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We found 4 ear, nose and throat specialists who accept Humana Platinum HMO near Valparaiso, IN.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
2802 Leanard Drive
Valparaiso, IN
 

Dr. James Turk is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. He studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Turk highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
2802 Leonard Drive
Valparaiso, IN
 

Dr. Michael Keenan is an otolaryngologist. He studied medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
Valparaiso, IN
 

Dr. Walter Rudzinski sees patients in Valparaiso, IN. His medical specialties are otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
2802 Leonard Drive
Valparaiso, IN
 

Dr. Geoffrey Schwartz is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist in Valparaiso, IN. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine.

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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.