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We found 10 providers with an interest in facial paralysis and who accept Humana Premier near Miami, FL.

Dr. Stephen Anthony Wolfe, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Other
3100 Sw 62 Avenue, Mch Plastic Surgery; Suite 2230
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Wolfe is a specialist in plastic surgery and general surgery. Dr. Wolfe (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wolfe include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and thyroid problems. Dr. Wolfe's professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. Dr. Wolfe obtained his medical school training at Harvard Medical School and performed his residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. Patient ratings for Dr. Wolfe average 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wolfe accepts. Dr. Wolfe's distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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

Dr. Edward Hillman is a pediatric otolaryngologist. Dr. Hillman's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in sleep disorders, bell's palsy, and thyroid problems. His professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital. Dr. Hillman is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Hillman attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Snoring, Allergy Testing, Thyroid Problems, Bell's Palsy

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

Dr. Lawrence Grobman is an otologist and neurotologist in Miami, FL and Hollywood, FL. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Grobman include bell's palsy. Dr. Grobman is affiliated with Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, and Mercy Hospital. Dr. Grobman honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before completing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Grobman attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: South Florida Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Grobman (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

All Interests: Bell's Palsy

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

Dr. Francisco Pernas' medical specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His areas of expertise include sleep disorders, bell's palsy, and immunization (preventive vaccines). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Pernas attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for residency. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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

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 is a specialist in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), facial plastic surgery, and otolaryngic allergy. Dr. Fletcher attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. These areas are among his clinical interests: sleep disorders, bell's palsy, and immunization (preventive vaccines). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fletcher honors. He has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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

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

Dr. William Brown's medical specialty is pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) and facial plastic surgery. He graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Brown's areas of expertise include the following: sleep disorders, bell's palsy, and thyroid problems. 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. 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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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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Dr. Alejandro Nestor Loynaz, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2601 Sw 37th Avenue; Suite 505
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Alejandro Loynaz specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Miami, FL. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include bell's palsy, migraine, and thyroid problems. Dr. Loynaz is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Loynaz attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Central University of the East School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Chicago Medical School. Dr. Loynaz speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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Dr. Jeffrey Lee Horstmyer, MD
Specializes in Other, Neurology
3661 South Miami Avenue; Suite 209
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Horstmyer's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). His areas of expertise include the following: bell's palsy, spinal cord injuries, and migraine. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Horstmyer honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Horstmyer attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: South Florida Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Horstmyer is professionally affiliated with Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Fibromyalgia, Back Problems, Migraine, Snoring, Neck Problems, Epilepsy, Muscular ... (Read more)

Dr. Jonathan Fox, MD, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
606 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jonathan Fox's specialty is family medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Fox a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include holistic medicine, thyroid problems, and depression. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Fox obtained his medical school training at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Westchester General Hospital. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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Dr. Amarilis Gonzalez, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4580 Sw 8th Street
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Amarilis Gonzalez's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Her areas of expertise include knee problems, migraine, and depression. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gonzalez attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at West Suburban Medical Center. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Gonzalez's professional affiliations include 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.