We found 6 head and neck surgeons who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueCare All Copay near Orange Park, FL.

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Dr. David Craig Pearson, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1835 East West Parkway; Suite 19
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. David Pearson is a facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist in Orange Park, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pearson include eyelid surgery, radiesse, and restylane. He is rated highly 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. Pearson takes. Dr. Pearson's education and training includes medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and residency at Mayo Clinic. He has received the following distinction: RealSelf Top Doctor. He is professionally affiliated with Orange Park Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Chin Implants, Juvederm, Chemical Peels, Chin Surgery, Facelift, Forehead Lift, Brow Lift, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Otolaryngology
12276 San Jose Boulevard; 516
Jacksonville, FL
 

Dr. Glenn Knox's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). The average patient rating for Dr. Knox is 3.0 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. Knox honors.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
2035 Professional Center Drive; Suite A
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. J. Ruggiero works as an otolaryngologist in Orange Park, FL. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Ruggiero takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
1895 Kingsley Avenue; Suite 703
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. David Mosborg's medical specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Mosborg is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network 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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Dr. Saswata Roy, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery
11705 San Jose Boulevard; Suite 103
Jacksonville, FL
 

Dr. Saswata Roy's medical specialty is pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) and facial plastic surgery. He attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Dr. Roy is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
2035 Professional Center Drive; Suite A
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Nicholas Herrero practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.

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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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