We found 2 providers with an interest in facial paralysis and who accept HAP PPO near Detroit, MI.

Dr. Lascelles Pinnock, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
4727 Saint Antoine; Suite 312
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Lascelles Pinnock is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Areas of expertise for Dr. Pinnock include esophageal cancer, bell's palsy, and neck reconstructive surgery. He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Pinnock honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Pinnock is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John's Hospital, and St. John Providence Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

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Dr. Leemor Basse Rotberg, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
3901 Beaubien Boulevard
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Leemor Rotberg practices pediatric ophthalmology in West Bloomfield, MI, Detroit, MI, and Dearborn, MI. These areas are among her clinical interests: diabetes, bell's palsy, and eyelid surgery. She is in-network for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before performing her residency at Ravenswood Hospital Medical Center and Kresge Eye Institute, Dr. Rotberg attended Wayne State University School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Rotberg (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Rotberg is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John Providence Health System, and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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Relevant Interests: , Bell's palsy

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Allergies, Bell's Palsy, Blepharospasm, Cornea Transplant, Cataracts, Birthmarks, ... (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.
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