We found 6 head and neck surgeons who accept Humana Platinum near Lawrenceville, GA.

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Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
1790 Presidential Circle; Suite A
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt is a specialist in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). She has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Witter Hewitt takes. Dr. Witter Hewitt studied medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Witter Hewitt is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Dr. Ajaz Latif Chaudhry, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
766 Walther Road; Suite 300
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Ajaz Chaudhry specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and practices in Suwanee, GA and Lawrenceville, GA. Dr. Chaudhry's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Johns Creek Hospital and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Chaudhry attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
475 Philip Boulevard; Suite 201
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Mukund Raja sees patients in Lawrenceville, GA, Duluth, GA, and Norcross, GA. His medical specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). In addition to English, Dr. Raja (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He is rated highly by his patients. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Raja takes.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
575 Professional Drive; Suite #470
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Ramie Tritt is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Atlanta, GA and Lawrenceville, GA. He attended medical school at McGill University Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Tritt completed a residency program at Montreal General Hospital. Dr. Tritt's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tritt takes. In addition to English, he speaks French. Dr. Tritt's professional affiliations include WellStar and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
748 Old Norcross Road; Suite 100
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Donald Browning is an ear, nose and throat specialist. He is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. Dr. Browning's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
1790 Presidential Circle; Suite A
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. J. Stolovitzky specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patient ratings for Dr. Stolovitzky average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Stolovitzky accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Atlanta Super Doctors. Dr. Stolovitzky speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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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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