We found 7 head and neck surgeons who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO near Jupiter, FL.

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Dr. Drew Evan Schnitt, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
6650 West Indiantown Road; Suite 110
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Drew Schnitt is a hand surgery, pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery, and head & neck plastic surgery specialist in Boynton Beach, FL, Jupiter, FL, and Hollywood, FL. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Schnitt's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and vaginoplasty. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, and Memorial Hospital West. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending Eastern Virginia Medical School, Dr. Schnitt completed his residency training at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. Dr. Schnitt (or staff) speaks Telephone Interpretation and Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Dermabrasion, Vaginoplasty, Vaginal Rejuvenation, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Down Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Otolaryngology
210 Jupiter Lakes Boulevard; Suite 3202
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Lipin, who practices in Jupiter, FL, is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and BlueSelect are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lipin accepts. Dr. Lipin graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
210 Jupiter Lakes Boulevard; Suite 5105
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. John Li's area of specialization is otology and neurotology. Patients rated Dr. Li highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
210 Jupiter Lakes Boulevard, Building 4000; Suite 202
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Curtis Emmer specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and practices in West Palm Beach, FL and Jupiter, FL. Dr. Emmer's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Outpatient Services. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
500 University Boulevard; Suite 208
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Mark Agrama specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and practices in Jupiter, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Agrama honors. Dr. Agrama graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
4495 Military Trail, Suite 202; The Palm Beach Center for Facial Plastic and Laser Surg
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Jean-Paul Azzi works as a facial plastic surgeon and ear, nose and throat specialist. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Strong Memorial Hospital and The Unity Hospital of Rochester. Dr. Azzi graduated from New York Medical College. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
4600 Military Trail; Suite 205
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Alperstein's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Alperstein at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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