We found 11 providers matching laryngoscopy and who accept Humana Premier near Arlington Heights, IL.

Dr. Glenn Jordan Schwartz, MD
Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
880 W Central Road; Suite 7200
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Glenn Schwartz specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and practices in Arlington Heights, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Schwartz include cauterizations, biopsy, and laryngoscopy. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. For his professional training, Dr. Schwartz completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Relevant Interests: , laryngoscopy

All Interests: Laryngoscopy, Allergy Testing, Cauterizations, Biopsy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 142
  • Uninsured Cost: $340
  • Medicare Cost: $77 - $127
Dr. Allan A Ho, MD
Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
880 W Central Road; Suite 7200
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Allan Ho is an otolaryngologist in Arlington Heights, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Ho include allergy testing. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Ho attended medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Dr. Ho is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical Interests: Allergy Testing

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 95
  • Uninsured Cost: $340
  • Medicare Cost: $127
Dr. Andrew James Lerrick, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1400 East Golf Road; Suite 121
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Andrew Lerrick practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) in Des Plaines, IL and Elk Grove Village, IL. Dr. Lerrick's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include thyroid problems, minor surgery, and snoring. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Dr. Lerrick is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Columbia University. He is conversant in French.

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Clinical Interests: Hearing Test, Sinus Surgery, Ear Problems, Minor Surgery, Snoring, Surgical Procedures, Neck ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 51
  • Uninsured Cost: $120 - $131
  • Medicare Cost: $72 - $110
Dr. Lon J Petchenik, MD
Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
880 W Central Road; Suite 7200
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Lon Petchenik's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Petchenik has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Petchenik include cauterizations, nasal endoscopy, and biopsy. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Dr. Petchenik honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His residency was performed at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Petchenik has received the distinction of US News Top Doctor.

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Relevant Interests: , laryngoscopy

All Interests: Hearing Test, Nasal Endoscopy, Laryngoscopy, Allergy Testing, Cauterizations, Biopsy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 176
  • Uninsured Cost: $340
  • Medicare Cost: $78 - $127
Dr. Maria Latev Wittkopf, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Other
880 W Central Road; Suite 7200
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Maria Wittkopf is a physician who specializes in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). Her clinical interests include allergy testing. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Wittkopf attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical Interests: Allergy Testing

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 49
  • Uninsured Cost: $340
  • Medicare Cost: $127
Dr. Lawrence O Martin, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1430 N. Arlington Heights Road; Suite 214
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Lawrence Martin, who practices in Arlington Heights, IL, is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Martin's areas of expertise include facial problems, blepharoplasty, and chin surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Before performing his residency at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, Dr. Martin attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. Dr. Martin is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical Interests: Rhinoplasty, Chin Surgery, Otoplasty, Facelift, Forehead Lift, Reconstructive Surgery, Skin Cancer, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 23
  • Uninsured Cost: $209
  • Medicare Cost: $124
Dr. Robert L Deitch, MD
Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
1000 Grand Canyon Parkway; Suite 301
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Robert Deitch is an otolaryngologist. Patient ratings for Dr. Deitch average 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include hearing aids, facial surgery, and sinuplasty. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Dr. Deitch accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and Rush Medical College and performed his residency at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary.

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Clinical Interests: Sinus Problems, Sinus Surgery, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Restylane, Hearing Aids, Facial Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 138
  • Uninsured Cost: $300
  • Medicare Cost: $127
Dr. Kirk R Clark, MD
Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
880 W Central Road; Suite 7200
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Kirk Clark's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Clark's areas of expertise consist of nose cauterization, biopsy, and allergy testing. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Clark attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Allergy Testing, Nose Cauterization, Biopsy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 95
  • Uninsured Cost: $340
  • Medicare Cost: $82 - $126
Dr. Bruce Glenn Grossman, MD
Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
1000 Grand Canyon Parkway; Suite 301
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Bruce Grossman is an otolaryngologist. His clinical interests include hearing aids, facial surgery, and sinuplasty. He has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Grossman takes. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Grossman is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical Interests: Sinus Problems, Sinus Surgery, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Restylane, Hearing Aids, Facial Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 48
  • Uninsured Cost: $305
  • Medicare Cost: $126
Dr. Marci Jill Neidich, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
880 W Central Road; Suite 7200
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Marci Neidich practices pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) in Arlington Heights, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. She has indicated that her clinical interests include cauterizations, nasal endoscopy, and biopsy. She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Rush Medical College, Dr. Neidich performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , flexible laryngoscopy

All Interests: Nasal Endoscopy, Allergy Testing, Cauterizations, Biopsy, Flexible Laryngoscopy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 38
  • Uninsured Cost: $340
  • Medicare Cost: $127
Dr. George Smyrniotis, MD
Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
880 W Central Road; Suite 7200
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. George Smyrniotis sees patients in Arlington Heights, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. His medical specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His areas of expertise include cauterizations, nasal endoscopy, and biopsy. Dr. Smyrniotis is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Smyrniotis attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Smyrniotis's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , laryngoscopy

All Interests: Hearing Test, Nasal Endoscopy, Laryngoscopy, Allergy Testing, Cauterizations, Biopsy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 132
  • Uninsured Cost: $340
  • Medicare Cost: $127

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What is a Laryngoscopy?

Laryngoscopy is a visual exam of the deep back of the throat, or an inspection of the larynx and vocal chords. It can be done using mirrors held in the mouth, a thin flexible scope passed into the throat through the nose, or, in certain cases, a thicker scope that is moved into the throat via the mouth. The thicker scope contains a camera as well as tiny instruments to take samples or remove lodged items.

There are many reasons a laryngoscopy may be performed, including:
  • A persistent cough, especially with blood
  • Throat pain that doesn’t go away
  • A foreign object lodged in the throat
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Chronic bad breath
  • Voice problems
  • Suspicion of throat polyps or cancer

A simple laryngoscopy performed with mirrors takes only a few minutes and can be performed in the doctor’s office. More involved laryngoscopies may require numbing of the back of the throat and slightly more time, depending on the issue being resolved. If a foreign object was removed or a biopsy was taken, you may have a sore throat for a while afterwards. Otherwise laryngoscopy is a very safe and simple procedure that can tell you a lot about problems with your voice and throat.