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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
1755 Highway 34 East; Suite 3400
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Joel Stewart is a head and neck plastic surgeon in Lagrange, GA, Newnan, GA, and Fayetteville, GA. His areas of expertise include the following: breast augmentation, chemical peels, and body contouring. Dr. Stewart's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Stewart attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Advanced Aesthetics and West Georgia Health. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Body Contouring, Botox Injection, Rhinoplasty, Breast Augmentation, Nose Surgery, Injectable ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Mark McClinton works as an otolaryngologist. Dr. McClinton is rated highly by his patients. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
1635 Highway 34 East; Suite A
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Magalie Nelson-Charles practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) in Stockbridge, GA, Newnan, GA, and Albany, GA. Dr. Nelson-Charles's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Debbie Christensen's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. Dr. Christensen takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Christensen attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center.

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Dr. Norman Hadley Heindel III, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
710 Newnan Crossing Bypass; Suite E, Milton Hall Surgical Associates
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. N. Heindel is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Heindel graduated from Emory University School of Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for 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.