We found 5 ear, nose and throat specialists who accept First Health near Winfield, IL.

Dr. Andrew J Fishman, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 424
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Andrew Fishman's area of specialization is otology and neurotology. He studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Fishman trained at Montefiore Medical Center, a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU), and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In Dr. Fishman's practice, he is particularly interested in eardrum repair, skull base surgery, and gamma knife radiosurgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Fishman is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Fishman (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and French. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Fishman is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Facial Paralysis, Ear Problems, Skull Base Surgery, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Ear Surgery, Movement ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
25 North Winfield Road- Pediatric Outpatient Clinic
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Laura Rosenthal is a specialist in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Rosenthal trained at Henry Ford Hospital for her residency. She is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Apnea, Sinus Problems

Dr. Jennifer M Lavin, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
25 N. Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Jennifer Lavin's specialty is pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). Dr. Lavin is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and a graduate of Northwestern Memorial Hospital's residency program. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, HFN, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Lavin is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Ear Infection, Voice Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Hearing Loss, Head and Neck Problems

Dr. Jeffrey Michael Ksiazek, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
25 N Winfield Road; #519
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Ksiazek is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He works in Winfield, IL and Geneva, IL. Dr. Ksiazek is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Keith M Lertsburapa, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
303 E. Army Trail Road; Suite 304
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Keith Lertsburapa's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. These areas are among Dr. Lertsburapa's clinical interests: tonsilitis, thyroid surgery, and swallowing problems (dysphagia). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Hearing Evaluation, Dizziness, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nose Problems, Hearing Loss, Salivary ... (Read more)

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What is Otolaryngology?

Otolaryngologists are also called 'ENTs' because their area of specialty is the ears, nose, and throat. Otolaryngologists treat most of the diseases and disorders that affect the head or neck. They can provide routine medical care, such as giving hearing tests or treating chronic conditions such as allergies. Otolaryngologists also perform a number of surgeries on the head and neck. Some of the illnesses and issues that otolaryngologists treat include:

  • Ear problems - hearing loss, infections, tinnitus or ringing on the ears, balance disorders, trauma or fracture of the temporal bone, prominent or large ears (using 'ear pinning' plastic surgery)
  • Nose issues - sinus infections, allergies, nasal polyps, smell disorders
  • Throat issues - voice and swallowing problems, infections or trauma to the larynx or esophagus, sleep disorders (such as sleep apnea)
  • Head and neck problems - infections, trauma, tumors, conditions requiring plastic surgery

Because they perform so many delicate surgeries of the face, otolaryngologists are often sought out as plastic surgeons when facial surgery is required. Their specialized knowledge of the anatomy of the head and face can make a real difference in the outcome of a surgery, from a brow lift to a total facial reconstruction after trauma.