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We found 4 providers with an interest in facial paralysis and who accept Humana Open Access near Chicago, IL.

Dr. Robert Lee Walton Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
60 E Delaware Place; Suite 1430
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Robert Walton is a plastic surgeon in Chicago, IL. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Walton's training includes residency programs at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Walton speaks French. Dr. Walton is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Frank A Vicari, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Frank Vicari specializes in pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Vicari is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. Dr. Vicari is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Down Syndrome, Endoscopic Surgery, Facial Paralysis, Cosmetic Surgery, Burn ... (Read more)

Dr. Arun Kumar Gosain, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
225 E. Chicago Avenue, Box 93; Division of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Arun Gosain is a pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery specialist. His areas of expertise include cleft lip and palate, eyelid surgery, and general reconstruction. Dr. Gosain is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. He trained at The University Hospital, Newark, a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin, and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. Dr. Gosain is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Rhinoplasty, Microsurgery, Down Syndrome, Nose Surgery, Pec Implants, Cleft Lip and ... (Read more)

Dr. Alan G Micco, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
675 North St Clair Street; #15-200
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Alan Micco, who practices in Chicago, IL, is a medical specialist in otology and neurotology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Micco include bell's palsy, otosclerosis, and gamma knife radiosurgery. Dr. Micco is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Micco has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Cook County Health & Hospitals System, and Northwestern Medical Group (NMG). He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Facial Problems, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Skull Base Tumors, Laser Surgery, Mastoidectomy, Hearing ... (Read more)

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What is Facial Paralysis?

Facial paralysis is an inability to move the muscles in the face. It often affects only one side, and it can happen quite suddenly. If you have facial paralysis, your face may feel frozen or numb.

Facial paralysis can happen when there is inflammation or damage to either the part of the brain that controls the facial muscles or the nerve that carries signals from the brain to the face. Some common causes include:
  • Stroke, which can affect the part of the brain controlling the face and prevent those muscles from working
  • Bell’s palsy, an inflammation of the main facial nerve
  • Lyme disease
  • Birth trauma or difficult birth, which can cause facial paralysis in babies (usually temporary)
  • Head trauma in which nerves are damaged

Facial paralysis is a frustrating and frightening experience, but many cases are temporary and go away on their own. Even with more difficult cases, there are treatment options available, including rehabilitation, pain management, and surgery.