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We found 39 providers with an interest in facial paralysis and who accept United Healthcare Navigate near South Miami, FL.

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

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Down Syndrome, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Roger Khalil Khouri, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Other
2750 Douglas Road
Miami, 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

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Down Syndrome, Wrist Problems, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, ... (Read more)

Dr. Edward Joseph Hillman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
6705 Red Road; Suite 704 706
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Edward Hillman's specialty is pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). Dr. Hillman's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include sleep disorders, bell's palsy, and thyroid problems. He is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Hillman attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. 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 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
3100 Sw 62 Avenue Ne; #124
Miami, 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

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Tumor, Vitiligo, Sleep Disorders, Bell's Palsy, Hypertension, Skin Cancer, Scar ... (Read more)

Dr. Francisco Guillermo Pernas, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
8940 N Kendall Drive; Suite 504e
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Francisco Pernas is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He works in Miami, FL, Doral, FL, and Homestead, FL. Dr. Pernas's areas of expertise include the following: sleep disorders, bell's palsy, and immunization (preventive vaccines). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Pernas trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Pernas is affiliated with 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. Michael Howard Owens, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
6705 Red Road; Suite 704 706
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Michael Owens' area of specialization is pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). Dr. Owens's areas of expertise consist of bell's palsy, immunization (preventive vaccines), and allergy testing. He is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital. 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. Dr. Owens attended the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

All Interests: Immunization, Neck Problems, Allergy Testing, Allergies, Bell's Palsy

Dr. Steven Mark Fletcher, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngic Allergy, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
6705 Red Road; Suite 704 706
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Steven Fletcher is a pediatric otolaryngologist, facial plastic surgeon, and otolaryngic allergist. Clinical interests for Dr. Fletcher include sleep disorders, bell's palsy, and immunization (preventive vaccines). He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Fletcher honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Fletcher's 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
6705 Red Road; Suite 704 706
Miami, FL
 

Dr. William Brown practices pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) and facial plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include sleep disorders, bell's palsy, and thyroid problems. He accepts 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 South Florida (USF) College of Medicine, Dr. Brown performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Brown 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, Skin Cancer, Scar Revision, Snoring, Neck Problems, Allergy Testing, Thyroid ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew Philip Schell, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
6705 Red Road; Suite 704 706
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Andrew Schell is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). These areas are among his clinical interests: sleep disorders, bell's palsy, and cancer. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Schell attended Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schell takes.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Cystic Fibrosis, Snoring, Cancer, Allergy Testing, Temporomandibular Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. Alejandro Nestor Loynaz, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2601 Douglas Road; Suite 505
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Alejandro Loynaz is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in general internal medicine. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Central University of the East School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Chicago Medical School. Clinical interests for Dr. Loynaz include bell's palsy, migraine, and thyroid problems. Dr. Loynaz's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He 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. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Loynaz is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

All Interests: Depression, Incontinence, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, Back Problems, Migraine, Diabetes, Obesity, ... (Read more)

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

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

Dr. Jose Salvador Soza, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
11535 N Kendall Drive
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jose Soza specializes in family medicine. After completing medical school at National Autonomous University of Nicaragua Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Soza performed his residency at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center.. Clinical interests for Dr. Soza include diabetes, obesity, and sexually transmitted diseases (STds). 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. In addition to English, Dr. Soza speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

All Interests: Incontinence, Hypertension, Diabetes, Obesity, Arthritis, Allergy Testing, Asthma, Chronic ... (Read more)

Dr. Brad Jarrett Herskowitz, MD
Specializes in Neurology
9090 Sw 87 Court; Suite 200
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Brad Herskowitz is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. His clinical interests include bell's palsy, spinal cord injuries, and migraine. Dr. Herskowitz's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Herskowitz has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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

Dr. Parul Bhagwati Jayakar, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Genetics
3100 Sw 62nd Avenue; 1st Floor
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Parul Jayakar sees patients in Miami, FL and Weston, FL. Her medical specialty is pediatric genetics. She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her areas of expertise include the following: bell's palsy, multiple sclerosis (MS), and cystic fibrosis (CF). Dr. Jayakar is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She attended Lady Hardinge Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Manitoba. Dr. Jayakar has received distinctions including Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

All Interests: Cystic Fibrosis, Autism, Epilepsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, Spina Bifida, Bell's ... (Read more)

Dr. David Andrew Racher, MD
Specializes in Neurology
8940 N Kendall Drive; Suite 802e
Miami, FL
 

Dr. David Racher is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include bell's palsy, migraine, and multiple sclerosis (MS). Dr. Racher honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Rush Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Racher trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

All Interests: Multiple Sclerosis, Bell's Palsy, Parkinson's Disease, Back Problems, Migraine, Carpal Tunnel ... (Read more)

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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.