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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's area of specialization is pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). She is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Witter Hewitt is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Witter Hewitt is conversant in Spanish.

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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. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Johns Creek Hospital and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Chaudhry attended Indiana University School of Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Chaudhry is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Mukund Raja works as an ear, nose and throat specialist in Lawrenceville, GA, Duluth, GA, and Norcross, GA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Raja (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. Dr. Raja is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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

Dr. Ramie Tritt's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). After completing medical school at McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Tritt performed his residency at Montreal General Hospital. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Tritt speaks French. His 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 a Lawrenceville, GA physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Browning graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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

Dr. J. Stolovitzky's specialties are sleep medicine and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He practices in Snellville, GA, Atlanta, GA, and Decatur, GA. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Stolovitzky has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Stolovitzky has received the following distinction: Atlanta 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.