We found 54 head and neck surgeons who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold near Miami, FL.

Dr. Andres Bustillo Bustillo Lopez, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1840 Nw 103 Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Andres Lopez specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and practices in Miami, FL, South Miami, FL, and Coral Gables, FL. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and radiesse. Dr. Lopez accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Lopez attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors and Best Doctors, RealSelf Top Doctor. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Lopez's professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist.

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Clinical interests: Dermabrasion, Lip Implants, Chin Implants, Juvederm, Chemical Peels, Chin Surgery, Facelift, ... (Read more)

Dr. Randy Bruce Miller, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
150 W Flagler Street; Museum Tower, Penthouse
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Randy Miller's areas of specialization are otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery; he sees patients in Miami, FL and Coconut Grove, FL. He speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Miller is affiliated with Doctors Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Mercy Hospital. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Miller trained at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Patients gave Dr. Miller an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Miller honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Sclerotherapy, Chin Implants, Nipple ... (Read more)

Dr. Rolando Manuel Molina, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
9915 Nw 41 Street; Suite 220
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Rolando Molina's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). In his practice, he is particularly interested in sleep disorders, thyroid problems, and snoring. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Dr. Molina performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Molina's professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, and Doctors Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Snoring, Thyroid Problems, Tumor

Dr. Jaime Ivan Flores I, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
7275 Sw 90 Way; 202
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jaime Flores practices plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) in Coral Gables, FL and Miami, FL. He speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Flores include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. Dr. Flores's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. Dr. Flores attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for residency. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Flores honors.

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Clinical interests: Breast Augmentation, Butt Augmentation, Nipple Surgery, Breast Implant Removal, Breast Lift, Butt ... (Read more)

Dr. Eugene Albert Rivera, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
9915 Nw 41 Street; Suite 220
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Eugene Rivera is a specialist in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). He works in Miami, FL and Doral, FL. Dr. Rivera's hospital/clinic affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics for residency. Dr. Rivera is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Kim Patrick Murray, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1321 Nw 14th Street; Suite 204
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Kim Murray is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His areas of expertise include chin implants, acne, and radiesse. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital and the University of Miami Hospital. Dr. Murray attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Murray is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: #1 ranked Otolaryngologist in Miami, FL by RateMDs.

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Clinical interests: Chin Implants, Juvederm, Chin Surgery, Sinus Surgery, Migraine, Restylane, Radiesse, Revision ... (Read more)

Dr. Edward Joseph Hillman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
9915 Nw 41 Street; Suite 220
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Edward Hillman works as a pediatric ear, nose and throat specialist. He attended Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. His clinical interests include sleep disorders, bell's palsy, and thyroid problems. Patients gave Dr. Hillman an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hillman takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Snoring, Allergy Testing, Thyroid Problems, Bell's Palsy

Dr. Brian Edward Dougherty, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
9915 Nw 41 Street; Suite 220
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Brian Dougherty is a physician who specializes in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). His areas of expertise include the following: sleep disorders, immunization (preventive vaccines), and thyroid problems. Dr. Dougherty is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Dougherty studied medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Dougherty include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Dougherty is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Immunization, Food Allergy, Snoring, Allergy Testing, Thyroid Problems, Allergies

Dr. Frank Gary Kronberg, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery, Sleep Medicine
9915 Nw 41 Street; Suite 220
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Frank Kronberg practices pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), facial plastic surgery, and sleep medicine in Miami, FL and Doral, FL. After completing medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Dr. Kronberg performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. His clinical interests include sleep disorders, thyroid problems, and snoring. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 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. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Kronberg has received include South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Kronberg is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Skin Cancer, Snoring, Neck Problems, Cancer, Allergy Testing, Thyroid Problems

Dr. Lawrence Roy Grobman, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
3661 S. Miami Avenue; Suite 409
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Grobman specializes in otology and neurotology and practices in Miami, FL and Hollywood, FL. He is especially interested in bell's palsy. Dr. Grobman has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Grobman takes. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Grobman has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Grobman (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian. His professional affiliations include Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, and Mercy Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bell's Palsy

Dr. Francisco Guillermo Pernas, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
9915 Nw 41 Street; Suite 220
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Francisco Pernas, who practices in Miami, FL, Doral, FL, and Homestead, FL, is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His areas of expertise include the following: sleep disorders, bell's palsy, and immunization (preventive vaccines). Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pernas accepts. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Pernas attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Immunization, Skin Cancer, Scar Revision, Neck Problems, Cancer, Allergy Testing, ... (Read more)

Dr. Abraham Jaguan, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
3661 S. Miami Avenue; #409
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Abraham Jaguan, who practices in Miami, FL, Hollywood, FL, and Miami Lakes, FL, is a medical specialist in otology and neurotology. Dr. Jaguan is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He attended medical school at Luis Razetti School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Jaguan trained at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jaguan honors.

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Dr. William Joseph Brown, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery
9915 Nw 41 Street; Suite 220
Doral, FL
 

Dr. William Brown works as a pediatric ear, nose and throat specialist and facial plastic surgeon in Miami, FL and Doral, FL. His areas of expertise include sleep disorders, bell's palsy, and thyroid problems. Dr. Brown honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF), Dr. Brown attended the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine for medical school. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Brown's professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Skin Cancer, Scar Revision, Snoring, Neck Problems, Allergy Testing, Thyroid ... (Read more)

Dr. Fred F Telischi, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
1120 Nw 14 Street; Um - Department of Otolaryngology
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Fred Telischi, who practices in Miami, FL, is a medical specialist in otology and neurotology. He is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Telischi performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Dr. Steven Mark Fletcher, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngic Allergy, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
9915 Nw 41 Street; Suite 220
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Steven Fletcher, who practices in Homestead, FL, Miami, FL, and Doral, FL, is a medical specialist in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), facial plastic surgery, and otolaryngic allergy. He is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: sleep disorders, bell's palsy, and immunization (preventive vaccines). Dr. Fletcher takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and a graduate of Jackson Memorial Medical Center's residency program. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Fletcher is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Immunization, Skin Cancer, Snoring, Neck Problems, Allergy Testing, Allergies, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
1475 North West 12th Avenue; 4th Floor
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Giovana Thomas practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery. She graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Thomas has received the following distinctions: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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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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