We found 5 head and neck surgeons who accept Humana Bronze near Newnan, GA.

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Dr. Joel Melford Stewart Jr., MD
Specializes in Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
350 Newnan Crossing Bypass; Ashley Park Mall
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Joel Stewart's area of specialization is head & neck plastic surgery. Dr. Stewart's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, body contouring, and mini tummy tuck. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. Dr. Stewart has received the following distinction: RealSelf Top Doctor. His professional affiliations include Advanced Aesthetics and West Georgia Health. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Danielle Corinne Warner, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
775 Poplar Road; Suite 250
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Danielle Warner specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Warner is affiliated with West Georgia Health.

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Dr. Debbie E Christensen, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1595 East Highway 34
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Debbie Christensen practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). The average patient rating for Dr. Christensen is 4.5 stars out of 5. Her professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center, Dr. Christensen attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Dr. Mark E McClinton, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
775 Poplar Road; Suite 250
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Mark McClinton is a Newnan, GA physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. McClinton is rated highly by his patients. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. James G Burson, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
225 Millard Farmer Ind Boulevard; Building B200
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. James Burson practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) in Newnan, GA. Dr. Burson attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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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