell's palsy, and thyroid problems. He is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. He attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at George Washington University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Carreno accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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Dr. Jeffrey Lee Horstmyer, MD
Specializes in Other, Neurology
450 East Las Olas Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Horstmyer is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Horstmyer's areas of expertise include bell's palsy, spinal cord injuries, and migraine. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Horstmyer performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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Dr. Jonathan Fox, MD, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
450 East Las Olas Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Jonathan Fox works as a family medicine practitioner in Miami, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Homestead, FL. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: holistic medicine, thyroid problems, and depression. Dr. Fox honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Westchester General Hospital. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Fox's professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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Dr. Eduardo L Ibarra-Sanchez, MD
Specializes in Neurology
450 East Las Olas Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Eduardo Ibarra-Sanchez is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center for residency. His areas of expertise include the following: bell's palsy, migraine, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ibarra-Sanchez accepts. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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Dr. Amarilis Gonzalez, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
450 East Las Olas Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Amarilis Gonzalez is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Her areas of expertise include knee problems, migraine, and depression. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Gonzalez graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and then she performed her residency at West Suburban Medical Center. Dr. Gonzalez is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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What is Facial Paralysis?

Facial paralysis is an inability to move the muscles in the face. It often affects only one side, and it can happen quite suddenly. If you have facial paralysis, your face may feel frozen or numb.

Facial paralysis can happen when there is inflammation or damage to either the part of the brain that controls the facial muscles or the nerve that carries signals from the brain to the face. Some common causes include:
  • Stroke, which can affect the part of the brain controlling the face and prevent those muscles from working
  • Bell’s palsy, an inflammation of the main facial nerve
  • Lyme disease
  • Birth trauma or difficult birth, which can cause facial paralysis in babies (usually temporary)
  • Head trauma in which nerves are damaged

Facial paralysis is a frustrating and frightening experience, but many cases are temporary and go away on their own. Even with more difficult cases, there are treatment options available, including rehabilitation, pain management, and surgery.